30 Mar

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

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

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 [...]

27 Mar

What a Kroger-Albertsons Merger Could Mean for Grocery Shoppers

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

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 [...]

27 Mar

Kroger to close 3 e-commerce facilities

2024-04-01T08:11:44-07:00March 27th, 2024|Tags: |

By Catherine Douglas Moran and Jeff Wells Source: Grocery Dive Kroger is closing three spoke facilities as part of its e-commerce hub-and-spoke network with Ocado on May 25, a spokesperson for the grocer confirmed Wednesday. The soon-to-be-shuttered facilities are in Opa-locka in South Florida, and San Antonio and Austin, Texas. [...]

25 Mar

Large Grocers Took Advantage of Pandemic Supply Chain Disruptions, F.T.C. Finds

2024-03-25T09:12:57-07:00March 25th, 2024|Tags: , , |

By Madeleine Ngo Source: The New York Times Large grocery retailers took advantage of supply chain disruptions to beat out smaller rivals and protect their profits during the pandemic, according to a report released by the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday. The report found that some large firms “accelerated and [...]

25 Mar

Do Kroger and Albertsons need to revise their divestiture deal with C&S?

2024-04-01T08:09:54-07:00March 25th, 2024|Tags: , , , |

By Catherine Douglas Moran Source: Grocery Dive As Kroger and Albertsons prepare to fight the Federal Trade Commission’s objections to their proposed mega-merger, the grocers have options to refine their plan to assuage regulators’ concerns. And the companies’ divestiture plan with C&S Wholesale Grocers is one key area analysts believe [...]

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