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  • Exterior of BJ's Wholesale Club store
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    BJ’s turns in its most profitable Q3 ever as groceries power sales

    “We’ve been gaining market share all year long, both in gas and in our grocery business, and I don’t see that slowing down at all,” President and CEO Bob Eddy said Thursday.

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    Three Midwestern chains add active assailant training

    Dierbergs Markets, Heinen’s and Schnuck Markets have turned to an online training platform offered through a partnership between the Food Industry Association and The Power of Preparedness.

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    Shipt updates in-app features before holiday shopping rush

    The third-party delivery company is rolling out several new features aimed at streamlining the shopping experience for gig workers, customers and retailers.

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    Aisles Abroad: How Migros is using semi-autonomous carts to pick online orders

    The Turkish grocer’s invention combines the strengths of robotic and manual picking to efficiently select products at a lower cost than fully automated solutions. 

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    Postponement of Albertsons’ $4B dividend extended to December

    The legal battle over whether the grocer can make the shareholder payout now goes to a hearing early next month, and the payment remains blocked until then.

  • A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland.
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    Grocery trade groups raise concerns about FDA’s new food traceability rule

    New recordkeeping during production and along the supply chain will be required in 2026 for items such as produce, cheeses and eggs.

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    Grocery sales rise 8% in October

    Spending increased at food retailers at the fastest rate since July on an annual basis, and rose compared with the previous month at the quickest pace in 2022.

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    Target’s profits tumble again, casting a shadow over the holidays

    Another disappointing quarter points to pressures on consumers, but some analysts also took the retailer to task for its performance.

  • Stop & Shop and About Fresh team up to offer healthy food prescription
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    Giant Food links with prepaid debit card program to tackle food insecurity

    With the tie-up, the Fresh Connect program is expanding to all of banner’s locations in Washington, D.C., and participants will be able to access free classes, consultations and resources offered by the grocer. 

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    Ahold Delhaize USA CEO to step down

    Kevin Holt plans to leave the post in April before retiring at the end of 2023, and the company will nominate JJ Fleeman, the company’s chief commercial and digital officer, to the top role.

  • The curved banner of a Walmart store, the brand name in white letters and the characteristic yellow sunburst logo to the right, against a blue sky.
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    Walmart’s strong Q3 powered by grocery

    The retailer, which recorded increases to its U.S. grocery sales and unit growth, has continued to gain market share in food and beverage from households across income demographics, executives told investors Tuesday.

  • Close-up of a person using a self checkout machine.
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    Self-checkout now comprises nearly 40% of grocery checkout options, study says

    Despite the outcry over the rise of do-it-yourself front ends, consumers that use both self-checkout and staffed lanes are highly valuable to retailers, according to shopper intelligence firm Catalina. 

  • In front of a fruit display, a hand holds a phone with a grocery app open.
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    Grocery e-commerce sales fall 3% in October

    Delivery accounted for about 37% of online orders, while pickup’s share was essentially flat, according to data released by Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

  • Wine bottles and glasses on a table outside with a vineyard in the backdrop
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    Albertsons unveils new private label premium wines

    The grocery company’s Vinaforé Collection, which includes five varietals, is launching in time for the winter holiday season.

  • A rendering of the interior of a Foxtrot Markets location opening on Nov. 18.
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    Foxtrot expands to Maryland with 23rd location

    The store marks the chain’s fifth location in the greater Washington, D.C., area, and includes an assortment of local products and dining areas, including an outdoor patio.

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    Stop & Shop focuses on meal experiences in new TV spot

    The latest installment in the grocery chain’s “Feed the Moment” campaign draws attention to its private label selection while also acknowledging inflationary pressures.

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    Washington court extends pause on Albertsons’ $4B dividend: Reuters

    The fight over whether the grocer can make the shareholder payout now goes to a hearing on Nov. 17, and the payment remains blocked until then.

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    The Friday Checkout: Falling inflation could pose challenges for grocers

    Reasonable upward pressure on prices can be beneficial for supermarket operators, so an extended trend toward slowing inflation could eventually become a headwind for the industry.

  • A person tending to leafy greens at an indoor farming site
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    UNFI to add indoor farms at select distribution centers

    In a new partnership, Square Roots will co-locate its vertical farming technology on-site at certain facilities, starting with the grocery wholesaler’s Prescott, Wisconsin, location in 2023.

  • Exterior of new large format Target store featuring Drive Up service
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    Target pivots to larger stores with new 150K-square-foot format

    The new concept is 20,000 square feet larger than the company average, with more space for pickup services, fulfillment and an expanded merchandise assortment.

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    NGA welcomes FTC’s renewed crackdown on unfair competition

    The grocery trade association has demanded for months that regulators and members of Congress address anti-competitive practices. 

  • Person in a grocery store holding phone in front of a product.
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    Food inflation comes down again in October

    Food-at-home prices were up in October at a 12.4% annual rate, marking a second consecutive monthly decline in the key metric, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday.

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    Albertsons notches win in fight over $4B dividend

    A federal district court has denied a restraining order request by the attorneys general of California, Illinois and Washington, D.C., against the grocery company’s investor payout, which was originally slated for Nov. 7.

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    Ahold Delhaize posts strong Q3 results as Stop & Shop moves ahead

    The grocery company saw same-store sales in the U.S. rise by 8.2%, but earnings were hurt by its decision in August to scale back operations at its FreshDirect e-grocery service.

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    Uber ramps up grocery partnerships

    The e-commerce delivery company announced this week it has expanded its services chainwide with Grocery Outlet and forged a new deal with SpartanNash.