Retailers http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6726/more en 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 Sales stagnant for Ahold in Q1 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-stagnant-ahold-q1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ahold said U.S. sales were down in the first quarter and comps were flat, citing effects of lower gas prices, an earlier Easter holiday, and harsh winter weather.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-stagnant-ahold-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-stagnant-ahold-q1#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Ahold USA Wed, 27 May 2015 15:23:00 +0000 519091 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: New Raley's majority owner, new Bi-Lo parent name and more trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-new-raleys-majority-owner-new-bi-lo-parent-name-and-more-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Stories about Safeway's store closings, 7-Eleven's latest acquisition and Instacart's tactics also struck a chord with readers of SN's e-newsletter. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-new-raleys-majority-owner-new-bi-lo-parent-name-and-more-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-new-raleys-majority-owner-new-bi-lo-parent-name-and-more-trending-stories#comments Retail & Financial Safeway Store Design & Construction Tue, 26 May 2015 20:48:00 +0000 519021 at http://supermarketnews.com Harris Teeter could impact Kroger expansion plans http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/harris-teeter-could-impact-kroger-expansion-plans <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co.’s much-anticipated new-market entry, which the company in 2012 said it had begun exploring, has been sidelined by its 2013 acquisition of Harris Teeter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/harris-teeter-could-impact-kroger-expansion-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/harris-teeter-could-impact-kroger-expansion-plans#comments Retail & Financial Kroger Harris Teeter Kroger Co. Online 2015 Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 518741 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart slows new store growth to fund virtual expansion http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-slows-new-store-growth-fund-virtual-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart has shifted his expansion focus from the small-store format to e-commerce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-slows-new-store-growth-fund-virtual-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-slows-new-store-growth-fund-virtual-expansion#comments Retail & Financial Walmart Neighborhood Market Wal-Mart Stores Walmart Express Online 2015 Tue, 26 May 2015 10:00:00 +0000 518711 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart announces sweeping update to animal welfare policy http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. on Friday revealed comprehensive new policies around animal welfare and antibiotic use on farms along with expectations for its suppliers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy#comments Latest News Walmart Meat Dairy Sustainability Sam's Club Wal-Mart Stores Fri, 22 May 2015 14:40:00 +0000 518791 at http://supermarketnews.com Hiller's phasing out some grocery items as part of Kroger transition http://supermarketnews.com/hillers-phasing-out-some-grocery-items-part-kroger-transition <div class="node-body link-body">As Hiller's Market finalizes a deal that will result in all seven stores being purchased by Kroger, the company is slowly phasing out some the items on the shelves, reports MLive Media Group.</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/hillers-phasing-out-some-grocery-items-part-kroger-transition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kroger Recommended Reading Wed, 20 May 2015 21:13:00 +0000 518581 at http://supermarketnews.com Belgian workers fear Ahold-Delhaize merger, worry jobs may go http://supermarketnews.com/belgian-workers-fear-ahold-delhaize-merger-worry-jobs-may-go <div class="node-body link-body">From DutchNews.nl: People who work for the Delhaize supermarket group are unhappy about the possible merger between their Belgian employer and Dutch retail group Ahold, according to local media reports.</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/belgian-workers-fear-ahold-delhaize-merger-worry-jobs-may-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ahold USA Delhaize America Recommended Reading Tue, 19 May 2015 20:07:00 +0000 518411 at http://supermarketnews.com U.S. comps inch up for Walmart in Q1 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/us-comps-inch-walmart-q1 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. sales were up modestly in the first quarter at Wal-Mart Stores, but investments in labor kept earnings on the lower end of expectations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/us-comps-inch-walmart-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/us-comps-inch-walmart-q1#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Greg Foran Quarterly Results Wal-Mart Stores Tue, 19 May 2015 15:01:00 +0000 518351 at http://supermarketnews.com Kentucky Proud product sales exceed Kroger's expectations http://supermarketnews.com/kentucky-proud-product-sales-exceed-krogers-expectations <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Wave3 News reports that Kentucky Proud members and a Kroger official say the state's farm marketing program has been a success at the supermarket chain's stores.</p> </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/kentucky-proud-product-sales-exceed-krogers-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kroger Recommended Reading Mon, 18 May 2015 21:20:00 +0000 518311 at http://supermarketnews.com