Food Trade News

Target First Quarter 2019 Earnings Grow On 4.3 Percent Rise In...

Target Corporation on May 22 announced its first quarter 2019 performance, including comparable sales growth of 4.8 percent driven by a 4.3 percent increase...

The Coastal Companies Acquires Hearn Kirkwood

The Mid-Atlantic regional produce distributor and processor of fresh fruits and vegetables announced the addition of Hearn Kirkwood to its portfolio.

UFCW Local 1776 Signs New Five Year Contract With Philly ShopRites

The five-year pact protects benefits, increases wages, expands non-discrimination language, requires earlier notification of scheduling, and provides for additional shop stewards.

Giant/Martin’s To Acquire Ferguson & Hassler’s

For the second time in nine months an independent supermarket operator in Lancaster County has decided to sell its business to a larger chain....

Walmart Reveals Increased Revenue, Profit For First Quarter FY 2020

Walmart reported increased revenue and profit in its 2020 fiscal first quarter, with increased online sales and strong numbers in food, beverage and general...

Aldi Disrupting the American Grocery Landscape

CNN Business recently reported that Aldi, the German discount grocery chain, is upending the American supermarket landscape. With its cult-like following, hard-to-beat bargain basement...

Redner’s 3rd Generation Ready To Add To Regional Retailer’s Legacy

As the Reading, PA based retailer approaches its 50th anniversary, it looks to a fresh prototype and new stores to drive future growth.

Lidl To Open First Round Of Best Market Conversions In Early...

All Told, Discounter To Debut 25 New Units Next Year

Affinity Group Retail Names Chiodo President; JOH Announces New Addition; Guadagno...

After years of operating robust and successful retail divisions, Affinity Group Infusion and Affinity Group FMS will be merged into a single retail-focused entity:...