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    Amazon's in-garage grocery delivery expands nationwide

    After launching in five cities last November, the service is coming to all of the markets where Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods deliver.

    By , April 27, 2021
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    Aisles Abroad: Asda's one-stop shop for plant-based products

    The chain's "vegan butcher counter" aims to save shoppers the scavenger hunt of buying plant-based items. Similar concepts are starting to take hold in the U.S.

    By April 26, 2021
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    Lidl US names new CEO

    Michal Lagunionek will take over in June from Johannes Fieber, who is departing after three years at the helm.

    By April 21, 2021
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    Walmart expands grocerants with la Madeleine, Nathan's Famous

    The retailer has partnered with the French bakery and cafe chain on a fast-casual format for 10 Dallas-Fort Worth area stores, while its tie-up with the hot dog chain is a part of its ghost kitchen trials. 

    By April 19, 2021
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    Walmart establishes policy to protect pollinators

    The retailer outlined new guidelines for fresh produce suppliers, along with sharing how it plans to combat habitat loss.

    By April 14, 2021
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    Dom's Kitchen & Market brings in $15M ahead of its first store debut

    The Chicago grocery startup, which counts veteran supermarket executive Bob Mariano among its founders, has so far raised $25 million from investors.

    By April 1, 2021
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    Fareway launches small-format pilot in rural Iowa

    The 8,000-square-foot store is about a third the size of the grocer's average location and comes as competitors like Hy-Vee and Dollar General bring more groceries to local communities.

    By March 26, 2021
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    Grocers are battling alcohol laws. Here's how the fight is going in 3 states.

    In Mississippi, Connecticut and Maryland, grocers and their advocates are taking on the liquor industry as they seek to undo restrictions on sales. 

    By Updated April 5, 2021
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    Meet the vertical automated grocery store

    Boston-based startup Urbx aims to build its futuristic stores in cities across the country and provide micro-fulfillment technology to retailers.

    By March 22, 2021
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    Schnucks opening new store format focused on fresh

    The first Schnucks Fresh location will debut this summer in Jasper, Indiana. 

    By March 12, 2021
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    Sprouts details 20 upcoming locations as it pivots to smaller stores

    The specialty grocer plans to open stores across seven states and debut a new format centered on efficiency and a "treasure hunt shopping experience."

    By March 8, 2021
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    Dollar Tree eyes at least 3K locations for rural concept stores

    A new format that combines the retailer's namesake brand with Family Dollar's aims for smaller, underserved markets. 

    By Ben Unglesbee • March 5, 2021
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    Inside the store: Foxtrot Market's first location in Washington, DC

    The digitally focused upscale convenience store chain is preparing to debut another store in the nation’s capital later in March and also has two more locations planned for the city.

    By March 3, 2021
  • Hy-Vee is bringing nail salons into select stores

    The first in-store W Nail Bar salon is slated to open in early April in Bettendorf, Iowa, with several more planned to debut later this year.

    By March 3, 2021
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    Foxtrot announces third location in Washington, DC

    The 2,488-square-foot store in the city's Dupont Circle neighborhood will open in October and feature a larger selection than the company's other units.

    By Updated Aug. 17, 2021
  • Study: 59% of US shoppers see Amazon Go as a threat to Walmart, Kroger

    Stores similar to Amazon's cashierless convenience locations appeal to more than half of U.S. consumers, according to a Piplsay survey. 

    By Feb. 24, 2021
  • The inconvenient truth about drugstores

    By filling up stores with junk food, tobacco and other high-margin goods, these retailers may be risking loyalty and market share in other key categories.

    By Daphne Howland • Feb. 10, 2021
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    Aldi to open 100 stores this year

    The hard discounter is also expanding curbside pickup to 500 additional stores and breaking ground on a new regional headquarters in Alabama.

    By Feb. 10, 2021
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    Food Lion toasts to a second liquor outlet

    The new location, which is adjacent to a Food Lion grocery store in South Carolina, comes more than five years after the grocery chain opened its first liquor store. 

    By Jan. 26, 2021
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    Grocery Outlet adds two members to board as it eyes long-term growth

    The new directors include the chief marketing officer of an artificial intelligence firm and a former top-level CPG executive.

    By Jan. 21, 2021
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    Choice Market readies frictionless store in Denver

    The location, which will offer a wider range of grocery products than the chain’s other stores, is set to open in March.

    By Jan. 19, 2021
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    Pardon the Disruption

    Grocery Dive's column by Lead Editor Jeff Wells looks at the forces shaping food retail.

    Dec. 22, 2020
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    PCC Community Markets hails green building milestone

    The Seattle-area food co-op said it's the first grocer to have a Living Building Challenge Petal-certified store after years of working to meet “rigorous” health and environmental guidelines.

    By Dec. 2, 2020
  • Walmart adds 'pop-up' direct-to-consumer fulfillment capacity at 42 distribution centers

    The model allows the retailer to increase capacity when it's experiencing peak-level volume and scale down when demand dissipates.

    By Matt Leonard • Nov. 13, 2020
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    Rite Aid leans on pharmacists in rebranding effort

    The drugstore chain is also embracing its potential as a beauty retailer, placing beauty ambassadors in some stores with a "spa-like" environment.

    By Daphne Howland • Nov. 9, 2020