Target, Walmart recall frozen veg | IGA supplier Metcash turns fortunes around
Tesco again scales back 24-hour trading | Dutch Lidl goes online
Target, Walmart recalls frozen vegetablesNational
Frozen Foods Corporation announced Saturday it was recalling a limited
quantity of Not-Ready-To-Eat frozen green peas and frozen mixed
vegetables. The frozen vegetables are carried under Great Value, Market
Pantry, and several other major brands......
Krogers sales up despite deflationary environment created by fresh food
Sainsbury's gets veg butcher | Amazon to deliver fruit within 1hr
Krogers sales up despite deflationary environment created by fresh foodKroger’s first quarter sales increased by 4.7% to $34.6bn, with identical store sales, ex-fuel, up 2.4.%. This was the 50th consecutive quarter of positive identical sales growth for the retailer, highlighting the remarkable level of.....
Tesco and Sainsbury's at most risk from AmazonFresh
Tesco launches 'wonky' cukes, admits wasting 119M meals p.a.
US: Brookshire to acquire 25 Walmart express stores - Brookshire
Grocery Co. said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire 25 former Walmart
Express stores from west Texas to southern Louisiana that were shuttered
earlier this year. The stores will be converted to a new banner —
Smart&Final: Aldi has little impact | Southeastern Grocers only source from local farms
Whole Foods warned by FDA | Ocado fears Amazon takeover
Aldi crowned Grocer of the Year -Aldi has been named Grocer of the Year at the Grocer Gold Awards beating last year's winner, Lidl, the Grocer reports. The discounter fought off Lidl and Ocado to scoop the trophy after judges said it offered up a “compelling” case for victory. It is the third time in four.....
Swiss Aldi invests 70m CHF in stores and hopes to reach 300 stores
Tesco revamps on-the-go salads after surge in demand
Expect higher food prices if UK leaves EU, says ex-Tesco boss - Former
Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy has urged the British people to vote to stay
in the European Union, reiterating his warning that food prices will
rise as a result of Brexit. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)Tesco revamps on-the-go salads after.....
New Asda CEO from Walmart China | EU hypermarkets might lose share
Metro Canada to support local suppliers
NZ: Fruit and veg keeping grocery bills up -Countdown
says despite double-digit price rises for fruit and veg, an average
grocery shop is cheaper than it was two years ago. But the 13.2% hike
for produce prices is above what Statistics NZ has measured in the past
year, with the supermarket blaming.....
New online supermarket delivers directly from supplier
AmazonFresh to bring grocery delivery to Australia
US: Supervalu files Amendment No. 1 to Form 10 for possible spin-off of Save-A-Lot businessSupervalu
today announced that Save-A-Lot, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the
Company, has filed Amendment No. 1 to its Form 10 Registration
Statement (Form 10) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange.....
US: Jet.com to deliver groceries | Door to Door Organics and Relay Foods merge
Amazon Fresh available in UK now
Fairway to emerge from Chapter 11 -Fairway
Group Holdings said Wednesday it would emerge from Chapter 11
bankruptcy protection later this month following court approval of its
plan of reorganization. Judge Michael E. Wiles on Tuesday approved the
plan in a New York federal court......
Tesco to sell Turkish chains | Walmart investors are smiling again
Whole Foods UK to start delivery | Sainsbury's Q1 sales fall
Widening gap between Aldi and Lidl in Ireland (Kantar)Kantar
Worldpanel Ireland says a record 72.4% of all Irish households shopped
in a Lidl store in the last quarter, widening the gap with rival discounter
Aldi. Sales growth for Aldi stand at 2.4% in the latest quarter – “a
positive step up.....
Woolworths new labels 'defensive strategy against Aldi': expert
Walmart to slash prices in one key area: fresh produce
UK: Morrisons want to end supermarket queuesSupermarket giant Morrisons is launching a new system to keep customers from waiting at store checkouts. The supermarket giant is pushing to cut down the length of time customers have to queue at checkouts with a ‘one-plus-one’ system which would mean one person.....
Lidl gains market share in France | Woolworths CEO unveils growth aspirations
Walmart is 'very disappointed' with UK Asda
Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci unveils growth aspirations -Woolworths
chief executive Brad Banducci has unveiled his long-term growth targets
for the retailer's earnings engine room – food and liquor – saying his
aspiration is to restore sales growth to 4%. In a briefing with analysts
Acquired A&P's boost Ahold | Lidl Spain to promote vegetable consumption
Haggen officially joins Albertsons | Seven & i buys CST stores
US: Costco stocks ‘GoodFarms’ blueberries, strawberries and organic strawberriesThe
Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), a nonprofit that brings together
workers, growers and retailers in the effort to produce safer, more
responsibly grown fruits and vegetables, today announced that the
Metcash gets new private label | Tesco in talks over sale of Turkish subsidiary
Is this the supermarket of the future?
