Retail & Financial http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6694/more en Gallery: Albertsons-Price Chopper deal leads the Top 10 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-albertsons-price-chopper-deal-leads-top-10 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kroger’s thin same-store sales gain, Save Mart’s new CEO and articles about A&P’s former sites, Wegmans and Central Grocers also made the latest Top 10 stories and galleries that SN's newsletter readers found interesting.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-albertsons-price-chopper-deal-leads-top-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-albertsons-price-chopper-deal-leads-top-10#comments Retail & Financial Issues & Trends Kroger Online Retail Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:42:00 +0000 554881 at http://supermarketnews.com Amazon reveals 'checkout free' food store http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-reveals-checkout-free-food-store <div class="field-deck"> Amazon Go, opening early next year, to offer meal kits, essentials </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Amazon on Monday announced details of an ambitious new brick-and-mortar convenience store, to be known as Amazon Go, which it said would offer consumers grocery essentials, convenience items and prepared foods-to-go without requiring them to check out.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-reveals-checkout-free-food-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazon-reveals-checkout-free-food-store#comments Retail & Financial Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:25:00 +0000 554861 at http://supermarketnews.com 2016 Retailer of the Year: The sleeping giant awakens http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens <div class="field-deck"> In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens#comments Bakery Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Center Store Private Label Online Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 554581 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Greg Foran, Walmart&rsquo;s U.S. CEO, is an avowed &ldquo;Fresh Food Person,&rdquo; which is reflected in the company&rsquo;s major push to improve the quality of its consumables.</p> Jon Springer Kroger expecting slow climb from deflation http://supermarketnews.com/kroger/kroger-expecting-slow-climb-deflation <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Officials of Kroger on Thursday acknowledged they were likely experiencing the worst effects in a prolonged stretch of deflation &mdash; and expected it would come out of the rut as gradually as it went in.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/kroger/kroger-expecting-slow-climb-deflation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/kroger/kroger-expecting-slow-climb-deflation#comments News Retail & Financial Kroger Registration Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:30:00 +0000 554761 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger Gallery: The rise and fall of same-store sales http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-rise-and-fall-same-store-sales <div class="node-body gallery-body">Kroger, which reported a thin 0.1% 3Q rise in same-store sales Thursday, leads a parade of supermarket companies that saw their comps gain or decline in recent quarterly reports.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-rise-and-fall-same-store-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-rise-and-fall-same-store-sales#comments Publix Retail & Financial Walmart Kroger Supervalu Ahold Delhaize Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 554531 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger comps inch ahead in 3Q but outlook cloudy http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-comps-inch-ahead-3q-outlook-cloudy <div class="field-deck"> Smallest quarterly comp gain in 13 years </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kroger Co.&rsquo;s streak of positive same-store sales survived &ndash; barely &ndash; in the fiscal third quarter, reflecting challenges of ongoing price deflation and continued sales struggles at its newly acquired Roundy&rsquo;s businesses.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-comps-inch-ahead-3q-outlook-cloudy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-comps-inch-ahead-3q-outlook-cloudy#comments News Retail & Financial Registration Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:59:00 +0000 554601 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>The 0.1% increase in 3Q non-fuel ID sales was the smallest in the 52<sup>nd</sup> consecutive quarters that Kroger has posted positive comps.</p> Scott Olson/staff/Getty Images Dollar General reports surprise dip in 3Q comps http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-general-reports-surprise-dip-3q-comps <div class="field-deck"> CEO: SNAP challenges worsen, lower prices draw slow response </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sales challenges resulting from reductions in federal food stamp benefits and product price deflation worsened during the third quarter, officials of Dollar General said Thursday, leading to quarterly sales, margins and earnings that were below expectations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-general-reports-surprise-dip-3q-comps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-general-reports-surprise-dip-3q-comps#comments News Retail & Financial Registration Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:41:00 +0000 554591 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General Grocery sales slide on lower volume http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/grocery-sales-slide-lower-volume <div class="field-deck"> Ease in promotions mark slow start to 4Q: analyst </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sales at U.S. grocery stores slowed by 1.4% during November, primarily due to lower overall volumes, according to figures from IRI.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/grocery-sales-slide-lower-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/grocery-sales-slide-lower-volume#comments News Retail & Financial Kroger Registration Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:26:00 +0000 554541 at http://supermarketnews.com Chad Baker/Jason Reed/Ryan McVay/Photodisc/Thinkstock Wegmans reduces prices on healthy products http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/wegmans-reduces-prices-healthy-products <div class="node-body article-body">Wegmans announced it had lowered prices on more than 40 healthy private label products, citing deflation in other categories as a factor in the decision. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/wegmans-reduces-prices-healthy-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/wegmans-reduces-prices-healthy-products#comments News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Center Store Private Label Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:50:00 +0000 554481 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Wegmans&#39; fresh produce department offers some of the new lower prices on private label products.</p> Wegmans Report: Albertsons in talks to buy Price Chopper http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/report-albertsons-talks-buy-price-chopper <div class="field-deck"> $1B deal would unite East Coast holdings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Albertsons Cos. is on the verge of acquiring Price Chopper, Reuters reported late Tuesday.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/report-albertsons-talks-buy-price-chopper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/report-albertsons-talks-buy-price-chopper#comments Retail & Financial Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:52:00 +0000 554461 at http://supermarketnews.com Market 32