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


Lucky's Files Chapter 11, Seeks to Sell All Stores

The natural foods chain, which struggled amid competition and need for additional investment, said it would look to sell all of its stores under court auctions. Aldi has been identified as a buyer for six units and Publix is seeking to buy five.


Amazon Go, Going, Gone?

Shoppers face walls of out-of-stock items at Amazon Go in San Francisco and in D.C.-area Whole Foods Markets.

One of the five retailers selected will be named USA International Retailer of the Year in March.

The retailer's recently relaunched mobile application sparks a social media outcry.

The retailer said the 38-year company veteran will assist CEO Randy Edeker in negotiating industry challenges. Darren Baty will succeed Brett Bremser as chief merchant.

The retailer reveals Frederick, Md., as the site of a forthcoming robotic pick center, potentially ratcheting competition with conventional rivals such as Albertsons and Ahold Delhaize.

As the retailer continues to remake its leadership team, Alice Chan is named VP of sales and marketing for its growing private brand portfolio.

The successful pilot with Flashfood, an app that allows customers to buy food nearing its sell-by date at a discount, will expand to all of the retailer's locations.

The iconic New York retailer says it is at work on a "value-maximizing transaction" that will save stores amid speculation that ShopRite could be a buyer.

Weeks after Kroger pulled its financial support, reports indicate nearly all of the Lucky's stores built under its watch will get the ax.

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