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Mike Troy

Editorial Director

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December 2019

Dec
17
Albertsons is living in historic times The prospect of a ten-fold improvement in the productivity of online order fulfillment is being put to the test by Albertsons at two of its Safeway stores in San Francisco and San Jose.
Dec
10
With its best customer traffic and same store sales growth in nearly five years, Dollar General’s third quarter results revealed the strength of the American economy and the health of consumers.
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ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

November 2020

BJ’s Calls Its Q3 Performance 'Remarkable'

Operator of 219 clubs adds more new members

Amazon's Online Pharmacy Aims to Rival CVS, Walgreens and Walmart

Uninsured prescription benefit will be offered via Cigna

UPS, FexEx and Amazon are customers and risk factors

Buc-ee's

First location in Georgia opens and construction begins in South Carolina

Alibaba

Merchandise value during 11 day global shopping event tops $74 billion

Accelerating product delivery business results in triple digit third quarter gain.

Karen Lynch named CEO at CVS Health

Appointment results in largest female-led company

New store design brings pharmacists out from behind the counter

Q3 sales decelerate despite inclusion of Way Days promotion

Instacart

Gig economy companies can continue to classify workers as independent contractors and avoid paying certain types of benefits available to employees

Costco Isn’t Fazed by Prime Day Costco Opening

Addition of 4 warehouses gives retailer 800 locations worldwide

Acquisitions by Ocado precede opening of the first Kroger automated fulfillment centers next year

October 2020

Amazon

Online sales surged 66.5% during Prime week

Stefano Pessina

WPP joins Microsoft and Adobe on major initiative to drive Walgreens forward

Former Kroger CFO Newest Member of Kellogg Board Michael Schlotman

Schlotman joins other retired retail execs on $13.6B company’s board

How retailers can stay on shoppers' "nice" list

Anthony Hucker

Company's 420 stores generated annual sales of $6.7 billion

Move comes amid ongoing pandemic challenges for foodservice operators

Walmart Black Friday

Top trade group forecasts 1.9% holiday sales growth with earlier than ever start to the season

Academy Sports and Outdoors Fails To Attract IPO Interest

Sporting goods retailer picks bad day for IPO

Whether California's Prop 22 passes or fails, there will be implications for retailers of food and consumables

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