Energized workers — and relieved suppliers — were busy getting Market Basket stores back to life following an agreement between the company’s warring family owners that ended an extraordinary wildcat strike that virtually shut down the chain for nearly six weeks....More
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, during Thursday night’s gubernatorial debate with Republican rival Neel Kashkari, said he plans to sign a law that would make California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags....More
John Moritz, the former A&P senior executive who pled guilty to charges of using company resources to fund a event ticket business run for his personal gain, was sentenced to 36 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said.
As the economy keeps improving, so are supermarket sales, according to industry executives around the U.S., who told SN summer sales have been increasing — and most said they expect more of the same through the fall....More
After introducing its first small footprint store at the University of Minneapolis this July, Target Corp. announced plans to open two Bay Area TargetExpress stores in San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif....More
As part of its goal to redefine pharmacy, drugstore chain CVS changed its corporate name to CVS Health, from CVS Caremark Corp., and has ceased tobacco sales chainwide a month earlier than expected....More
Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it has sent an enhanced acquisition proposal to the board of directors of Family Dollar Stores that would increase its all-cash offer to $80 per share, for a total offer of approximately $9.1 billion....More
Smart & Final said sales and profits improved during the fiscal second quarter, citing contributions from new stores and comparable-store sales driven by increases in store visits and basket size....More