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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, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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Are you planning to open a retail business? It’s quite an achievable dream, and you’re on the right track by landing on this read. The authorities require several items to register your business and allow you to run operations. One of what you need to do is identify a business structure for your business.  A […]
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The status quo is always being challenged. Whatever dominates is always being criticized and derogated. The mainstream is never the only thing. Trends invite counter-trends. Purpose used to be a challenge to the mainstream. The idea of shareholder capitalism accountable to no other constituencies of interest became the mainstream view of business during the 1970s. […]
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How much does it cost your business if your equipment goes down for one hour, one day, or one week? What kind of impact does equipment downtime have on your customers and your reputation? Prioritizing proactive field service can help you not only reduce operating costs but also keep your customers happier — and coming […]
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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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From CNBC: “As Walmart’s low-priced groceries attract shoppers, the retailer is rolling out a fresh strategy aimed at wooing them into other aisles: stores with brighter lights, fashion-forward mannequins and colorful displays of makeup, pet supplies and more … Walmart’s snazzier look is part of a broader effort to sell more discretionary items – like […]
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The Wall Street Journal reports that TravelCenters of America is working with a company called Electrify America “to build around 1,000 electric-vehicle fast chargers across the U.S. starting this year, the latest matchup that would boost the amount of equipment available to American EV drivers who need a jolt of power on road trips.” It […]
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The CPG Guys, PVSB and Sri are joined in this episode by Kristi Argyilan, SVP & Evan Hovorka Head of Products & Innovation Management at Albertsons Media Collective, the retail media arm for Albertsons Companies. Follow Kristi Argyilan on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristiargyilan/Follow Evan Hovorka on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanhovorka/ Follow Albertsons Media Collective on LinkedIn at: […]
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WASHINGTON —The Council for Responsible Nutrition has promoted four employees – Maya English, Danny Garza, Elise Hall and Craig Muckle – and hired Angelo Schildhauer as membership associate. Steve Mister   “I am pleased to announce the promotions of these four employees as recognition for their contributions to CRN,” said president and CEO Steve Mister. […]
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GOODLETSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. president and chief financial officer John Garratt intends to retire from his position effective June 2. “John’s retirement comes after an outstanding career as an accomplished and trusted finance executive and most recently as our President and CFO,” Dollar General CEO Jeff Owen said. “On behalf of the entire […]
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CHICAGO –– H-E-B has regained the leadership position in the sixth annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), an examination of the U.S. grocery market released today by data science firm dunnhumby. Costco Wholesale holds the second position in this year’s index, followed by Amazon. Wegmans held the fourth position for the third consecutive year. Rounding […]
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Three years after the pandemic upturned the grocery industry, omnichannel chain H-E-B has regained its leadership position as the top U.S. grocery retailer from Amazon, with Costco following closely behind in second place, according to the sixth annual Dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI). Amazon fell to third, while Wegmans took the fourth spot for the […]
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London-based robotics and data intelligence company Dexory has launched a new platform called DexoryView. Supported by a new Dexory robot, said to be the tallest yet of its kind, this automates data collection and builds real-time digital twins that unlock insights across all levels of warehouse operations.  This allows companies up-to-date access to their inventory – across […]
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  Balancing a ‘dual mandate’, is the mantra most business leaders have been hearing a little too much of lately. So, just what is the most important dual mandate within the retail food sector today? That mandate according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® is branded messaging with equal relevance […]
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Trust matters. This one word – so loaded with meaning and impact – drives competitive market share and pricing in industry after industry where outputs are hard to assess or delivered as a service. Moreover, if a customer doesn’t trust a company, loyalty will be fickle. Trust should not be taken for granted. In a […]
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Frasers Group has launched buy now, pay later (BNPL) product through its new “Frasers Plus” scheme. Shoppers are able to divide their purchases into three, interest-free instalments paid over the… The post Frasers Group launches BNPL financial solution appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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Bed Bath & Beyond will reportedly shutter its 50 remaining Harmon stores in addition to 87 Bed Bath & Beyond locations and five buybuy BABY shops. Additionally, efforts to find a buyer ahead of its potential bankruptcy filing have reportedly stalled, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg News. The store closures are in addition […]
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Spar Hillfoot Road in Ayr celebrated its re-launch on 19 January following an extensive store refit. The Spar Scotland company-owned store has received major investment to bring it in line with CJ Lang’s latest modern Spar store models and their drive to be more energy efficient. The store’s exterior now has a new bright Spar […]
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This week on Prof G Markets, Scott reflects on Tesla’s latest earnings, semi-truck deliveries, and price cuts. He then offers his thoughts on the ugly side of share repurchasing programs, and explains why this will be the year of the activist investor.  Music: https://www.davidcuttermusic.com / @dcuttermusic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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We took note last week of a Boston Globe story about Addie’s, a new independent pickup-only grocery store that has opened in Norwood, Massachusetts, about 20 miles south of Boston.  Addie’s goal is to open 2,000 stores in 10 years, which led me toi comment: I would suggest that McQuade check out a company called […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is partnering with Ibotta to launch a cash-back rewards program. “We are excited to provide an additional innovative option for our customers to help stretch their budgets,” says Emily Taylor, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “Ibotta’s cash-back rewards program further complements our continuous efforts to provide […]

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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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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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