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    Meijer lays out plans for another grocery store

    The Midwestern chain is seeking clearance from city officials in Fishers, Indiana, to build a 75,000-square-foot supermarket in the Indianapolis suburb.

    By May 22, 2024
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    UNFI extends Whole Foods distribution deal into 2032

    The companies’ previous agreement was set to end in September 2027.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

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    The Giant Company names new marketing vice president

    The grocery chain has appointed John MacDonald, who first joined the company in 2012, to the key role.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Kroger e-commerce center workers vote to join Teamsters

    Drivers at a facility in Michigan are set to become the grocer's first fulfillment center employees to unionize.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Big Y makes distribution leadership changes

    Eric Swensen will take over as vice president of distribution and logistics from Stephen Creed at the end of May.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Kroger cuts CEO’s pay as company’s performance weakens

    Rodney McMullen’s compensation in fiscal year 2023 fell by $3.5 million, to $15.7 million, largely due to a sharply lower bonus.

    By May 20, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Grocers are struggling with alternative formats

    The demise of Schnucks' EatWell banner underscores the challenges supermarkets face expanding beyond their traditional store models.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • May 17, 2024
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    Walmart beats expectations in Q1 as revenue surpasses $160B

    The company's e-commerce sales rose 21%, driven by store-fulfilled pickup and delivery and strength within its marketplace.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 17, 2024
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    ‘Whole Paycheck’ no more? Whole Foods is ramping up value messaging.

    The specialty grocer’s store shelves in the Washington, D.C., area are coated in yellow discount tags signaling the retailer may be trying to appear more price-friendly to shoppers.

    By May 16, 2024
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    Foxtrot files for bankruptcy

    The decision to file for Chapter 7 was made during a meeting of Outfox’s board of directors, who reviewed the financial condition of the company and each of its subsidiaries.

    By Brett Dworski • May 15, 2024
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    Meijer opens 3 supercenters in a single day

    The Midwestern retailer debuted two locations in Ohio and one in Michigan on Tuesday.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Walmart confirms hundreds of corporate layoffs

    The retailer also said the majority of remote workers and those at offices in Dallas, Atlanta and Toronto, must relocate — mostly to its Arkansas headquarters.

    By Nate Delesline III • May 14, 2024
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    E-grocer Thrive Market records revenue boost with EBT acceptance

    Since launching the payment capability in late February, the natural foods retailer has brought in more than $1 million in EBT revenue.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Online grocery sales rise broadly in April

    The pickup, delivery and ship-to-home channels all posted increases last month and mass retailers expanded their share of the digital grocery sector, Brick Meets Click and Mercatus reported.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Rapidly growing Aldi aims to strengthen supplier ties

    During its inaugural supplier event, the discounter said it’s open to new ways of collaborating as it looks to boost its store count by 30% in the next five years. 

    By May 14, 2024
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    Foxtrot’s assets auctioned for $2.2M in what one attendee called a ‘completely ramrodded’ process

    The virtual sale on Friday seemed to leave people with more questions than answers after organizer JPMorgan Chase didn’t describe the lot for sale and only entertained one bid.

    By Brett Dworski • May 13, 2024
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    Instacart sees smart carts as key growth driver

    The company expects to deploy thousands of its screen-equipped carts in grocery stores by the end of 2024, CEO Fidji Simo said.

    By May 13, 2024
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    Schnucks shuttering Eatwell Market format

    The chain said it is discontinuing the natural and organic banner, which debuted in 2020, after “significant analysis and evaluation.”

    By , Updated May 10, 2024
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    HelloFresh to close Georgia distribution center, cut more than 700 jobs

    The meal kit company will shutter its facility near Atlanta in July as it deals with reduced customer demand for its products.

    By May 10, 2024
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    Weis Markets reignites store growth

    The regional chain plans to begin construction on six new locations this year as it works through supply chain disruptions that have slowed down progress.

    By May 9, 2024
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    Foxtrot’s assets to be sold this week

    Friday’s foreclosure sale will include “substantially all of the assets” of the c-store retailer, including inventory, intellectual property, documents and more.

    By Brett Dworski • May 9, 2024
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    Thrive Market to pay more than $1.5M to settle civil lawsuit

    The suit alleges the membership-based e-grocer violated a California state law prohibiting companies from automatically renewing subscriptions without affirmative consent.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize reports muted Q1 results as FreshDirect remains a drag

    The grocer’s same-store sales moved up about 1% in the U.S. during the period, but net sales were off by a similar percentage and digital sales dropped more than 10%.

    By May 8, 2024
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    Behind the scenes of Sprouts’ private label growth

    The grocer is in the final stages of rebranding its store brands, a segment that has nearly doubled its sales share since 2017.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Walmart taps Swisslog to automate 3 milk facilities

    The technology platform consists of cranes, palletizing and de-palletizing robots, a pallet conveyor system, a small-load conveyor system and software to operate it all.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 7, 2024