The stars should be aligned for discounters, so what toppled 99 Cents Only Stores?

Source: Grocery Dive Stubborn inflation and ultra price-conscious consumers have created the perfect storm for discounters. So far this year, Dollar General opened its 20,000th store, announced plans to open 800 locations in 2024 and brought fresh produce to more than 5,000 stores. Competitor Dollar Tree, though scaling back by [...]

2024-04-12T09:01:31-07:00April 12th, 2024|Tags: , |

Costco tests a switch from rigid to flexible packaging for its rotisserie chickens

By Katie Pyzyk Source: Grocery Dive Costco’s famous rotisserie chickens are getting a glow up: The widely recognizable domed rigid plastic containers housing the chickens are being replaced with flexible plastic bags — at least in some locations. A display sign accompanying the chickens at the Issaquah, Washington, store indicates [...]

2024-04-10T10:06:37-07:00April 8th, 2024|Tags: , , |

99 Cents Only to close down all stores

By Vivian Chow Source: 99 Cents Only will be closing all of its stores as the company announced plans to wind down its business operations. The company, which was founded in 1982, operates 371 stores across California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. On Thursday, the company officially announced plans to [...]

2024-04-05T09:14:43-07:00April 4th, 2024|Tags: , |

Coalition Targets Supermarket Giants with Proposed Legislation to Safeguard Workers, Shoppers

By Geeta Pillai Source: BNN Breaking In a bold move that could reshape the U.S. grocery industry, a coalition comprising UFCW Local unions and Attorneys General from nine states has launched an initiative aimed at halting the proposed mega merger between supermarket behemoths Kroger and Albertsons. This action is rooted [...]

2024-04-01T08:16:16-07:00March 30th, 2024|Tags: , , , |
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