Financial Performance http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27792/more en 99 Cents Only sales drop in shortened year http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/99-cents-only-sales-drop-shortened-year <div class="node-body article-body">99 Cents Only Stores, Los Angeles, said its net loss increased while sales declined for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31 — a 10-month, 44-week year compared with a full 52-week year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/99-cents-only-sales-drop-shortened-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/99-cents-only-sales-drop-shortened-year#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Financial Performance 99 Cents Only Stores West Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:13:00 +0000 471281 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts says Q1 sales, margins should increase http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sprouts-says-q1-sales-margins-should-increase <div class="node-body article-body">Sprouts Farmers Market said it expects to report a 26% increase in sales for the fiscal first quarter that ends March 30.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sprouts-says-q1-sales-margins-should-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sprouts-says-q1-sales-margins-should-increase#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Financial Performance Quarterly Results Sprouts Farmers Market Stocks Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:36:00 +0000 469051 at http://supermarketnews.com AWG posts sales, earnings gains http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/awg-posts-sales-earnings-gains <div class="node-body article-body">Associated Wholesale Grocers said sales increased by 6.8% in 2013 to $8.4 billion, while same-store sales improved by nearly 2% for the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/awg-posts-sales-earnings-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/awg-posts-sales-earnings-gains#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Financial Performance Associated Wholesale Grocers Jerry Garland Midwest South wholesalers Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:00:00 +0000 468401 at http://supermarketnews.com Sobeys addresses merchandising at Safeway stores http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sobeys-addresses-merchandising-safeway-stores <div class="node-body article-body">Sobeys said it is not only working to integrate systems at the stores it acquired from Safeway last year but is also implementing merchandising programs to address concerns with sales in some categories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sobeys-addresses-merchandising-safeway-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/sobeys-addresses-merchandising-safeway-stores#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Financial Performance Canadian companies Mergers & Acquisitions Quarterly Results Sobeys Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:19:00 +0000 467231 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger re-ups stock buyback http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/kroger-re-ups-stock-buyback <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co. said Thursday its board of directors has approved a $1 billion share repurchase program, replacing the existing buyback program that has about $2 million remaining.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/kroger-re-ups-stock-buyback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/kroger-re-ups-stock-buyback#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kroger Financial Performance Kroger Co. Stocks Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:20:00 +0000 467221 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General to recycle smaller units http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-amp-construction/dollar-general-recycle-smaller-units <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar General Corp., Goodlettsville, Tenn., plans to pursue a “lifecycle remodeling” program for its smallest stores rather than relocating them, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, told investors Thursday during an earnings call.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-amp-construction/dollar-general-recycle-smaller-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-amp-construction/dollar-general-recycle-smaller-units#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Dollar Stores Financial Performance Dollar General Quarterly Results Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 467141 at http://supermarketnews.com UNFI Q2 sales stay hot despite chill http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/unfi-q2-sales-stay-hot-despite-chill <div class="node-body article-body">United Natural Foods Inc. said net income increased by 23.6% in the fiscal second quarter despite the winter weather literally freezing some sales.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/unfi-q2-sales-stay-hot-despite-chill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/unfi-q2-sales-stay-hot-despite-chill#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Financial Performance Health & Wellness Logistics Quarterly Results Steven Spinner United Natural Foods wholesalers Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:39:00 +0000 466671 at http://supermarketnews.com The Fresh Market closing 4 stores http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/fresh-market-closing-4-stores <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market said Thursday it would close three locations in Sacramento, Calif., and one store in Houston to focus on expansion in existing markets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/fresh-market-closing-4-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/fresh-market-closing-4-stores#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Financial Performance California Craig Carlock Store Closings Texas The Fresh Market Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:32:00 +0000 465991 at http://supermarketnews.com Analysts suggest Kroger bid on Safeway http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/analysts-suggest-kroger-bid-safeway <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co., in its last quarterly earnings call that will not include results from the purchase of Harris Teeter, declined to comment on reports that it is exploring a bid to acquire all or part of Safeway.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/analysts-suggest-kroger-bid-safeway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/analysts-suggest-kroger-bid-safeway#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kroger Safeway Financial Performance Kroger Co. Mergers & Acquisitions Quarterly Results Rodney McMullen Safeway Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:46:00 +0000 465901 at http://supermarketnews.com Costco earnings dip in Q2 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/costco-earnings-dip-q2 <div class="node-body article-body">Costco Wholesale Corp., Issaquah, Wash., said Thursday weak holiday sales, combined with several “anomalies,” resulted in lower earnings for the second quarter and first half ended Feb. 16, while sales increased for both periods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/costco-earnings-dip-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-amp-financial/costco-earnings-dip-q2#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Membership Warehouse Clubs Financial Performance Costco Wholesale Corp. Quarterly Results Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:35:00 +0000 465881 at http://supermarketnews.com