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Kroger’s meal solutions company Home Chef is in the spotlight with a celebrity chef partnership, per a Wednesday announcement. Home Chef has linked up with Rachael Ray on a new line of meal kits available in more than 1,300 Kroger stores and online. The first recipe available under the collaboration is a steakhouse burger with Dijon […]
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British grocery retailing has for decades been dominated by a small number of large and powerful retailers. That remains the case. Over the period however the number of firms involved has altered. In the 1980s we talked about the “big 5”. This became the “big 4” when Morrisons and Safeway merged and has remained that […]
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Target has appointed Prat Vemana as Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Product Officer. Vemana will join the retailer on 31st October, reporting to Chief Guest Experience Officer Cara Sylvester. In this role, he will oversee Target’s digital business, including site merchandising, user experience, digital operations and product, and Target+, an online third-party marketplace. Additionally, […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has provided Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI), written notice of its intention to terminate their pharmacy provider agreement for commercial customers. Since February, Kroger has attempted on dozens of occasions to negotiate in good faith with ESI – seeking a more equitable and fair contract that lowers cost, increases access, and delivers […]
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Throughout October, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host events focused on gluten-free lifestyles through a variety of programming. Events will include virtual cooking classes and store tours, as well as an in-person, gluten-free health fair at select stores. Gluten-Free Health Fair A free in-person, gluten-free health fair will be held […]
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The Chicago Tribune reports that Dom’s Kitchen & Market – supermarket industry icon Bob Mariano’s latest entrepreneurial/gastronomical effort – will open its second store in the Windy City on November 1. The store will open in the Old Town neighborhood, in a former Plum Market location.  The original store opened in June 2021 in Lincoln […]
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DETROIT — Kroger Health is partnering with Michigan’s second-largest health plan, Priority Health, to launch two co-branded Medicare plans that promise to address patients’ whole-health needs. The two co-branded plans, PriorityMedicare + Kroger (PPO) as well as PriorityMedicare D-SNP + Kroger (HMO), will be available in eight counties in Southeast Michigan beginning in January 2023. […]
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  – Hy-Vee Inc. is deploying its Disaster Relief Fleet to locations in Florida impacted by Hurricane Ian. The relief effort involves two caravans. The first group will take Hy-Vee’s mobile command center, Hy-Vee’s mobile water system (which includes a tank and pump trailer), and Hy-Vee’s rapid response pickup truck. The second […]
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — At Wednesday’s White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in Washington, D.C., Hy-Vee chairman and CEO Randy Edeker stated that the company will deliver 30 million meals to vulnerable communities by 2025, as well as deploy its registered dietitian team to educate 100,000 Americans in areas of low food […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger outlined new efforts in its quest to fight hunger and create healthier communities during the Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health convened by President Joe Biden. Kroger chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen participated in the Conference aimed at ending hunger and increasing healthy eating and physical activity among Americans. Rodney McMullin “We are […]
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Toronto-based Longo’s announced that its Liberty Village store now is hosting a Kitchen Hub ghost kitchen – the first to open inside a grocery store in the city, and the beginning of what the two companies call “a longer term partnership.” According to the announcement, Kitchen Hub “has four new kitchens at Longo’s Liberty Village. […]
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The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Heath took place this week, designed to address food insecurity in the nation, and Albertsons, FMI-The Food Industry Association, and the National Grocers Association (NGA)_ all released statements in which they made commitments going forward. •  Albertsons said that “it will contribute new goals and initiatives designed […]
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The Rochester Post- Bulletin reports that Hy-Vee is expanding a “frictionless shopping” pilot that it tested at 50 midwestern stores this summer, bringing its Scan & Go technology to its stores in Rochester, Minnesota. According to the story, “To use Scan & Go, customers download a Hy-Vee app to their smartphone and then use the […]
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ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize said Wednesday that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the reappointment of Frans Muller as president and CEO and member of the Management Board at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 12, 2023. Frans Muller Peter Agnefjäll, chair of the Supervisory Board of Ahold Delhaize, stated: “We […]
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As food and beverage businesses announce their participation in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Wednesday (Sept. 28), many are using the opportunity to unveil not only environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, as one might expect, but also features to drive customer acquisition and loyalty with nutrition-minded shoppers. These efforts […]
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Business Insider writes that as Kroger builds “its own tech infrastructure, including automated warehouses for delivery orders,” it means that it inevitably will end up “in competition with Instacart, its longtime grocery-delivery partner, analysts say.”  This competition may also play out as both companies seek advertising revenue from suppliers – there are only so many […]
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Kroger is the largest supermarket operator in the U.S. and the retailer is using its size to deploy technology and analytics to understand its customers as well, if not better than, its smaller competition. “We are leveraging data to engage with customers through digital channels such as apps and website logins to make the customer […]

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  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger’s meal solutions company Home Chef is in the spotlight with a celebrity chef partnership, per a Wednesday announcement. Home Chef has linked up with Rachael Ray on a new line of meal kits available in more than 1,300 Kroger stores and online. The first recipe available under the collaboration is a steakhouse burger with Dijon […]
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Dive Brief: Walmart has entered a definitive agreement to purchase micro-fullment center (MFC) developer Alert Innovation, according to a Thursday press release. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The retailer is taking over Alert after working with the startup on a multi-year pilot of the company’s robotic grocery order-fulfillment technology, known as Alphabot. Walmart is absorbing […]
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Peloton will eliminate 500 jobs in its latest round of layoffs, which began in February 2022 with cuts of 2,800 positions. While the layoffs will be felt companywide, they will heavily impact the marketing department. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Peloton CEO Barry McCarthy noted that this recent elimination of approximately 12% […]
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Tesco has warned its full-year results will be lower than expected with profits plummeting and online sales dropping by 11.3% as consumers turn to discount rivals. For the six-month period ending 27 August, Tesco posted a 10% fall in underlying retail operating profits to £1.25bn, despite group sales (excluding fuel) rising 3.1% to £28.2bn. Despite […]

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