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    Albertsons promotes new food assistance benefit for kids

    The grocer’s foundation wants to boost participation in a new USDA program that awards families $120 per eligible child to spend on food this summer.

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    Harps Food Stores sets up in-store retail media

    The partnership will bring digital displays to 145 of the regional grocer's locations.

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    DoorDash ramps up alcohol delivery

    The e-commerce provider has expanded the delivery of beers, wines and spirits from several grocers and liquor stores including select Food Lion, Hannaford and Giant Food locations.

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    Whole Foods broadens quality standards for meat products

    The grocer said it is looking to improve accountability and transparency as well as broaden the scope of suppliers it can work with.

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    Grocery e-commerce sales move down slightly in May

    Pickup sales fell by almost 4% year over year, but delivery sales were flat, according to a report from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

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    3 key ways grocers can make the most of omnichannel

    Industry analysts and grocery executives discussed ways to effectively meld digital and in-person shopping at Grocery Dive’s first-ever virtual event last week.

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    Walmart store employees can now earn up to $1K per year in bonuses

    Part- and full-time hourly associates have the potential to earn more the longer they stay with the company, the retailer said Wednesday.

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    Albertsons expands retail media reach beyond what’s in stores

    In a tie-up with technology company Rokt, the grocer can connect with brands that offer products and services not sold in its stores and offer customers a more personalized ad experience.

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    Walmart to bring electronic shelf labels to thousands of stores

    The retailer expects to deploy the technology to 2,300 locations by 2026 in a bid to improve efficiency and customer service.

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    The Friday Checkout: The next phase of retail media is here

    As grocers launch retail media networks at rapid speed, third-party technology partners are stepping in to consolidate platforms, creating a single access point for CPGs that supports smaller grocers.

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    Battle for the grill: Grocers turn up the heat on summer savings

    From ice cream trucks to grilling sweepstakes, here’s how grocers are looking to stand out to hungry consumers.

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    How different generations shop private label

    While older generations buy more private label goods across more categories, younger consumers are determining where they shop based on store brands, according to new research.

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    Foxtrot is returning — but with plenty of questions about its future

    Founder Mike LaVitola plans to reopen several locations this summer, yet it’s unclear how he’s been involved with the retailer amid its bankruptcy process.

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    How smaller grocers can go big on loyalty

    Digital coupons alone aren’t enough for independent retailers to stand out, said Bill Gray, president of Givex Rewards. “They need to have that extra layer of panache, that extra layer of touch.”

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    Sam’s Club looks to members to bolster private label offerings

    In a new initiative, the Walmart-owned club retailer is enlisting the help of 50,000 shoppers to help co-create products for its Member’s Mark line. 

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    Dollar Tree to explore spinoff or sale of Family Dollar

    The underperforming banner has been a drag on operations since its acquisition.

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    UNFI reports another sales decline but sees better times ahead

    The grocery retailer and wholesaler saw sales drop slightly during Q3, but its business with Whole Foods was up by more than 5%.

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    Giant Eagle, Wegmans aim to boost retail media scale with new third-party tie-up

    Designed for regional grocers, Rippl will extend the reach of each regional’s retail media platform and provide standardized data feedback to help them compete with national players. 

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    Save Mart to pay $1.6M to resolve expired product claims

    The grocery chain has reached a settlement over allegations it was selling items like over-the-counter medications and baby food past their “use by” dates.

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    Albertsons’ tie-up with Uber tackles food insecurity and food waste

    The grocer tapped Uber Direct to create a delivery program that donates surplus food to food banks and local nonprofits in major U.S. cities.

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    Walmart boosts InHome delivery reach by nearly 30%

    The retailer’s delivery service will reach an additional 10 million households with its expansion in urban markets in California, Minnesota and other states.

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    SpartanNash names VP of merchandising and pharmacy

    Graham McIvor is joining the grocery company in the new role as it continues to overhaul its merchandising operations.

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    Vallarta Supermarkets buys into the buy now, pay later trend

    The grocery chain has tapped Sezzle to offer the option to ease financial pressures on consumers.

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    Dollar General reels in self-checkout to fight shrink

    Over the last two quarters, the discounter has converted 12,000 stores away from the payment capability.

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    SpartanNash sees weaker results as sales to Amazon plummet

    The grocery wholesaler and retailer recorded declining net and comparable-store sales during Q1 for the second quarter in a row.