Progressive Grocer's Top 20 Stories of 2015 -- #19-20
Albertsons, Safeway Divest; Brookshire's Explores Sale
By Kyle Shamorian, Stagnito Business Information
As yet another tumultuous year in the grocery industry comes to a close, some retailers struggled to hold their footing, while others thrived in what further evolves into a fragmented and often unpredictable retail environment.
As Pacific Northwest retailer Haggen and Montvale, N.J.-based A&P wrote their final chapters, still others expanded their footprint through mergers and acquisitions, most notably the coming together of Kroger and Roundy's, two heavy hitters that will no doubt benefit from the vast list of strengths of the other.
As we look back on 2015, PG unveils the top 20 stories featured on progressivegrocer.com, between Jan. 1 and Dec. 5, begining with No. 20-19:
About Kyle ShamorianStagnito Business InformationIn his digital editor role, Kyle Shamorian oversees all content on progressivegrocer.com, Progressive Grocer’s online extension that features real-time daily news, exclusive content, new products, blogs, and related multimedia products. In addition to writing and editing content on a wide range of grocery industry issues, Kyle helms the Brain Food department in PG’s print edition, which spotlights shopper behavior and consumer trends in the retail industry.
Before joining Progressive Grocer’s editorial team in July 2012, Kyle, a 2003 graduate of Marquette University, previously managed digital platforms for a variety of industries.