Southeastern Grocers Embraces Sustainability

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. The grocer also partnered with thousands of local organizations throughout the Southeast, administered nearly 500,000 COVID-19 vaccines and donated $1.5 Over the last year the grocer has expanded its product purchases from diverse suppliers by more than $17.5

Southeastern Grocers Debuts IPO

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Southeastern Grocers­ — parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie — has launched an initial public offering of 8.9 In fiscal 2019, Southeastern Grocers reported net sales of $8.3

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Southeastern Grocer continues to grow in Florida

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. We are always looking to better serve our customers, and the new College Park Winn-Dixie store presents an exciting opportunity for us to expand in our hometown,” Southeastern Grocers president and CEO Anthony Hucker said. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Natural Grocers partners with RangeMe

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SAN FRANCISCO — Natural Grocers is teaming with RangeMe to streamline the search for innovative products that meet their high-quality standards for customers. The post Natural Grocers partners with RangeMe appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

PayPoint and Scottish Grocers’ Federation join forces

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PayPoint has formed a new partnership with the Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) to support its convenience retailers in Scotland. This story continues at PayPoint and Scottish Grocers’ Federation join forces. Industry News convenience stores paypoint scottish grocers' federation (sg

Southeastern Grocers raises money to fight hunger

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. The more than $360,000 raised during Southeastern Grocer’s holiday hunger relief community donation campaign will support Feeding America in its ongoing efforts to fight food insecurity during the holidays and all year long. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Independent grocers drive economic growth

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WASHINGTON — Independent grocers are important sources of jobs, wages and taxes for the communities they serve, according to the latest economic impact study from the National Grocers Association. Independent grocers represent 1.2%

Southeastern Grocers adds new Winn-Dixie store

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. We are incredibly proud to celebrate our newest Viera store, the most recent of our nine new Winn-Dixie stores throughout Florida,” Southeastern Grocers president and CEO Anthony Hucker said. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Southeastern Grocers evolves community giving program

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. At Southeastern Grocers, we believe in taking purposeful steps to create lasting change and strengthen our communities for years to come,” said Raymond Rhee, SEG’s chief people officer. “We JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Seattle Organic Grocer Delays Opening

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The post Seattle Organic Grocer Delays Opening appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Organic supermarket chain PCC Community Markets will delay the opening of its Rainier Square location due to uncertainty regarding downtown Seattle’s recovery, reports The Seattle Times.

Southeastern Grocers marks year of progress

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. As we conclude 2021 and look back at all we have accomplished as a community and company, I am simply amazed,” Southeastern Grocers president and CEO Anthony Hucker said in a statement. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

On-demand grocer Weezy partners with What3words

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Weezy, the on-demand grocer, is partnering with What3words to make locations easier to find and every home delivery seamless. Street addresses do not always guide delivery drivers to the right entrance and some postcodes cover large areas.

Southeastern Grocers’ Hucker on ‘a future fueled by trust’

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NEW YORK – Since assuming control of a wobbly Southeastern Grocers, in 2017, Anthony Hucker says he’s “put people first” in every aspect of the retailer’s turnaround — essentially placing a bet that by trusting and empowering employees, the workers would save the company.

Grocers experience triumph, travails

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Ninety-five percent of grocers with omnichannel capabilities saw e-commerce sales advance more than 200% last year. The post Grocers experience triumph, travails appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

Engage3 Helps Independent Grocers Optimize Pricing Storewide

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Price optimization solution provider Engage3 has launched its Price Image Management (PIM) suite for independent grocers and convenience stores.

JLL Names 10 Fastest-Growing Grocers in US by Square Footage

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No grocer enlarged its U.S. footprint in 2021 more than Aldi, which is pushing to become the third-largest grocer in the country behind The Kroger and Walmart, according to JLL’s Grocery Tracker 2022 cited by Chain Store Age.

Inside Aldi’s new Sydney Corner Store urban grocer concept

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The post Inside Aldi’s new Sydney Corner Store urban grocer concept appeared first on Inside Retail. Aldi says its new Corner Store concept just opened in North Sydney will make it faster and more convenient for city customers to shop for supplies.

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‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

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The analysis suggests grocers are positioned to be the ultimate mealtime solution in that 39% of consumers view retail foodservice as a substitute for a both a home-cooked meal and a restaurant meal.”.

CEO Hucker details renaissance at Southeastern Grocers

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NEW YORK — Since assuming control of a wobbly Southeastern Grocers in 2017, Anthony Hucker says he’s “put people first” in every aspect of the grocery retailer’s turnaround — essentially betting that by trusting and empowering employees, the workers would save the company.

Southeastern Grocers to offer telehealth services

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TRxADE Health’s Bonum Health unit has signed a Telemedicine Service Distribution Deal with Southeastern Grocers Inc., ” The post Southeastern Grocers to offer telehealth services appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. TAMPA, Fla.

Fresh food labelling: The new frontier for grocers

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The post Fresh food labelling: The new frontier for grocers appeared first on Inside Retail. Bringing detailed nutritional labelling to raw foods like meat is the new frontier for the food sector.

