March 9, 2018

Meijer to open smaller-format stores

After announcing plans to open a nearly 40,000 square-foot store in Grand Rapids Michigan, grocer Meijer announced a second location in Detroit slated to open in 2019. Mike Kinstle, Meijer’s […]

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March 8, 2018

Supervalu’s CUB store announces new format

CUB, a Supervalu-owned grocery store, announced on March 7 it will open a new 46,000-square-foot store in Minneapolis located in an apartment complex developed by Excelsior-based Oppidan Investment Company. The […]

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March 6, 2018

Walmart to roll out meal kits in 2,000 stores

On March 5, Walmart introduced a meal-kit solution to appeal to customers looking for a more convenient way to get dinner on the table. The meal kits are available in […]

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March 6, 2018

Kohl’s partners with Aldi

In an earnings call on Thursday, department store Kohl’s announced that it was partnering with German grocery retailer Aldi, by leasing space adjacent to as many as 10 of its […]

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March 6, 2018

Jim Donald appointed as Albertsons’ President and COO

On Monday March 5, Albertsons Companies announced Jim Donald, the former Starbucks CEO and President has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Albertsons Companies, effective immediately. He will […]

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February 27, 2018

Sam’s Club partners with Instacart

Walmart unit, Sam’s club announced on Tuesday that it had partnered with Instacart to provide its customers the convenience of same-day, home delivery. The warehouse chain Sam’s Club said the […]

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February 27, 2018

Rob Woseth promoted to CFO at Supervalu

Effective Feb. 25, Rob Woseth will take on the responsibilities of evp and CFO, Supervalu announced. Woseth, who has held the position of evp, Chief Strategy Officer with the company […]

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February 23, 2018

Cheerio Blue Buffalo!

General Mills, the company behind Cheerios and Betty Crocker, announced on Friday Feb. 23, they will acquire Blue Buffalo Pet Products for $40 per share in cash, bringing the value […]

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February 22, 2018

Amazon may open six more Go stores in 2018

After debuting its cashier-less store in Seattle on Jan. 22 and offering customers a shopping experience which allows them to grab what they need and ‘just walk out’, Bloomberg reported […]

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February 21, 2018

Tops Markets files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Bi-Lo to follow?

On Wednesday Tops Markets filed for bankruptcy protection in a bid to restructure its balance sheet. The regional grocery store announced that stores will remain open and not be impacted […]

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