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Grocery Stores

  1. the top line
    There’s Deflation, But You’re Probably Not Enjoying Lower PricesThe government’s preferred measure of prices is way down. That’s not the story for most consumers during lockdown though.
  2. the top line
    Why There Are Still So Many Empty Shelves at the Grocery StoreSome key dynamics have changed since March, but there are still acute shortages — particularly in the meat aisle.
  3. coronavirus
    Customer Behavior Is Making Life Even Harder for Grocery Store WorkersStores and customers alike could do more to keep essential workers safe.
  4. coronavirus news
    De Blasio Wants Grocery Stores to Make Face Masks Mandatory for Customers“I’m asking every store to put up a sign that you’re required to wear a face covering.”
  5. temporary closings
    Good-bye (for Now) to Myers of Keswick, a Haute-Hoarder Anglophile’s ParadiseThe idiosyncratic British grocer will shut down — and hopefully reopen soon.
  6. coronavirus news
    More Than 40 Grocery Workers Have Died From COVID-19And 1,500 more around the United States have tested positive for the virus.
  7. reminders
    Reminder: Just Be Kind to the People Who Ensure You Get to Eat“We just need to get out of our heads right now to gain some perspective…”
  8. helpful advice
    How to Grocery Shop Right Now, According to ExpertsDoctors and epidemiologists offer their tips for staying safe.
  9. coronavirus
    Grocery Stores Are Designating ‘Seniors-Only’ Shopping TimesBut some experts express concern about the idea.
  10. coronavirus
    Panic at the Costco: Will Grocery Stores Be Able to Keep up With Coronavirus?Food is flying off the shelves thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak, but the boom in business isn’t necessarily welcome.
  11. probably closing
    Red Hook Fairway Could Close As Soon As MayEmployees were reportedly told the store might close in four to six months.
  12. grocery wars
    Report Says Fairway Will Close. Fairway Says It Won’t.Instead, the chain “expects to soon announce a value maximizing transaction.”
  13. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Is Raising Its Prices Back UpAmazon has also slashed the grocer’s inventory.
  14. openings
    A ‘Zero-Waste’ Grocery Store Is Open in BrooklynPrecycle is a new shop with a mission.
  15. boycotts
    Kroger Facing Backlash After Closing Stores in Minority Communities“It’s boycott time.”
  16. meal kits
    Blue Apron Plans to Sell Its Meal Kits in Grocery StoresIt’s in “active conversations” with supermarkets.
  17. kale sales
    NYC’s First Whole Foods 365 Opening Featured Long Lines and Lots of Cowbells“Honestly, it’s better than all of the Whole Foods stores in Manhattan.”
  18. video feed
    Piggly Wiggly Driver’s Marathon-Length Parking Disaster Is a Fitting End to 2017Who hasn’t wanted to repeatedly plow a semi into something this year?
  19. grocery wars
    Will Amazon Kill Whole Foods’ Low-Priced 365 Chain?One of the only six locations that ever opened just closed for good.
  20. shopping
    These Burgeoning Supermarkets Are a Mirror of Immigrant New YorkOne-stop shopping for the city’s eclectic appetites.
  21. grocery wars
    Amazon Merger Is Bringing Whole Foods the Most Shoppers It’s Had in YearsDespite the fact that prices really aren’t any lower overall.
  22. shopping guide
    Here Are the Whole Foods Products You Can Find Right Now on AmazonThe interesting assemblage includes ice cream, frozen pizza, and lots of canned beans.
  23. how to
    How to Grocery Shop Like You’re in a Fashion MagazineFrom donning lingerie to posing stoically next to sodas.
  24. grocery stores
    How Amazon Can Help Whole Foods Fix ItselfThe tech giant has the chance to help the grocery chain get back to its original mission, while still keeping an eye on the future.
  25. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Reportedly Planning to Cut Jobs at Whole FoodsInsiders say Bezos is looking into “using technology to eliminate cashiers.”
  26. grocery wars
    Whole Foods CEO Is Ready to Fight Those ‘Greedy Bastard’ Activist InvestorsHe also sees similarities with the Ringwraiths from The Lord of the Rings.
  27. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Says It’s Actually Lowering PricesIt’s centralizing purchasing to bring costs down, but that could limit selection.
  28. grocery wars
    Investors Want Whole Foods to Sell the Company to Amazon or KrogerWhole Foods’ nose-diving stock has lost almost half its value since 2013.
  29. recalls
    Edamame Yanked From Supermarkets in 33 States Over Listeria FearsThe recall mostly affects sushi bars inside grocery stores.
  30. hard times
    Restaurants’ Rising Prices Are Driving More People to Eat at HomeA third of Americans are dining out less often than they were three months ago.
  31. food waste
    U.K. Supermarket Chain’s New Delivery Trucks Will Run Entirely on Food WasteWaitrose says the vehicles can run 500 miles on biomethane, a by-product of rotting food.
  32. surpluses
    Analysts Say Food Prices Have Tumbled to a ‘Completely Unprecedented’ LowA dozen eggs for $1 and buy-one-get-one steaks are signs of “irrational pricing.”
  33. closeout
    Another Beloved New York Grocery Chain Is Filing for BankruptcyThis time it’s Garden of Eden.
  34. hot shot
    All the World’s a Stage, Including This Grocery Store Vanessa Hudgens Went ToWith an aloe drink. 
  35. Grocery Wars
    Report: The D’Agostino Grocery Chain Is for SaleKey Food is rumored to be interested.
  36. Bones to Pick
    Man Claims He Found a Bone in His Whole Foods Trail Mix“I can only imagine what other body parts I was eating while consuming that bag.”
  37. Lawsuits
    A Judge Threw Out the Lawsuit Accusing Whole Foods of OverchargingBecause the customers who filed it didn’t save their receipts.
  38. Animal Welfare
    All of Trader Joe’s Eggs Will Be Cage-Free in 9 YearsThe announcement follows a petition that went viral and hit 100,000 supporters.
  39. News
    Snow Collapsed the Roof at This New Jersey Trader Joe’sThe company is trying to move its 160 employees to other area stores.
  40. The Hunger Games
    Panicked D.C. Residents Clear Out Supermarket’s Cheese AisleIt’s a real struggle to survive out there.
  41. Minimum Wage
    Will Labor Laws Kill Food Co-ops As We Know Them?They fear their volunteer model will be targeted by labor officials.
  42. Price Check
    Whole Foods to Pay $500,000 for Overcharging NYC Customers [Updated]It refused to pay the $1.5 million the city originally demanded.
  43. Bad Investment
    Whole Foods Shares Have Dropped Nearly 50 PercentInvestors are “almost uniformly negative on the company.”
  44. Drama
    Whole Foods Says It Will Stop Selling Food Made by PrisonersAnother knock against the grocer.
  45. Comebacks
    Hydrox Cookies Will Return to Stores This MonthThe “original Oreo” is coming back very soon.
  46. News You Can Booze
    Target Might Try Letting People Drink Booze While They ShopThe company has applied for a liquor license in Chicago to test the idea.
  47. Lawsuits
    Shareholders Are Now Suing Whole Foods for Overcharging CustomersA federal lawsuit claims the chain broke SEC laws by misrepresenting its value to investors.
  48. Price Check
    Whole Foods Executives Admit to Overcharging Customers“Straight up, we made some mistakes.”
  49. Legal Action
    Here Come the Whole Foods LawsuitsThe first was filed a day after New York announced an investigation into the grocer’s prices.
  50. Price Check
    Whole Foods Under Investigation for ‘Routinely’ OverchargingThe high-end chain’s food might literally be too expensive.
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