March 3, 2015

Publix, Aldi and H-E-B share something besides all operating in the grocery sector.

 

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 9, 2015

Giant Food Stores on Monday announced that the convenience of online grocery shopping is now available in more than 60 communities in greater Harrisburg, Pa. 

January 30, 2015

H-E-B has plans in place to open a 12,000-sq.-ft. grocery and gas station downtown this fall.

January 28, 2015

More than two years after Meijer first publicly confirmed that it was considering opening stores in the state of Wisconsin, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is in the home stretch of construction of its four new supercenters in the greater Milwaukee area.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.

 

December 30, 2014

In an effort to increase food access to neighborhoods designated as food deserts, Baltimore has expanded its Virtual Supermarket Program to two additional communities.

December 22, 2014

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway have entered into agreements to sell 168 stores across eight states to four buyers — Associated Food Stores, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Supervalu and Haggen.

November 18, 2014

Bi-Lo Holdings announced support for Apple Pay across its entire southeastern footprint.

 

November 12, 2014

Food Lion has announced the remodel of 45 stores in the greater Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville, N.C., market as part of the grocer's "Easy, Fresh and Affordable… You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day" strategy.

October 13, 2014

Kantar Retail’s fourth annual opening price point study found that while Dollar General is maintaining its overall opening price point leadership position, its lead is by no means commanding.

 

October 10, 2014

Giant Eagle on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of its newest Market District in Strongsville, Ohio.

October 10, 2014

Walmart began testing Walmart Pickup – Grocery, a new same-day pickup concept, on Sept. 29. The retailer continues to explore new ways to make shopping faster and more convenient by integrating its digital and physical assets.

October 2, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, two brothers, Thomas and Andrew Parkinson, developed a new way to shop for groceries.

September 30, 2014

Just a little more than a month after Supervalu announced a data breach, the company has confirmed a second malware attack on its payment systems.

September 30, 2014

Walmart on Monday morning officially unveiled its Walmart Pickup Grocery pilot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, according to local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV 5News.

 

September 17, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to hire as many as 1,000 new associates to keep pace with its growing grocery business, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported Tuesday.

September 10, 2014

Walmart  on Tuesday stated it will rebrand its small Express grocery format to the Walmart Neighborhood Market. 

 

September 8, 2014

Whole Foods Market and one-hour grocery delivery service Instacart have formed a new partnership.

August 21, 2014

Food Lion has unveiled a new shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market.

August 20, 2014

Food and drug retailers may need to modify their approaches to get the most from their general merchandise outside of the big fourth-quarter holidays, according to a new whitepaper from the Global Marketing Development Center. The report is the second part of GMDC’s “Seasonal Best Practices for the New World of Shopping” series.

July 24, 2014

Despite a still-challenging economic climate, Loblaw’s profit in the second quarter beat analysts’ expectations, and was bolstered by strong sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart.

July 24, 2014

Supervalu on Thursday reported first-quarter 2015 net sales of $5.23 billio, as well as net earnings of $48 million.