Finances & Deals


  • Exterior of Washington, D.C., Safeway store at 415 14th Street, SE, on Aug. 11, 2020. Store opened Aug. 12, 2020.
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    Kroger, Albertsons disclose list of assets set for divestment

    The grocers are publicly sharing the exact locations of the supermarkets and distribution centers they want to offload to C&S Wholesale Grocers in a bid to assuage antitrust concerns.

    By , Updated July 10, 2024
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    Meijer doubles milk discount for SNAP participants

    Customers who use SNAP can now receive 40% off any brand or size of 1% or fat free milk purchased in-store or online, building on the grocer’s efforts to expand access to healthy foods. 

    By July 3, 2024
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    Balls Food Stores transfers company ownership to workers

    The Midwest chain said the move builds on its legacy of “creating a teammate-centric culture.”

    By July 2, 2024
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    Grocers look to turn down inflation heat this July Fourth

    Kroger and Walmart are among the retailers dishing out savings to help shoppers enjoy the holiday while staying on budget.

    By July 2, 2024
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    The Save Mart Companies acquired by Canadian conglomerate

    The Jim Pattison Group has purchased the West Coast supermarket company, which was owned by a private equity firm for two years.

    By June 28, 2024
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    Kroger’s sales inch forward as it stays focused on merging with Albertsons

    The grocer’s same-store and overall sales were both ahead by less than 1% in Q1 as the company recorded a “solid start” to the year, said Chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Schnucks ramps up personalization of its rewards program

    The Midwestern grocer introduced new app features that allow members to unlock more offers from coupons to free donuts.

    By June 14, 2024
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    How different generations shop private label

    While older generations buy more private label goods across more categories, younger consumers are determining where they shop based on store brands, according to new research.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Illinois set to end grocery tax

    Legislators have approved a state budget for 2025 that eliminates the 1% tax, paving the way for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to sign it into law.

    By May 30, 2024
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    Giant Eagle unveils rotating seasonal price cuts

    The regional grocer will lower prices on more than 1,000 summer items during the first round of its new Deals for Days promotion.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Top grocery M&A deals so far in 2024

    Regional grocers struck several deals recently, including Hy-Vee buying a 22-store grocery chain in northwest Indiana and SpartanNash picking up a three-store Wisconsin chain.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Amazon Fresh rolls out weekly rotating discounts for in-store and online purchases

    The offering also extends additional savings to Prime members, giving them 10% off when shopping the retailer’s e-commerce site.

    By May 28, 2024
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    PCC says this year will be pivotal after an unprofitable 2023

    The co-op’s CEO and president said the closure of a store last year hit sales hard and implored member-owners to shop at the grocer more often.

    By May 23, 2024
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    UNFI extends Whole Foods distribution deal into 2032

    The companies’ previous agreement was set to end in September 2027.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Walmart beats expectations in Q1 as revenue surpasses $160B

    The company's e-commerce sales rose 21%, driven by store-fulfilled pickup and delivery and strength within its marketplace.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 17, 2024
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    ‘Whole Paycheck’ no more? Whole Foods is ramping up value messaging.

    The specialty grocer’s store shelves in the Washington, D.C., area are coated in yellow discount tags signaling the retailer may be trying to appear more price-friendly to shoppers.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Foxtrot files for bankruptcy

    The decision to file for Chapter 7 was made during a meeting of Outfox’s board of directors, who reviewed the financial condition of the company and each of its subsidiaries.

    By Brett Dworski • May 15, 2024
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    Foxtrot’s assets auctioned for $2.2M in what one attendee called a ‘completely ramrodded’ process

    The virtual sale on Friday seemed to leave people with more questions than answers after organizer JPMorgan Chase didn’t describe the lot for sale and only entertained one bid.

    By Brett Dworski • May 13, 2024
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    Instacart posts strong Q1 results, names new CFO

    The grocery e-commerce company’s revenue, order volume and profitability all exceeded its projections during the period.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Foxtrot’s assets to be sold this week

    Friday’s foreclosure sale will include “substantially all of the assets” of the c-store retailer, including inventory, intellectual property, documents and more.

    By Brett Dworski • May 9, 2024
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    Grocery Outlet faces headwinds from tech transitions

    The discount grocer has been frustrated by issues stemming from its recently upgraded product inventory and financial reporting platforms, President and CEO RJ Sheedy said.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Sprouts records another robust quarter as it eyes further growth

    The specialty grocer, which posted a 4% rise in comps during Q1, sees an opportunity to open more than 300 additional stores across several key states.

    By May 1, 2024
  • Tops buys 5 stores

    The purchase includes four full-service stores and a Tops Xpress in the greater Buffalo, New York, area previously run by a longtime franchise partner. 

    By April 30, 2024
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    Will Kroger and Albertsons’ revised divestiture plan satisfy the FTC?

    The grocers’ new deal with C&S Wholesale Grocers indicates they have heard the agency’s concerns — but whether it will be enough to get their proposed merger through remains unclear, analysts said.

    By April 29, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize allocates proceeds of its green bond to sustainability efforts

    The Dutch grocer allotted the largest portion of the earnings toward green buildings and energy efficiencies.

    By April 26, 2024