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Store NewsSEDollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar For $8.5B

Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar For $8.5B

Two discount giants based in the Southeast are coming together. Chesapeake, Va.-based Dollar Tree said this morning that it plans to purchase Family Dollar... read more

PerishablesWCalif. Milk Advisory Board, Coolhaus Partner For Ice Cream Month

Calif. Milk Advisory Board, Coolhaus Partner For Ice Cream Month

Since July is National Ice Cream Month, and to celebrate California’s continuing role as the No. 1 producer of ice cream in the U.S., the California... read more

Industry NewsWMemorial Service For Produce Industry Veteran Tim Warren This Weekend

Memorial Service For Produce Industry Veteran Tim Warren This Weekend

Mr. Timothy Wayne Warren, a produce industry veteran, died July 15 in Corona, Calif., due to heart complications. He was 55. A memorial service will be... read more

Store NewsNATLSafeway Shareholders Approve Albertsons Deal

Safeway Shareholders Approve Albertsons Deal

Stockholders of Safeway Inc. approved and adopted on Friday during the company’s annual meeting a proposal to OK the previously announced merger... read more

New ProductsNATLZone 8 Introduces Non-GMO, Ready-To-Drink Tea And Juice Blends

Zone 8 Introduces Non-GMO, Ready-To-Drink Tea And Juice Blends

Zone 8 Beverages has formed to introduce a new line of beverages. The Chicago-based company says its beverages are made with real, premium ingredients... read more

Organic NaturalWWhole Foods Endorses Oregon’s GMO Labeling Campaign

Whole Foods Endorses Oregon’s GMO Labeling Campaign

Whole Foods Market is backing Oregon’s Measure 92, requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified Organisms... read more

Produce NewsMWCub Foods To Top Largest Fruit Display Record With MelonUp!

Cub Foods To Top Largest Fruit Display Record With MelonUp!

As the saying goes, “records are meant to be broken,” which is why Cub Foods and Robinson Fresh have teamed up to top the Guinness World Record for... read more

Executive MovesMWRoundy’s CFO Karst Leaving To Join Rite Aid

Roundy’s CFO Karst Leaving To Join Rite Aid

Roundy’s EVP and CFO Darren Karst is leaving the company to join Rite Aid Corp., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, as its EVP and CFO. Karst... read more

Grocery NewsNATLIncome Does Not Determine Shoppers’ Private-Label Preference

Income Does Not Determine Shoppers’ Private-Label Preference

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that, while income groups differ a bit on their perception... read more

Industry NewsNATLBrick And Mortar Still The Preferred Shopping Channel

Brick And Mortar Still The Preferred Shopping Channel

A key finding from the A.T. Kearney Omnichannel Shopping Preferences Study is that, although digital retailing is capturing headlines and inspiring spirited... read more

Store NewsWWhole Foods To Open Second Berkeley Store This Fall

Whole Foods To Open Second Berkeley Store This Fall

A new 47,800-s.f. Whole Foods Market store will open Nov. 4 at 10th and Gilman streets in Berkeley, Calif. The store will be Whole Foods’ second... read more

Store NewsWPossible Strike Looms At Food 4 Less In Calif.

Possible Strike Looms At Food 4 Less In Calif.

Labor leaders representing more than a million workers in Los Angeles and Orange counties met in downtown L.A. earlier this week to discuss what measures... read more

Executive MovesSWWalmart Names New President And CEO For U.S. Operations

Walmart Names New President And CEO For U.S. Operations

Walmart on Thursday said that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to president and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon who has been in the role... read more