Corporate Operations: Page 2


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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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    Top 5 stories from Grocery Dive

    Top stories from Grocery Dive 2023/2024

    By Grocery Dive staff
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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    Hy-Vee names new chief marketing officer

    Former head of Saatchi & Saatchi X Jessica Hendrix will oversee the regional grocer’s marketing and retail media network.

    By March 26, 2024
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    NGA urges Congress to scrutinize grocery supply chain disruptions

    A new FTC report claiming large grocers used their size to consolidate market power prompted the trade group to call for hearings on Capitol Hill.

    By March 26, 2024
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    H-E-B pharmacies to launch new blood testing technology

    In partnership with Babson Diagnostics, the service aims to make it easier for people to do routine blood testing.

    By March 26, 2024
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    Do Kroger and Albertsons need to revise their divestiture deal with C&S?

    The grocery giants may need to rethink their plan to offload assets as they look to appease regulators with their proposed mega-merger, analysts say.

    By March 25, 2024
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    Target doubles bonuses for salaried employees

    The move comes as competitors, namely Walmart, sweeten their benefits. 

    By Nate Delesline III • March 22, 2024
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    The Friday Checkout: Grocers have leveraged inflation to drive profits, FTC says

    Large food retailers have taken advantage of their size to consolidate their market power, the agency said in a report issued Thursday.

    By Grocery Dive Staff • March 22, 2024
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    FMI appoints four new leaders

    The trade association’s latest promotions include a new vice president of health and well-being and vice president of financial operations. 

    By March 22, 2024
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    Price Chopper/Market 32 looks to boost custom offers with expanded partnership

    The supermarket operator is working with rewards technology provider Upside to build loyalty and boost sales.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Sprouts loyalty program looks to significantly boost first-party data collection

    Set to pilot this summer, the specialty grocer’s loyalty program will operate on a points-based system and offer better insights into shopper behavior.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Walmart expands supply chain transparency with 3rd milk-processing facility

    The new owned-and-operated location will give the retailer control over its bottling and packaging process.

    By S.L. Fuller • March 21, 2024
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    Walmart names new Neighborhood Market division head

    Kyle Kinnard is changing roles within the retailer to replace Kelvin Buncum, who is retiring.

    By Updated March 20, 2024