News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6689/more en Lexington, N.C., to get grocer. Could it be Triad's first Lidl? http://supermarketnews.com/lexington-nc-get-grocer-could-it-be-triads-first-lidl <div class="node-body link-body">The Triad Business Journal reports that Lexington, N.C., is set to get a grocery and other retail development following the city council's approval of zoning permits this week — and it seems likely that the site would host the first Triad location for Lidl.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/lexington-nc-get-grocer-could-it-be-triads-first-lidl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Recommended Reading Thu, 28 May 2015 22:03:00 +0000 519291 at http://supermarketnews.com Costco 'willing to eat' higher chicken costs http://supermarketnews.com/meat/costco-willing-eat-higher-chicken-costs <div class="node-body article-body">With poultry prices going up due to an Avian flu outbreak, Costco Wholesale Corp. said Thursday it plans to hold the line on pricing of rotisserie chicken.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/costco-willing-eat-higher-chicken-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/costco-willing-eat-higher-chicken-costs#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Meat Membership Warehouse Clubs Costco Wholesale Corp. Thu, 28 May 2015 20:54:00 +0000 519281 at http://supermarketnews.com SpartanNash Q1 profits up on flat sales http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/spartannash-q1-profits-flat-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SpartanNash reported first-quarter financial earnings that exceeded Wall Street expectations on the strength of cost controls and merger synergies amid flat revenues.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/spartannash-q1-profits-flat-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/spartannash-q1-profits-flat-sales#comments Latest News Retail & Financial SpartanNash Thu, 28 May 2015 19:45:00 +0000 519261 at http://supermarketnews.com How Bashas' is tackling healthcare costs http://supermarketnews.com/how-bashas-tackling-healthcare-costs <div class="node-body link-body">The Wall Street Journal reports that the “Cadillac Tax” isn’t the only reason executives are looking to shed healthcare costs; low-margin businesses don’t have much choice but to arrest the increases and trim fat wherever they can.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/how-bashas-tackling-healthcare-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health & Wellness Recommended Reading Thu, 28 May 2015 18:24:00 +0000 519251 at http://supermarketnews.com Delhaize chairman: Seeking scale in merger http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-chairman-seeking-scale-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Delhaize Group officials on Thursday said a need to generate greater scale to provide fuel for investment is sparking industry consolidation in the U.S. — and by extension, its own talks of a merger with rival Ahold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-chairman-seeking-scale-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-chairman-seeking-scale-merger#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Delhaize America Ahold-Delhaize Merger Ahold Delhaize Group Frans Muller Thu, 28 May 2015 17:16:00 +0000 519231 at http://supermarketnews.com Time for a Change: Supermarkets drive diaper loyalty with savings programs http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/time-change-supermarkets-drive-diaper-loyalty-savings-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Disposable baby diapers may be ideally suited for the fast-growing e-commerce economy, but retailers are working hard to retain share with sharp pricing, membership clubs that encourage loyalty, and other incentives tailored to attract young parents to the store.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/time-change-supermarkets-drive-diaper-loyalty-savings-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/time-change-supermarkets-drive-diaper-loyalty-savings-programs#comments Marketing Center Store Private Label Publix Super Markets Tops Friendly Markets Online 2015 Thu, 28 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 519171 at http://supermarketnews.com Vasos to succeed Dreiling as Dollar General CEO http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/vasos-succeed-dreiling-dollar-general-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar General Corp. said Thursday that Todd Vasos would succeed Rick Dreiling as the company’s CEO effective June 3. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/vasos-succeed-dreiling-dollar-general-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/vasos-succeed-dreiling-dollar-general-ceo#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Dollar Stores Thu, 28 May 2015 15:21:00 +0000 519191 at http://supermarketnews.com Costco reports Q3 increases http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/costco-reports-q3-increases <div class="node-body article-body">Costco Wholesale Corp. said Wednesday sales and earnings increased for the third quarter and 36 weeks ended May 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/costco-reports-q3-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/costco-reports-q3-increases#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Membership Warehouse Clubs Costco Wholesale Corp. Quarterly Results Thu, 28 May 2015 03:49:00 +0000 519181 at http://supermarketnews.com UFCW launches ads to support California scheduling legislation http://supermarketnews.com/government/ufcw-launches-ads-support-california-scheduling-legislation <div class="node-body article-body">The Western States Council of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union said Wednesday it has launched new television and radio ads in support of the California Fair Scheduling Act, which would help provide more predictable schedules for retail workers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/ufcw-launches-ads-support-california-scheduling-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/ufcw-launches-ads-support-california-scheduling-legislation#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Government California UFCW Wed, 27 May 2015 20:40:00 +0000 519161 at http://supermarketnews.com Boston to launch the nation’s first ‘all-local’ public market http://supermarketnews.com/boston-launch-nation-s-first-all-local-public-market <div class="node-body link-body">Civil Eats reports that the Boston Public Market will be home to about 40 vendors, who will sell fruits and vegetables, fish and meat, and honey—all grown, caught or produced in New England.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/boston-launch-nation-s-first-all-local-public-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Recommended Reading Wed, 27 May 2015 20:25:00 +0000 519151 at http://supermarketnews.com