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NGA calls for Congressional hearings after FTC grocery report

- Retail
A day after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its findings that big national grocery chains exploited disruptions in the supply chain caused by the Covid pandemic to solidify their control over the market, exacerbating shortages for consumers and driving up grocery prices, the National Grocers Association is calling on key Congressional leaders to push for solutions to level the playing field.

2024 NGA Show sets attendance record in Las Vegas

- Retail
The National Grocers Association and Clarion Events today announced the successful conclusion of the 2024 NGA Show, which brought 3,600 grocery retail industry professionals to the Caesars Forum Convention Center from March 10-12 in Las Vegas for networking and education, plus a sold-out expo hall featuring nearly 350 exhibitors of products and services.

NGA statement supports FTC challenge of Kroger-Albertsons merger

- Retail
NGA today issued the following response to the Federal Trade Commission’s decision to challenge the merger between Kroger and Albertsons

Independent grocers ask Congress to oppose SNAP restrictions

- Retail
NGA, the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, alongside independent community grocers nationwide, sent a letter yesterday to Congress opposing recent efforts within the FY2024 House Agriculture Appropriations bill to restrict SNAP purchases under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

NGA promotes three senior executives

- General News
The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced promotions for three key senior staff executives.

NGA helps retailers with SNAP online purchases

- Retail
The National Growers Association Foundation has launched a website to answer retailers' questions about online SNAP purchasing.

Study shows independent grocers hold their own in a challenging marketplace

- Retail
The 2023 edition of the Independent Grocers Financial Study, joint research between the National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions, documents small grocers' operational and financial performance in a continued complex marketplace.

NGA tv ad calls out retail power buyers

- Retail
The National Grocers Association, the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, is unveiling a new TV commercial that shines a spotlight on the unfair and discriminatory tactics of dominant food retailers that harm the ability of Main Street businesses to compete and serve communities throughout the U.S.

NGA calls on White House to include independent retailers in supplemental health benefit programs

- Retail
The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, sent a letter to White House officials asking for a convening of stakeholders to address the growing problem of the exclusion of independent grocers and their customers from important health benefit programs funded by health insurance plans.

NGA comments on proposed WIC food package revisions

- Retail
NGA, the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, has provided comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture on its proposed rule on revisions to food packages in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).