Under the terms of the deal, Sainsbury's and Dansk Supermarked, which owns Danish discount grocery retailer
Netto AS, will open 15 trial Netto stores by the end of 2015, the first one of which, in the north of England, will start operations later in 2014.
Van Alstine says Schneider National brings a wide portfolio of services to grocery retailers
, ranging from route engineering, to equipment and driver sourcing, to full-scale distribution center management.
These mergers involved "leveraged buyouts" in which an investor group would offer to purchase all outstanding stock of a publicly held grocery retailer
, typically through the issuance of high-risk, high-yield debt often called "junk bonds." These private investor groups believed that after the purchase, a company would be worth more if the less profitable parts of the company were divested while maintaining the more profitable operations as a private company.
Consumers download smartphone apps developed by grocery retailers
for savings and convenience, yet these two motivators are quickly matched by consumer enjoyment and enthusiasm for mastering the app, according to an industry report.
The retailer to watch in 2015 is the new Albertsons-Safeway organization, the combination recently assembled from parts of the Safeway and Albertsons grocery retailers
But the reality was that grocery retailers
faced the battle of how to hold on to increasingly fickle customers, Mr Saunders said.
record slightly slower current value growth during 2015 than in 2014.
continue to struggle with the supply chain and marketing challenges driven by the local food consumer movement.
While the Internet is not immediately threatening to destroy your business as a grocery retailer
, it could diminish your profitability in a real way.
and drug retailers selling grocery products have been cautious with online grocery sales, but these retailers are in a unique position to step up and take advantage of the online trend.
4 global grocery retailer
, Germany's Metro AG, is expected to increase its top line by 29.3% to 87.02 billion euros by 2015, like Tesco relying on international operations to drive sales growth.
(H.E.B.), arguably the most exciting, accomplished, complete, relevant and successful grocery retailer
There is promise, however, that a deal could be approved after the CMA's decision to allow Tesco to take over Booker, the UK's largest grocery retailer
in a deal worth [pounds sterling]3.7b.
, the country's second largest grocery retailer
, grew net profit last year by 10.6 percent to P5 billion as its store network grew sales while keeping the highest margins among its peers.