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UNFI Aligns Operations With Latest Climate Science

12/03/2020


Effort is part of wholesaler's forthcoming 2030 environmental, social and governance agenda

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Hy-Vee Debuts Pharmacy Benefits Manager Subsidiary

12/03/2020


Vivid Clear Rx will help employees better manage health care costs

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Walmart Thanks Employees With Additional Bonuses

12/03/2020


Special cash bonuses in recognition of associates’ sustained commitment to customers during pandemic

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New Dates Revealed for Seafood Expo North America

12/03/2020


3-day exposition will take place July 11-13, 2021

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Food and Consumables Help Big Lots in Q3

12/03/2020


Retailer scores big on same-store sales growth

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Amazon Fresh Expands Beyond California

12/03/2020


Food retail store concept comes to the Chicago suburbs

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The Fresh Market Appoints General Counsel

12/03/2020


Carlos Clark previously worked in hospitality industry

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PFMA President/CEO Joins FIAE Board

12/02/2020


Alex Baloga will help shape food industry agenda

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Sales Wane, But Still Strong in Kroger Q3

12/02/2020


Grocer raises guidance for full year

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PLMA Moves to All-Digital U.S. Trade Show

12/02/2020


PLMALive! Private Label Week will take place Feb. 1-5

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Walgreens Launches Media Platform

12/02/2020


More food retailers are turning to similar tools

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Natural Grocers Reveals Top Nutrition Trends for Next Year

12/02/2020


Retailer's nutrition education experts forecast 2021 to be a year rooted in foundational health

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Acosta Predicts Top CPG Trends for 2021

12/02/2020


New year will be all about wellness and digital fulfillment

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Dollar General Sets 2021 Expansion Plans

12/02/2020


Store push comes amid strong Q3 consumables growth

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Meijer Teams Up With Instacart on Delivery

12/02/2020


Partnership allows retailer to offer same-day delivery in as fast as an hour from nearly all of its stores

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Vegetarian, Plant-Based and Vegan Certification Introduced

12/02/2020


FoodChain ID offers program in response to customer demands for more transparency

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A Busy November for Costco Wholesale

12/02/2020


Retailer posts impressive sales, updates supply chain policy

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Lidl Introduces Private-Brand Chocolate Bar to Help Cocoa Farmers

12/01/2020


Product line supports income-generating programs and education

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Walmart+ Removes its Shipping Minimum

12/01/2020


Members will receive free next-day and 2-day shipping on items, no matter the basket total

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Purple Carrot Teams With Franklin Farms

12/01/2020


Foodmaker’s extra-firm tofu now key ingredient in plant-based meal kits

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Good Grocer Gears Up for Grand Opening

12/01/2020


Cause-driven food retailer seeking 400 volunteers

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Giant Co. Brings Back Free Holiday Ham Promo

12/01/2020


Shoppers can also donate certificates to help needy families

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KIND Snacks Acquires Nature’s Bakery

12/01/2020


Partnership will extend Mars' portfolio of businesses in the health-and-wellness space

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Tops Adds More Contactless Options

12/01/2020


Shop+Scan, Tap & Go payment options and e-Gift Cards give customers more control of their shopping experience

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Sustainable Seafood Offers a Healthy Body and a Healthy Planet

12/01/2020


Retailers small and large have ramped up their offerings in this segment

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CVS Quietly Builds a National Latino Grocery Chain

12/01/2020


Opening 12 more CVS Pharmacy y mas stores

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Cardenas Markets Cocinas Team With DoorDash

12/01/2020


Prepared food deliveries can be tracked by shoppers

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Associated Wholesalers Ups its Tech Game

11/30/2020


Cooperative selects BluJay transportation management tool

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Stemilt’s Roger Pepperl to Retire

11/30/2020


Marketer spent 40 years in produce industry

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Blendid, Jamba Team on 1st Co-Branded Location

11/30/2020


Robotic kiosk makes range of customized smoothies

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Hy-Vee Plus Premium Membership Debuts

11/30/2020


Program offers exclusive savings and benefits

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Walmart Hires New EVP of Health & Wellness

11/30/2020


Dr. Cheryl Pegus will help to further develop the retailer's health care vision

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Stop & Shop to Hire 5,000 Employees, Ratifies Pension Benefit Agreement

11/30/2020


Food retailer is looking to fill positions across stores, home delivery and distribution centers

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Kroger Workers Agree to Withdraw From Pension Fund

11/30/2020


Deal with 20 local unions includes $1B investment by grocer

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Stater Bros. Charities Names Director

11/30/2020


Danielle Oehlman has worked for organization since 2011

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Giant Food 'Lends a Hand for Hunger'

11/30/2020


Grocer kicks off food insecurity campaign

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Natural Grocers Outlines Holiday Plans

11/30/2020


Program includes discounts and donations

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Open Retailing: Why Openness is Essential For a Successful Self-Service Strategy

11/30/2020


Openness helps retailers avoid being locked in to specific solutions, specific vendors or a specific process.

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RightRice Holiday Flavors

11/30/2020


2 limited-edition SKUs offer lower-carb sides

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dunnhumby Names President of North America

11/29/2020


Grant Steadman has held other key leadership roles across company’s global business

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Weis to Mark National Day of Giving

11/29/2020


Each store will supplement customer donations to local nonprofit

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KeHE Rolls Out New Indiana Warehouse

11/29/2020


Facility replacing Bloomington DC

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Wakefern Welcomes Madison Food to Retailer Co-op

11/29/2020


New member’s 3 Boston-area Save A Lots will reopen under Price Rite banner

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Blue Apron Hires New COO

11/29/2020


Charlean Gmunder has 3 decades of food operations experience

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Meijer’s Simply Give Program Triples Donations

11/29/2020


Retailer is going the extra mile this year to support U.S. food pantries

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Whole Foods Apologizes to Shoppers for Turkey Troubles

11/29/2020


Customers complained on social media over 'rotten smell'

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Earnest Eats Snacking Avocados

11/29/2020


Freeze-dried superfood treat enables healthy noshing

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Aura Cacia Spray Hand Sanitizers

11/29/2020


Product line contains no synthetic fragrances or colors

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Violife Epic Dairy Free Festive Platter

11/29/2020


Limited-edition item caters to vegans, those with dietary restrictions

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Soy-Free Eggs—In Demand & Hard To Find Until Now

11/29/2020


For those with soy allergies or who avoid soy for other reasons, finding a soy-free egg is not easy.

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