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A collection of featured Special Reports.

Grocery Annual Report

Tech Innovations Become Major Grocer Investments: Annual Report

From autonomous vehicles to omnichannel

Annual Report Grocery

Traditional Grocers See Need to Differentiate to Fend Off Retail Foes: Annual Report

Most influential and successful departments for driving sales and traffic

Annual Report Grocery

Benefits, competition and technology are some top worries

Top 50 Grocers

Download the 2019 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S. grocers, including last and this year's rankings, fiscal-year-end sales data, number of stores, banner names and more. Be sure to check out our full Super 50 coverage.

Annual Report Grocery

45 percent of grocery operators are more optimistic than a year ago

Deli Sandwich

Nearly 75 percent of respondents said deli sales rose in 2018 compared with 2017

Progressive Grocer's Top 50 Grocers

Lower down on the list is where the action is occurring

Top 50 Grocers

Giants share the top; merger and acquisition activity plays a role

Top 50 Grocers

Half of the Super 50 are majority family-owned, employee-owned or privately held

Meanwhile, leading animal proteins gain dollar sales but lose volume

Record bankruptcies, M&A activity continue as industry undergoes massive change

While sales are flat, most shoppers cite produce as the reason for choosing a store

Download the 2018 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S.

Data provided via Nielsen’s Total Food View, an inclusive data universe of UPC and non-UPC products (includes fresh random-weight retailer-assigned PLU and system 2 sales volume).

Fresh, prepared foods still present biggest opportunity for grocers

As is PG’s custom every year, we’ve ranked the industry’s top 50 food retailers, based on the total sales generated in their most recent fiscal years.

Grocers must stay vigilant in preserving market share as disruptors rule

Grocer moves to No. 8 while Lidl, Trader Joe's heat up competition

The plant-based trend spills into the category

Fresh and perishable foods generated sales nearly 14 times as high as all online food and beverage sales this year, Nielsen notes in its June 2018 “Total Consumer Report.”

PG research shows 3/4 of deli-department respondents expecting higher sales as a result

Family-owned food retailers take advantage of ecommerce giant's changes at Whole Foods

Labor, tech, online sales among top concerns of industry leaders

2/3 of consumers now admit to snacking at least once a day

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