What a Kroger-Albertsons Merger Could Mean for Grocery Shoppers

By Cara Smith Source: Nerdwallet You stop by your local supermarket on Sunday. It’s more crowded than usual, which makes finding a parking spot a little tough. You usually pick up a favorite brand’s organic, free-range chicken breasts, but you haven’t seen them stocked in a while. Instead, all that’s [...]

2024-03-28T15:51:05-07:00March 27th, 2024|

Are all self-checkout grocery stores coming?

By John Matarese Source: WBRC.com Kroger, the nation’s largest supermarket, is now experimenting with an all self-checkout store in the Nashville, TN area. These new-style lanes are much more convenient than the old-fashioned self-check lanes where you had little room to place all of your items. Kroger’s Jenifer Moore says [...]

2023-08-21T15:38:36-07:00August 17th, 2023|

El Rancho Supermercado bought by Heritage Grocers Group

By Sam Silverstein Source: Grocery Dive Heritage Grocers Group has acquired Texas-based supermarket chain El Rancho Supermercado, a spokesperson for the ethnic grocery store company confirmed by email on Wednesday. El Rancho Supermercado, which operates 28 stores in Texas and Kansas, will continue to run under its existing name, and [...]

2023-07-05T15:22:33-07:00June 29th, 2023|

Trader Joe’s whines: The grocery chain insists store closure isn’t union-busting. Prove it

By Editorial Board Source: New York Daily News The eclectic grocery chain Trader Joe’s has strived to cultivate an image of friendliness, tongue-in-cheek humor and social consciousness, attracting throngs of loyal customers who appreciate the ethos, the quality and the reasonable prices. We’ll see if these customers stick around now [...]

2022-08-22T22:43:04-07:00August 22nd, 2022|
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