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Aldi just revealed its next assault against Walmart, Amazon, and Kroger

Aldi is expanding its online grocery services and preparing to launch curbside pickup in the US, Aldi US CEO Jason Hart told Business Insider. Aldi started testing online grocery delivery in select cities last year through a partnership with Instacart.

The Amazon-Whole Foods deal has barely made a dent in US grocery prices, despite fears of a price war

Grocery prices have fallen since Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods last year. Prices in the US fell 0.3% in the 12 months ending in June, compared to a 0.6% increase over the same period last year, according to data from Adobe Analytics.
The Fresh Market is closing 15 stores.

Fresh Market is closing 15 stores in 9 states. Here’s the full list.

The Fresh Market, under pressure from competitors like Whole Foods, is closing 15 stores in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
An unusual display at a Gristedes grocery store in New York city.

We compared grocery shopping at stores in the US and the UK, and it was shockingly clear which country does it better

We compared two neighborhood stores in London and New York City to see how the shopping experience differed. We found a big difference in price, quality, and variety.
There's not a mention of Amazon to be found.

Amazon Prime has invaded Whole Foods stores, but an important word is notably absent

Whole Foods stores are now dripping with Prime banners, but there's no mention of the word Amazon in sight. And, it looks like that might be on purpose.
Amazon Fresh has gone through some changes as of late.

Some Amazon Fresh customers are slamming the grocery-delivery service over disappearing and ruined orders, and it raises questions about its future

Amazon's grocery-delivery service, Amazon Fresh, seems to be slipping in customer-experience rankings and is getting some poor reviews online. Some customers are reporting issues like missing items, canceled deliveries, and damaged produce, and they say the service has become unreliable.

Kroger is surging after crushing earnings thanks to booming online sales

Digital sales rose 66% over the previous quarter, Kroger said. The uptick comes after the company launched its "restock Kroger" program which aims to invest in technology and store-brands.

Amazon bringing 2-hour delivery to Whole Foods is a sneaky change in strategy, and it could mean a big change is coming

By using Whole Foods stores as distribution points and integrating with Amazon Prime Now, Amazon can cut off the most expensive part of delivery and be closer to customers.

Leaked audio reveals how Amazon’s strategy of secrecy is spreading to Whole Foods

Whole Foods is keeping more projects under wraps as it shifts to a culture of less transparency, according to a company executive. The shift appears to be influenced by Amazon, which has used a similar tactic to create massive buzz around its search for the site of its second headquarters.
Kirkland Signature provides quality products that meet or beat name-brand competition.

9 items you should always buy from Costco’s Kirkland Signature brand

Costco's Kirkland Signature brand has a well-earned reputation for quality products that meet or beat name-brand competition. While buying in bulk certainly costs more upon purchase, you can save money in the long run. Here are nine Kirkland Signature products that are worth every penny.