Kroger, Fresh Market & Sprouts are grocery store winners in ‘barbell’-shaped market

Stifel initiated coverage of three grocery stores — Kroger Co, The Fresh Market Inc., and Sprouts Farmers Market Inc.—with Friday notes that rate the shares at buy or hold based on quality goods, smaller stores, and strategic pricing, all big trends in the grocery space. Stifel analysts describe the grocery [...]

2016-02-16T17:52:22+00:00February 16th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Kroger looks to buy Fresh Market grocery stores

Kroger, the largest grocery store chain in the U.S., may be headed to the cash register again as it looks to buy Fresh Market Inc., a specialty grocery retailer that has been exploring a sale, according to a Reuters report released today. Cincinnati-based Kroger is in the second round of an auction process [...]

2016-02-12T22:45:40+00:00February 12th, 2016|Tags: , |
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