June 26, 2017

"[These appointments] will only strengthen our service to vendors and stores alike as we continue our work to be the Favorite Local Supermarket,” stated CMMO Shane Sampson.

June 26, 2017

Supervalu COO and CFO Bruce Besanko will be departing the company for another opportunity, effective July 5, the company said. 

June 23, 2017

Other notables from the retail pharmacy industry include George Barrett, CEO Cardinal Health at No. 77 and Craig Jelinak , CEO Costco, at No. 88.

June 23, 2017

GMDC’s Center Store: Essential for Total Store Growth report highlights the fact that such elements as nonfoods, grocerants and in-store health clinic can play a big role in improving customer experience and combating food price deflation, loss to online sales in impulse categories and changing shopper interests. 

June 21, 2017

In the 12 years Giant/Martin's have held the ‘Support Our Troops’ campaign, more than $4.5 million has been donated to organizations like the USO and the American Red Cross, division CEO reports.

June 20, 2017

With president and CEO Ian McLeod set to depart the company for another opportunity, Southeastern Grocers has named a longtime grocery veteran from within the company to take his place as the company searches for a replacement. 

June 19, 2017

Currently SVP merchandising at Ahold USA, Giant/Martin's new president has more than 20 years of retail experience, including stints at Supervalu and Walmart.

June 16, 2017

With Amazon poised to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, here are five important things keep an eye on as the deal moves forward. 

June 16, 2017

Kroger has acquired 11 Marsh Supermarket locations at a pricetag of $16 million, winning a bid to buy those stores in Indiana through federal bankruptcy court, Cincinnati Business Courier reported Wednesday. The deal is scheduled to close between July 11 and July 21, according to the sale agreement filed in bankruptcy court, the Courier reported. Fresh Encounter won a bid to buy the 15 other Marsh stores that were auctioned Tuesday at a total cost of $8 million. (Cincinnati Buisness Courier)

June 15, 2017

Total sales, excluding fuel, increased 2.9% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.  The recent merger with ModernHEALTH contributed to sales growth, Kroger noted.

June 14, 2017

The new service is currently available at select Northern Virginia and Maryland Wegmans stores. 

June 13, 2017

This transition is a critical step in the company's plans to use technology smartly in order to compete in a demanding and competitive grocery environment.

June 12, 2017

Stop & Shop customers can now use Instacart to fill their carts with their favorite Stop & Shop products and select a delivery window of within one hour, two hours or up to seven days in advance.

June 8, 2017

The 45,000-square-foot Kroger store will be different from other stores in the region in several ways, the most significant being its second-floor bar and food hall with a terrace.

June 8, 2017

This year marks Publix's third consecutive year with an "excellent" social responsibility rating and it is Wegmans' second time in the category. 

June 8, 2017

"We see this as a critical component to help bring our customer’s voice into the entire promotional process, from our initial interaction with our suppliers, to the finished weekly circular," Weis Markets stated.

June 7, 2017

Albertsons, in partnership with Oregon State University, developed the processes that now allow Oregon pharmacists to be paid by Medicaid for the consultation service fee when prescribing birth control.

June 5, 2017

 The grants will go toward purchasing seeds, plants, tools and good preservation equipment for community gardens that teach those in need about health and nutrition through the gardening process. ma

June 1, 2017

The InspiraChamber is designed to minimize the time it takes to administer asthma medications, Lupin said.

May 31, 2017

Under the acquisition, MedCart will continue to operate as it did before, but as a new business unit under Albertsons’ pharmacy team structure, with the leadership team reporting directly to Albertsons group VP pharmacy operations, Dain Rusik.

May 30, 2017

With AmazonFresh Pickup, which allows Amazon Prime members to order groceries online and pick them up in as little as 15 minutes, has moved out of the pilot stages and is now available to a wider range of Amazon Prime customers.

May 26, 2017

In honor of Memorial Day, Food Lion will offer a 10% discount to all retired and active military and their families. 

May 25, 2017
Walmart’s share of the $800 billion grocery market has grown to 21.5%, according to a report from CNBC that highlights Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf’s assessment of the retailer’s recent first-quarter results. Wolf notes that in Q1, Walmart outperformed U.S. supermarkets by 2.9%, which is up from the 1.6% outperformance it showed in Q4 2016. (CNBC)
May 23, 2017

Karl Varsanyi, Albertsons’ new group VP product management and user experience, and Ramiya Iyer, who was named group VP IT digital and marketing/merchandising, possess a collective 30 years of experience in digital leadership.