Grocery & Retail News

Survey Says Shoppers are Demanding More Deals

Survey Says Shoppers are Demanding More Deals

A new survey finds that shoppers’ desire for grocery deals is growing, and that grocery stores had better figure out a way to provide them.

February 26, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Why the Greatest Grocery Store is Slipping, and the Worst is Even Worse

Why the Greatest Grocery Store is Slipping, and the Worst is Even Worse

A ranking of the country’s top grocery stores has a new number one – and a last-place finisher that fared even worse than last year.

February 19, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Grab Your Groceries and Go – Without Even Stopping to Pay

Grab Your Groceries and Go – Without Even Stopping to Pay

A new supermarket checkout system would use dozens of cameras to watch you as you shop, and charge you automatically for what you put in your cart.

February 18, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Albertsons Monopoly is Back, With Big Prizes and Even Bigger Odds

Albertsons Monopoly is Back, With Big Prizes and Even Bigger Odds

The 2015 version of Monopoly is back at Albertsons-owned stores across the country, with big prizes but eye-popping odds against winning them.

February 5, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Sold! Staples Buys Office Depot/OfficeMax for $6.3 Billion

Sold! Staples Buys Office Depot/OfficeMax for $6.3 Billion

Staples announces plans to purchase the combined Office Depot/OfficeMax, combining three once-competing office supply stores into one.

February 4, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
And Then There Was One? Staples Urged to Buy Office Depot

And Then There Was One? Staples Urged to Buy Office Depot

Another office supply store merger could be in the works, as investors urge Staples to buy out its last remaining rival.

January 24, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Merger Is a Done Deal: So What Does it Mean For You?

Dollar Tree-Family Dollar Merger Is a Done Deal: So What Does it Mean For You?

A multi-billion-dollar dollar store realignment, as Family Dollar approves Dollar Tree’s takeover bid, rejecting Dollar General’s rival offer.

January 22, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
New Sensors Could Combat Shelf-Clearing

New Sensors Could Combat Shelf-Clearing

New “smart shelves” can alert store employees when a shelf has been emptied, and prompt them to restock right away.

January 21, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Target to Hold Going-Out-of-Business Sale

Target to Hold Going-Out-of-Business Sale

Target announces it’s pulling the plug on its Canadian expansion, and closing all 133 stores there.

January 15, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Why a Well-Loved Grocery Store Is Raising Prices 4% Overnight

Why a Well-Loved Grocery Store Is Raising Prices 4% Overnight

A dramatic year for a family-owned grocery chain is coming to an inauspicious end, with the expiration of an unprecedented discount program.

December 27, 2014 Grocery & Retail News
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