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    Albertsons sees more turmoil ahead as it closes the books on a tough year

    The grocer posted anemic same-store sales growth during its latest quarter, with lower inflation and a growing reliance on pharmacy posing key challenges.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Dom’s, Foxtrot cease operations

    The companies “found no viable option despite good faith and exhaustive efforts,” Dom’s posted on its website.

    By , Brett Dworski • Updated 2 hours ago
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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Taking a closer look at Kroger and Albertsons’ revised divestiture deal with C&S

    A series of charts and maps shows how the retailers’ revised deal differs from the original, and how it would impact markets across the country.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Kroger and Albertsons update divestiture plan with C&S

    The grocery chains have increased the number of stores they plan to divest and added other assets to the deal as they press ahead with their embattled merger plan.

    By , April 22, 2024
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    Gelson’s replaces president and CEO

    The Southern California chain said Albertsons veteran Ryan Adams has assumed both positions.

    By April 19, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Amazon takes back the mic on Just Walk Out

    The company is working overtime to shift perception of frictionless tech back to its favor.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • April 19, 2024
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    Grubhub steps up its grocery game

    The restaurant delivery company is offering products from hundreds of independent food retailers through a new tie-up with e-commerce platform provider Mercato.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Instacart taps CPG veteran for board

    Victoria Dolan, former CFO of Revlon, is joining the technology company and two board members will retire when their terms expire next month.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Hy-Vee enters Indiana with acquisition of Strack & Van Til

    The Midwestern grocery chain is picking up 22 stores in the northwestern portion of the state.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Grocers need ‘the courage to fail’ as technology roars ahead

    Indecisiveness is a top risk factor for retailers as they test new processes and systems, experts said.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Publix CEO joins company’s board of directors

    Two long-time board members also announced their retirement at the grocer’s annual stockholders meeting.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Walmart brings autonomous forklifts to 4 distribution centers

    The Fox Robotics technology is being deployed in Florida, Texas, New York and Alabama after a 16-month pilot.

    By Alejandra Salgado • April 16, 2024
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    Shoppers cut grocers a break when assigning blame for inflation, survey finds

    Consumers feel government policies and actions are most responsible for rising grocery prices but think retailers are not doing a good job explaining cost increases, according to The Feedback Group.

    By April 16, 2024
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    SpartanNash acquires Metcalfe’s Market

    The transaction expands the food solutions company’s footprint in Wisconsin.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Aisles Abroad: Spotlighting Ahold Delhaize’s sustainability efforts in Europe

    From renewable energy to bottle-return vending machines, here’s how the grocery company’s banners abroad have turned to climate-focused innovation.

    By April 15, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: The stars should be aligned for discounters, so what toppled 99 Cents Only Stores?

    Consumers' fixation on inflation has allowed most discounters to capitalize on the grocery space.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • April 11, 2024
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    Mapping Whole Foods’ growth across the US

    As the specialty grocer looks to debut a scaled-down format, here’s a visual guide to the Amazon-owned chain’s recent progress in new and existing markets.

    By April 11, 2024
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    3 takeaways from the FTC’s probe into grocery supply chains

    The Federal Trade Commission’s study highlighted ongoing procurement risks exposed by the pandemic.

    By Kelly Stroh • April 11, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales hold steady in March

    Delivery sales declined slightly last month compared with the same period in 2023, while pickup was flat and the ship-to-home segment posted a small gain.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Weis Markets adds tech-driven salad bars to two stores

    The Northeastern grocer opened Picadeli bars at a pair of Pennsylvania stores Wednesday and is preparing to bring the self-service stations to six more locations over the coming weeks.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Aldi consistently outpaces Lidl in drawing shoppers, data shows

    The two discounters reach distinctly different groups of shoppers, according to a report from Placer.ai.

    By April 9, 2024
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    99 Cents Only files for Chapter 11

    The bankruptcy filing comes just days after the discount retailer announced plans to liquidate and close all stores.

    By Nate Delesline III • April 8, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize and 4 other grocers establish venture capital fund

    W23 Global will invest $125 million over five years in small businesses that support in-store and online shopping experiences as well as sustainability initiatives.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize says a final goodbye to the Peapod brand

    The grocer is sunsetting the storied e-commerce name as it merges its Peapod Digital Labs and Retail Business Services into a unified support group for its U.S. banners.

    By April 5, 2024
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    H-E-B charges ahead with expansion in Dallas-Fort Worth area

    The Texas grocery chain’s groundbreaking for its Prosper store marks the latest step in its rapid expansion in the metropolitan region.

    By April 4, 2024