Category Archives: Retailers

Behind Piggly Wiggly Alabama’s recent growth

Piggly Wiggly Alabama has seen higher revenues and store counts over the past year thanks to operators purchasing Southeastern Grocers stores and tackling new projects that have led to organic growth, says David Bullard, president and CEO. The company also specializes in individualized marketing programs for each store and recently adopted a new retail management pricing system.

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Walmart’s e-commerce sales increased 21%

Walmart’s e-commerce sales increased 21% in its fourth quarter, continuing to benefit from the expansion of grocery pickup and delivery. The chain’s U.S. same-store sales increased 6.8% in the quarter, while Sam’s Club’s same-store sales grew 3.3%. In fiscal 2019, U.S. same-store sales increased 3.6%, while e-commerce sales jumped 40%.

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ALDI scores well in study against supermarkets

In a recent report billed as the “2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study,” the Retail Feedback Group (RFG) compared U.S. supermarkets to deep-discount chain ALDI and the nation’s largest retailer Walmart to gain consumer feedback on overall satisfaction, quality and variety.

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