Corporate Operations


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    Price Chopper, Tops parent company names new CEO

    Frank Curci, who previously oversaw the Tops chain twice, will succeed Scott Grimmett, who is retiring next month.

    By Jan. 21, 2022
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    H-E-B president retiring at end of year

    After three decades, Scott McClelland is leaving the Texas grocery chain, which he has helmed since 2017.

    By Jan. 21, 2022
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    King Soopers workers end strike

    Workers at the Colorado chain are preparing to return to work after Kroger reached a tentative agreement for a new contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 on Friday.

    By Jan. 21, 2022
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    Grocers add audio advertising to their marketing toolboxes

    Hy-Vee, Kroger and other retailers are rolling out targeted in-store ads that push adult beverages, batteries and other products at the point of sale.

    By Jan. 20, 2022
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    Meijer vows to halve carbon emissions by 2025

    To reach the target, the Midwestern retailer said it will add more renewable energy procurement and test “innovative” technologies, like energy-saving geothermal projects for refrigeration.

    By Jan. 20, 2022
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    Gorillas names new chief marketing officer as it looks to sharpen its brand

    Luanne Calvert, who has worked at Walmart, Google and Yahoo, will lead the instant needs startup's global marketing staff and hold a seat on its management board.

    By Jan. 20, 2022
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    Regional grocers name new executives as they eye growth in 2022

    Raley's, SpartanNash and Coborn's have all made high-level executive appointments over the past week as they look to build momentum in the new year. 

    By Jan. 19, 2022
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    Grocery trade groups applaud SCOTUS upholding stay on OSHA's vaccine mandate

    The Food Industry Association and National Grocers Association claimed the mandate would have deepened the grocery industry's labor woes. 

    By Ryan Golden , Updated Jan. 13, 2022
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    PCC Community Markets names new president and CEO

    Krishnan Srinivasan was previously the co-op's chief financial officer and has served in top financial and strategy roles at Lyft, Amazon and Microsoft.

    By Jan. 14, 2022
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    The Fresh Market appoints CFO with IPO experience

    Adrian Bertella was previously finance chief at travel retailer Hudson Group, where he helped lead its 2018 push to the public market. 

    By Jan. 13, 2022
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    King Soopers workers in Colorado begin strike

    The walkout by more than 8,700 workers follows the rejection of what the Kroger-owned grocer called its "last, best and final" contract offer.

    By Jan. 12, 2022
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    Albertsons' CEO says consumer engagement remains 'strong' amid inflation, but uncertainty looms

    Vivek Sankaran said the grocer hasn't seen a major impact in consumption patterns, though it's preparing for a shift if prices rise further.

    By Jan. 12, 2022
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    SpartanNash names new chief marketing officer

    Amy McClellan, who most recently served as vice president of fresh merchandising, is charged with helping the company improve its branding and e-commerce business.

    By Jan. 11, 2022
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    Albertsons steps up efforts to prevent pharmacy heists

    The grocer has finished installing time-locked safes at all of its in-store pharmacies, leading to a "substantial reduction" in attempted robberies and thefts of controlled substances.

    By Jan. 7, 2022
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    Imperfect Foods taps Amazon, Target vet as new CEO

    The e-grocer's appointment of Dan Park follows a string of c-suite departures, including the previous CEO, and rounds of layoffs last year.

    By Jan. 5, 2022
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    Engage3 taps former Gorillas, Lidl exec to spearhead international growth

    Stephen Edelman will lead the competitive pricing data startup's efforts to expand to more than 30 countries in 2022.

    By Jan. 5, 2022
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    Publix begins offering paid parental leave

    The Florida-based grocery chain will let eligible full- and part-time workers take paid time off within the first year after their child is born or adopted, according to multiple news reports. 

    By Updated Jan. 4, 2022
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    7 trends that will shape the grocery industry in 2022

    Labor and inflation challenges will test retailers this year, but experts also see opportunities like new e-commerce services, more personalized offerings and a booming digital ads space.

    By , , Jan. 4, 2022
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    How independents can attract Gen Z and millennial workers

    In a recent National Grocers Association webinar, Dash's Market and Brookshire Brothers weighed in on the ways grocers can make industry careers appealing to younger job seekers.

    By Dec. 23, 2021
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    Schnucks adds self-service CBD kiosks to EatWell store

    The grocer has installed two of the vending machines, supplied by cannabinoid producer NatuEra, in its natural foods-focused location in Columbia, Missouri.

    By Dec. 23, 2021
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    Smart & Final names new president

    Scott Drew, the warehouse chain’s chief operating officer, is filling the top role held by Dave Hirz, who is retiring in February.

    By Dec. 21, 2021
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    US 6th Circuit reinstates vaccine mandate

    The court struck down many of the arguments from the National Retail Federation and others, but the rule is likely destined for the Supreme Court.

    By Daphne Howland • Dec. 21, 2021
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    Hy-Vee reportedly expanding to four additional states by 2023

    The company plans to push beyond the Midwest and establish several stores in Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama, according to an internal presentation obtained by the Des Moines Register.

    By Dec. 20, 2021
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    Fred Meyer and QFC workers in Oregon return to work after brief strike

    UFCW Local 555 called off the walkout against the Kroger-owned banners on Saturday after reaching a tentative deal with the grocer, capping a months-long dispute over wages.

    By Dec. 20, 2021
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    7 grocery M&A storylines from 2021

    From regional grocers banding together to international companies strengthening their U.S. retail presence, this year saw a mix of deals in the grocery space. 

    By Dec. 20, 2021