1. Channel: Dollar/Value
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General marked the grand opening of its 19,000th store in Joplin, Mo. on Monday with a community celebration and a $19,000 donation to a local elementary school. Customers also received complimentary DG gift cards, tote bags and product samples. “Today marks an exciting milestone in Dollar General’s history as we open […]
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ORLANDO, Fla. — In its 90th year, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) remains focused on the same yet ever-evolving goal: Leading the future of an industry dedicated to advancing health and wellness for all Americans. That is the central theme at this year’s NACDS Regional Chain Conference, which is currently underway. Justin […]
  1. Channel: Mass
NEW YORK — Hairitage by Mindy McKnight, a pioneer in inclusive hair care, is introducing a revolutionary line of antidandruff products exclusively at Walmart. The Hairitage Anti-Dandruff collection raises the industry standard for scalp care, with cleaner formula solutions to eliminate every type of dandruff, each priced at less than $10. This pH optimized and […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
MODESTO, Calif. — Supermarket industry veteran Robert (Bob) Miller has been named to the board of directors at The Save Mart Companies, a California-based grocer that operates approximately 200 Save Mart, Lucky California, and FoodMaxx stores in the California Central Valley, Bay Area, and Northern Nevada. Save Mart, which is owned by Kingswood Capital Management, […]
  1. Stores & Formats
NEW YORK —Bed Bath & Beyond said today it is closing an additional 87 stores, as the retailer seeks to consolidate its assets ahead of a possible bankruptcy filing. The company confirmed the closures in a statement, adding it was also closing all Harmon health and beauty store locations. “As we work with our advisors […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Italian fashion brand, Pinko, has announced the launch of its first virtual store, developed using the Emperia platform and celebrating the opening of its new Milan boutique. It says that this aims to “drive brand recognition and tap into new female communities, alongside empowering women around the world to feel independent and able to express […]
  1. Associates & Employees
A judge for the National Labor Relations Board found that Amazon.com discriminated against union organizers at a warehouse in Staten Island. The company, the judge found, also illegally threatened to withhold pay raises and additional benefits from workers during a collective bargaining agreement period. Amazon disputes the findings.
  1. Department: HBC
Online sellers of alcohol and marijuana face a slew of disclosure requirements, such as permissible age, allowable products, shipping restrictions, and more. The post Disclosure Rules for Alcohol, Cannabis Sales appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
This installment of our long-running series includes new services for digital wallets, in-video search, shipping, SEO, headless development, omnichannel fulfillment, and more. The post Ecommerce Product Releases: February 1, 2023 appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. International
Full Year Highlights Net revenues for the full year increased +9.7% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.3% with underlying Volume/Mix of +2.7%. For the fourth quarter, Net revenues increased +13.5% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +15.4% with underlying Volume/Mix of +1.6% Diluted EPS was $1.96, down 35.5%; Adjusted EPS1 was $2.95, up +11.9% on […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The latest GDP figures showed that the UK economy grew by 0.1% in November, boosted by the World Cup and spending on food and drink. But bad economic news continues to stack up. The Bank of England is predicting a “very challenging” two-year recession. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has forecast a 1.4% fall […]
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  Convenience store operators want to garner a larger share of stomach and they continue to target fast food restaurant customers looing for something new, fresh, fast, that cost less.  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® stated, the constant fluctuating price of gasoline is not attractive to consumers nor does it […]
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  Gen Z and Millennials have an ongoing desire for fresh food discovery, seemingly not wanting to be ‘their parents’, so the question is will they opt for and migrate too a drive-thru grocery store?  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®, “The jury is still out. It will depend […]
  1. Department & Category
Sterilization is an essential process for safety-proofing medical devices, pharmaceuticals, as well as food and beverages. It involves treating products to destroy living organisms or render them incapable of reproduction. Note this process is different from disinfection. Disinfection does not completely destroy bacteria but, as a term, it’s often conflated with sterilization.
  1. Technology & Innovation
KEY POINTS “We are just at the dawn of the robotics age. And I would say artificial intelligence and battery technology are all a part of that movement as well,” Cathie Wood said. Amazon had more than 1.6 million workers at the end of 2021, according to its most recent annual report. Wood’s Ark Innovation […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Tesco �confirms that it has bought the Paperchase brand and related IP. – – Jan Marchant, Managing Director of Home and Clothing at Tesco said: “Paperchase is a well-loved brand by so many, and we’re proud to bring it to Tesco stores across the UK. We have been building out plans to bring more brands […]

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Full Year Highlights Net revenues for the full year increased +9.7% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.3% with underlying Volume/Mix of +2.7%. For the fourth quarter, Net revenues increased +13.5% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +15.4% with underlying Volume/Mix of +1.6% Diluted EPS was $1.96, down 35.5%; Adjusted EPS1 was $2.95, up +11.9% on […]
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KEY POINTS “We are just at the dawn of the robotics age. And I would say artificial intelligence and battery technology are all a part of that movement as well,” Cathie Wood said. Amazon had more than 1.6 million workers at the end of 2021, according to its most recent annual report. Wood’s Ark Innovation […]
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Aldi is rolling out its partnership with the world’s largest surplus food platform, Too Good To Go, across all of its 990 UK stores. Following a successful trial last year, Aldi is now offering surplus food bags available nationwide, in a bid to tackle food waste while also offering even lower prices to customers. The […]
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H-E-B, Costco Best Navigate The 2020 – 2022 Pandemic Grocery Market Upheaval, Bumping Amazon From Its Top Ranking Customers emerged from 2020 – 2022 placing more importance than ever on finding the right balance of savings and quality while placing less importance on saving time. Pandemic surge in retailer digital capabilities and consumer digital adoption […]
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Charted: U.S. Egg Prices Double in 2022 Eggs are a staple food for many countries around the world, and the U.S. is no exception. Americans eat between 250‒280 eggs a year on average. Eggs are also easy to cook, protein-dense and supply many daily vitamins needed for healthy living, making them a popular meal or […]

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