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Brookshire to acquire 8 Winn-Dixie stores

Brookshire Grocery Co. will acquire eight Winn-Dixie store locations in south Louisiana from Southeastern Grocers, whose Bi-Lo subsidiary is reportedly considering bankruptcy.

Walmart redesigning e-commerce strategy

Walmart is redesigning its digital shopping experience to match how customers naturally shop for home products.

Record fourth quarter results from Sprouts Farmers Market highlight the strength of the company's business model and why it plans to open 30 new stores in 2018 even as other grocers consolidate.

The CEO of SpartanNash says the company is making progress toward key strategic initiatives despite another decline in retail sales during its latest fiscal quarter.

99 Cents Only Stores has promoted its chief merchant to CEO on the same day it named a new COO and announced impressive fourth quarter sales.

A Target store in San Francisco has such a hard time keeping tents from being stolen that it has started keeping them behind locked cases.

Millennials are pet-obsessed, and retailers have an opportunity to leverage that love into big sales.

Advance Auto Parts is gaining sales growth momentum as it enters the second year of its transformation plan. 

Campbell Soup Company is repositioning itself to drive long-term, sustainable sales and earnings growth.

A former HR analyst at the company details the three reasons why Wegmans is consistently rated as a top place to work.

EnsembleIQ has appointed David Shanker as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Regional drug chain Fruth Pharmacy has launched a unique promotion designed to appeal to families with small children.

While e-commerce sales are growing, stores will always play an important role in a retailer's overall strategy, Target CEO Brian Cornell told CNBC on Thursday.

Tops Friendly Markets is seeking court protection from creditors as the retailer battles an increasingly competitive grocery industry.

Private label products are becoming more important to shoppers, with 53% saying they would pick a store for its own brands.

Retailers that have both mobile sites and apps are seeing, on average, two-thirds of their online sales coming via app.

U.S. consumers spend an average of $450 every month on impulse buys, and the majority of that happens at food retailers.

Lowe's is launching a new workforce development initiative to attract workers in a tightening job market.

A red-hot premium tea brand has hired a veteran of the Coca-Cola Co. to take the company to the next level.

The success of Cost Plus World Market's treasure hunt business model is taking it to New Hampshire, where the retailer has opened its first store in the state.

Despite hitting a snag in the fourth quarter, Walmart's plan to transform itself into an omnichannel powerhouse has great momentum heading into the rest of 2018.

H-E-B is testing out a new app that lets shoppers use their smartphones to scan and pay for their groceries at two of its San Antonio stores.

Albertsons is positioning itself to become a one-stop shop for consumers' health and wellness needs through a deal to buy Rite Aid.

The Home Depot is leveraging a booming housing market and a stronger economy into impressive sales growth.

Nestlé is promoting its chief financial officer to CEO.

Amazon will now give Prime members a 5% discount when they shop at Whole Foods Market stores using their Amazon Rewards Visa Cards. 

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