Canada’s largest grocer Loblaw announced the introduction of an innovative if slightly bizarre new President’s Choice product 100% Cricket Powder. Farmed at a cricket farm in Canada, this product answers the need for great tasting protein, produced in a more sustainable manner.
Village Super Market Inc., the Springfield, N.J.-based operator of 29 ShopRite stores, is moving ahead on the banner’s first store in New York’s Bronx borough.
Publix will open three additional stores under its GreenWise organic banner in Florida and South Carolina, including one near its Lakeland, Fla., headquarters. The smaller-format stores will be labeled GreenWise Market but have some Publix-branded items inside.
Midwest retailer Meijer is expanding its trial run of urban smaller-format stores, planning to open six by 2021. “It’s a proof of concept so we’ll get a few open and see how they do,” said Mike Kinstle, Meijer’s vice president of real estate, adding that the performance of those stores will help determine how aggressively the retailer rolls out additional stores in the future.
The new Minneapolis store will be attached to a large apartment development and readily accessible to commuters on the light rail.
Target hit the trifecta in the fourth quarter with increased customer traffic, e-commerce fueled same store sales growth and better than expected profits.
The discounter will open up to 10 pilot locations inside the fashion retailer this year, Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell said during an earnings call this morning.
Louisiana grocer, Italian Trade Agency team up on authentic meats, cheeses, and wine.
In an effort to keep track of produce freshness—and make that freshness visible to the shopper—Walmart has debuted its new Eden technology.
Walmart’s online grocery prices are edging closer to Amazon, with only a 1.8% average difference between the two retailers, according to e-commerce analytics firm Profitero. Target and Jet.com were both found to be, on average, about 6% higher in grocery prices than Amazon. Walmart matched Amazon’s prices on 53% of all consumer packaged goods studied, and 67% of all groceries.