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


PCC Community Markets Opens in Central District With New Racial Equity Protocols

The pandemic and racial unrest roiling Seattle played a large role in how PCC plans to operate its new store.


Facebook Live: Kroger Q1 Earnings and Benefits of Mystery Shoppers

WGB editors discuss the news from the week with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert.

Striking while COVID demand drives historic gains in sales, the stock sales could generate more than $1.3 billion for outgoing owners.

Comparable-store sales jump by 19% and digital sales up by 92% as profits soar on eating-at-home trends despite higher costs.

While Texas is one of 20 states to experience a record spike in coronavirus-related hospitalizations this week, shoppers throughout most of the state are no longer required to wear masks in businesses, including grocery stores.

As a recession takes hold, the discounter keeps an eye on vulnerable core shoppers—and welcomes wealthier new visitors, CEO Todd Vasos says.

The $2-per-hour increase meets the retailer's 2017 goals; one-time bonus comes as premium pay ends and some COVID health benefits are extended.

The retailer has appointed Theresa Jasmin as CFO, succeeding William Mahoney, who recently retired.

The Save Mart Cos. has dramatically increased staffing at its 206 stores since the start of the pandemic, hiring 1,000 team members, the majority of whom have become full-time workers.

In a 32-page report, the retailer outlined 6 salient human rights issues to be embedded within its brand and corporate strategies.

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