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April 21, 2014

Roundy’s, Inc. will open Mariano’s Edgewater in Chicago on April 22. Edgewater is the fifth Mariano’s store to open of the 11 former Dominick’s locations acquired by Roundy’s in December 2013, and the eighth in the city of Chicago.

April 21, 2014

Whole Foods Market claimed the honor for best brand on Pinterest at the Shorty (the Shorties) Awards on April 7.

April 17, 2014

Harris Teeter announced Thursday it has launched a new, yearly payment option for its Express Lane Online Shopping program.

April 16, 2014

The Kroger Co. announced that Timothy Massa will be promoted to group VP human resources and labor relations.

April 16, 2014

Philip Clarke, CEO of leading U.K. grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco plc is publicly resisting calls for his resignation following a 6% decline in annual profits and 3% quarterly drop in U.K. same-store sales.

April 15, 2014

Jewel-Osco has appointed Scott Hays as VP operations for the Chicagoland supermarket chain.

April 15, 2014

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. has opened a store in Logan, Utah.

April 15, 2014

Safeway Inc. has completed the distribution to its stockholders of 37.8 million shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Networks Holdings Inc. owned by Safeway.

April 15, 2014

Save-A-Lot will open a new 140,000-sq.-ft. food distribution center in Aurora, Colo., in June 2014.

April 14, 2014

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. opens three new stores on April 25.

April 11, 2014

Natural Grocers Inc. has opened two new stores in Las Cruces, N.M. and Gresham, Ore.

April 11, 2014

Safeway Inc. has received a request for additional information and documents from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with the FTC's review of the previously announced agreement and plan of merger among Safeway and Albertson’s.

April 9, 2014

Ralphs will open a new Ralphs Fresh Fare store in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 10.

April 8, 2014

Meijer is testing an automated system that speeds up the checkout process at its store in Jenison, Mich.

April 7, 2014

Leading Indian political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said in its official election manifesto that it will ban all foreign direct investment into the Indian supermarket sector if it wins a majority stake in the upcoming parliamentary election.

April 4, 2014

The board of directors of The Pantry Inc. has elected Thomas W. "Tad" Dickson, former chairman and CEO of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc., to serve as chairman of the board of directors.

April 4, 2014

A new Vallarta Supermarkets store opens in Hesperia, Calif., on April 9.

April 2, 2014

The Kroger Co. is collaborating with EInfochips and Wincor-Nixdorf to introduce a new enterprise IT architecture called Retail Site Intelligence (RSI).

April 1, 2014

The Kroger Co. announced that senior VP Robert "Pete" Williams plans to retire in May after 37 years with the company.

March 31, 2014

Whole Food Market will purchase four stores from New Frontiers Natural Marketplace.

March 28, 2014

Safeway Inc. on Friday said that no other bidders have emerged during the 21-day “go-shop” period following the announcement of its agreement to be acquired by AB Acquisition, the parent of Albertsons.

March 26, 2014

Thousands of subscribers to the world's largest independent product-testing organization weighed in on grocery shopping via Consumer Reports’ latest survey – and gave Wegmans, Trader Joe's, Publix, Costco and Sprouts the highest scores overall among 55 of the nation's major grocery stores.

March 24, 2014

Foodsco will open its first store in Oakland, Calif., on March 26.

March 24, 2014

WinCo Foods LLC will open its newest discount supermarket on March 27.

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