Amazon to open depot at Port of Tilbury | Sonae sales up by 4.4%
Walmart’s tops Q2 estimates | Asda has worst sales ever
US: SpartanNash sales flat, earnings dip in 2Q - SpartanNash on Wednesday reported flat revenues in the fiscal second quarter as a decline in retail sales offset gains in its military and wholesaling divisions. The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company reported net earnings of $32.6 million on sales of $1.8.....
Carrefour China aims at C-stores | 7-Eleven opens store every 2.5hr
Target tumbles as sales drop | X5's net profit doubles
New grocery website launches in AustraliaOnline
grocery retailer Aussie Farmers Direct has launched a new website
called 'The General Store'. Aussie Farmers Direct launched its online
grocery service in 2005, however until now has specialised in fresh farm
produce. The new development has seen the.....
Aldi to build DC in Virginia | Carrefour to open 175 stores | EU grocery sales very low
Olympics boosts Aldi's fruit/veg sales 20% | Morrisons completes sale
CA: Alimentation Couche-Tard won't confirm reports it's on verge of acquiring rival - Convenience
store chain Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. said Tuesday it is in talks
regarding "possible business transactions" but won't confirm reports it
is about to buy Texas-based rival CST Brands. Earlier.....
Target's struggles to sell fresh food | H-E-B buys six sites
The Fresh Market signs supply deal with Supervalu
Lack of stores with fresh foods linked to signs of early heart disease - Living
in poor neighborhoods has been linked to increased heart risk, and a
new U.S. study suggests the lack of access to fresh, healthy foods may
be to blame. “Previous studies have found relationships between
Walmart possibly to get Canada's no.1 grocer | Metro drives sales gains
Tesco to focus on private label | Woolworths faces dilemma
Online organic fruit and vegetables prices soar -For
July, the DPI reports substantial growth in online grocery sales with
66% Year-over-Year (YoY). Adobe announced the release of its monthly
Digital Price Index (DPI) for July, which identifies new trends in
online grocery. Online grocery shopping.....
Carrefour expands c-stores in China | AU Aldi becomes Retailer of the Year
Walmart drops price matching | Marks & Spencer to open food only
India: Supermarket chain Daily Delite acquires farm e-tailerDaily
Delite India, which runs three supermarkets in the national capital of
Delhi, has acquired a fresh fruits and vegetables e-tailer for an
undisclosed amount in its second takeover deal this month, a top company
executive told VCCircle......
Sprouts confirms Florida expansion | Walmart sells chain for $850M
Ahold Delhaize wants suppliers to pay integration bonus
NGA survey: Independent grocers see turnaround in 2015Independent
grocers turned around a two-year decline in profits in 2015 thanks to
higher sales and better margins, according to NGA’s annual Independent
Grocers Financial Survey, released Wednesday. “A stronger 2015 once
again proves the.....
Price Chopper refutes rumours of a sale | Polish Carrefour adds ‘raspberry’ tomatoes
Lidl US to expand with 3rd HQ and DC | Italian chain opens in London
Supervalu’s latest SEC filing suggests Save-A-Lot spinoff is coming soon -The
possibility of Supervalu spinning off its discount grocery chain
Save-A-Lot took one step closer to reality Monday evening. Eden
Prairie-based food conglomerate Supervalu issued early drafts to the
U.S. Securities and.....
Expanding Polish Carrefour to offer 200 types of fruit/veg
Walmart buys Jet.com for $3.3B | New deal for Morrisons - Ocado
German ministry to fight court decision blocking supermarket merger -Germany's
Economy Ministry said on Monday it was taking legal action against a
court's decision to block government-approved plans by the supermarket
group Edeka to buy its rival Kaiser's, owned by retail group Tengelmann.
UK's top doctor not happy with e-grocers | Foodstuffs to invest $200M in stores
Aldi unveils how it lures middle-class shopper | Price Chopper for sale
Walmart buys 169 acres in Colorado for what could be major DCThe
real estate arm of Walmart Stores Inc. has purchased 169 acres of land
zoned for industrial use just south of DIA, according to a warranty
deed filed in Adams County last month. It has been speculated that
Walmart is going to build a.....
Edeka still tries to merge with Kaiser's | Sprouts Q2 sales slowed
1 in 3 think scanning Avocados as Onions isn’t stealing
Alibaba wants to create global eCommerce network - Chinese Alibaba wants to connect to 1 or 2 countries, to investigate how a global eCommerce network could turn out to be in the future. Founder Jack Ma hopes other parties are willing to back the project. With the global platform, Jack Ma hopes to shed.....
UK grocers asked to drop price healthy food | UK's cheapest grocer revealed
Aldi US bans pesticides | 'Walmart in talks to buy $3bn Jet.com'
Carrefour takes over organic firm GreenweezCarrefour has increased its ecommerce presence with the purchase of organic supplier Greenweez. As well as making organic food and cosmetic products, Greenweez produces apparel, homeware, and children’s items. Its primary focus, however, is organic fresh produce,.....
