Retailers to Watch: The Fresh Market- Produce Blueprints
The Fresh Market, Inc. had been on a major expansion streak before putting the brakes on store openings, in part due to increased competition for its higher-end, farmers market-style format.
Natural Grocers offers free personalized shopping experience with nutritional health coach- Retail
Natural Grocers, America's Nutrition Education Experts and the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., is proud to announce its Personalized Shopping Experience at select stores.
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.
Sprouts Farmers Market to eliminate single use plastic bags by end of this year- Retail
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the largest and fastest growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the United States, today announced it will eliminate single use plastic bags at checkout by the end of 2023.
Retailers to Watch: Erewhon Market- Produce Blueprints
A small but increasingly mighty retailer to watch is Erewhon Market, which got its start in 1966 when founders Michio and Aveline Kushi, followers of a macrobiotic diet, opened a Boston food stall, then traveled to California.
Instacart adds retail customizations including discounts and BOGOs- Retail
The new capabilities for retailers are designed to create more affordable, personalized experiences for customers and build brand loyalty.
Grocers fear faithless online shoppers: 74% believe digital makes customers less loyal- Retail
“Digital transformation has revolutionized the convenience of grocery shoppers, but it also poses a challenge to traditional loyalty,” said Gaurav Pant, chief insights officer of both Incisiv and Grocery Doppio.
Cub Foods CEO departs for Wakefern- Retail
Current president Joe Sheridan, who announced his retirement last year, will remain with the company through the end of the calendar year to ensure a successful transition.
Retailers to Watch: Hy-Vee- Produce Blueprints
Hy-Vee, Inc., founded in 1930 and owned by its 93,000 employees, stresses customer service, guided by the slogan, “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle.”
SpartanNash partners with American Red Cross for disaster relief in California- Retail
Food solutions company SpartanNash donated 24 pallets of food products to victims of atmospheric rivers and flooding in Southern California. In partnership with the American Red Cross, products were distributed to California residents who are being forced into shelters because of flooding, power outages and landslides.