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Recent Articles

  • Ahold, Delhaize Agree to Merger -- 3rd Update

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    The planned merger of Ahold NV and Delhaize Group would create one of the biggest U.S. supermarket chains, giving the grocers greater buying clout as.

  • Careers - Willard Bishop

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    Willard Bishop LLC, a premier & growing consulting firm in the retail/CPG industry, is currently seeking a bright, energetic, pro-active, team-oriented, creative-thinking individual to work on our data tools team. This is a fantastic opportunity...

  • Jersey City grocery bag supplier says A&P owes it $3.7 million

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    A Jersey City-based grocery bag and container supplier has filed suit against A&P's parent company, saying the struggling supermarket chain is refusing to pay a debt of close to $3.7 million.

  • Deal Unites Major Supermarket Players

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    The planned merger of Ahold NV and Delhaize Group would create one of the biggest U.S. supermarket chains, giving the grocers greater buying clout as they grapple with slow growth and intensifying competition from discounters and upscale chains.

  • Meijer opening could drive down area grocery prices

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    When Michigan-based Meijer opens its doors in southern Wisconsin on Tuesday, the stage will be set for a full-on food fight that could drive grocery prices down across the region, market watchers say.

  • Walmart’s ‘Worst Nightmare’ Coming to Southern California

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    LOS ANGELES – Discount grocer Aldi has quietly expanded to nearly 1,400 locations in 32 states in the past 20 years, reports the Los Angeles Times, with an additional 45 stores planned for Southern California. The move could force retailers that are...

  • Discount grocer Aldi to open 45 stores in Southland

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    German discount grocer Aldi plans to open the first of 45 Southern California stores in March, a move that analysts say could force some competitors to lower prices.

  • Chicago recommendations: hot pot, upscale, prepared foods

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    To see how grocers are successfully meeting shopper needs in Chicagoland, you’re invited to visit three noteworthy stores each of which is offering a unique, innovative format appealing to either urban or suburban households. Mariano’s 40 S. Halsted...

  • Chicago retailers to visit at FMI Connect

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    For those in Chicago for FMI Connect next week, why not make the most of the visit and learn from the city's food retailers?

  • How does your supermarket stack up?

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    For many Americans, food is the new medicine: We believe we can eat our way to good health. And Consumer Reports found many of us pick our stores based upon where we think food is the freshest.