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    The Friday Checkout: 6 takeaways from Groceryshop

    Technology priorities like dealing with data and developing omnichannel shopping options topped the agenda at the annual grocery industry gathering in Las Vegas this week.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Sept. 23, 2022
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    Eataly lands investment deal to further its global expansion plans

    The infusion of 200 million euros by private equity group Investindustrial will allow the specialty Italian grocer to develop new formats and open more locations worldwide.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Amazon faces uphill battle as it rolls out Fresh chain, say experts

    A key obstacle for the e-commerce giant is that it is trying to build a base of physical grocery stores even as its chief rivals have been investing heavily to bolster their positions, analysts said Tuesday during Groceryshop.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    Market Basket, Aldi are top inflation fighters, report finds

    A special ranking by data firm dunnhumby also found that Amazon and club retailers are underperforming amid heightened price sensitivity.

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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    4 areas where grocers can improve private label

    While store brands are having a heyday at the moment, industry experts say e-commerce, quality and assortment are among the key areas retailers need to pay attention to. 

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    The Friday Checkout: Is Wegmans’ retreat from scan-and-go out of touch?

    The retailer decided to drop its SCAN app like a hot potato, but it may be an outlier among grocers.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Sept. 16, 2022
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    Kroger expands personalized financial tools for employees

    The program will offer associates the opportunity to access financial coaches, online tools and other free, confidential services. 

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    Grocery sales rise in August at their slowest rate in 2022

    Spending at grocery stores rose 7.7% in August compared with the same month a year ago, down from a 9.2% annual pace in July, according to estimated data published Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

    By Sept. 15, 2022
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    How Black-owned grocers are filling industry gaps

    From a cashierless store in Atlanta to health-focused pop-up markets in Los Angeles and Chicago, grocery concepts from Black entrepreneurs are making the changes they want to see in food landscapes.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    C&S Wholesale Grocers looks to the cloud to become more efficient

    The food-distribution company has enlisted Tata Consultancy Services of India to develop a data-processing platform intended to help it provide more predictable deliveries and save energy.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Kroger unveils progress on private brand ESG targets

    The grocer’s new ESG report marked the first time it has disclosed its progress tied to its private brands, including how much of the packaging is recyclable.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
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    Kroger expands retail media arm into video, connected TV

    The grocer has added new programmatic features to its Kroger Precision Marketing business in order to better compete in an increasingly saturated market.

    By Sara Karlovitch • Sept. 13, 2022
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    Aisles Abroad: The many formats of Continente

    With a penchant for innovation, the leading Portuguese retailer has a range of concepts, including stores inside malls, smaller locations serving urban neighborhoods and even a fully autonomous shop.

    By Updated Sept. 13, 2022
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    DoorDash adds grocery delivery partnerships as Instacart branches out

    Shoppers at supermarkets operated by Raley's can now place orders through the app under a deal announced last week.

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    Kroger rolls out budget grocery brand Smart Way

    The grocer has winnowed its value-priced store brand assortment from 17 brands down to two.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    Southeastern Grocers to launch proprietary e-commerce service

    The grocery chain will let online shoppers take advantage of in-store pricing and promotions, with DoorDash covering last-mile service.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    Dollar General looks to Walmart as price trendsetter

    Dollar General has deepened its focus on the $1 price point even as it welcomes higher-earning shoppers to its stores, CEO Todd Vasos told investors during Goldman Sachs’ online Global Retailing Conference.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
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    Target CEO Brian Cornell signs on for 3 more years as chief

    After joining in 2014, the executive has led the company through multiple upheavals and a $40 billion expansion in its sales.

    By Ben Unglesbee • Sept. 7, 2022
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    Misfits Market to acquire Imperfect Foods

    Complementary logistics capabilities and the opportunity to scale with a closely aligned brand helped spur the deal, Misfits founder and CEO Abhi Ramesh said in an interview.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    SpartanNash CIO set to depart

    Arif Dar will be stepping down at the end of September after more than three years overseeing information technology for the grocery distributor and supermarket operator.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Hy-Vee provides further information on dual CEOs’ responsibilities

    New CEOs Jeremy Gosch and Aaron Wiese will have portfolios that overlap in a few areas even as they control distinct parts of the company.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    CTown’s largest store opens in Scranton, Pennsylvania

    The supermarket, which opened its doors at the start of Labor Day weekend, continues the Krasdale Foods brand’s push beyond the New York City area.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Raley’s CFO killed in plane crash

    Ken Mueller, along with the company’s chief pilot, Richard Conte, perished after the aircraft they were on crashed near Galt, California, according to local reports.

    By Updated Sept. 6, 2022
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    Tackling grocery supply chain challenges

    Rethinking product design to meet the demands of customers and successfully navigating supply chain challenges.

    Sept. 6, 2022
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    Meijer Grocery is coming in 2023

    The retailer operates supercenters and a few neighborhood grocery stores. Now it’s planning to open supermarkets, starting in its home state of Michigan.

    By Sept. 2, 2022