grocery stores

First Lady, Grocers Bring Stores to Food Deserts

As part of a plan to increase access to high-quality nutritious foods, First Lady Michelle Obama announced on Wednesday that she is teaming up with several of the country's largest food retailers. From healthier foods to new jobs, see what's in store for big chains like Walmart.

Supervalu: A Good Value in Grocery Stocks

The grocery market has been rough in the last decade as big-box stores have emerged as new competitors. But before you dismiss an opportunity in the traditional grocery space, here's why bargain-shopping investors should take a stroll down the aisles of Supervalu.

Mancession Offers Insight Into Male Shopping Trends

Men have endured slightly higher unemployment rates than women, and as a result, they've been taking on more of the household shopping. The trend hasn't boded well for stores: On average, men spend less than women on each trip.

Walmart in Talks to Buy Russian Supermarket Chain

Walmart has renewed its efforts to purchase Russian supermarket chain Kopeika, following reports that competing Russian grocer X5's interest in acquiring it has waned, according to a Reuters article.

Investor Nelson Peltz Cuts Stake in Heinz

Investor Nelson Peltz sold 1.6 million shares in H.J. Heinz Co. (HNZ), reducing his stake by about one third. He now holds about 1% of the company%u2019s shares. Peltz has sold shares worth $75.9 million since Friday, Dow Jones Newswires reported.

Tips to cutting your grocery bill

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