Tesco in talks over sale of Turkish subsidiaryRetail chain Tesco Kipa, owned by Tesco Overseas Investments, was in talks with Turkish-owned retail group Migros, concerning the Turkish retailer’s acquisition of the British retail giant’s Turkish subsidiary, reports ajanshaber.com. A statement issued by Tesco.....
Sales down 1% at Tesco, outperforms main rivals (Kantar)
Ahold Q1 beats as sales, margins rise; Delhaize merger 'on track'
Analysts: 365 prices down, cannibalization fears upPrices
at 365 by Whole Foods Market are anywhere from 15% to 20% below those
at legacy Whole Foods stores, according to surveys by three industry
analysts — making cannibalization of legacy stores a potential problem,
they said. “This model will.....
Costco: 'Fresh foods will drive sales' | Walmart China Q1 sales up 5.1%
Fresh fruit-selling Dollar General threat for Walmart
Aldi most profitable supermarket in AUAldi
is now Australia’s most profitable supermarket and Coles and Woolworths
will find it hard to stop, according to analysis by UBS. “We estimate
Aldi holds 11% share of the East coast grocery market and has reached a
tipping point, with customer acceptance.....
Amazon preparing to deliver Fresh Food in Berlin | Leclerc best for price perception
Amazon's groceries to be provided by SpartanNash | Lidl to invest 7 billion
Sainsbury's £1.4bn takeover of Home Retail Group under examination -Britain's competition watchdog said it was launching an inquiry into supermarket chain J Sainsbury Plc's 1.4 billion pound takeover of Home Retail Plc. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Friday that it was investigating.....
A partnership for children:
Edeka and Tabaluga the dragon join forces
Edeka and Peter Maffay with his famous green dragon Tabaluga formed an alliance for children with the slogan "For a healthy diet and a conscious lifestyle." This partnership further develops Edeka’s commitment to children. “To find such a competent partner as Edeka at our side, is a sign of motivation and.....
Lidl to invest 500mln in Belgium | Supermarket chain Mars to go out of business
Whole Foods' 365 debuts in CA | Costco tops Q3 profit estimates
US: Hannaford joins Robinson Fresh 'Misfits' produce program -Delhaize
America’s Hannaford banner is piloting an “ugly” produce program at its
14 stores in the Albany, N.Y, region, the retailer announced. The
aesthetically challenged fruits and vegetables are supplied by Robinson
Publix, H-E-B top 2016 supermarket rankings | Weis acquiring 5 Mars stores
After 18 months, Amazon Fresh to expand in US and UK
Kroger exec: Simple Truth ‘unlocks a mystery’ of private-label product sales -Kroger
Co.’s Simple Truth natural and organic store brand has won acceptance
from consumers so fast that it’s solving a key mystery for Kroger
executives. Kroger CFO Mike Schlotman said at the BMO Capital Markets
Supervalu takes another step in possible Save-A-Lot spin-off
Lidl 'preparing various scenarios' to deal with Brexit
US: Supermarkets lose online sales to Amazon -BMC’s
survey of 12,000 online shoppers in US metropolitan areas found that
sales leakage poses the real threat. Retailers like Amazon as well as
club retailers, rack up 84% of online grocery trips. Even with the
limited rollout of Amazon Fresh, Amazon.....
Walmart moving faster on price investments | Meijer opens new supercenters
Supermarket price increases grind to a halt across Europe
US: Wegmans prepares to open first of 13 new storesWegmans
continues to eye growth as it pushes further towards overstepping the
100 mark for its storecount, with number 89 due to open Monday, May
22nd. The expanding retailer announced its intention for 13 new stores
and remodels. Now more details.....
Asda Q1 sales fall again | Smart & Final opens 33 stores
Walmart surges 9.6% on unexpected sales lift
Germany: Coop and Rewe move closer togetherThe
coop eG Kiel and REWE Markt GmbH in Cologne want to deepen their
existing partnership further in the future. Coop is part of a new
collaboration to bring business operations and their expertise in a
joint venture with REWE. The Coop eG, Germany's.....
Tesco UK’s most loved brands on social media | Swedish Lidl awarded
Aeon goes organic with European supermarket
Eataly partners with Coop Danmark - Niche food retailer Eataly is to launch in Copenhagen following a partnership with Coop Danmark. Eataly was established in 2007 by Oscar Farinetti and now has 30 stores in seven countries,‘providing quality products at reasonable prices, with the shortest possible path.....
