Are all self-checkout grocery stores coming?

By John Matarese Source: 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|

Amazon, Target Pushing Deal Days for More Grocery Sales; Shopify Merchants Can Sell Up to 50 Items on Twitter

By Emily Sanders Source: Today in retail, inflation-smacked consumers content to eat dinner and watch movies at home for now, while retailers are using cash incentives to encourage customers to pick up their orders. Plus, Harrods postpones summer sale amid supply chain hang-ups. With spiraling food and gasoline prices [...]

2022-06-23T20:21:09-07:00June 23rd, 2022|
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