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?
Apr 17, 2013 Britain's biggest retailer, the supermarket Tesco, has announced its first drop in profit in 20 years -- and its U.S. business expansion may be partly to blame.
Mar 12, 2013 The grocery chain Whole Foods has announced it will require all of its products that contain genetically modified food ingredients to be labeled that way by 2018.
Dec 5, 2012 Tesco, the U.K. retailer, started opening up a new kind of grocery store in the U.S. five years ago. More than a convenience store, almost a supermarket, Fresh & Easy hasn't found its place in shoppers' habits.
Oct 17, 2012 "Mi Pueblo" was founded by a Mexican immigrant, and hires mostly Latino workers. Now, the Northern California supermarket is under a federal probe to expose undocumented workers.
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.
Jul 19, 2012 Tradition chains like Safeway are stuck in the middle between "experience" stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, and discount grocers like Walmart.
Apr 25, 2012 More than 120 million Americans are members at wholesale clubs like Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's -- and they're each potentially saving thousands of dollars a year at the register.