Retail & Financial http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6694/more en Can Wal-Mart clerks ship as fast as Amazon robots? http://supermarketnews.com/can-wal-mart-clerks-ship-fast-amazon-robots <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The Wall Street Journal reports on how Wal-Mart and other retailers are trying to compete with Amazon with omnichannel strategies.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/can-wal-mart-clerks-ship-fast-amazon-robots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retail & Financial Recommended Reading Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:42:00 +0000 500551 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons, Safeway divesting 168 stores http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-safeway-divesting-168-stores <div class="node-body article-body">As a preliminary step toward their merger next month, Albertsons and Safeway said Friday they will jointly divest 168 stores across eight states.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-safeway-divesting-168-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-safeway-divesting-168-stores#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Safeway-Albertsons Merger Albertsons LLC Mergers & Acquisitions Safeway Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:35:00 +0000 500541 at http://supermarketnews.com What makes Wegmans’ love potion so powerful? http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-makes-wegmans-love-potion-so-powerful <div class="node-body article-body">Brie Dyas called out eight reasons why she and others really LOVE (not just like) Wegmans in a mid-October Huffington Post blog. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-makes-wegmans-love-potion-so-powerful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-makes-wegmans-love-potion-so-powerful#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Total Access Event Coverage Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:02:00 +0000 500531 at http://supermarketnews.com Dillon to spearhead Uncork Kansas http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dillon-spearhead-uncork-kansas <div class="node-body article-body">Uncork Kansas has named David Dillon, retiring chairman of the Kroger Co., as chairman of its 2015 effort to change state laws that restrict the sale of alcoholic beverages at supermarkets and convenience stores, it announced in a press statement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dillon-spearhead-uncork-kansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dillon-spearhead-uncork-kansas#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kansas Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:30:00 +0000 500521 at http://supermarketnews.com Pickets protest UNFI treatment of workers http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/pickets-protest-unfi-treatment-workers <div class="node-body article-body">Picket lines marched outside the annual meeting of United Natural Foods Inc. Wednesday to protest alleged mistreatment of workers who have opted to join the teamsters union at a distribution facility in Moreno Valley, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/pickets-protest-unfi-treatment-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/pickets-protest-unfi-treatment-workers#comments Latest News Retail & Financial United Natural Foods Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:51:00 +0000 500511 at http://supermarketnews.com What’s Ahead: Industry experts and SN editors make 2015 predictions http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions <div class="node-body article-body">For our 2015 predictions, we tapped two groups of people who know the industry inside and out: our incomparable IdeaXchange Xperts — from SN’s idea-sharing platform for expert contributors — and our own editors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/what-s-ahead-industry-experts-and-sn-editors-make-2015-predictions#comments Retail & Financial Technology Marketing Online Retail Private Label Pharmacy Online Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:00:00 +0000 499741 at http://supermarketnews.com Amazon introduces one-hour delivery service http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-introduces-one-hour-delivery-service <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon.com said Wednesday it will introduce one-hour delivery service on thousands of items through a new mobile app, Prime Now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-introduces-one-hour-delivery-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-introduces-one-hour-delivery-service#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Online Retail Amazon.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:19:00 +0000 500191 at http://supermarketnews.com Supply chain takes on a more strategic role in a multichannel environment http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/supply-chain-takes-more-strategic-role-multichannel-environment <div class="node-body article-body">IdeaXchange Xpert Stewart Samuel says the supply chain in 2015 will take an increasingly strategic role within grocery retailers, driven by the growing focus on multichannel retailing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/supply-chain-takes-more-strategic-role-multichannel-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/supply-chain-takes-more-strategic-role-multichannel-environment#comments Retail & Financial 2014 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:00 +0000 500021 at http://supermarketnews.com IGA donates $300,000 to Wounded Warrior Project http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/iga-donates-300000-wounded-warrior-project <div class="node-body article-body">IGA said Wednesday it has donated $300,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project as a result of the sales promotion that ran at IGA stores across the U.S. from Memorial Day through Labor Day. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/iga-donates-300000-wounded-warrior-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/iga-donates-300000-wounded-warrior-project#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Community Service IGA Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:53:00 +0000 500031 at http://supermarketnews.com Value to play key role in growth of natural foods: Wolfe Research http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/value-play-key-role-growth-natural-foods-wolfe-research <div class="node-body article-body">The runway for growth of natural, organic and specialty foods remains strong, particularly as Millennials come of age, according to a report by Wolfe Research which hosted a conference this week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/value-play-key-role-growth-natural-foods-wolfe-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/value-play-key-role-growth-natural-foods-wolfe-research#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Sprouts Farmers Market United Natural Foods Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:29:00 +0000 499951 at http://supermarketnews.com