Organic Trade Association awarded record funding from USDA’s MAP- General News
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce it has received a record level of funding of more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program (MAP) to promote U.S. organic products around the world in 2023.
Kroger chooses Phoenix for newest Ocado e-commerce facility- General News
The location confirms a previous announcement stating Kroger and Ocado would construct a CFC in the Southwest Region. Kroger has partnered with Ocado to accelerate its ability to provide customers with anything, anytime, anywhere.
MAP: Fresco y Más expands to Southwest Florida- Featured
In advance of the store’s grand opening, Fresco y Más will distribute 25,000 pounds of fresh produce and shelf-stable food to the local community during a drive-through mobile food pantry event in partnership with Lehigh Community Services.
MAP: See where Lidl is opening new stores in 50% expansion- General News
Lidl US announced plans today to open 50 new stores by the end of 2021.
MAP: See which stores Food Lion is buying from Southeastern Grocers- Featured
The stores will remain open as BI-LO and Harveys Supermarket until the transaction is complete, which is expected to take place over a staggered period from January to April 2021, pending regulatory approval and customary closing requirements.
MAP: Lucky’s Market to close most of its stores, see which ones are staying open- Featured
Just over a month after Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. announced it was pulling its investment in Niwot, CO-based Lucky’s Market, the small format specialty grocer is closing 82% of its stores. See which ones made the cut.
MAP:Wegmans breaks ground on $175 million distribution center in Virgina- General News
Wegmans plans to add a third distribution center near Richmond, VA, to serve new stores and facilitate growth along the East Coast.
MAP: Where in Houston can you get Kroger’s driverless delivery?- Retail
Kroger and Nuro have expanded their pilot to include two stores in Houston. See which ones here.
MAP: See which Shop ‘n Save stores will become Martin’s Food Markets- Featured
Giant Food Stores LLC’s proposed purchase of Supervalu’s Shop ‘n Save stores has been given approval by the Federal Trade Commission.
MAP: See which Southeastern Grocers are closing- Featured
Less than a year after closing nearly 100 underperforming stores amid bankruptcy restructuring, Jacksonville, FL-based Southeastern Grocers announced more store closures.