Corporate Operations


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    Iowa bill seeks to bring grocery options to underserved communities

    Introduced by a state representative who formerly owned a food store, the proposed legislation would provide grants of $50,000 to $500,000 to grocers with up to 10 locations.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    Sprouts records strong Q4 sales, plots growth for 2024

    The specialty grocer’s net sales rose 8% year over year in its latest quarter, while comps moved ahead 3.3%.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    The Grocery Dive Outlook on 2021

    Fueled by digital shopping, rising competition and an ongoing health crisis, grocery retail is evolving faster than ever, and 2021 promises to be pivotal for the many companies vying for consumers’ food dollars. 

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Walmart hits supplier emissions goal 6 years early

    The retailer’s vendors have already reported enough projects to fulfill Project Gigaton’s target of cutting 1 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases from its supply chain.  

    By Ben Unglesbee • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize USA appoints chief sustainability officer

    Marc Stolzman is taking on the role after spending five years at the grocery company’s Peapod Digital Labs division.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Why Giant Food’s search for workers took it to a local prison

    The mid-Atlantic grocer hires incarcerated people for roles in its fresh food distribution center through a work release program with a Maryland correctional facility.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    UFCW local throws support behind Kroger-Albertsons merger

    UFCW Local 555 said Monday that it endorses the grocers’ proposed divestiture plan with C&S Wholesale Grocers.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    The Save Mart Companies names new chief merchandising and marketing officer

    Chris Hooks, who stepped into the role Tuesday, brings more than 25 years of experience working for grocers, discounters and private label companies.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Walmart records grocery gains, improved e-commerce profitability in Q4

    The retailer’s U.S. comparable-store sales excluding fuel rose 4% as a softening in general merchandise sales partially offset strength in grocery and health and wellness.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Is C&S Wholesale Grocers fit to run assets Kroger, Albertsons want to divest?

    The lawsuit brought by Colorado’s attorney general claims that the wholesaler and retailer doesn’t have the experience to run hundreds of stores and several more private brands.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 16, 2024
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    Kroger-Albertsons merger faces lawsuit by Colorado attorney general

    The suit claims the deal violates the state’s antitrust act and alleges the grocers have a “history of collusion” with unlawful no-poach and non-solicitation agreements.

    By Updated Feb. 16, 2024
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    SpartanNash’s results sag in Q4 as sales to Amazon remain under pressure

    The grocery company posted lower comparable-store and net sales during its latest quarter as its retail and wholesale divisions both saw lower volumes.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize’s US sales and comps turn negative

    The grocer reported Wednesday that its same-store, digital and net sales were all down during its fourth quarter by at least 1%.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Kroger promises to lower prices following merger with Albertsons

    This is the grocer’s latest pledge as it looks to ease public concerns regarding the pending deal.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Dom’s Kitchen & Market’s parent company names new CEO

    Rob Twyman, a grocery veteran who worked for decades at Whole Foods, succeeds Liz Williams.

    By Jessica Loder • Feb. 14, 2024
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    Instacart to lay off 250 workers, part ways with 3 execs

    The layoffs are part of a restructuring program that will help “flatten the organization” to focus on core initiatives, CEO Fidji Simo said in a letter to shareholders.

    By , Updated Feb. 13, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales rise in January

    More shoppers bought groceries online last month than during the same period in 2023, but order frequencies for pickup and delivery fell, according to data from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Dollar Tree expands COO role

    Mike Creedon will add leadership of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar merchandising and supply chain to his scope of responsibilities.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Feb. 12, 2024
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    Publix exec to exit after 45 years

    Vice President of Customer Experience Bob Bechtel will retire from the grocer on March 31.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    PCC Community Markets workers ratify new contract

    The accord with UFCW Local 3000 will allow the grocery co-op to focus on restoring its fiscal health after struggling to turn a profit in recent years, its chief executive said.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Kroger’s CFO left for a rival. What does that say about its merger with Albertsons?

    Gary Millerchip jumped suddenly to Costco even as the blockbuster deal he helped engineer remains up in the air.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 9, 2024
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    Misfits Market branches into third-party fulfillment

    The e-grocer is offering other retailers a range of logistics capabilities, including storing and delivering products, through a newly launched service.

    By Feb. 9, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize sells two meat plants to Cargill

    The grocery chain said it elected to transfer ownership of the facilities to the meat processor to “increase our focus on being leading omnichannel retailers.”

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    How Schnucks is embracing retail media to stand out as a regional grocer

    The company is stepping up its efforts to connect CPGs with its shoppers to be “more competitive in our marketplace versus the Walmarts of the world,” Vice President of Marketing Jenn Freeman said in an interview.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    FMI backs proposed national food waste strategy

    In written comments, the trade group offered recommendations to the three agencies behind the Draft National Strategy for Reducing Food Loss and Waste and Recycling Organics.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Island Pacific names new CEO

    Maite Defensor is assuming the top post at the West Coast Filipino grocer from founder Niño Jefferson Lim.

    By Feb. 6, 2024