December 13, 2013

Giant Food Stores is further expanding its partnership with sister company Peapod with the launch of a new pick-up spot at a store in a town near Philadelphia, the chain, also known as Giant-Carlisle, said.

December 2, 2013

Safeway on Monday announced it has reached a definitive agreement to sell 11 of its Dominick's stores in the Chicago metropolitan area in a cash and lease assumption transaction to Roundy's.

November 25, 2013

The former COO of Canadian grocery chain Loblaws has been named mass-merchandise retailer Shopko's new CEO, the company said Monday.

November 14, 2013

Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold will sell its Slovakian business to Slovakia-based retailer Condorum, Ahold said Thursday.

November 13, 2013

Kroger on Wednesday announced today it was named the 2013 Retailer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine.

November 12, 2013

Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa., has opened four new pickup sites in Pennsylvania for online grocer and sister company Peapod, the supermarket chain said Tuesday.

October 30, 2013

Safeway will take over prescriptions from an Oregon grocery store, according to published reports.

October 29, 2013

Safeway will open a grocery store in the camping area of the Phoenix International Raceway starting next month.

October 25, 2013

For the second year in a row, Dollar General has topped Kantar Retail’s opening price point survey, narrowly beating out Walmart.

October 25, 2013

Guiding Stars really works. That’s the finding of an independent study that examined the Guiding Stars nutrition guidance program at more than 100 Hannaford grocery stores.

October 24, 2013

Giant Eagle is launching a prescription delivery service beginning next week, according to a report published Wednesday in the Columbus Dispatch.

October 23, 2013

Ahold USA has won accolades for working with diverse and women-owned businesses, the supermarket operator said Wednesday.

October 21, 2013

Park City Group on Monday announced Gary Rocheleau has joined the company as a senior adviser.

October 14, 2013

Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold has bought back more than a quarter of the shares it intends to as part of a share-repurchase program announced earlier this year.

October 11, 2013

Safeway on Thursday announced, as part of its plan to exit the Chicago market, it has sold four of its Dominick's stores in the greater Chicago area to New Albertsons, which operates Jewel-Osco grocery stores.

September 13, 2013

Publix Super Markets and Bi-Lo Holdings, parent company of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery store chains, on Friday announced they have entered into an agreement under which Publix is expected to purchase seven Bi-Lo-branded stores in North and South Carolina.

September 13, 2013

Better known as an upmarket grocer, Whole Foods Market is opening a store in a low-income neighborhood in Chicago, the retailer said. The opening, slated for 2016, is part of a broader effort by mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to reduce the city's "food desert" problem.

August 26, 2013

Peapod is opening nine new pickup locations at Stop & Shop stores around Massachusetts and Rhode Island as part of an expansion push in New England, bringing its total number of sites in those states and Connecticut to 27.

The way Americans shop for groceries is undergoing a rapid and dramatic change. Supermarkets will likely continue to exist for a long time, but a growing amount of shopping for food is happening online.

August 22, 2013

Abbe Luersman has been appointed as chief human resources officer of Ahold, the Dutch supermarket-operating company said Thursday.

August 20, 2013

Bi-Lo Holdings is preparing to go public, according to a Reuters report published Tuesday afternoon.

August 20, 2013

Weis Markets announced it has expanded its Weis Online Shopping service to eight New Jersey and Pennsylvania locations, bringing the convenience of online grocery orders with store pick-up to the Delaware Valley.

August 15, 2013

Bi-Lo and its subsidiary Winn-Dixie announced the companies will freeze prices over a 10-week period on hundreds of products across categories throughout its stores, starting with many items aimed at back-to-school shoppers.

August 9, 2013

Amazon's grocery service might be making its way to New York next year, according to published reports.

August 8, 2013

Inspired by the open-air markets of Europe, Giant Eagle opened its first Market District food store in Northeast Ohio — a 94,000-square-foot culinary, dining and shopping destination — on Thursday in the Solon Village Shopping Center that the company will staff with a licensed skin care professional and dietitian who will conduct health-and-wellness activities in the store.