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Grocers renew ties at FMI event

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The post Grocers renew ties at FMI event appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. ORLANDO, Fla.

Southeastern Grocers celebrates Supermarket Employee Day

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. At Southeastern Grocers, our more than 38,000 heroic associates come to work every day to provide their local communities with essential services that help them survive and thrive,” SEG president and CEO Anthony Hucker said. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

ShopRite named Northeast’s most trusted grocer

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The post ShopRite named Northeast’s most trusted grocer appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. KEASBEY, N.J.

On-demand grocer Beelivery secures £4.5m investment

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Chairman and co-founder of Beelivery, Yazan Bin Mohammad, said: This story continues at On-demand grocer Beelivery secures £4.5m On-demand grocery delivery business Beelivery has secured £4.5m investment to strengthen its position in the sector.

Grocers chase the promise of e-commerce personalization

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Customization tools like shoppable recipes and product recommendations are helping consumers cut through the clutter of center store. But retailers are only scratching the surface of what's possible

Spar becomes first UK grocer to launch 100% vegan own label wine range

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This move comes after a pledge the business made in 2019 to become the first grocer to do so. Spar, the leading symbol group in the UK, has made its full range of own label wines suitable for vegans from January 2022 onwards.

Competition between grocers, Amazon intensifies

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Amazon debuted its Amazon Fresh grocer format in September and recently opened its 11th in Bloomingdale, Ill. The post Competition between grocers, Amazon intensifies appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

Online grocer Pretty Green aims to rock big players with six-minute delivery

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The post Online grocer Pretty Green aims to rock big players with six-minute delivery appeared first on Inside Retail. A new digital supermarket in Sydney’s Northern Beaches is gaining momentum as the latest lockdown drives shoppers back to online grocery.

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Food Lion Will Purchase 62 Stores From Southeastern Grocers

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Food Lion will acquire 62 BI-LO / Harveys Supermarket stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from Southeastern Grocers. Mergers & Acquisitions Store Operations food lion southeastern grocers bi-lo

Pandemic presents new differentiation prospects for grocers

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To compete with the growth of internet retailers, brick-and-mortar grocers should embrace omnichannel retailing. The post Pandemic presents new differentiation prospects for grocers appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers.

Walmart Enters Partnership to Offer GoLocal Delivery to Small and Mid-Sized Grocers

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Cognetry provides ecommerce and fulfillment solutions for independent and mid-sized grocers, and the partnership aims to help more of them add delivery services.

Finnish Grocer Pilots Autonomous Robots for Delivery

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Last Mile Autonomous Delivery ( LMAD ) , a startup launched by EIT Digital , has developed a software platform to operate multiple types of autonomous delivery robots (ADRs). Following a test in Paris last year, LMAD recently successfully operated it in Finland.

Grocers striving to be health destinations

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The post Grocers striving to be health destinations appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. ARLINGTON, Va. —?Food Food retailers are investing to turn their stores into community health and well-being destinations, according to a new report from FMI – The Food Industry Association.

Shekel Introduces Contactless Checkout Solution For Grocers

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Shekel , an AI-powered advanced weighing solution provider, has introduced Fast Track, a touchless machine learning-based cloudless self-checkout solution for supermarkets.

Analysis: grocers can be ‘the ultimate mealtime solution’

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And though Americans are again consuming more meals away from home, there’s reason to be optimistic that grocers can maintain some of the market-share gains as the nation heads into the post-pandemic period, according to a new report from FMI (the Food Industry ­Association).

Three Estonian Grocers Roll Out Automated Freestanding Pickup Units

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Like many grocers, Coop Estonia, Selver and Prisma have seen a surge in online ordering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to their adoption of the Cleveron solution.

Instacart teams with major grocers for meal delivery service

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Instacart has introduced its online “Ready Meals” hub that makes it easier for customers to order ready-made meals from Food Lion, Giant, Kroger, Publix and other grocers.

Pop Up Grocer hits the road

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Pop Up Grocer is a traveling pop-up store that showcases unique and small brands in the beauty, food, drink, home and pet categories. The concept was created to provide an alternative to the typical “lackluster” launches that happen in the consumer packaged goods space, according to Pop Up Grocer founder Emily Schildt.

Grocers adjust on the fly as supply chain challenges mount

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Grocers are finding supplies of popular products going from plentiful to almost zero from week-to-week as demand grows, with COVID-19 remaining a factor across the U.S.

Amazon, H-E-B and Market Basket ranked as top grocers

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The challenges for most other retailers are significant, but a number of midsize grocers gained momentum by understanding their customers better and differentiating their offering accordingly.

The green pound grows but grocers should do more to be sustainable, UK shoppers say

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As the value of the green pound grows, UK shoppers feel supermarkets should go further with sustainable retailing, the latest research from Retail Insight, the a leader in retail execution, reveals. Data Time Research green pound Retail Insight

Grocers concentrate on reducing food waste

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Forty percent of all food sold in the U.S. is thrown away and winds up in landfills where the decaying waste creates methane gas that contributes to global warming.