The jargon-filled technology world outdid itself in 2017 with talk of artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, mixed realities, neural networks and edge computing.
These words were heard a lot in 2017 and they will be heard even
Albertsons Companies is investing in El Rancho Supermercado, a Texas-based retailer focusing on Latino-centric stores.
The agreement with El Rancho provides Albertsons an opportunity to invest in the fast-growing Latino grocery sec
IRI is launching enhancements to a tracking solution that measures online purchase data from major online retailers.
The company has expanded its E-Market Insights measurement and insights solution to provide more granular online s
The galaxy won’t feel so far away this holiday season for Southeastern Grocers customers.
The retailer is launching a new promotion with Star Wars collectibles at all BI-LO and Winn-Dixie stores on Nov.
Hy-Vee’s new supermarket in the Twin Cities suburb of Savage, Minn., embodies several of the retailer’s key initiatives, including continued development of fresh prepared food offerings and innovative center store concepts.
Leading meal kit provider Sun Basket is launching premium protein options for consumers who want grass-fed ribeyes or wild-caught shrimp.
The company will allow shoppers to choose grass-fed filet mignon, wild-caught halibut and other options
Product exclusives, digital strength and investments in labor could help Target produce its strongest sales growth in years during the fourth quarter, according to guidance shared by Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell.
Hurricanes, fires and DIY-friendly millennials helped the largest U.S. home improvement chain post impressive same-store sales in the third quarter.
For the third quarter ended Oct. 29, same store sales rose 7.9 percent company-wide.
A startup in Southern California is selling meal kits that are focused on sustainable seafood.
According to an article in The Memo, the new meal kit service called Trashfish is trying to fix how seafood is harvested.
Founded this Septembe
The nation’s 18 million honorably discharged veterans are now eligible to make tax-free online purchases, adding a new source of e-commerce competition ahead of the holidays.
In the first major expansion of military exchange benefits in nearly 30
Instacart is expanding its relationship with Big Y to offer same-day grocery delivery service to select stores in the Boston and Worcester area.
The service allows Big Y customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their ord
Restaurants used to be developed for keeping customers in the store longer; now restaurants, and specifically food halls, are a way to attract people into store.
A new Marketplace article explores the food hall concept, which retai
Southeastern Grocers has found a winning new banner in Harveys, which will celebrate its 80th location this month in Florida.
The company is opening three new Harveys in November: a second Harveys store in Tampa, Fla., and two new locations i
Amazon isn't waiting until the new year to make major changes at Whole Foods Market.
Amazon announced that it is launching Amazon Pop-Up stores at Whole Foods locations ahead of the busy shopping season.
The Pop-Ups will begin openin
Google is working a new feature for its Search that shows estimated wait times at restaurants and grocery stores.
"Rolling out soon, wait times on Google Search (and coming soon to Maps) shows you the estimated wait at your favorite restaurants.
Albertsons is teaming up with IRI to leverage its Liquid Data technology platform.
Albertsons Companies, which has more than 2,200 grocery stores across 33 states and the District of Columbia, plans to integrate its supply chain data, includ
Dollar General is offering shoppers a slew of holiday enticements this season, including online-only deals and new digital coupons.
“Our strategy this season remains consistent with our ongoing commitment to provide our customers with value and c
Technology driven change is happening quickly, prompting predictions about how American’s will live, work, play and shop that seem outlandish, but probably aren’t.
The World Economic Forum, a Switzerland-based organization whose lofty missi
Online sales are expected to generate $107.4 billion this year, according to Adobe Analytics data.
The company also estimated that Cyber Monday will become the biggest online shopping day in history, generating $6.6 billion in sales, representing
Consumer packaged goods companies that successfully drive efficiencies can increase margins by 2 to 5 percent, according to a new IRI report.
“Given the current CPG environment, manufacturers understand the importance of a renewed focus on making
With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, consumers say they will spend an average $967.13 this year, according to NRF's annual holiday survey.
That’s up 3.4 percent from the $935.58 consumers said they would spend when surveyed at
CVS is moving further away from retailing and closer to health services as a way to stave off intensifying competition.
The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times reported Friday that CVS Healthcare is in talks to acquire Aetna for more
The National Retail Federation is urging the Senate to move forward on tax reform by approving the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution.
“Tax reform is the top priority for our nation’s economy, and approving the budget resolution is an import
Rite Aid’s current senior vice president of operations in the Northeast and Midwest has been named executive vice president of store operations.
Derek Griffith will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s chainwide store operati
U.S. consumers are less inclined to shop on peak holiday shopping days this year and more likely to search for and buy the best bargains online than in stores, according to Accenture’s 11th Annual Holiday Shopping Survey.
With mobile wallet adoption on the upswing, it will become increasingly important for merchants to get on board with mobile payments to remain competitive in the retail market, according to a new report from research firm Forrester.
BJ's Wholesale Club is hoping to lure more shoppers to its stores with an expanded assortment of appliances.
The wholesale club is expanding its assortment of LG and Whirlpool appliances, including kitchen and laundry suites.