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.

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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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

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 offers hurricane relief

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Southeastern Grocers Inc. The devastating impact of Hurricane Ida has left a lasting imprint on the lives of many of our associates, customers and neighbors,” Southeastern Grocers president and CEO Anthony Hucker said. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

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.

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.

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

Mass Relators

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.

On-demand grocer Weezy partners with What3words

Talking Retail

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.

Engage3 Helps Independent Grocers Optimize Pricing Storewide

Retail Touch

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

‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

Mass Relators

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.”.

Inside Aldi’s new Sydney Corner Store urban grocer concept

Inside Retail

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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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

Inside Retail

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 chase the promise of e-commerce personalization

Retail Dive

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

Pandemic presents new differentiation prospects for grocers

Mass Relators

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.

On-demand grocer Beelivery secures £4.5m investment

Talking Retail

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.

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

Inside Retail

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

Retail Touch

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

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.

Finnish Grocer Pilots Autonomous Robots for Delivery

Retail Touch

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 adjust on the fly as supply chain challenges mount

Retail Wire

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.

Analysis: grocers can be ‘the ultimate mealtime solution’

Mass Relators

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).

Shekel Introduces Contactless Checkout Solution For Grocers

Retail Touch

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

Pop Up Grocer hits the road

Retail Wire

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.

Three Estonian Grocers Roll Out Automated Freestanding Pickup Units

Retail Touch

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.

CEO says Instacart is grocers’ antidote for Amazon

Retail Wire

She is setting the foundation for that future by providing grocers with an answer to competition from Amazon.com and acquiring tech companies that will alleviate concerns that Instacart may one day itself become a competitor to its grocery partners. Fidji Simo, CEO of Instacart, said she is focused on “building a company that will stand the test of time.”

Boxed to go public in SPAC deal valuing online grocer at $900M

Retail Dive

The merger, which keeps existing CEO Chieh Huang at the helm, is expected to be completed by the end of the year

UNFI makes deal for DoorDash to deliver for indie grocers

Retail Wire

” The deal is intended to help independent grocers compete for customers who choose to shop for groceries online. “We United Natural Foods Inc. UNFI) has announced an agreement with DoorDash “to bring on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide.” We know demand for this functionality continues to be very strong, and to remain competitive retailers need solutions that offer simple installation and avoid extra labor costs,” said UNFI. in-article

Grocers concentrate on reducing food waste

Retail Wire

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.

Just say thanks, customers are urged

Talking Retail

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) made the request as part of the campaign following the Protection of Workers Act becoming law in Scotland. Industry News protection of workers act scottish grocers' federation (sgf

Kroger CEO talks grocer’s virtual Florida entry

Retail Wire

Kroger is looking to reconnect with former customers who moved to Florida from states where the grocer has stores. It is doing that by opening a 375,000-square-foot automated fulfillment center that will deliver online orders to customers in the Sunshine State. in-article

Pandemic brought grocers higher sales and net profits

Retail Wire

FMI’s “The Food Retailing Industry Speaks 2021” report found that the average grocery retailer posted a 15.8 percent increase in same-store sales in 2020 but also found cost increases tied to the pandemic. Net profit grew to an average of three percent, up from one percent in 2019. in-article

How In-Store Data Helps Grocers Stay Competitive

Wiser

But, while grocery isn’t going anywhere, which grocers shoppers choose to spend their money with is shifting and it’s time to take notice. . Some in the industry are calling it a “leap-frog year,” where those that can’t compete will be “hopped over” and surpassed as today’s savvy grocers double down on their efforts. . What will make the difference in the space this year is the attention that grocers pay to the overall Customer Experience (CX).

C&S Wholesale Grocers to acquire Piggly Wiggly Midwest

Retail Wire

C&S Wholesale Grocers has entered into an agreement to acquire Piggly Wiggly Midwest. “The sale of Piggly Wiggly Midwest to C&S is a natural next step for this historic brand,” said Paul Butera Sr., president of Piggly Wiggly Midwest and founder of Butera Market. “Piggly Wiggly is more than a supermarket, it is a family of franchise operators, employees and loyal … customers, too.

Scottish retailers warmly welcome new law to protect shopworkers from violence

Talking Retail

The law was long called for by retailers and retail organisations and those that welcomed it included the Scottish Grocers’. Industry News protection of workers act Scotmid scottish grocers' federation (sgf

Grocers are forward buying to get ahead of price increases

Retail Wire

Grocery stores are attempting to front load orders of key items in an attempt to build inventory ahead of price increases that may be coming down the road.

Analytics immaturity hindering promotional campaigns for top UK grocers, Symphony RetailAI research shows

Retail Times

SEG partnership aims to ease holiday hunger

Mass Relators

— Southeastern Grocers Inc. As communities unite to give back this holiday season, we are grateful for Southeastern Grocers and its commitment to the fight against hunger. Leading Headlines Retail News Southeastern Grocers; food insecurity; Feeding AmericaJACKSONVILLE, Fla.

SGF praises retailers for commitment to tackling crime in stores

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The Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) has praised the strong response to its Don’t Put Up With It campaign, which urges shop owners and staff not to suffer in silence as victims of retail crime. Industry News convenience stores Retail crime scottish grocers' federation (sgf

Spar Scotland trials fruit campaign with SGF Healthy Living Programme

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Industry News convenience stores healthy eating Healthy Living Programme scottish grocers' federation (sgf) Spar Scotland

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