Aldi update: The latest on the discount grocery chain’s plans across metro Phoenix

Discount grocery store Aldi is moving forward on bringing its national expansion to metro Phoenix — but it's unclear if any stores would open this year. A city spokeswoman for Buckeye says the store planned there will wait until after an Aldi distribution center opens in neighboring Goodyear. That's expected in 2020. The chain, popular in [...]

2019-04-16T15:29:11+00:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

This will be the first city for Kroger’s driverless grocery delivery

Kroger Co. appears to have identified the first city where it’ll use driverless cars to deliver groceries to customers’ homes. Cincinnati-based Kroger, the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets, partnered in June with Nuro, the Silicon Valley-based robotics company that developed a self-driving vehicle to deliver goods. Kroger touted that [...]

2018-07-31T16:06:16+00:00July 31st, 2018|Tags: , , |

Union’s ‘Expose Walmart’ tour launches in Phoenix

A union that represents thousands of grocery and retail works launched a national tour Monday in Phoenix to draw attention to Walmart’s wages and the thousands of police calls to its mega stores that are costing local taxpayers each year. The Expose Walmart tour is led by the United Food and Commercial Workers International [...]

2017-05-16T16:13:11+00:00May 16th, 2017|Tags: , |
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