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    Private label momentum shows no signs of slowing

    Even if grocery prices fall, shoppers plan to continue purchasing store brands, new research from FMI — The Food Industry Association found.

    By June 17, 2024
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    Big Y expands Hispanic grocery selection at remodeled store

    As the chain works on modernizing locations, its newly reopened Massachusetts store now features food items shoppers said they had trouble finding.

    By June 14, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Will Walmart’s embrace of electronic shelf labels herald a digital pricing revolution?

    The retailer’s decision to bring ESLs to thousands of stores will showcase the technology on a large scale — and could spur other grocers to follow its lead.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • June 14, 2024
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    DoorDash ramps up alcohol delivery

    The e-commerce provider has expanded the delivery of beers, wines and spirits from several grocers and liquor stores including select Food Lion, Hannaford and Giant Food locations.

    By June 12, 2024
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    Battle for the grill: Grocers turn up the heat on summer savings

    From ice cream trucks to grilling sweepstakes, here’s how grocers are looking to stand out to hungry consumers.

    By June 7, 2024
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    How different generations shop private label

    While older generations buy more private label goods across more categories, younger consumers are determining where they shop based on store brands, according to new research.

    By June 6, 2024
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    Save Mart to pay $1.6M to resolve expired product claims

    The grocery chain has reached a settlement over allegations it was selling items like over-the-counter medications and baby food past their “use by” dates.

    By June 5, 2024
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    Dollar General reels in self-checkout to fight shrink

    Over the last two quarters, the discounter has converted 12,000 stores away from the payment capability.

    By June 3, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Why Costco has a cult-like following

    From merchandising tactics to a treasure-hunt shopping experience, a recent Fortune article explores how the club retailer is locking in loyal customers.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • May 31, 2024
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    Kroger revamps private label pet line

    The grocery company has added new varieties of dog and cat food and treats complete with redesigned packaging.

    By May 29, 2024
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    Target wants to be a ‘big snacking and food destination’ this summer

    The company is adding 125 items to its Favorite Day and Good & Gather food brands as it looks to improve sales, its chief growth officer told investors.

    By May 23, 2024
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    Walmart goes bigger with new Neighborhood Markets

    Two new prototype stores include features that build on the retailer’s growing e-commerce business without hindering the in-store experience, the format’s chief executive said in an interview.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Target to lower prices on 5K items

    The initiative follows several recent moves by the retailer to appeal to value and price-sensitive consumers.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 20, 2024
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    Walmart wants shoppers across incomes to feast on its new private brand

    Findings from Numerator suggest the retailer’s bettergoods line appeals to lower-income and higher-income consumers, but for different reasons.

    By Updated May 20, 2024
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    Walmart beats expectations in Q1 as revenue surpasses $160B

    The company's e-commerce sales rose 21%, driven by store-fulfilled pickup and delivery and strength within its marketplace.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 17, 2024
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    ‘Whole Paycheck’ no more? Whole Foods is ramping up value messaging.

    The specialty grocer’s store shelves in the Washington, D.C., area are coated in yellow discount tags signaling the retailer may be trying to appear more price-friendly to shoppers.

    By May 16, 2024
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    What we know so far about Grocery Outlet’s new private label

    The line represents a departure from the discounter’s long-standing focus on offering deep discounts on well-known brands.

    By , May 14, 2024
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    Consumers seeking better-for-you options to drive the food ingredients market: report

    More food companies are investing in developing innovative solutions through technology to manufacture “next-generation alternative proteins” and other ingredients.

    By Elizabeth Flood • May 6, 2024
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    How Southeastern Grocers tapped tech to reduce food waste

    The grocery operator’s use of a date expiration management system is helping with its sustainability measures.

    By May 6, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Walmart has a new grocery brand. Should Aldi and Trader Joe’s be worried?

    The retailer is taking a page from those grocers' playbooks with its new line centered on trendy yet inexpensive items.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • May 3, 2024
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    Walmart adds new grocery line to private brands portfolio

    The retailer said its new bettergoods line includes 300 items and marks its largest private brand food launch in 20 years.

    By April 30, 2024
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    How Giant Food revamped its loyalty program

    Private label is playing a starring role as the East Coast grocer looks to boost engagement with shoppers and demonstrate a commitment to value.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize USA names new chief legal officer

    The grocery company has tapped Kim Lyda, who previously worked in its Retail Business Services unit, for the position.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Sprouts sees growth spurt in store visits, report finds

    The specialty grocer saw exponential growth in year-over-year store visits and has been outpacing the industry average since mid-2023, according to Placer.ai data.

    By April 22, 2024
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    Amazon begins offering Dash Carts to other grocers

    The news comes just a few weeks after the company announced it was pulling Just Walk Out technology from Amazon Fresh stores. 

    By April 18, 2024