grocery store

You'll be amazed at how big Kroger is

Sep 11, 2014
Kroger, known for groceries, is one of the biggest retail chains in the world.
Posted In: grocery store, retailer, hiring

Home-delivery of groceries isn't new, Amazon

Apr 7, 2014
Real grocery stores have delivered groceries to customers for a long time. What's so hard?
Posted In: amazon fresh, grocery store

Safeway pulls out of Chicago market

Oct 11, 2013
We all need to eat. You'd think that would make the supermarket business a sure thing. You'd be wrong.
Posted In: grocery store, Chicago, Safeway

High-end versus low-end: How do you succeed in the grocery business?

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?
Posted In: grocery store, Tesco, Fresh & Easy, Fairway

Grocery stores squeezed by new competition

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.
Posted In: grocery store, food desert

Supermarket sweepstakes: Africa's small farmers encounter the modern grocery store

Sep 26, 2012
The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Posted In: Africa, grocery store, farmers, Food

British grocer Tesco urged to ditch Fresh & Easy

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.
Posted In: Tesco, Fresh & Easy, supermarket, grocery store

Grocers hope to cash in on last-minute Thanksgiving shopping

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.
Posted In: Food, Thanksgiving, grocery store

When infomercials hit your neighborhood grocery store

Oct 19, 2011
At the supermarket yesterday, I stumbled upon some solid evidence that old tricks still work. There I was, innocently sifting through produce, w...
Posted In: grocery store, infomercial