New Amazon Shopping Cart Uses Cameras And Sensors To Let Shoppers Skip The Checkout LaneA new shopping cart by Amazon uses cameras, sensors and a scale to automatically detect what shoppers drop in.
Cleburne Mayor Warns Residents Of 'Swift And Strong Consequences' For Not Complying With COVID-19 OrdersOfficials in the City of Cleburne have introduced new regulations -- mostly for grocers and their customers -- to try and help fight the spread of COVID-19.
Albertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb And Walmart Adding Sneeze Guards At Checkout LanesAlbertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb and Walmart are all installing sneeze guards at checkout lanes and customer service counters to help protect customers and their employees from the spread of the coronavirus.
Kroger To Start Selling Products Directly To Chinese ShoppersKroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba.
Kroger Grocery Stores Ban Use Of Visa Cards At Some LocationsKroger is barring the use of Visa cards at some stores in a dispute over the "swipe" fees it pays to handle customers' credit and debit card transactions.
Nestle Takes Over Sales Of Starbucks In Grocery AislesNestle is paying more than $7 billion to handle retail sales of Starbucks's coffee and tea outside of its coffee shops.
Texas-Based Fiesta Mart To Be Bought By El SuperThe Texas-based Fiesta Mart chain is being acquired by a California grocer to create what's being billed as one of the largest Hispanic-focused supermarket companies.
Man Dead, Woman Injured After Fort Worth Grocery Store ShootingA man is dead and a woman hospitalized after a robbery at a supermarket in Fort Worth. The 26-year-old man was killed trying to stop the robbery and protect the woman who witnesses say is his wife.
H-E-B Recalls Diced Chicken ThighsH-E-B has recalled a diced chicken thigh product from the fresh meats departments of its 114 supermarkets.
McDonald's To Bring Bottled McCafe Drinks To Store ShelvesMcDonald's said that it will soon sell some of its McCafe drinks in bottles at supermarkets and other stores, catching up with coffee rivals Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.
Now At Whole Foods: Cheaper Milk, 'Farm Fresh' Amazon EchoAmazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods by slashing prices, adding its logo on signs and setting up a stand of "farm fresh" Amazon Echo voice-assistant devices by store entrances.
Trade Groups Push To "Expire" Confusing Food Date LabelsThe food industry is working to simplify labels on perishable food. Date stamps like “best by,” “sell by,” “use by” and “best before” can be confusing for shoppers.
New USDA Food Label Guidelines Aim To Prevent Food WasteThis past week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released food labeling guidelines aimed at reducing the amount of good food that gets thrown out because people think it has gone bad.
Amazon Go Grocery Store Is Checkout FreeAmazon is testing a grocery store model that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store.
Grocery Chains Aren't Building New Supermarkets Where Most NeededAs part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or expand 1,500 grocery or convenience stores in and around neighborhoods with no supermarkets by 2016. By their own count, they're far short.