Corporate Operations


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    Albertsons launches digital health platform

    “Sincerely Health” helps shoppers make choices to improve their well-being and rewards them for their progress.

    By Feb. 7, 2023
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    Grocery employment slows in January as job market soars

    Food and beverage store payrolls rose by 1,800 positions, down from a larger increase during the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    Trendline

    Grocery Dive Outlook for 2023

    Lingering inflation, digital innovation and fast-growing retail media all promise to have a significant impact on the industry this year.

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Shipt seeks small retailers for new accelerator program

    The Target-owned e-commerce provider is seeking local retailers, including grocery and beverage ones, across five cities: Atlanta; Detroit; Houston; Washington, D.C.; and Birmingham, Alabama.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    Trader Joe’s pushes back on Louisville union vote

    The grocer said the election should be invalidated because several workers at the store and an attorney for Trader Joe’s United engaged in “unlawful conduct” in an effort to sway the election.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    Column

    The Friday Checkout: Walmart pokes fun at Amazon over grocery delivery fee

    The companies’ competition in online grocery might be defined in terms of billions of dollars, but for a moment this week, their rivalry came down to the cost of a delivery.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 3, 2023
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    Amazon Fresh store expansion paused as it seeks better differentiation, economics

    CEO Andy Jassy confirmed the development during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, during which Amazon’s CFO said the retailer decided to close some stores.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    What grocers can learn from Whole Foods’ controversial exit from a Chicago neighborhood

    The chain’s tenancy in the Englewood community highlights the opportunities and pitfalls grocers can face in areas with limited access to affordable and healthy foods.

    By Feb. 2, 2023
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    Aldi deepens focus on Gulf Coast with new distribution center

    The 564,000-square-foot facility will initially serve the roughly 30 locations the discount grocery chain currently operates in the region and is designed to eventually support up to 100 stores.

    By Feb. 1, 2023
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    Gelson’s names new CEO, makes other key title changes

    John Bagan, who has been the Southern California grocery chain’s president since last July, will take over the top role from Rob McDougall, who is retiring after 15 years with the company.

    By Feb. 1, 2023
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    Save Mart taps former Albertsons CEO for board

    Robert Miller, who led Albertsons through its acquisitions of Supervalu and Safeway and has decades of industry experience, joins the grocery operator as it aims to grow its business. 

    By Feb. 1, 2023
  • Bunches of bananas in cardboard boxes labeling them as organic.
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    UNFI brings new produce varieties to Wild Harvest private brand

    The grocery distributor and retailer has added more than 40 fruits and vegetables to the organic line, including apples, sweet potatoes, broccoli and tomatoes, as it looks to strengthen its own brands portfolio.         

    By Jan. 30, 2023
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    Amazon Fresh raises its threshold for free delivery to $150

    The move, which takes effect Feb. 28, reflects the difficult economics of online grocery fulfillment amid the company’s push to win over food shoppers.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Column

    The Friday Checkout: Healthcare’s growing role in grocers’ ecosystems

    Announcements this week from Kroger, Amazon and Ahold Delhaize underscored the growing importance of health services in helping retailers boost loyalty and profits.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Jan. 27, 2023
  • 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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    Louisville Trader Joe’s workers elect to unionize

    Employees at a store in the Kentucky city voted 48-36 to join Trader Joe’s United yesterday, making the location the third in the chain where associates have opted to become part of the union.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
  • A shopper with a shopping cart full of merchandise stands in front of a Sam's Club sign outside the store
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    Sam’s Club to open 30 new stores, invest in supply chain

    The wholesale club chain is adding more distribution centers and carving out more fulfillment space inside its stores.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Jan. 27, 2023
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    Q&A

    Ahold Delhaize USA pulls back the curtain on data

    Rom Kosla, chief information officer for the grocer’s Retail Business Services arm, shares how the company collects and stores information and turns it into actionable insights.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    Former Giant Company president joins food waste firm’s advisory board

    Nicholas Bertram will help guide Divert, a company he worked with as head of the grocery chain, as it continues its nationwide expansion.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    Walmart hourly employees to receive pay raises

    The company says the change will bring average hourly pay to $17.50 for about 340,000 workers.

    By Nate Delesline III • Jan. 25, 2023
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    H-E-B expands college delivery service

    The grocer’s partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, which provides delivery to select on-campus locations, builds on other recent tie-ups with higher education institutions.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    Dollar Tree names grocery veteran as CEO

    Rick Dreiling, a former Dollar General CEO who also served as an executive at Safeway and Vons, will take over leadership of the discounter from Mike Witynski, who is leaving the company.

    By Jan. 25, 2023
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    FMI unveils 2023 board of directors, new chairman

    At its annual Midwinter Executive Conference, the association said Brian George, who heads up Lowes Foods’ parent company, will take over as chairman from Randy Edeker of Hy-Vee.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Grocers weigh the pros and cons of scan-and-go

    Despite Wegmans’ decision to abandon the technology last year, other retailers continue to offer the convenience-focused service — and more are showing interest in it, industry officials said.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Retrieved from NRF on January 20, 2023

    Recapping grocery news from the National Retail Federation’s ‘Big Show’

    The state of the industry and the key trends to watch took up ample stage time at this year’s annual conference, with keynotes from prominent C-suite executives as well as new technology on the expo floors.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Kroger deploys Google Cloud tools to enhance productivity in stores

    Workers for the grocery chain are using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology from the internet giant to track products, monitor staffing levels and handle other tasks.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Former Schnucks president tapped for top role at Advantage Solutions

    Dave Peacock brings more than 30 years of experience to the provider of sales and marketing solutions for CPGs and retailers, and will also be joining the company’s board of directors.

    By Jan. 23, 2023