February 15, 2011

Customer satisfaction as measured by the American Customer Satisfaction Index has not improved since the middle of 2009, and on Tuesday it registered its biggest drop in two years; for fourth quarter 2010, the index fell 0.5% to 75.3.

February 10, 2011

Tri-Land Properties has broken ground for the redevelopment of The Crossings at Four Corners here in Smyrna, Ga. The 8-acre site will be home to Kroger’s largest supermarket in the Atlanta area: a 96,000-sq.-ft. grocer replete with fuel station, a wine shop and drive-through pharmacy.

February 1, 2011

Kroger banners Ralphs and Food 4 Less/Foods Co have kicked off their respective charitable campaigns to benefit children in the markets they serve.

January 21, 2011

Retail giant Kroger on Friday declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share to be paid March 1 to shareholders of record on Feb. 15.

January 10, 2011

Fujitsu on Monday unveiled its latest checkout technology at the National Retail Federation trade show and also said that supermarket giant Kroger currently is evaluating the new technology in a limited number of its stores to boost the retailer's Advanced Checkout areas.

January 5, 2011

NEW YORK — A shift in consumer shopping is helping to fuel sales of women’s fragrances at mass.


“Consumers are shifting their fragrance purchasing from high-end channels, such as department stores, to more mass-market channels, such as drug stores and supermarkets/hypermarkets,” stated research firm Euromonitor International. “While department stores have suffered a drop in foot traffic during the recession, store formats such as supermarkets/hypermarkets and mass merchandisers selling necessities have seen steady traffic levels.”


January 3, 2011

Giant Food is helping customers stick to their New Year's resolutions by emphasizing its product labeling system.

December 23, 2010

Marsh Supermarkets recently implemented a $3.99/$9.99 generic drug pricing offer for 30-day and 90-day prescriptions, respectively.

December 9, 2010

Supermarket retailer Tops Friendly Markets has opened its first stand-alone gas station, at the site of a former Valero gas station, the chain said.

December 8, 2010

The Little Clinic, which operates clinics inside select Kroger, King Soopers, Fry's Food Stores and Publix Super Markets, has announced the addition of the MultiPlan and PHCS Networks to its group of accepted provider networks.

December 2, 2010

Kroger's third-quarter revenue, including fuel, leaped 5.9% to $18.7 billion, the supermarket giant reported Thursday ...

November 14, 2010

Continued consumer price consciousness and the growing influence of the dollar store channel have made...

November 8, 2010

Two supermarket chains owned by Kroger announced their fundraising efforts to benefit local food banks....

September 23, 2010

In the never-ending battle for customer loyalty, independents rule and service is still king....

September 22, 2010

J.D. Power and Associates' release of its annual national pharmacy study on Wednesday underscored customers'...

September 21, 2010

San Francisco’s board of supervisors voted for an expansion of the city’s anti-tobacco law, according...

September 20, 2010

Frank Shanower, an intuitive merchant, retail mentor and outsized personality who helped define the principles...

September 15, 2010

ClearLite's line of eco-friendly lightbulbs now is available at a Midwest supermarket chain....

September 15, 2010

A regional supermarket chain's third annual fundraising program, designed to benefit schools across three states,...

September 13, 2010

A ban on tobacco sales in San Francisco drug stores soon will grow to include...

September 12, 2010

The owner of a fast-casual restaurant chain and a healthy food advocate have opened a...

September 6, 2010

Shoppers shouldn't overlook store brands if they are looking for quality and ways to save...

September 6, 2010

Within the parking lots of some of its existing stores, Kroger is expanding in a...

August 22, 2010

CVS/pharmacy has always prided itself on convenience, but the retailer clearly is raising the bar...