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Grocery exodus has Flint shopping for answers

May 22, 2015
Flint's 100,000 people now have only one major store within city limits.
Posted In: grocery store, Flint, poverty, unemployement, Transit
Shoppers enjoy the grand opening of a Trader Joe's in Pinecrest, Fla.

Former Trader Joe's CEO dies but legacy lives on

Nov 7, 2014
Ex Trader Joe’s boss John V. Shields died recently. His strategies transformed the California supermarket chain into a national powerhouse.
Posted In: trader joe's, shields, grocery store
West-coast grocer Smart & Final goes public today

Smart and Final goes public

Sep 24, 2014
The company wants to grab a piece of a business that's getting more competitive.
Posted In: Costco, grocery store, Safeway

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

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