Retail & Financial http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6694/more en New formulations may require more refrigerated space http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/new-formulations-may-require-more-refrigerated-space <div class="node-body article-body">As consumers demand more fresh, natural and organic foods, retailers may encounter a need to devote more perimeter space to refrigerated products, according to a speaker at the SN Health and Wellness Summit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/new-formulations-may-require-more-refrigerated-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sn-health-wellness-summit/new-formulations-may-require-more-refrigerated-space#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Health & Wellness SN Health & Wellness Summit Organics Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:56:00 +0000 511681 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>SN&#39;s Health &amp; Wellness Summit drew a capacity crowd Thursday at Expo West in Anaheim, Calif.</p> Fresh Market to exit California by March 31 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-exit-california-march-31 <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market said Thursday it plans to discontinue operations in California by March 31 “to focus on higher growth opportunities.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-exit-california-march-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-exit-california-march-31#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Quarterly Results The Fresh Market Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:46:00 +0000 511661 at http://supermarketnews.com Ahold to lay off 120 in central offices http://supermarketnews.com/ahold-usa/ahold-lay-120-central-offices <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ahold USA on Thursday confirmed an internal restructuring effort likely to result in the elimination of 120 jobs at its support offices in Carlyle, Pa., and Quincy, Mass.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/ahold-usa/ahold-lay-120-central-offices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/ahold-usa/ahold-lay-120-central-offices#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Ahold USA Ahold USA Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:39:00 +0000 511671 at http://supermarketnews.com Haggen invites local groups to meet following store conversions http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-invites-local-groups-meet-following-store-conversions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Haggen announced it plans to meet with local community groups as it converts the 146 stores it acquired from Albertsons and Safeway.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-invites-local-groups-meet-following-store-conversions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggen-invites-local-groups-meet-following-store-conversions#comments Community Service Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Safeway-Albertsons Merger Haggen Inc. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 21:19:00 +0000 511631 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger Q4, outlook beat expectations http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-q4-outlook-beat-expectations <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter sales and earnings that were better than analysts had expected, and forecast more robust growth in its new fiscal year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-q4-outlook-beat-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-q4-outlook-beat-expectations#comments Retail & Financial Kroger Kroger Co. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:53:00 +0000 511611 at http://supermarketnews.com Delhaize to continue Food Lion investments following strong Q4 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-continue-food-lion-investments-following-strong-q4 <div class="node-body article-body">Delhaize Group on Thursday said sales and underlying profits in the U.S. increased in the fiscal fourth quarter, citing effects of comparable-store sales growth, a favorable sales mix and better sales leverage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-continue-food-lion-investments-following-strong-q4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/delhaize-continue-food-lion-investments-following-strong-q4#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Delhaize America Delhaize America Delhaize Group Food Lion Frans Muller 2015 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:14:00 +0000 511591 at http://supermarketnews.com Roundy’s Q4 exceeds expectations http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/roundy-s-q4-exceeds-expectations <div class="node-body article-body">Roundy’s had strong sales in the fourth quarter. Net sales were $1.08 billion for the fourth quarter ending January 3, 2015, an increase of 26.1% compared to the same time period last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/roundy-s-q4-exceeds-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/roundy-s-q4-exceeds-expectations#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Financial Performance Mariano's Fresh Market Roundy's Supermarkets Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:40:00 +0000 511581 at http://supermarketnews.com SpartanNash expands loyalty, PL programs http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/spartannash-expands-loyalty-pl-programs <div class="node-body article-body">SpartanNash is rolling out a new consumer relations platform to Michigan stores for its loyalty program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/spartannash-expands-loyalty-pl-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/private-label/spartannash-expands-loyalty-pl-programs#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Private Label Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:37:00 +0000 511571 at http://supermarketnews.com Target plans to eliminate 'several thousand' HQ jobs http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-plans-eliminate-several-thousand-hq-jobs <div class="node-body article-body">Target Corp. expects to eliminate “several thousand positions” over the next two years, primarily at its corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, as part of a general restructuring, the company told SN Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-plans-eliminate-several-thousand-hq-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-plans-eliminate-several-thousand-hq-jobs#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Target Corp. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:58:00 +0000 511541 at http://supermarketnews.com Target hoping to connect food with rest of store http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-hoping-connect-food-rest-store <div class="node-body article-body">Target Corp. intends to use its food offerings to connect with special occasions that will drive consumers to shop other parts of the store to complement what they might buy in food, the company’s EVP and CFO told an investors conference Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-hoping-connect-food-rest-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/target-hoping-connect-food-rest-store#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Target Corp. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:56:00 +0000 511511 at http://supermarketnews.com