MAP: Lucky’s Market to close most of its stores, see which ones are staying open

- Retail
Just over a month after Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. announced it was pulling its investment in Niwot, CO-based Lucky’s Market, the small format specialty grocer is closing 82% of its stores. See which ones made the cut.

OPN report shows 5 percent organic growth in 2019

- General News

Monterey, CA (January 20, 2020) — Retail sales of organic fruits and vegetables grew by slightly …

2020 Insights: Retail market

- Produce Blueprints

Conventional supermarkets are increasingly facing competition from alternative sales channels, notably dollar stores and farmers markets. …

2020 Insights: Innovation

- Produce Blueprints

The number of fresh produce varieties available at retail is staggering yet still proliferating, with value-added …

SpartanNash increases access to fresh produce with Double Up Food Bucks at 46 Michigan stores

- Retail

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – As part of its commitment to providing affordable access to healthy fruits …

Walmart to add more in-store robots

- Retail
Walmart Inc. plans to bring shelf-scanning robots to 650 more stores this year, which would mean more than 1,000 stores would have them by the end of the summer. The new model is designed to be smaller and thinner, allowing consumers to more easily move around it.

Consumer study shows growing emphasis on convenience

- Retail

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today’s consumers increasingly prioritize convenience when it comes to purchases, and expect retailers to …

Giant to invest $114 million on remodels, concept expansions

- Retail
The 35 remodelled stores will help to simplify shopping with optimized product assortment, streamlined order pickup, improved merchandise displays and modernized décor.  

Predictions for the year to come

- Produce Blueprints
As we begin 2020, I’ll share my thoughts on what to expect this year in mergers, retail, technology and more.

Brookshire Grocery, Weis Markets select e-commerce technology supplier

- Retail

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mercatus, a leading provider in digital commerce solutions for grocery and other retail verticals, …