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  • Front entrance to Save Mart supermarket
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    Save Mart to pay $1.6M to resolve expired product claims

    The grocery chain has reached a settlement over allegations it was selling items like over-the-counter medications and baby food past their “use by” dates.

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    Uber. Retrieved from Albertsons.
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    Albertsons’ tie-up with Uber tackles food insecurity and food waste

    The grocer tapped Uber Direct to create a delivery program that donates surplus food to food banks and local nonprofits in major U.S. cities.

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    Walmart boosts InHome delivery reach by nearly 30%

    The retailer’s delivery service will reach an additional 10 million households with its expansion in urban markets in California, Minnesota and other states.

  • Exterior of SpartanNash micro-fulfillment center in Caledonia, Michigan
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    SpartanNash names VP of merchandising and pharmacy

    Graham McIvor is joining the grocery company in the new role as it continues to overhaul its merchandising operations.

  • Person paying their phone at a self-checkout station in a supermarket.
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    Vallarta Supermarkets buys into the buy now, pay later trend

    The grocery chain has tapped Sezzle to offer the option to ease financial pressures on consumers.

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    Dollar General reels in self-checkout to fight shrink

    Over the last two quarters, the discounter has converted 12,000 stores away from the payment capability.

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    SpartanNash sees weaker results as sales to Amazon plummet

    The grocery wholesaler and retailer recorded declining net and comparable-store sales during Q1 for the second quarter in a row.

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    T&T Supermarkets announces 2nd US location

    The Canadian-based Asian grocery chain also said that it has delayed the debut of its first stateside store.

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    Takeoff Technologies files for Chapter 11

    A group of the company’s customers is slated to put up roughly $9.6 million in debtor-in-possession financing as the micro-fulfillment center provider looks to sell its assets.

  • Costco storefront.
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    The Friday Checkout: Why Costco has a cult-like following

    From merchandising tactics to a treasure-hunt shopping experience, a recent Fortune article explores how the club retailer is locking in loyal customers.

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    Mapping Fareway’s homegrown growth

    The regional grocer is leaning on alternative formats as it expands within its Midwestern turf.

  • The exterior of a newly constructed Dollar Tree store with the company's signature green color scheme with a blue sky
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    Dollar Tree acquires 99 Cents Only’s North American IP

    The retailer also bought up the rights to 170 store leases, with plans to rebrand and reopen them “as early as fall 2024.”

  • Exterior of a Jewel-Osco store.
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    Illinois set to end grocery tax

    Legislators have approved a state budget for 2025 that eliminates the 1% tax, paving the way for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to sign it into law.

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    Giant Eagle unveils rotating seasonal price cuts

    The regional grocer will lower prices on more than 1,000 summer items during the first round of its new Deals for Days promotion.

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    Grocery industry conferences to keep on your radar in 2024

    With the year nearly halfway over, here's a look at the top trade shows happening over the next seven months.

    Updated May 28, 2024
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    How grocers are getting creative in their battle against theft

    From receipt checks to bag size limits, Kroger and Giant Food are among the food retailers implementing new in-store measures to reduce shrink.

  • A dog eating dry food from a bowl next to the bag of dog food.
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    Kroger revamps private label pet line

    The grocery company has added new varieties of dog and cat food and treats complete with redesigned packaging.

  • Shopping carts and a small tree outside of a dollar store with green awnings.
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    "Dollar Tree Store" by Mike Mozart is licensed under CC BY 2.0
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    Dollar Tree confirms more layoffs at corporate office

    The discounter has recently reviewed its underperforming Family Dollar business, shifted its pricing strategy and overhauled its leadership.

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    Top grocery M&A deals so far in 2024

    Regional grocers struck several deals recently, including Hy-Vee buying a 22-store grocery chain in northwest Indiana and SpartanNash picking up a three-store Wisconsin chain.

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    Stop & Shop plans to close stores as it eyes a turnaround

    The Northeastern chain’s value proposition and pricing “are simply not strong enough,” Ahold Delhaize USA CEO JJ Fleeman told investors Thursday.

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    Amazon Fresh rolls out weekly rotating discounts for in-store and online purchases

    The offering also extends additional savings to Prime members, giving them 10% off when shopping the retailer’s e-commerce site.

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    Lidl to revamp meat and poultry department

    The retailer plans to update how it merchandises those products and launch a new private label for packaged meats in time for the Fourth of July, its new chief customer officer said.

  • A rendering of the front desk of a warehouse, with a welcome desk on the left side and a room with windows in the back, as well as a hallway.
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    UNFI launches retail media network

    The platform, powered by Swiftly, aims to help regional and independent grocers compete against national retailers, executives from the companies said in an interview.

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    The Friday Checkout: Supercenters flex their grocery muscles

    Walmart and Meijer are investing more in separate grocery formats that can help them reach new markets.

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    Courtesy of Target
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    Target wants to be a ‘big snacking and food destination’ this summer

    The company is adding 125 items to its Favorite Day and Good & Gather food brands as it looks to improve sales, its chief growth officer told investors.