All 30 stores sold back to Albertsons were former Albertsons, Safeway or Vons stores that had been sold to Haggen earlier this year.
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Target reported that Black Friday sales were strong this year, with Apple Watch, iPads, Beats Solo 2 headphones, FitBit Charge HR and the Philips Sonicare 2 electric toothbrush among the most popular items.
During Black Friday and Saturday, shoppers will be able to take advantage of 50% off artificial Christmas trees, 25% off shatterproof ornaments, 25% off all toys, among other discounts.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Albertsons is buying back 33 stores from bankrupt grocery chain Haggen — the same 33 stores it was required to sell when it acquired Safeway. Earlier reports suggested that Albertsons would likely be the buyer of the stores, but now the move is official. (Wall Street Journal)
With its holiday offerings, CVS/pharmacy is hoping to make it easy for shoppers to make it their one-stop shopping destination for healthier food options, entertaining and winter essentials to fight cough, cold and flu.
Rite Aid is prepping for the biggest shopping day of the year with deals and specials that can earn customers plenty of Plenti points.
In addition to its 136% increase in sales (the result of Family Dollar sales’ inclusion for the first full quarter), Dollar Tree opened 204 stores and expanded or relocated 63 other locations.
In a Q3 that saw a 14% increase in sales, Fred’s reported earnings that show a marked improvement over the company’s performance last year.
The 2016 CEI rated 851 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices.
Walmart on Friday named George Riedl as SVP, president Walmart Health and Wellness, reporting to Michelle Gloeckler, Walmart EVP consumables and health and wellness.