Definition of grocer
: a dealer in staple foodstuffs, meats, produce, and dairy products and usually household supplies
Examples of grocer in a Sentence
Ask your local grocer if he sells organic fruits and vegetables.
Recent Examples of grocer from the Web
And its $13.7 billion deal for the organic grocer Whole Foods will likely bind its customers even more tightly.
Days before the meal-kit delivery service was set to I.P.O., Amazon announced plans to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, instantly raising the prospect of a major new competitor in the food-delivery space.
Volunteer, make crafts to sell, post offers to clean or do yardwork at the local grocers.
The grocer, however, is growing amid a tricky period for brick-and-mortar shopping centers and their tenants, each facing competition from online retailers.
That would intensify an already-challenging environment for traditional brick-and-mortar grocers, who are fending off attacks from meal-delivery services and low-cost entrants like Trader Joe's and Aldi.
Many big grocers already are implementing new tools to more closely align inventory management and marketing.
Analysts at HSBC studying the British market last year found that no-frills grocers Aldi and Lidl were growing faster than the top online supermarket brand Ocado.
Amazon, as well as competitors such as Walmart and Kroger, are all rapidly positioning themselves to be America’s online grocer.
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Definition of grocer for English Language Learners
: a person who sells food and other supplies for people's houses
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Definition of grocer for Students
: a person who sells food and household supplies
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