Grocery & Retail News

Self-Checkouts Get Less Annoying and Bossy

Self-Checkouts Get Less Annoying and Bossy

A grocery chain is replacing the voices in its self-checkout machines, to make them less “shouty” and “irritating”.

July 31, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Too Big, Too Fast? A Grocery Chain’s Rapid and Rocky Rise

Too Big, Too Fast? A Grocery Chain’s Rapid and Rocky Rise

A small grocery chain that bought more than 100 competitors’ stores to become a very large grocery chain, is struggling – and shoppers say they know why.

July 27, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
A&P Stores to Be Sold & Closed: The Complete List

A&P Stores to Be Sold & Closed: The Complete List

As part of bankruptcy proceedings, A&P announces the closure of 25 stores and the sale of 120 others – so far. Here’s the complete list.

July 20, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Country’s Oldest Grocery Chain Goes Bankrupt

Country’s Oldest Grocery Chain Goes Bankrupt

The once-storied A&P grocery chain files for bankruptcy, and plans for the pending sale of hundreds of stores to competitors.

July 20, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
CVS Bewilders Shoppers With Expanded “No Sales” Week

CVS Bewilders Shoppers With Expanded “No Sales” Week

Halfway through CVS’ experiment in not offering weekly sales in markets across the country, CVS shoppers are wondering if their area will be next.

July 16, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Forget Speedy Checkout: How About a “Slow Lane”?

Forget Speedy Checkout: How About a “Slow Lane”?

Could couponers, check-writers and slower shoppers benefit from a grocery checkout lane that’s not focused on speeding customers out the door?

July 9, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Study Suggests Fewer Sales and Coupons

Study Suggests Fewer Sales and Coupons

As the economy improves, shoppers seem willing to pay more – so brands see an opportunity to start easing up on the deals.

July 8, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
330 Family Dollar Stores to Be Sold Off: The Complete List

330 Family Dollar Stores to Be Sold Off: The Complete List

Dollar Tree lists the locations of 330 Family Dollar stores across the country that it will sell, ahead of the dollar store chains’ merger.

July 3, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
Support Veterans By Grocery Shopping on the Fourth

Support Veterans By Grocery Shopping on the Fourth

Nearly 700 grocery stores will devote a full day’s profits this Fourth of July, to the Wounded Warrior Project for injured veterans.

July 1, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
The Big Grocery Merger No One’s All That Excited About

The Big Grocery Merger No One’s All That Excited About

Ahold and Delhaize, the owners of Stop & Shop, Giant, Hannaford and Food Lion, combine their companies in a bid for survival and relevance.

June 24, 2015 Grocery & Retail News
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