Albertsons’ Third Attempt At Public Entry May Be Delayed By Bad Market Timing

In the ensuing 10 days, the real and imagined threats from coronavirus pandemic make it likely that we’re months away from Albertsons even beginning the process toward completing a public offering.

Three Niche Retailers File As Money Dries Up; Overstoring A Factor

Fairway Market, Earth Fare and Lucky’s Markets have felt the gut punch of bankruptcy and future potential future liquidation over the past month.

If Fairway Market Files Another Bankruptcy, PE To Blame Again

Current owners Goldman Sachs Group and Brigade Capital Management have continued to provide little capital and even less direction since the “not like any market” retailer declared its first bankruptcy in 2016.

Wegmans’ New Distribution Center Will Provide Growth Opportunities In VA, NC

The company now operates 101 mega-units over eight states.

Rudderless UNFI Continues Earnings Decline

It’s not quite at the level of “alternative facts,” but UNFI CEO Steve (“Senor Spinmeister”) Spinner, as almost always, painted a bullish and rosy picture of his company’s future.

At Allegiance Meeting, John Derderian Tells Vendors He’s Bullish About Co-Op’s Growth

It was a record year for the retailer owned co-op based in Iselin, NJ.

Wegmans Entry Into Eastern North Carolina Expected To Create Even More Havoc

Kroger is withdrawing from the area and Lidl also pulled out of an anticipated new store in Cary after the Rochester, NY-based chain first announced it was coming to eastern North Carolina.

DePeters, Natale, Two Of Wegmans’ Best, Set To Retire At End Of Year

The two team players will retire at the end of 2019 after spending much of their lives making the Rochester, NY-based retailer a better company.

Fairway Market On Selling Block Again?

If true, the news shouldn’t be that surprising that the once-iconic Metro New York merchant is looking for a buyer.

Licensees Unhappy As Save-A-Lot Continues To Fumble, Bumble & Stumble

The company is in the process of reviewing its strategic options to accelerate its transformation.