The latest news and analysis of U.S. grocerymass, drug, discount and club retailers, including financial, executive leadership and mergers and acquisitions


Ingles Dazzles With 17.5% Q2 Comps

Sales, margins and earnings increased for the North Carolina chain, which leveraged advantages of self-distribution to meet the challenge of unprecedented demand.


Ahold Delhaize Preps to Hold Onto COVID Share Gains

While reviewing Q1 financials, the retailer says health and sustainability, omnichannel investment and smooth operations are key in a post-pandemic world.

The cooperative promotes Laura Kind to VP of brand strategy, and names Ranjana Choudhry VP of advertising and social media.

The pricing will remain in effect until July 1 as the Northeast begins to return to work.

As the coronavirus pandemic shifted the supply chain, the retailers launched programs to help farmers shift product directly to food banks.

COVID-accelerated consumer changes and a pivot in focus toward smaller and more productive stores aimed at health-driven and discovery-minded shoppers points to a profitable future, CEO Jack Sinclair said.

The natural foods retailer said comps remain elevated in April as e-commerce's share explodes; long-term growth targets revealed.

Comps jumped by 12.8% and net income by 86.6% as sales soar in the first weeks of the pandemic.

The meal kit company counted 1 million new U.S. customers in Q1 as stay-at-home orders kicked growth to new levels.

WGB’s May Endcap guest reflects on the silver lining that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has enabled families to see the “tremendous value—both financial and intrinsic—with eating meals together.”

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