Food HBC & Consumables

04/30/2012 - 10:10

Sears Holdings announced the launch of a wholly owned subsidiary called MetaScale, that will provide data-management services.

04/27/2012 - 14:10

Albertsons LLC is sharpening its focus on social media and digital marketing with the creation of a new social and digital marketing team that will be led by technology and social marketing expert Karl Meinhardt.

04/27/2012 - 13:51

The National Retail Federation on Thursday urged the Federal Trade Commission to move cautiously in establishing regulations for mobile payments, and said any rules that are adopted should parallel those for the underlying form of payment and not be specific to the technology.

04/27/2012 - 09:59

Recent events, which have driven Wall Street analysts to speculate that Safeway is a buyout target, are not interrelated, Safeway chairman and CEO Steve Burd assured analysts Thursday morning during the grocer's first-quarter conference call.

04/27/2012 - 09:46

First quarter sales at surged 34% to $13.2 billion during the first quarter ended March 31, but profits declined 35% to $130 million due to rising expenses related to growth initiatives.

04/26/2012 - 13:59

Payment processing service-provider Vantiv said Wednesday that it has launched its Mobile Check Deposit product that enables consumers and small business owners to use their smartphone to take a picture of a check and deposit into their account.

04/26/2012 - 13:25

Safeway's first quarter net income rose to $81.6 million, from $25.1 million in the year-earlier period.

04/25/2012 - 12:15

Stop & Shop has launched a free, quarterly magazine to help fight childhood obesity and get kids to live healthier lifestyles.

04/25/2012 - 10:20

Supermarket-pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is launching two initiatives designed to promote sustainability, in recognition of Earth Day.