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


The Giant Co. Takes At-Home Trend to Summer Camp

The grocer's dietitians will host a weekly virtual summer camp series, highlighting recipes and meal ideas around topics such as space, history, movies and sports.


Costco Maintains Growth Despite Inflationary Times

The Issaquah, Wash.-based wholesaler said net sales increased 16.3% to $51.61 billion in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, which ended May 8.

For Dollar General's core customer, "As long as she’s gainfully employed, that makes the biggest difference in giving her the confidence to spend," company CEO Todd Vasos says.

The company said that its new ad offerings can help CPG brands shorten the time from product discovery to purchase.

84.51° offers a snapshot of how higher prices are affecting the category, what draws shoppers in and which products are winning.

This is the company’s tenth annual Suppliers Awards; 30 awards were presented.

The service, which keeps a running total of basket items while customers shop, is now available in 24 Tops locations.

The Chesapeake, Va.-based retailer also records a 19.2% lift in gross profit for first-quarter fiscal 2022.

"Adjusting to inflation and learning to achieve 'rapid retrenchment' requires new tools and a shift in strategy," says Anis Hadj-Taieb of DemandTec by Acoustic.

"Our hearts go out to all the families during this tragic and painful time," an H-E-B official said.

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