December 2, 2016

Publix Super Markets has established a program to offer its customers and associates at its Tennessee stores a way to directly assist people in those areas affected by disasters like the wildfires in that state.

December 2, 2016

ShopRite is giving kids a new reason to be excited about eating healthy: a free fruit giveaway.

December 2, 2016

Southeastern Grocers is launching a new hunger relief program with Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger relief organization.

December 1, 2016

For the fourth quarter of 2016, Kroger expects slightly positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel.

November 30, 2016

Albertsons and Price Chopper reportedly might be nearing a deal for Albertsons to buy the Schenectady, N.Y.-based supermarket chain for about $1 billion.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 18, 2016

The donation saw Albertsons providing staff pharmacists to administer on-site vaccines through mobile vaccine clinics for the 21 recipient organizations.

November 18, 2016

Randalls is launching a new grocery delivery program with a fleet of state-of-the-art home delivery trucks, offering customers convenient and time-saving grocery shopping, delivered right to their door. 

November 17, 2016

Delhaize America saw its sale growth impacted by increased retail price deflation, largely due to competitive pricing in Food Lion markets.

November 17, 2016

Raley's is following the lead of other retailers, including perhaps most notably CVS, in converting the space at checkout into a showcase for better-for-you snacks.

November 17, 2016

Ralphs Grocery Company is offering free blood glucose tests at its 80 in-store pharmacies now through Nov. 20.

November 16, 2016

Each of the new stores is tailored to the needs of the communities it serves, with a focus on value, food quality and serving with personality, the company said.

November 14, 2016

Health Care Service Corporation has launched a multi-phase program called Pharmacists Adding Value and Expertise in collaboration with Jewel-Osco, Safeway and Albertsons Pharmacies in Illinois, Montana and New Mexico, as well as with the Texas Pharmacist Association.

November 14, 2016

A Trump administration increases the likelihood that Walgreens Boots Alliance will successfully close its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid, though the deal's acual closing date may be extended further into the first quarter of 2017, suggested a Seeking Alpha opinion piece published Sunday.  "A new administration will be more open to the Kroger solution [buying Rite Aid prescription files and moving them in-house] than the previous administration," Seeking Alpha wrote. "Given the current hostile environment for consumer mergers, it is hard not to believe that the new regime increases the odds of regulatory approval at least modestly." (Seeking Alpha)

November 11, 2016

Wall Street has rewarded the company’s stock price in anticipation.

November 11, 2016

Kroger's family of stores has donated nearly $18 million since 2010 to help support USO programs, which represents the largest cumulative gift to the USO in its 75-year history.

November 11, 2016

Picture a train that's left the station and is picking up speed. That's David Orgel's analogy for how the health and wellness trend is impacting supermarkets.

November 9, 2016

Voters in San Francisco, Oakland and nearby Albany, Calif., on Tuesday approved a penny-per-ounce levy on non-alcoholic drinks with caloric sweeteners, affecting everything from cola to sports drinks and ice tea to energy drinks. 

November 7, 2016

After 43 years in the industry, Southeastern Grocers VP pharmacy John Fegan will be retiring, bringing to a close a career that included a focus on expanding pharmacy services to improve patient health. 

November 7, 2016

ShopRite has launched a campaign to raise funds to benefit Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network.

November 4, 2016

In the past week, Hy-Vee kicked off its Hy-Vee Homefront initiative to honor veterans, and the company pledged $25,000 to each of the families of two officers killed in the line of duty. 

November 4, 2016

Safeway and Andronico’s Community Markets have entered into an agreement for Safeway to purchase the five Andronico’s stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.

November 3, 2016

Wegmans has introduced a full-service beauty bar at one location in New York, according to reports.

November 2, 2016

Christine Wilcox, an Idaho native, has been at Albertsons for 18 years, working in both internal communications and public relations roles at the company for the last 10 years.