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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

Surprise items keep customers coming back

USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard looks at a trend in grocery stores.         USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard looks at a trend in grocery stores.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday3 hr. 6 min. ago

Walmart to pilot Uber grocery delivery in Orlando

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering grocery delivery via Uber in four test markets — including four stores in Central Florida. The Uber deliveries require a $30 minimum order, and there is a $9.95 delivery charge. Here's how it works: Customers shop.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 36 min. ago

Grocery stores in Chicago are in crisis

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 17th, 2017

Americans are buying more food at Walmart

The retailer said food sales had grown to their highest level in five years, as Walmart expands its grocery business in stores and online......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 17th, 2017

Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements

The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a national group opposing new food labeling regulations for chain grocery and convenience stores......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 15th, 2017

Grocery stores and coffee shops are starting to charge admission — and it could become more common

Ziferblat on FacebookCharging admission or a membership fee could be t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2017

Chicago"s grocery list gets shorter: Fewer stores in area

Grocers aren't stocking up on new stores in Chi.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneAug 12th, 2017