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


Avon Calling: Whole Foods Market’s Newest Store Features Locally Foraged Fare

The new Whole Foods Market in Avon, Conn., emphasizes local products from the New England area, all hand-picked by an in-house local forager.


Vallarta Supermarkets Aims to Inspire Latina Entrepreneurs

One of California's largest Latino grocers has welcomed Ellen Marie Bennett, the founder and CEO of Hedley & Bennett, a Los Angeles-based culinary workwear brand, to its influencer program.

Sprouts board member and former CFO Lawrence "Chip" Molloy will succeed his successor at the natural foods chain as Denise Paulonis departs to take a CEO role.

Pronounced “bike,” the newly available service is founded by veterans of the Russian retailer Samokat, and joins several counterparts pushing a new vision for urban grocery shopping.

A newly minted partnership between Mercatus and Instacart enables Mercatus-powered grocery retailers to tap into the Instacart fulfillment infrastructure to pick, pack and deliver orders.

New owner Ahold Delhaize has added a selection of private brand goods to the assortment FreshDirect and is slashing prices as it seeks to better position the online merchant as a "one-stop shop."

Employee-owned Buehler's Fresh Foods will open its 14th location in Galion West Shopping Center in Galion, Ohio.

Newly opened in the U.K., and now reportedly eyeing expansion to the U.S., Mere brings old-school discounting with plenty of trade-offs, the author says.

Bristol Farms’ newest concept, like its La Cumbre location in Santa Barbara, Calif., is “not just a grocery store,” says CEO Adam Caldecott.

The family-run chain of 159 stores has committed to elevating its quality standards for 100% of its chicken and chicken-containing products by 2026.

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