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September / October 2015

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These are the drivers that reportedly will move the CPG retail industry into a brave new world that we can only imagine today.

The grocery and CPG retailing environment is changing rapidly, and the metrics that the industry uses to gauge its performance can be expected to evolve as well. As retailers invest more in their fresh perimeter departments, roll out new, smaller formats, and experiment with e-commerce and click-an

What's a successful collaboration worth to retailers and brands? The value of working together for a greater outcome than either participant could achieve on its own might not be a line item on a balance sheet, but success stories abound in the grocery retail space. Consider Blackhawk Network, the

Grocery retailing has always been known for big deals,but in the last year or so, they've been positively seismic. Ahold and Delhaize are poised to merge and become the fourth-largest U.S grocer. Dollar Tree bought Family Dollar to form a new No.

Publix Supermarkets regularly basks in the glow of generous praise from its customers,the communities it serves and even the business and trade press.

Aldi is looking to do in the U.S. what it has done in Great Britain for years:Squeeze midmarket grocers from the bottom. The German discount chain has ambitious plans to expand in the U.S.

The middle of the road is where you get run over–so the cliché goes. Well, Kroger has been roaring down the middle of the road for years, setting speed records and bowling over the competition.

Dollar General is about to lose its position at the top of the dollar-store world, thanks to an acquisition between its two biggest rivals.

Last year, CVS Health took a bold stand for its customers' health by banning tobacco sales. That's turning out to be healthy for the bottom line as well. In CVS's first full quarter after it stopped selling tobacco, net revenues increased 12.9 percent to a record $37.1 billion.

It's said that trying to be all things to all people is a losing strategy. But looking at H-E-B can leave you not so sure. The 373-store Texas-based supermarket chain combines a luxurious in-store experience with competitive prices.

Talk about a moving Target. It's Year Two of the Brian Cornell era, and the new CEO of the No. 2 U.S. retailer seems to have the company going in the right direction after a disastrous last few years.

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