Grocery Outlet

  1. Channel: Grocery
In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was The FTC-Kroger, Albertsons fight could be long and complicated. The lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against the $24.6 billion K  
  1. Channel: Grocery
Value supermarket retailer Grocery Outlet will acquire United Grocery Outlet, a 40-store chain with a similar business model, to gain a presence in the Southeast. Grocery Outlet, based in Emeryville, Calif., operates more than 460 stores in nine Western and Mid-Atlantic states. Financial details of the transaction, which is expected to close early in Q2, […]
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The Los Angeles Times has a piece about child labor in the chicken processing business that starts like this: “When the investigators came, operators of a Southern California poultry processor allegedly hid child workers in bathrooms and closets and hurried them out the back door, according to a U.S. Department of Labor lawsuit. “In two […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
dunnhumby has released a special edition of the dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), this one “designed to determine which retailers in the $1 trillion U.S. grocery market personalize the shopping experience best for their customers.” The winner is:  Amazon. H-E-B and Kroger came in second and third. According to the report, “These three retailers are […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” New systems put in place during the third quarter came up big for Grocery Outlet, as the retailer hit the $1 billion mark in net sales. The quarterly result was a 9.3% increase year-over-year and marked a 13-week period that saw solid results across the board. Related: Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was Publix introduces 9 limited-time private label ice cream flavors. Publix has launched nine limited-time own brand ice cream flavors for the fall / winter season. Most flavors are available in quart-size cartons; however, three flavors — Peppermint […]
  1. Department: Food
    [[“value”:” Technology will play a big role in this year’s Global Produce & Floral Show. Running Oct. 19-21 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., the show will feature new main events, including the future tech pavilion, tech accelerator program, and the food safety and tech exchange. All events got a test […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Access chart in Dash. Grocery Outlet customers are increasingly spending their grocery wallet at the discounter, turning away from brands owned by Albertsons, including Safeway and Von’s. The California-based discount grocer increased its share of supermarket wallet among customers to over 6% in the last week of August, up from around 5% a year earlier […]
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Mexican grocer Chedraui, Raley’s Supermarkets and Primark Stores have topped the National Retail Federation’s 2023 Hot 25 Retailers list, which ranks the fastest-growing retail companies in the U.S. The annual ranking is compiled by global marketing consultancy Kantar and is determined by comparing year-over-year increases in domestic sales (in the case of the 2023 list, […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
Mexican grocer Chedraui, Raley’s Supermarkets and Primark Stores have topped the National Retail Federation’s 2023 Hot 25 Retailers list, which ranks the fastest-growing retail companies in the U.S. The annual ranking is compiled by global marketing consultancy Kantar and is determined by comparing year-over-year increases in domestic sales (in the case of the 2023 list, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
[[“value”:” Grocery Outlet’s second quarter performance was better than expected, and so far in 2023 net sales have increased 14.3%. During the second quarter period that ended July 1, net sales were up 12.5% ($1.01 billion) year-over-year, while comparable store sales rose 9.2% vs. Q2 2022 driven by a 9.1% increase in the number of […]
  1. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
WASHINGTON – Grocery retailers occupy the top two spots on a ranking of the fastest-growing U.S. retailers in 2022. Grocers command three of the top five spots on the latest Hot 25 Retailers list, released this week by the National Retail Federation, which collaborates with Kantar in putting together the annual ranking. Mexico City-based Grupo […]
  1. Department: Food
Content Guy’s Note:  Today, the second part of the Retail Roundtable at the Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, California, that I had the chance to facilitate last week.  Our participants this year were Abhi Ramesh, founder and CEO of Misfits Market;  Sonya Constable, vice president of produce at Sprouts Farmers Markets;  and Daniel Bell, […]
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TikTok has given us “girl math” and “boy math,” and now I’d like to add “Tech Math” to the mix. Tech Math is when every technology partner tells you that they have contributed (fill in the blank) $XX million in additional sales…and yet, surprisingly, the business isn’t up nearly as much, if at all.  Despite […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]
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MINNEAPOLIS—Target reported that first-quarter sales were down compared to last year, as it had projected. However, the company expects sales to turn positive in the second quarter and for the year as a whole. Comparable sales declined 3.7% in the first quarter, reflecting a comparable store sales decline of 4.8% partially offset by a comparable […]
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Petco, partnering with Van Leeuwen Ice Cream and human-grade dog food brand Ollie, will offer canine-safe ice cream for hot dogs seeking a cool treat. The non-dairy peanut butter and banana recipe is now available at Van Leeuwen scoop shops across the country, as well as at most Petco locations and online at petco.com for […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart recently opened two new Neighborhood Markets, one in Florida and one in Georgia, that offer expanded assortments and more space for pickup and delivery. The new stores, one in the Dune Lakes area of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, and the other in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, feature updated layouts […]

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