Corporate Operations: Page 2

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    Newly merged IRI and NPD rebrand to Circana

    The new company name for the data providers follows their finalized merger in August 2022. 

    By March 8, 2023
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    Lidl faces a steep path in the US. Will it succeed?

    While the German grocer is a household name in Europe, the company faces tough challenges as it looks to connect with shoppers on this side of the Atlantic, analysts said.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Grocery Dive Outlook for 2023

    Lingering inflation, digital innovation and fast-growing retail media all promise to have a significant impact on the industry this year.

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    Albertsons looks to appeal to shoppers’ emotions with new marketing campaign

    Through the multimedia effort, known as “Sincerely, Food,” the supermarket operator wants consumers to associate food and other products it sells with key moments in their lives.

    By March 6, 2023
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    DoorDash, Uber boost driver benefits

    Uber has updated its app for delivery couriers with several new capabilities, while DoorDash is allowing workers to use cashback rewards at thousands of gas and food retailers.

    By March 3, 2023
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    Amazon Go closing 8 locations

    The company will close two stores each in Seattle and New York City and four in San Francisco as it struggles to build its physical retail footprint.

    By Brett Dworski • March 3, 2023
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    Target to broaden assortment of $15-and-under products

    As part of its strategic investments to fuel growth, the retailer aims to deliver “affordable joy” by adding more items at $3, $5, $10 and $15 price points.

    By Kaarin Vembar • March 3, 2023
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    Sprouts accelerates rollout of smaller stores

    The retailer plans to open at least 30 locations in 2023, all of which will be based on its newer format, and to close 11 larger ones based on its legacy design, executives said Thursday.

    By March 3, 2023
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    Kroger’s Q4 sales, full-year outlook handily beat Wall Street estimates

    Strong identical sales and profit coupled with a higher-than-expected earnings expectations for fiscal 2023 sent the grocer’s stock price up by more than 6% Thursday morning.

    By , March 2, 2023
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    Publix increases capital budget to $2.3B for 2023

    That spending projection is $500 million more than what the company spent the prior year.

    By March 2, 2023
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    Dollar Tree zeroes in on grocery

    The company plans to have around 30 cooler doors per store and will add “hundreds” of consumable private label items to its assortment, CEO Rick Dreiling said Wednesday.

    By , March 2, 2023
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    Grocery Outlet ramping up private label plans

    Executives signaled a significant uptick is coming in its store brand assortment, which is notable given the company’s reliance on name brands and opportunistic sourcing. 

    By March 1, 2023
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    Seattle-area grocery chain blends worker creativity into its new milk brand

    The retailer’s just-launched EveryDay Milk private label line comprises six varieties, all with employee-designed artwork on their packaging.

    By March 1, 2023
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    Target profits continue to slide as discretionary purchases slow

    The retailer said consumer spending on essentials, like food, helped offset inflation-driven sales slides in discretionary buys.

    By Nate Delesline III • Feb. 28, 2023
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    Instacart launches B2B service

    Instacart Business allows companies to browse more than 1.5 million products, including bulk and value essentials, for delivery.

    By Feb. 28, 2023
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    Save Mart unveils robotic grocery-picking facility

    The retailer is using technology from startup Fulfil Solutions that can pick and pack items across grocery categories for a quick-delivery service called Lucky Now.

    By Feb. 27, 2023
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    The Friday Checkout: Grocers better beware discounters, mass retailers

    Amid ongoing high inflation, recent reports have highlighted how consumers are turning to retailers focused on low prices and those who sell general merchandise alongside food.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • Feb. 24, 2023
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    New York grocer brings SNAP produce incentive online

    The Hub on The Hill has become the first grocer in the U.S. to give participants in the nutrition-assistance program digital access to Double Up Food Bucks, officials involved with the project said.

    By Feb. 24, 2023
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    DoorDash adds Aldi to its delivery portfolio

    The partnership with the discount grocer represents the e-commerce company’s latest move to build its presence in the grocery market, which has emerged as a key growth driver for the firm.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    Misfits Market to close 3 fulfillment centers following Imperfect Foods acquisition

    The online grocer will rely on smaller facilities to service customers as it streamlines operations.

    By Max Garland • Feb. 22, 2023
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    Why grocers must reinvest in food safety culture

    Leading food retailers drive food safety leadership through preventative systems, not just checking off items on a list, writes Sally Robinson with Upshop.

    By Sally Robinson • Feb. 22, 2023
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    NGA weighs in on USDA’s proposed WIC changes

    While the trade association said it supports many of the agency’s recommendations, including expanded product offerings and pack size flexibility, it is concerned about state-level stocking requirements.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
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    How Schnucks is embracing digital innovation in its stores

    From aisle-roaming robots and digital shelf tags to an upcoming smart cart pilot, the Midwestern chain seeks out solutions that tie into its long-term tech ecosystem, two of its IT executives say.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    Grocery continues to power growth for DoorDash

    The company’s convenience and grocery delivery business expanded 60% in Q4 as more people sign up to place orders from establishments other than restaurants.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    Walmart issues cautious forecast amid ongoing high food inflation

    While its Q4 sales were higher than expected, declines in general merchandise sales and the ongoing impacts of high food prices are prompting a conservative outlook for the year ahead, executives told investors Tuesday.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    Lidl US lays off hundreds of corporate workers

    The German discounter said it is shrinking its payroll by around 200 jobs in the United States, a move that primarily impacts workers at its U.S. headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

    By , Feb. 17, 2023