The $25-billion deal is likely to draw intense scrutiny from federal regulators and critics as it would form a new supermarket colossus at a time of soaring food costs.
Keeping U.S. markets filled with a dazzling array of choices relies on an army of farmers, suppliers, truckers and retail workers. What's gained and lost as all that food makes its way to the shelves?
Many supermarket shelves have been stripped bare as the coronavirus spreads in Britain, which led to this tearful Facebook video that has struck a nerve across the country.
Target, Safeway and others are restricting their opening hours, limiting purchases per each shopper and setting off time for seniors and other high-risk individuals to shop.
The sudden spike in demand driven by the coronavirus pandemic has meant shortages at many stores. But retailers say products will return to shelves and urge customers to not panic or hoard items.
Chains from Walmart and Target to Whole Foods and Publix are cutting back hours to give employees more time to restock shelves and sanitize stores.
An app service known as Aira is connecting blind and visually impaired grocery shoppers with sighted guides that help them navigate the aisles at Wegmans through their smartphones.
A Greensboro-based grocery chain, The Fresh Market, has announced it will close 15 stores around the country, including one in North Ca
Two years ago, France introduced a law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities and food banks. Skeptics called it unworkable at the time, but there are signs the effort is succeeding.