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


Walmart Leaders Mourn Loss of Former CEO David Glass

Influential leader succeeded Sam Walton as CEO and oversaw expansion of the Supercenter.


Harmons Leads Race to Oppose Utah Food Tax Increase

The regional retailer has opened its 19 statewide stores for residents to sign the Utah 2019 Tax Referendum, which opposes a looming 177% grocery sales tax increase.

Appointments include Dacona Smith as U.S. COO, Scott McCall as chief merchandising officer and Kelvin Buncum as EVP of Neighborhood Market.

The meal-kit company estimates it will report U.S. adjusted EBITDA of $10 million to $11 million in fiscal 2019.

The retailer has unveiled a fresh new format for its Big Bear, Calif., store.

Food and convenience continue to draw shoppers over the holiday season, but sales missed marks, dealing a blow to the retailer's momentum and indicating tough times for peers.

Current Charlotte Division Regional Director Norman Badger will replace the VP of product business development for bakery and meat

The retailer's new partnership with Bloom Energy will reduce its carbon emissions by more than 15,000 metric tons per year, while ensuring its stores retain power during inclement weather.

In a highly competitive grocery market, Randalls and parent company Albertsons have made the "tough decision" to shutter the stores.

Company cites increased availability of product from third-party bakeries for the closure of the baking operation on March 8.

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