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SN Top 10: Southeastern Grocers, Walmart, Kroger top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, an analysis of a possible Southeastern Grocers sale ranked as the week’s top story. Strength in the Florida market could make the company an attractive target for other retailers.

Other top stories:

  • Walmart shooting claims lives of seven workers;
  • 5 things you may have missed in grocery, including a chilly forecast in recent consumer confidence levels;
  • A podcast looking at what it means that consumers are staying in; and
  • Retailers press hard for credit card processing reform.

In other news, independent grocer Dierbergs Markets has landed at the center of a National Grocers Association competition. Students will present employment solutions around the retailer at the NGA Show.

Among other stories:

  • Teamsters ink Kroger pact covering 1,500 workers;
  • BJ’s posts Q3 sales gains and maintains aggressive expansion plans;
  • Discount banners drive gains at Loblaw and Metro; and
  • Rite Aid teams with Grubhub for online delivery.
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