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Grocery Wars

  1. shopping
    Delivery Apps Are Ruining Grocery StoresShopping in a grocery store used to be fun; shopping in a grocery store that is now functionally a warehouse is definitively not.
  2. grocery wars
    There’s a New Whole Foods in Brooklyn. You Can’t Go to It.The grocery chain has opened a new location that’s just for fulfilling online orders.
  3. reversals
    Trader Joe’s Won’t Actually Change Its ‘Racist’ Product NamesThe grocer released a new statement contradicting its first response to an online petition criticizing branding like Trader Ming’s.
  4. crime scenes
    What We Now Know About the Trader Joe’s Anti-Mask AssaultOne employee was sent to the hospital, according to someone who witnessed the attack.
  5. groceries
    Red Hook Will Get to Keep Its Biggest Grocery Store After AllThe new buyer sounds better than Fairway, too.
  6. petitions
    Trader Joe’s Says It Will Change Its ‘Racist’ Product NamesAn online petition was launched calling for the grocer to change branding of product lines like Trader Ming’s.
  7. coronavirus
    Fairway Executives Use the Coronavirus to Defend BonusesThe company wants to dole out $2.3 million in payments.
  8. grocery wars
    Dean & DeLuca Has Filed for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe former gourmet grocer owes creditors nearly $275 million.
  9. coronavirus
    The Union Square Trader Joe’s Has ReopenedStores in Chelsea, the Upper West Side, and Soho remain closed.
  10. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Looking To Purchase 4 Fairway StoresThe Seattle–based tech giant is eyeing two locations in New Jersey, one in Westchester, and a location in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
  11. grocery wars
    Costco Banned Free Samples and the Internet Can’t Handle ItThe wholesaler’s move comes amid coronavirus fears.
  12. rip
    Nation of Two-Buck Chuck Lovers Mourns the Death of Trader Joe“RIP Joe Coulombe, whose Trader Joe’s is one of the best ideas mass retailing has ever given us.”
  13. grocery wars
    Wegmans Is Now Delivering Groceries to ManhattanThe cult grocery chain will hop the East River with a little help from Instacart.
  14. grocery wars
    Inside the Slow, Agonizing Death of Fairway“There’s no trust.”
  15. grocery wars
    Fairway Will Sell 5 Stores and File for Bankruptcy ProtectionThe grocery chain is not going out of business, but it’s definitely in trouble.
  16. grocery wars
    Report Says Fairway Will Close. Fairway Says It Won’t.Instead, the chain “expects to soon announce a value maximizing transaction.”
  17. field notes
    A Restaurant Critic Walks Into a Wegmans …Adam Platt finds high-end cocktails, lots of parking, and an unnervingly chipper staff.
  18. sad sandwiches
    In Brooklyn, the Best Part of Wegmans Is MissingSad, premade sandwiches are not okay.
  19. the front lines
    Wegmania Arrives in Brooklyn“Wegmans is more than a grocery store — it’s a religion.”
  20. factory farming
    A New Report Details Just How Dangerous America’s Meat Industry Has Become“Pretty much every other day a worker is sent to the hospital or loses a body part.”
  21. coming soon
    Everything You Need to Know About the Brooklyn WegmansThe new grocery utopia opens its doors on October 27.
  22. grocery wars
    New York’s Last Dean & DeLuca Is ClosedA “temporary” closing sure looks a lot more permanent.
  23. amazon
    Whole Foods Will Cut Health-Care Benefits for Nearly 2,000 EmployeesThe Amazon-owned company will no longer provide benefits for employees who work less than 30 hours per week.
  24. grocery wars
    Farewell to Dean & DeLuca, New York’s Food UtopiaIt made the city a better place to eat; now it’s on the brink of collapse.
  25. coming soon
    New York’s First Wegmans Officially Has an Opening DateThe grocery chain lands in Brooklyn this October.
  26. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Dropping Prices on a Truly Random Assortment of FoodsIncluding lots of produce.
  27. grocery wars
    Trader Joe’s Is Eliminating a Million Pounds of Plastic From Its StoresNo more single-use plastic bags.
  28. grocery wars
    Of Course Whole Foods Should Sell MarijuanaGet your asparagus water and your legal marijuana all in the same place.
  29. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Will Kill Its ‘365’ Stores Once and For AllThe grocery chain will convert all of its budget-minded locations into “regular” Whole Foods branches.
  30. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Is Raising Its Prices Back UpAmazon has also slashed the grocer’s inventory.
  31. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Planning to Pick Over the Corpses of Dead Sears and KmartsThe Amazon-owned company is reportedly eyeing locations in less densely populated midwestern states.
  32. grocery wars
    Instacart Shoppers Are Boycotting the Company Over Falling WagesUnder a new pay model, employees have seen their earnings fall by half or more.
  33. grocery wars
    Welcome to the Golden Age of Grocery ShoppingBrutal competition and advancing technology mean better food, lower prices, and loads of convenience.
  34. grocery wars
    Inside the Fight to Unionize Whole Foods“I decided I was going to try organizing on day one — it was just that awful.”
  35. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Employees Want to UnionizeToday, organizers will send out an email to employees at 490 stores encouraging them to join the effort.
  36. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Is Now Rolling Out Its Prime Discounts NationwideThe member perks expand to 121 more stores in 15 states.
  37. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Discounts for Amazon Prime Members Start TodayJeff Bezos would like to reward you for your loyalty.
  38. grocery wars
    Is Whole Foods Preparing to Give Amazon Prime Members 10 Percent Off?A new report indicates that the company is about to give Amazon Prime members access to cheaper groceries.
  39. grocery wars
    Amazon Will Discontinue Whole Foods’ Loyalty Program in Two WeeksStarting May 2, the grocer will begin shifting rewards and coupons over to Amazon Prime.
  40. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Teases Plan to Give Amazon Prime Members a 10 Percent DiscountSigns in Austin advertised “special deals just for” Prime account holders.
  41. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Decided to End the Week With Some LayoffsThe chain will centralize marketing operations to “support the needs of the business.”
  42. grocery wars
    Is Kroger About to Merge With Target?Amazon fears may have two of America’s largest grocers aiming to join forces.
  43. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Execs Bailing After Amazon Takeover“Culturally it’s been a rough start.”
  44. grocery wars
    Walmart Will Launch Same-Day Grocery Delivery in NYCThe next best thing to actually being allowed to build a store in the city.
  45. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Is Scrambling to Stop an Angry Vendors’ RevoltBoth national and smaller brands are upset about new merchandising fees.
  46. grocery wars
    Get Ready to See More of Amazon’s Cashier-less Grocery StoresThe convenience store of the future might be heading to L.A.
  47. grocery wars
    Amazon Reportedly Merging AmazonFresh With Prime Now for Grocery DeliveryThe company makes a move to streamline its food-delivery options.
  48. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Testing Two-Hour Deliveries From Whole FoodsIs this the beginning of the end of actual grocery stores?
  49. grocery wars
    It’s Reportedly ‘Normal’ to See Whole Foods Employees Crying These DaysThe company’s controversial new inventory system is apparently to blame.
  50. grocery wars
    Amazon Is Now Selling Discounted Gadgets in Whole Foods’ Parking LotsKeep an eye out for Treasure Trucks!
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