With grocery sales up, what does that mean for Albertsons' IPO?

Jun 23, 2020
All grocery companies' sales are up, but which of them are gaining market share and meeting new demands?
One important measure is whether grocers can meet the new demands around convenience and delivery.
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In Marrakesh, tourism is frozen. So is the economy.

May 28, 2020
A Marrakesh grocer weighs in why tourism is the biggest factor in his business.
A Morrocan woman wearing a protective mask walks through the nearly deserted Jamaa el-Fna square in Marrakesh on March 17, 2020, days before Moroccan authorities implemented a strict lockdown.
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Now you can earn Marriott points at the grocery store

May 4, 2020
Since many people aren't traveling, the hotel company is trying to capitalize on an activity that gives people an incentive to use its cards.
A woman wearing a mask at a grocery checkout stand. Hotel giant Marriott will give points for grocery purchases.
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We're now buying almost all of our meat through supermarket chains.
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After curtains close on stage performances, entertainers take up jobs in grocery stores

Apr 13, 2020
Entertainers from London's West End have found temporary work in supermarkets after theaters closed due to the coronavirus shutdown.
The West End of London on a midweek evening during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Grocery store worker: "I have a lot of anxiety"

Mar 24, 2020
Grocery store employees are working under difficult conditions.
A worker stocks groceries at a local supermarket on March 20 in Brooklyn, New York
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There's "no need to hoard," grocery store CEO says

"There's plenty of food in the supply chain," said Rodney McMullen, CEO of the supermarket chain Kroger.
Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen explains the supermarket's new emergency leave policy, as well as why shoppers shouldn't panic.
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While many face unemployment, Amazon ramps up hiring during COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020
Some companies are hiring people to go to work, so that others can avoid going out as much as possible.
Amazon says it will pay workers at least $17 an hour to work during the pandemic.
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Seeing empty grocery store shelves? Here's why.

Mar 17, 2020
The grocery industry has up to four months’ supply of staples like beans, rice and canned goods.
One agriculture economics professor says we might have to change what we eat if grocery store supply chain disruptions continue.
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Can your grocery store restock shelves quickly? It depends where you shop.

Mar 12, 2020
Chains and independent markets have different supply chains.
A shopper walks past empty shelves normally stocked with soap, sanitizer, paper towels and toilet paper at a Smart & Final store in Glendale, California, on March 7.
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