supermarket

Supermarkets are super tiny compared to Wal-Mart

Mar 7, 2014
In the grocery business, supermarkets are the underdog
Posted In: grocery, supermarket, Wal-Mart, shopping

Supermarkets don't go to 'food deserts'

Feb 27, 2014
Grocery chains look at the lack of neighborhood competition as a bad thing.
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores, supermarket

Groceries: a low margin business, but still highly desirable

Sep 12, 2013
Billionaire Ron Burkle just bought the Fresh and Easy chain from Tesco. Today's earnings report from Kroger affords a glimpse into the way these markets make money.
Posted In: grocery stores, Fresh & Easy, Walmart, supermarket

British retailer Tesco packs up after failing in the U.S.

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.
Posted In: england, Retail, Tesco, supermarket

Whole Foods to label all genetically modified foods

Mar 11, 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.
Posted In: Whole Foods, GMOS, Food, supermarket

Latino grocery chain faces immigration audit

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.
Posted In: Immigration, e-verify, Mi Pueblo, supermarket, ICE

Safeway feels the supermarket squeeze

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.
Posted In: supermarket, Safeway

Are wholesale clubs worth the membership price?

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.
Posted In: consumer, Costco, sam's club, wholesale club, supermarket

Whole Foods bans red-rated fish from its stores

Apr 19, 2012
On Sunday -- Earth Day -- Whole Foods will stop selling wild seafood that's either overfished or caught in a harmful way, according to ratings from the Blue Ocean Institute and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Posted In: fish, Whole Foods, supermarket

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