Corporate Operations


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    Walmart brings autonomous forklifts to 4 distribution centers

    The Fox Robotics technology is being deployed in Florida, Texas, New York and Alabama after a 16-month pilot.

    By Alejandra Salgado • April 16, 2024
  • Produce section of Safeway store at 415 14th Street, SE, Washington, D.C., on Aug. 11, 2020. Store opened Aug. 12, 2020.
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    Shoppers cut grocers a break when assigning blame for inflation, survey finds

    Consumers feel government policies and actions are most responsible for rising grocery prices but think retailers are not doing a good job explaining cost increases, according to The Feedback Group.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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    SpartanNash acquires Metcalfe’s Market

    The transaction expands the food solutions company’s footprint in Wisconsin.

    By April 15, 2024
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    Aisles Abroad: Spotlighting Ahold Delhaize’s sustainability efforts in Europe

    From renewable energy to bottle-return vending machines, here’s how the grocery company’s banners abroad have turned to climate-focused innovation.

    By April 15, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: The stars should be aligned for discounters, so what toppled 99 Cents Only Stores?

    Consumers' fixation on inflation has allowed most discounters to capitalize on the grocery space.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • April 11, 2024
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    Mapping Whole Foods’ growth across the US

    As the specialty grocer looks to debut a scaled-down format, here’s a visual guide to the Amazon-owned chain’s recent progress in new and existing markets.

    By April 11, 2024
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    3 takeaways from the FTC’s probe into grocery supply chains

    The Federal Trade Commission’s study highlighted ongoing procurement risks exposed by the pandemic.

    By Kelly Stroh • April 11, 2024
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    Grocery e-commerce sales hold steady in March

    Delivery sales declined slightly last month compared with the same period in 2023, while pickup was flat and the ship-to-home segment posted a small gain.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Weis Markets adds tech-driven salad bars to two stores

    The Northeastern grocer opened Picadeli bars at a pair of Pennsylvania stores Wednesday and is preparing to bring the self-service stations to six more locations over the coming weeks.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Aldi consistently outpaces Lidl in drawing shoppers, data shows

    The two discounters reach distinctly different groups of shoppers, according to a report from Placer.ai.

    By April 9, 2024
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    99 Cents Only files for Chapter 11

    The bankruptcy filing comes just days after the discount retailer announced plans to liquidate and close all stores.

    By Nate Delesline III • April 8, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize and 4 other grocers establish venture capital fund

    W23 Global will invest $125 million over five years in small businesses that support in-store and online shopping experiences as well as sustainability initiatives.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Ahold Delhaize says a final goodbye to the Peapod brand

    The grocer is sunsetting the storied e-commerce name as it merges its Peapod Digital Labs and Retail Business Services into a unified support group for its U.S. banners.

    By April 5, 2024
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    H-E-B charges ahead with expansion in Dallas-Fort Worth area

    The Texas grocery chain’s groundbreaking for its Prosper store marks the latest step in its rapid expansion in the metropolitan region.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Aisles Abroad: Battling shrink and theft across the globe

    Retailers are trying numerous strategies — from technology to teamwork — to minimize losses.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Kroger’s Home Chef launches food waste program

    Through partnerships with local nonprofit organizations at its four facilities, the meal kit company’s new initiative aims to redirect surplus food and reduce food waste.

    By April 3, 2024
  • Exterior of Washington, D.C., Safeway store at 415 14th Street, SE, on Aug. 11, 2020. Store opened Aug. 12, 2020.
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    Lower grocery comps reflect new challenges for an industry in transition

    Retailers are facing pressure to maintain sales volumes as the boosts they received from the pandemic and inflation fade, experts say.

    By April 2, 2024
  • The produce department at Amazon Fresh in Woodland Hills, California.
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    Amazon to drop Just Walk Out at some grocery stores

    The e-commerce giant said it will replace the grab-and-go tech with its smart carts as it refreshes its Amazon Fresh stores in the U.S.

    By James Pothen • April 2, 2024
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    The Giant Company shifts online fulfillment away from Pennsylvania wareroom

    The grocer will use a third-party partner to deliver orders while team members at other stores will fulfill customers’ orders.

    By Updated April 2, 2024
  • The curved banner of a Walmart store, the brand name in white letters and the characteristic yellow sunburst logo to the right, against a blue sky.
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    Flexing for the planet: How Walmart crushed its supplier emissions target

    The retail giant leaned on education, financing and recognition to get its supply chain on board with Project Gigaton, a sustainability executive with the company told Supply Chain Dive.

    By Ben Unglesbee • April 1, 2024
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    Albertsons streamlines loyalty program

    The grocer is simplifying the way shoppers can accumulate points and offering new ways for them to redeem.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Lidl US cuts corporate jobs across 3 business units

    The layoffs come a little over a year after the discounter let go of roughly 200 workers stateside.

    By March 28, 2024
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    Pardon the Disruption: Can discount retailers be stopped?

    Walmart, Aldi and dollar stores are pushing full-service grocers to update the way they sell goods. Here are a few fresh ideas to stay ahead.

    By March 28, 2024
  • The Trader Joe's sign is seen during the grand opening of a Trader Joe's on October 18, 2013 in Pinecrest, Florida.
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    Trader Joe’s new grab-and-go store draws rebuke from national union

    The company's Pronto shop in New York City replaces its former wine shop that closed down nearly two years ago.

    By March 28, 2024
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    Kroger to close 3 e-commerce facilities

    The grocer said it will shutter one spoke warehouse in South Florida and two others in Texas in late May.

    By , Updated March 29, 2024