Greggs bakers to sell fruit | Jumbo goes eco for Dutch fruit and veg
Supervalu says it is evaluating to sell Save-A-Lot
US: Kroger aims to optimise supplier collaboration - Kroger’s
analytics subsidiary, 84.51°, has acquired Market6, a predictive
analytics company focused on optimising product movement through driving
CPG supplier collaboration. Kroger will aim to leverage Market6’s
technology to further enhance its.....
Supervalu reports Q1 earnings | Portuguese retailers challenge food security tax
Publix reports lower profits | Little sales increase for Metro
Publix stock price drops again after slow quarterPublix's stock price dropped for the second straight quarter after the Lakeland-based supermarket chain reported moderate sales growth and lower profits for the second quarter. The grocery chain's second quarter sales were up 2.1% to $8.1bn, while same-store.....
91 Stop & Shop stores supplied by local farms | Spiders in Aldi bananas
Morrissons to cut fruit and veg price with 17% on average
Ahold and Delhaize suppliers want to meet soon -Ahold
and Delhaize supplier are asked to discuss harmonized purchase
conditions, as the merger company seeks to generate money out of the
deal. The ink on the Ahold - Delhaize merger agreement has barely dried
or the suppliers have already been asked,.....
AmazonFresh UK launches Dash | Co-op vouchers 'boost fruit sales'
Tesco to give away free fruit for kids at 800 stores
Walmart: 'Fresh Angle' for produce brings benefits - Revamped
produce departments at 180 Walmart stores have helped reduce food
waste, improved efficiency and received positive feedback from
customers, according to a blog post on the retailer’s website. The
approach, called “Fresh Angle,” positions.....
Weis, Carrefour, Walmex report solid results, Loblaw, Supervalu, Whole Foods don't
Dollar General to offer fresh produce in acquired Walmart stores
UK: Waitrose to stock fresh British morello cherries -Waitrose is the first UK supermarket in 20 years to stock fresh British morello cherries. Morello cherries are not often grown as a crop in the UK anymore and the trees are more commonly used in orchards as a pollinator, the retailer said in a press.....
Grocers winning fight with McDonald's, U.S. restaurants losing food fight with grocers
Amazon and UK Government to cooperate to advance drone deliveries
UK: SPAR wholesaler acquires North East convenience storesThe
SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall, has acquired the
30-store regional convenience store chain, North East Convenience Stores
(NECS). The deal will see NECS' Nisa-badged stores converted to SPAR in
the coming months,.....
'Ugly' fresh produce gets hipper for grocers, but there's one problem — supply
German Edeka opts for environmentally friendly packaging
Nielsen: Value of UK supermarket sales down 2.4% in past month -Nielsen
has released UK supermarket sales data for the four weeks to 16 July,
which indicate that the value of sales was down 2.4% compared to the
same period a year ago - the worst four-week performance since July
2014. The week.....
Woolworths to close stores | Canadian fruit prices fall
New logo unveiled for merged Ahold Delhaize
Serbia’s Univerexport introduces new organic conceptSerbian supermarket chain Univerexport has introduced a new organic food concept to its stores. The 'PriroDa' store-in-store format offers about 500 organic food products as well as 500 non-food bio products. All of them must be grown on healthy soil and/or.....
AU: Fruit growers want supermarket backing in fight against illegal propagation
Sainsbury's takeover of Argos approved
Israeli supermarket chain skips checkout line -Grocery shopping in Israel is about to get much easier, with a new app allowing shoppers to pay for items using their smartphone and circumventing checkout lines. A new system produced by the Israeli startup SuperSmart allows users to perform their own.....
Brooklyn Whole Foods to offer white strawberries | Spar opens EU's 'most modern LC'
Ahold, Delhaize merger to be settled this week | X5 retail sales rise
Belgian retailer Delhaize posted revenue growth of 4.3% at identical exchange rates, in a set of results that was brought forward due to the impending completion of its merger with Delhaize. The retailer posted comparable store sales growth of 2.9% in the US, 2.1% in Belgium and 8.7% in Southeastern.....
Walmart to debut imperfect apple program | Tesco sells hottest pepper
Sainsbury to stop wasting bananas | Alibaba enters Australia
Shoprite jumps most since 2008 as African sales growth increasesShoprite
Holdings Ltd. rose the most in almost eight years after Africa’s
biggest food retailer said growth in full-year sales accelerated, led by
gains at stores outside its home market of South Africa. Shoprite
surged as much as 9.3%.....
Asda: Tackling food waste saves customers £57 a year
IGA 'picking up Woolies shoppers' | More investors eye Poundland
US: SpartanNash marks Family Fare conversions in Nebraska, Iowa -SpartanNash
said it would celebrate grand reopenings of eight stores in Nebraska
and Iowa newly converted to its Family Fare banner this week. The
remodeled and rebranded stores are former Bag N Save and No Frills
stores in Omaha and.....
