Corporate Operations


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    Wawa debuts retail media network

    The company joins 7-Eleven and Casey’s as one of the few c-store chains to launch an advertising platform.

    By Brett Dworski , Jessica Loder • March 1, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Could the Kroger-Albertsons saga become a political football?

    The chains are trying to merge as politicians and consumers connect the grocery industry with high prices. Can the retailers overcome the pressure?

    By Grocery Dive Staff • March 1, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    How grocers evaluate the impacts of AI, tech on workers

    As food retailers assess digital solutions, they are keeping a close eye on the benefits and downsides they pose to their workforces.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    What’s next for Kroger and Albertsons as merger case moves on to court

    The grocers' ability to combine could come down to how a judge rules on the FTC's request for a preliminary injunction, antitrust experts said.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Grocery Outlet talks private label launch, next steps for discounter acquisition

    The company is looking to boost its baskets and margins with the private brand rollout later this year, executives told investors. 

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Dollar General starts accepting supplemental health benefits

    The discounter is letting shoppers use the benefits to pay for items including produce, over-the-counter medicines and wellness products at all of its 20,000 stores.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Pardon the Disruption: 4 thoughts on the FTC’s challenge to Kroger-Albertsons

    The agency strongly refuted claims the companies made around pricing, worker benefits and store divestitures, setting the stage for a pitched legal battle.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize, Instacart make pledges to White House anti-hunger initiative

    The companies' commitments build on the grocery industry’s efforts to address hunger and boost access to food.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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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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    FTC files suit to stop Kroger-Albertsons merger

    Nine attorneys general have joined the federal court complaint, which claims that the deal would boost grocery prices and hurt workers.

    By , Updated Feb. 26, 2024
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    Dollar General opens 20,000th store

    The discount retailer plans to open hundreds more locations this year alone.

    By Nate Delesline III • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Food giants see opportunity to profit from consumers using weight loss drugs

    Despite worries that the medications could dampen sales, Conagra, WK Kellogg and General Mills are among companies optimistic that sales for popcorn, frozen meals and even cereal could benefit.

    By Christopher Doering • 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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    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