September 11, 2015

Kroger will target 12 years of consecutive same-store sales growth when it reports third-quarter results in three months. 

September 10, 2015

Kroger’s CEO said that the appointments were part of a new organizational structure that emphasizes depth of leadership at the company.

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

July 27, 2015

Jack L. Sinclair was appointed chief merchandising officer of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, effective today. His duties include merchandising and marketing functons for the company.

June 29, 2015

A survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers shows that more than half have increased the amount of grocery shopping they do online by an average of 29%.

June 23, 2015

Consumers generally feel good about their shopping interactions across supermarkets and retail, Temkin Group finds. 

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

April 30, 2015

Ralphs Grocery Company to raise funds for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

April 1, 2015

Kroger has boosted its headquarter head count by 50%, according to a report. 

March 19, 2015

In-store clinics, dieticians, pharmacists and even health-savvy chefs are making supermarkets go-to destinations for health care. 

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.


February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.


January 15, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets announced a Cardiac Care Program within their 39 pharmacy locations throughout Indiana. 

January 12, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets and inMarket have announced the deployment of a closed-loop iBeacon platform.

December 11, 2014

David Dillon will retire as chairman of the board on Dec. 31 after 38 years of service.


December 4, 2014

Kroger on Thursday reported identical supermarket sales growth, without fuel, of 5.6% in the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, marking the 44th consecutive quarter of positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel. 

November 10, 2014

Drug Store News' sister publication Chain Store Age is inviting retailers, design firms, architects and suppliers to submit entires for its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.  

September 11, 2014

Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.


September 5, 2014

Kroger announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.

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 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of Loblaw Cos. announced that Galen Weston, executive chairman, also has been appointed as president, effective immediately.