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IFPA meets with Canadian PM on food affordability, packaging policy

- General News
With increasing consumption of fresh produce as its top priority, on November 15, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns and VP of Innovation, Vonnie Estes, attended a roundtable meeting focused on U.S. and Canadian consumer food affordability with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

October inflation cools to 3.2%

- General News
October saw inflation slow, as the Consumer Price Index remained unchanged from September and 3.2 percent above October 2022.

Circana research shows traditional Thanksgiving buying with emphasis on deals

- General News
The week prior to and the week of Thanksgiving are critical sales drivers, although consumers also shop early for spot deals.

Target offers easy, affordable Thanksgiving meal for under $25

- Retail
Target Corporation today announced how it is helping guests serve up an effortlessly delicious Thanksgiving meal that won't stretch their budgets.

Dollar General announces holiday savings

- Retail
As shoppers continue to seek value and added savings on everyday necessities and for the approaching gift-giving season, Dollar General announced planned promotions and discounts slated to run through the holidays.

September continues fresh produce volume streak

- General News
Fresh produce prices continued to increase in September versus their year-ago levels, but much less so than total food and beverages.

Aldi cuts prices on Thanksgiving favorites

- Retail
To help customers spend less and seat more guests this Thanksgiving, ALDI is dishing out a big helping of savings on over 70 holiday classics.

September inflation slightly above expectations

- General News
The consumer price index for September showed an increase of 0.4 percent from August to September and 3.7 percent from a year ago.

Restaurant report shows strong summer, concern for traffic erosion amid challenges

- General News
Restaurant sales and traffic growth slowed down during July but remained stronger than the growth rates posted by the industry back in April and May.

Data shows year-over-year restaurant sales increase, amid inflation labor struggles

- General News
Restaurant365, the leading all-in-one restaurant enterprise management software, has shared new restaurant industry insights including economic, sales, workforce, operational, and consumer preference trends.