Aldi opens $60m DC in WA | New York: Hannaford to sell 'ugly' produce
Amazon has plans for 2nd grocery store | Carrefour enters Kenya
Walmart extends Walmart Pay initiative - Following
the launch of Walmart Pay in a small number of selected stores last
year, Walmart is extending its new payment option to 600 stores in
Arkansas and Texas. Walmart developed the service as part of its goal to
transform the shopping experience in.....
Another sales slide expected at Asda | Aldi increases ads spend as Woolies, Coles scale back
Online grocery nears majority stake in UK market | Delhaize facing strikes
Trader Joe's recalls 10 items over Listeria worries -Trader Joe’s has issued a recall of 10 items made with frozen vegetables that may contain Listeria monocytogenes. Please, clickhereto get more details.Another sales slide expected at AsdaBig-four grocer Asda is expected to come under pressure this week,.....
Edeka wins 'German Fruit Award' | Lidl sees Spanish market growth
Late-paying Tesco aims to redeem supplier relations
India: Askme to take expand with focus on freshAfter
the recent soft launch of its perishable grocery marketplace
AskmeFresh, Askme Grocery is going the whole hog in the fresh products
vertical. The company has tied up with Mother Dairy in the
Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR). From the tie-up with.....
Natural Grocers plans expansion into Iowa | Stop & Shop Supermarket turns inedible food into biogas
Aldi unveils 'Store of the Future' concept
Lawsuit: Albertsons, Safeway hike prices during promotionsA lawsuit filed in Multnomah County, Oregon court accuses Albertsons and Safeway of deceiving customers into believing they're getting a deal. The suit accuses Albertsons and Safeway of hiking the prices on meat so when customers take advantage of a.....
Foreign retailers in Vietnam under attack | Woolworths rumoured to be takeover target
Spar collaborates with Holland & Barrett
French supermarkets to test colour-coded 'nutrition logos'Four colours, four different levels of nutrition. These labels get added to over 800 products in 50 supermarkets across France. Researchers will monitor people's buying habits, then compare them with those of shoppers in other supermarkets that don't.....
Amazon is challenging the retail world
Morrisons boss waives salary increase but
nets £1m bonusMorrisons chief executive David Potts has waived an increase to his £850,000 base salary but been awarded a £1m bonus, the supermarket group's latest annual report has revealed. Potts joined the business in March 2015 on a salary of £850,000. It has.....
Ireland: Lidl, Aldi market share nears Supervalu | Carrefour sees market share decline in France
Food innovations are finding a market
Food innovations are finding a marketPrototype packages and signs giving consumers more detailed information on food choices were tested. The Food + Future coLAB is developing new ideas on how markets can interact with their customers. The Food + Future coLAB is developing new ideas on how markets can.....
Kroger, Martin's lower prices | Morrisons records second quarter of sales growth
The organic food revolution that is minting millionaires
Angola To Get New Hypermarket ChainAngolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos is set to open the first Candando hypermarket in the African country. The new store will open on May 10. It comes approximately one year after the end of a partnership with Portuguese retailer Sonae, which saw the Continente.....
Loblaw forecasts grocery prices will fall, profit widens in first quarter
Amazon Fresh expected to launch in the UK this month
Supermarkets cut fruit and veg prices by up to 12pc in a month The price of salad is plummeting as supermarkets are cutting the cost of fruit and vegetables by up to 11pc a month, figures show, following a major crackdown on misleading multi-buy offers by watchdogs. Popular supermarket items dropped in price.....
Aldi to source 100% sustainable bananas | Australia pushes Filipinos to buy its fruit
UK: Sales Big 4 all drop for the first time in a year
Greggs to introduce Fairtrade bananas to 350 shopsThe Fairtrade Foundation and leading food on-the-go retailer Greggs are proud to announce that from Thursday 5 May, customers will be able to buy Fairtrade bananas in 350 of its shops as part of the chain’s commitment to extending its healthy snacking.....
Worldwide retail sales Spar €33 bln | Sainsbury's results put UK retail under spotlight
US Supermarkets aim to reduce food waste
Taiwan: Chuan Lian aiming for 1000 storesChuan Lian Enterprise, which runs Taiwan’s largest supermarket chain, PXmart, is targeting 20 per cent growth to 1000 stores by the end of next year. These will be mainly in urban centres, featuring fresh and prepared foods, reports Nikkei Asian Review. Chuan Lian.....
Casino sells Big C chain in Vietnam | UAE start-ups with online retail
Ireland: Tesco Staff to Strike
Asda commission incredible Liver bird portrait made from
Scouse ingredientsA Liver bird portrait has been created using only the ingredients
of Scouse. The Asda supermarket in Huyton commissioned the artwork, which
brings together one of Liverpool’s most famous icons with its most famous dish.