Historically, British supermarkets have rejected all imperfect produce, but that’s changing fast under pressure from rising food prices.
Kroger would become a bigger competitor against giants like Walmart, giving it more bargaining power over suppliers.
Once seen as low quality and unattractive, generics have undergone a makeover to private-label "exclusive."
Grocery stores play on our sense of nostalgia with older music, and strategically placed items may trigger impulse buys, experts say.
Margins can be as little as 1%. But there are three ways to look at rate of return, and other factors to consider.
The chain, which dates back to 1916, in many ways created the business model for a modern grocery store. But some stores are struggling today's retail environment.
Manufacturers and retailers change packaging and use displays and discounts to distract from higher costs.
High labor costs and supply shortages could spell higher prices at the checkout lane.
Grocery delivery became an overnight necessity for many during the pandemic, and it may be a habit that will stick.