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Regional Grocery Stores Feel the Squeeze

Recent upheaval in the U.S. grocery business is proving to be especially painful for regional supermarkets and their suppliers, and creating opportunities for big-food retailers to further consolidate their market position......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Grocery Stores Feel the Squeeze

Recent upheaval in the U.S. grocery business is proving to be especially painful for regional supermarkets and their suppliers, and creating opportunities for big-food retailers to further consolidate their market position......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

German grocery chain landing regional distribution center in Goodyear

German grocery chain Aldi is coming to Arizona — with a regional distribution center in Goodyear. The Arizona Republic reports the discount grocer, which operates about 1,700 stores across 35 states, is in the process of purchasing land along L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2017

Why King Soopers" owner isn"t worried about the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

​While the supermarket world is abuzz with the expansion of Amazon into the bricks-and-mortar world of grocery stores with its deal to buy Whole Foods, Kroger executives aren’t concerned and feel they’re in prime position to thrive......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

Amazon-Whole Foods deal could hurt wages, says congressman

The $13.7 billion deal could force regional grocery stores to reduce wages in order to keep up with Amazon, which operates on razor-thin margins, according to U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2017

After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like?

Analysts say Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods could hasten the growth of online grocery shopping. So, where does this leave brick-and-mortar stores? The store of the future may look very different. .....»»

Category: topSource: nprJun 17th, 2017

Twin Cities grocery stores could feel the heat from the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

The $13.7 billion deal comes at a time of increased competition in the local grocery scene......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

This regional chain just beat Trader Joe"s and Kroger as America"s favorite grocery store

Publix Dept StoreAmericans can't get enough of Publix. The grocery chain, which has stores throughout the Southeast, was recently voted best grocery chain in the US. Publix ti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2017

This Is Walmart’s New Plan to Squeeze Prices in the Face of Discount Chains

In a bid to close a pricing gap with German-based discount grocery chain Aldi and other U.S. rivals. Wal-Mart Stores is running a new price-comp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 27th, 2017

Whole Foods to close 9 stores amid slumping sales

Whole Foods Market Inc. will slow its rate of opening new stores as it continues to deal with a sales slump precipitated by increased competition in the organic and natural foods sector and a squeeze on food prices. The Austin, Texas-based grocery .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Whole Foods revamps growth strategy amid sliding sales, will close 9 stores

Whole Foods Market Inc. will slow its rate of opening new stores as it continues to deal with a sales slump precipitated by increased competition in the organic and natural foods sector and a squeeze on food prices. The Austin-based grocery store chain .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Whole Foods revamps growth strategy amid sliding sales, will close 9 stores

Whole Foods Market Inc. will slow its rate of opening new stores as it continues to deal with a sales slump precipitated by increased competition in the organic and natural foods sector and a squeeze on food prices. The Austin-based grocery store chain .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 9th, 2017

Albertsons" CEO: From Grocery Clerk to Head of More Than 2,300 Stores

Bob Miller, a grocery clerk who worked his way up to Albertsons’ executive suite, discusses the supermarket chain’s strategy, a possible IPO and keeping a store’s neighborhood feel......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 7th, 2017

If you feel uneasy about Amazon’s cashier-less grocery store, you’re not alone (AMZN)

Amazon has changed the face of online retail, and now it appears ready to bring big ideas to physical stores as well. Last week, the company introduced Amazon Go, a new store concept that uses machine learning, “computer vision,” and a compani.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2016

Target to Buy Grocery Delivery Startup Shipt for $550 Million

Target Corp. is paying $550 million to acquire grocery delivery startup Shipt Inc., moving to match services that have been rolled out by rivals Amazon.com Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 14th, 2017

H-E-B president: "Never underestimate demand for convenience"

He was speaking at a panel about the evolution of grocery stores......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2017

Family Businesses Worry the Tax Overhaul Will Hurt Them

Family-owned businesses including grocery stores, craft shops, small manufacturers and others are worried tax legislation in Congress could leave them at a disadvantage to big corporations and other competitors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 7th, 2017

Family businesses worry the tax overhaul will hurt them

Family-owned businesses including grocery stores, craft shops, small manufacturers and others are worried tax legislation in Congress could leave them at a disadvantage to big corporations and other competitors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Family businesses worry the tax overhaul will hurt them

Family-owned businesses including grocery stores, craft shops, small manufacturers and others are worried tax legislation in Congress could leave them at a disadvantage to big corporations and other competitors......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 7th, 2017

Cattle have gotten so big that restaurants and grocery stores need new ways to cut steaks

Cattle have gotten so big that restaurants and grocery stores need new ways to cut steaks.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 7th, 2017

Cattle have gotten so big that restaurants and grocery stores need new ways to cut steaks

Rib-eyes are getting thinner and some steak eaters are not happy about it.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 7th, 2017