October 13, 2017

Target offers voice-based shopping with Google Express

On Oct. 12, Target announced it had partnered with Google Express to let consumers shop using Google Assistant on voice-activated Google Home devices, Android TV and soon eligible Android phones […]

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October 5, 2017

Walmart acquires Parcel, boosts NY delivery service

Walmart announced on Tuesday that it had acquired a Brooklyn-based logistics startup called Parcel for “smaller than previous acquisitions” in a deal that was closed on Sept. 29. The company […]

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August 29, 2017

Amazon Primes Whole Foods with 43% price cuts

On its first day at Whole Foods, Amazon slashed prices by 43 percent and offered Farm Fresh Picks of the Season – Echo and Echo Dot at $99.99 and $44.99. […]

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August 4, 2017

Costco co-founder and board chairman, Jeff Brotman, dies at 74

Jeff Brotman, who co-founded retail titan Costco and served as chairman of its board of directors, died at his Seattle home. He was 74.         The evening before his death, […]

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August 4, 2017

Mondelez CEO Rosenfeld to step down in November

Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld will retire in November, capping an 11- year tenure that included spinning off Kraft Foods, acquiring Cadbury and adapting to consumers’ ever-evolving demands, notably their […]

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August 3, 2017

Supervalu adds West Coast to its reach with Unified Grocers acquisition

In the acquire-or-merge trend that is sweeping through the retail space, the need to grow to compete has seen another acquisition. This time, Minnesota-based grocery store Supervalu expects to dramatically […]

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June 16, 2017

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Amazon and Whole Foods Market have entered a definitive merger agreement where Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market to the tune of $13.7 billion. The price includes Whole Foods Market’s […]

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June 15, 2017

Nestle contemplates sale of US confectionary business

Nestle is appraising options for its confectionary side of the business, and company leaders are open to an acquisition or merger, so long as the conditions make sense.         The […]

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May 11, 2017

Marsh Supermarkets files for Chapter 11

Marsh Supermarkets has filed for Chapter 11 in a last ditch effort to reorganize its assets while looking for a buyer to take over some or all of the chain’s […]

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April 20, 2017

Albertsons makes leadership changeup; announces new President & COO

Wayne Denningham has been named Albertsons’ new President and COO. Denningham previously held the position of Albertsons’ evp and COO. He will succeed Bob Miller, who will stay on as […]

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