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SN Top 10: US Foods, Dollar General, Kroger, Albertsons top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was US Foods sharing plans to sell Chef’Store. Just a few months after announcing plans to expand its brick-and-mortar footprint by adding five new locations, the foodservice distributor announced Wednesday it is dropping the chain.

More top stories:

  • Dollar General’s self-checkout exit is bigger than expected
  • Washington State lawyers up on Kroger, Albertsons merger
  • Foxtrot set to reopen Chicago, Dallas, and Austin locations
  • Dollar Tree considers a sale and spinoff of Family Dollar

In other news, a New York bill would require retailers to adopt safety measures. The Retail Worker Safety Act is opposed by some retail groups for being costly to businesses.

Other top stories:

  • Is private label unstoppable?
  • Big Lots posts 10.2% sales decline in Q1
  • Costco is making a comeback in certain areas as it posts strong Q3 results
  • Illinois swipe fees will no longer apply to taxes and tips
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