Grocery retailers led by Albertsons Cos. and Sprouts Farmers Market this week provided an indication of what may lie ahead in an industry that’s undergone a drastic reset of customer demand due to the coronavirus crisis. Both of those companies—later joined by Amazon—smashed expectations for profits as a new earnings season began. Those stories, along with a consequential executive departure at Lidl, and some significant new store openings and tech developments, highlighted WGB’s industry coverage for the week of July 27.