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  • A building with the words "Kitchen United Mix" on the exterior
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    How Kitchen United’s new access to grocery stores, malls will fuel its growth

    With $100 million in fresh funding under its belt, the ghost kitchen operator will build out its tech stack and expand within new and existing markets. 

  • Hy-Vee Grimes
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    Hy-Vee names new CEO

    Aaron Wiese, currently vice chairman and president of the company’s supply chain and subsidiaries, will take over for Randy Edeker in the top role effective Oct. 1.

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    How is Albertsons hanging on to shoppers as inflation rages on?

    CEO Vivek Sankaran says private label, meal solutions and digital loyalty are keeping consumers coming back. But the retailer’s strong Q1 results may be an outlier.

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    Giant Food teams up with reusable packaging program Loop

    The grocer plans to start offering the program this fall at its stores in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. 

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    The Friday Checkout: Amazon, not so Fresh?

    While the retail giant has embraced tech with its grocery banners, a recent review of one of its Fresh stores raises the question: What about the food?

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    The Giant Company announces several top promotions

    The Ahold Delhaize banner’s six leadership changes include new vice presidents of marketing, finance and omnichannel. 

  • Three side-by-side images of smartphone screens showing grocery e-commerce features, like a barcode scanning tool.
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    Uber is looking to change its 'frustrating' US grocery experience

    After a rough launch with Cornershop two years ago, Uber is now aiming to course-correct by adding new features on Eats for customers, workers and retailers.

  • Carts are brought into a Target store on May 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida.
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    Target to open 3 new sortation centers in 'stores-as-hubs' push

    New facilities in Chicago and Denver will help free up store space, batch orders and ease deliveries.

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    Albertsons raises full-year guidance following strong Q1 earnings

    Inflation and market share gains helped drive a 6.8% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter as the grocer zeroes in on at-home eating solutions.

  • Close-up of hands holding a phone with the screen showing food items below a map
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    Giant Eagle expanding Flashfood program chainwide

    The grocery chain plans to offer the app-based food-waste-reduction service at all of its 173 stores after introducing the program to 34 locations last year. 

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    Private label demand surging as inflation rages: report

    Store brand categories showing the biggest gains so far this year are baking mixes, up 40%, and soup, climbing 17%, according to shopper intelligence firm Catalina.

  • Fidji Simo and Apoorva Mehta of Instacart
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    Instacart founder Apoorva Mehta to exit company once it goes public

    CEO Fidji Simo will assume Mehta's current role leading the company's board when he departs.

  • Side-by-side screenshots of Instacart's app and website
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    Albertsons rolls out SNAP online payment

    The company now offers the purchasing capability at five banners through its own platform as well as the Instacart app.

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    Kroger invests in Kitchen United

    The grocer, which features Kitchen United locations inside two stores, was part of the ghost kitchen firm’s $100 million Series C funding round.

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    The Friday Checkout: Grocery sales are up, but discount stores are reaping the benefits

    While traditional grocers might not be as hot as discounters right now, they’re still benefiting from at-home eating trends spurred by inflation and the pandemic.

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    Uber ramping up grocery service with new features on Eats app

    Offering more items, improved barcode scanning and order scheduling when stores are closed are a few ways the company is “betting in a huge way on grocery,” said Oskar Hjertonsson, Uber’s global head of grocery and retail. 

  • The Trader Joe's sign is seen during the grand opening of a Trader Joe's on October 18, 2013 in Pinecrest, Florida.
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    Minneapolis Trader Joe's workers to hold union vote in August

    The election will take place shortly after associates at a store in Massachusetts cast ballots to decide if they will become the first of the grocery chain’s workers to formally organize.

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    Amazon Fresh debuts first Northeast stores as openings accelerate

    The tech-enhanced grocery brand opened its inaugural stores in New York and New Jersey over the past week.

  • Kroger Boost expands nationwide
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    Comparing Kroger's and Albertsons' delivery membership programs

    Both grocers have turned to subscription programs laden with added perks to fuel online shopping. So how do they stack up?

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    Save A Lot ownership group lands $13.5M grant to improve Chicago stores

    Yellow Banana plans to remodel five supermarkets and reopen a closed location in the Midwestern city through the project, which is intended to boost access to groceries for people in underserved neighborhoods.

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    DoorDash adds 2-step ID verification for alcohol delivery

    Drivers must scan the front of a customer’s identification card with the DoorDash app to verify identity and age prior to completing an alcohol delivery. 

  • Home Chef in-store meal kit display
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    Home Chef opens new production facility as it eyes continued growth

    The Kroger-owned meal kit maker has inaugurated a 181,000-square-foot center in Douglasville, Georgia, after surpassing $1 billion in annual sales last year.

  • Three people at a grocery store wearing blue t-shirts that say "Supermarket Superhero."
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    How two grocers are enticing and retaining workers

    Metcalfe’s Market and SpartanNash have rolled out new initiatives and refreshed offerings to make their work environments more attractive to employees.

  • A Bashas' grocery worker
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    Food access, affordability among key areas FMI wants the White House to tackle

    Advancing digital payment options for SNAP and WIC customers and promoting food-as-medicine programs are among the trade group’s nearly two dozen recommendations.

  • An Amazon Prime delivery van sits parked near a Walmart store on September 3, 2020 in Richmond, California.
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    Walmart's electric vehicle deal blocks Amazon as rivalry expands

    The agreement prevents Canoo from making EVs for the e-commerce giant. One expert said Amazon is likely "more amused than anything."