Weis Markets to buy 38 Food Lion stores | Sainsbury's stops multi-buy promotions
UK farmers formally complain over supermarkets 'fake' farm brands
UK: Waitrose launches fruit sushi -Waitrose is the first UK supermarket to exclusively launch ‘frushi’ - a new type of sushi made with fruit instead of seafood, the company says in a press release. Waitrose is stocking a pack of four ‘frushi rolls’ which have fruit centres enrobed with sushi rice and then.....
French grocer Auchan furthers investment in China
Retailers set to gain from Ahold Delhaize divestments
Irish and Northern Irish retailer groups call for political leadership during Brexit phaseRetail
representative groups in both Ireland and Northern Ireland have called
on governments on both sides of the Irish Sea to demonstrate strong
leadership and a clear focus on jobs and business during the Brexit.....
Whole Foods pilots 'ugly' produce | UK Co-op sells 300 stores
Ahold, Delhaize agree to sell 86 stores ahead of merger
French Auchan, Systeme U drop store-swapping alliance - French
retailers Auchan and Systeme U said on Wednesday they had dropped plans
to swap stores under an alliance aimed at boosting efficiency and that
they would instead expand cooperation on purchasing. The two retailers
said in a joint.....
German court halts big supermarket merger | Roundy's CEO retires
MP's: 'Supermarkets make comsumers throw away food'
Cnova Q2: France offsets challenges in Brazil - Casino-owned Cnova has reported second quarter net sales of €665.3m, which shows a 19.2% contraction on the same period in 2015 in reported terms and by 13.8% in constant terms. The retailer’s gross merchandise volume (GMV) contracted by 3.4% at constant.....
Organic web shop delivers in 90 minutes within Reykjavik area
Like many other countries the demand for organic products in Iceland is growing quickly. Especially in recent years. Thordur Halldorsson is a passionate organic grower in Iceland, he also started a perforce sales organisation to market the products and set up an import organisation to complete the.....
Wal-Mart rolls out special carts to improve fresh food offering
Ahold-Delhaize merger ‘expected before end of July’
Waitrose vows to pay smallest UK food suppliers within seven days -Waitrose has vowed to pay all of its smaller British suppliers within seven days as it moves to beef up its reputation as an ethical retailer. The upmarket grocer’s pledge will see it pay all small-scale suppliers, whose business is worth.....
CEO out at struggling Sobeys | Metro buys French food services Pro a Pro
Arrows to produce increase spending in supermarket
Baltic retailer Maxima trials new technology to track freshness - Baltic
retailer Maxima is trialling a new ‘Electronic Nose’ tool that allows
shoppers to check the quality and freshness of products in Lithuania.
The gadget was developed in partnership with Ars Lab and can track
freshness based on.....
Waitrose teams up to go international | Kroger wants to be more sustainable
Kids can get free fruit at another US supermarket
Kroger to make packaging more sustainable -Supermarket chain Kroger is making a big commitment to going green. The retailer has published an outline detailing how it plans to become more sustainable by 2020. The retailer plans to optimize its packaging to make it more sustainable and wants to improve.....
'Aldi hungry for 10% share' | Loblaw demands suppliers to lower prices
UK supermarket shares plunge after Asda announces price cuts
Sainsbury's: pound slide won't mean higher pricesThe
boss of Sainsbury's, Mike Coupe has said the fall in the pound
following last month's Brexit vote will not necessarily mean higher
prices for shoppers, but he sees the danger of a UK recession. Mr Coupe
told shareholders at the supermarket's.....
Kroger opens 1st branded c-store | Cost of UK groceries rise
Robot delivery trial across EU | Tesco invests in British growers
METRO GROUP plans Germany's largest retail logistics park - METRO
GROUP plans to build its largest logistics hub in Marl to service the
German wholesale stores of METRO Cash & Carry and the Real
hypermarkets. With a total area of more than 220,000 square meters and
over 1,000 jobs, it will be at.....
India a bright spot for Tesco | Industry ponders future of Florida Safeways
Kantar Worldpanel: 'Netto UK couldn't compete with Aldi, Lidl'
Singapore: FairPrice launches new budget fresh produce line - NTUC
FairPrice launched a new retail format FairPrice Shop aimed at
budget-conscious consumers and will open four more outlets by the end of
the year. The retailer also launched a new house brand Value Fresh for
the new banner. The 34.....
Sainsbury's and Dansk end joint venture | Lidl Denmark to quadruple in capital
Thousands call on Walmart to sell 'ugly' fruit and veg
Low prices 'not a driving factor for UK supermarket shoppers', study finds -According to Nielsen’s Global Retail-Growth Strategies Survey, British shoppers are driven by product availability and convenient location over low prices. The survey polled 30,000 online participants from 61 countries and revealed.....
HelloFresh meal-kit service lands in Canada | Waitrose profits slide
AmazonFresh expands across London | Lidl and Leclerc strong in France
Amazon challenges food industry by starting to sell private label perishables -Amazon
has debuted its first private-label groceries according to the Wall
Street Journal. Amazon had no comment from the report. Amazon has
reportedly been preparing to roll out its own grocery product for some