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Kroger To Pull Plug On Three Planned New Virginia Stores

Kroger announced that it has scrapped plans to build three new stores in Virginia.

Walgreens Ends 21-Month Quest To Acquire Rite Aid Corporation

Walgreens has ended its two-year quest to take over rival drug chain Rite Aid Stores, saying it would change its focus to acquiring about half of the Camp Hill, PA based retailer’s locations in a new $5.175 billion deal.

Bertram To Head Giant/Martin’s; Perkins Back At Helm Of Acme

Two of Pennsylvania’s largest chains – Giant/Martin’s and Acme Markets – announced leadership changes at the tops of their organizations.

Despite Overstoring, Deflation, ShopRite Still Rules $98B Market

The results of the 2017 Food Trade News market study.

Lidl Makes Long-Awaited U.S. Debut With 10 VA, NC, SC Units

The hype is over and the hoopla began on June 15 when Lidl opened the first 10 of what is expected to be more than 100 stores in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast during the next six months. The initial group …

Wal-Mart Pushes Giant For Lead In Ferocious $47 Billion Mid-Atlantic Market

The results of the 2017 Food World market study.

David Siegel Named New CEO At America’s Food Basket Co-Op

David Siegel is the new CEO at America’s Food Basket.

Trump’s Tax Reform Plan Calls For Drastic Cuts To SNAP Benefits, Farm Subsidies

President Donald Trump’s new $4.1 trillion tax reform program, released on May 23, could have a significantly adverse effect on food retailers.

Family Leadership Continues As Ryan Redner Named CEO

Ryan Redner will succeed Richard Redner as president and CEO of Redner’s Markets.

Ruane, Herring To Head Merch At Carlisle, Landover In New Ahold Delhaize Lineup

Ahold USA and Delhaize America announced the next wave of management changes affecting its five supermarket divisions (brands) and its commercial services and strategy unit, which is part of its Retail Business Services (RBS) division.