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SN Top 10: Amazon Fresh opens in California; Lidl, Aldi expanding

Traditional supermarket alternatives Amazon, Lidl, Aldi and dollar stores made big news in this week’s Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles (and a gallery):

  • Aldi moves ahead with Long Island expansion
  • Amazon unveils first Amazon Fresh grocery store in Woodland Hills
  • Dollar General, Dollar Tree stay on expansion track
  • Lidl powers up U.S. expansion with another 50 stores

Other articles had direct or indirect coronavirus pandemic connections:

  • BJ’s Wholesale Club rolls out curbside pickup at all locations
  • Heinen’s goes live with Instacart-powered e-commerce site
  • Survey: Most grocery shoppers favor in-store purchases amid pandemic

The gallery featured H-E-B’s foodservice initiative in Austin, Texas:

  • H-E-B serves up enticing menu at new Main Streat food hall

And in other news:

  • D.C. attorney general sues Instacart over alleged ‘deceptive’ service fees
  • Parent of Kings Food Markets, Balducci’s up for sale with Chapter 11 filing

Click through the slideshow to find links to this Top 10 content.


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