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Southeastern Grocers Announces Leadership Transition

Company Press Release

Southeastern Grocers (“the Company”) today announced that Anthony Hucker, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, will assume the responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis following the resignation of Ian McLeod to take up another opportunity. Read More

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Company Press Release

Amazon and Whole Foods Market, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. Read More

Plenty Of Blame To Go Around

The Problem: High levels of condition defects.

The Key Point: The shipper and carrier must work together to deliver good produce. Read More