Oct 11, 2013 We all need to eat. You'd think that would make the supermarket business a sure thing. You'd be wrong.
Jun 21, 2013 Critics say Ralphs fobs off lower-quality products on low-income neighborhoods, but Ralphs says it varies what's on sale based on what customers buy.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 17, 2013 Britain’s Tesco aimed for the low-end U.S. grocery market and crashed. New York’s Fairway chain went public, aiming at the higher end. Is there no middle ground?
Oct 1, 2012 For the past 30 years Thompson shopped at her local grocery, a Keyfood that sat just a couple of blocks away. It was an easy walk -- but in June the Keyfood closed.
Sep 27, 2012 The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Apr 20, 2012 The New York Times' Gina Kolata reported this week on a series of recent studies debunking the idea that all impoverished areas are "food deserts."
Apr 9, 2012 British supermarket company Tesco tried to expand into the U.S. under the Fresh & Easy brand. The effort has since proven fruitless. Investors are now pressuring Tesco to focus on the business back home.
Nov 24, 2011 The hours leading up to Thanksgiving are considered the busiest grocery-shopping time of the year. So, some grocers are hoping to capitalize by staying open.
Sylvia Maria Gross
Nov 23, 2011 As grocery stores close in small towns, fewer people have easy access to fresh food. Some communities are working to change that.
Nov 24, 2011 At the supermarket yesterday, I stumbled upon some solid evidence that old tricks still work. There I was, innocently sifting through produce, w...