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New hires who show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination receive an additional $100 SEATTLE –(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 13, 2021– Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that it is hiring 75,000 people in its fulfillment and logistics network across the U.S. and Canada as it continues to expand its
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As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into its second year, it continues to inflict unprecedented personal, societal and economic disruption around the world. Although the pandemic initially hit sub-Saharan Africa less severely than other areas, in the first few months of 2021, just as the spread of COVID-19 appeared to be slowing, a second wave […]
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Company Release – 5/12/2021America’s largest grocery retailer invites local and regional growers and producers to apply for new accelerator program CINCINNATI, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced the Go Fresh & Local Supplier Accelerator, a new partnership program inviting American growers and producers to apply for the opportunity to work with […]
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Also: Mattel wants to recycle old Barbies, YouTube offers funds to compete with TikTok for influencers, insights from Ragan’s Communications Benchmark Report, and more. Hello, communicators: Plenty of brands are looking to have an impact on the conversation around COVID-19 vaccines—despite mixed evidence on the effectiveness of incentives and giveaways. Following Krispy Kreme’s promo offering […]
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) recognizes five AWS Partners as leaders in helping Canadian customers drive innovation [CANADA] – May 12, 2021 – Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the 2021 Canada AWS Partner Award winners, recognizing channel leaders playing a key
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by Kevin Coupe This may be a first for MNB … a link to a poem about food. More than just food, actually. Tortillas, specifically. Which, if you ask me, is the food item as worthy as any of poetry. The piece is called “Ode To Tortillas, A Poem for Sunday,” it is in The […]
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The Wall Street Journal reports that a court in the European Union has voided a 2017 European Commission ruling that Amazon owed the EU the equivalent of $300 million in taxes, giving the tech company a major win that could have implications for other companies. Essentially, the EC maintained that Amazon cooked the books so […]
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The New York Times reports that a business opportunity has been created by one of the byproducts of the pandemic – many people who stayed home gained weight, and now they want to lose it. The Times frames the story this way: “While some spent the year of the pandemic creating healthy meals or riding […]
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The BBC reports that sandwich chain Pet a Manger, which earlier this year announced it would start selling packaged versions of its popular fresh items in Tesco stores in the UK, now is going one step further, opening actual sandwich ships inside four Tesco stores. If the test works, expect more Pret shops to be […]
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This week our very special guest is Chris Schultz, a veteran executive with previous stints at Starbucks and MOD Pizza, who now serves as CEO of Voodoo Donuts, the remarkable Portland, Oregon based company that invented the gourmet donut category and has developed a cult-like following, despite expanding to a dozen locations. Chris shares many […]
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In the UK, almost 27 percent of individuals answering to a survey claimed that they did not shop on Tesco.com due to the inconvenient delivery slots. The online delivery service offered by the supermarket chain was too expensive for almost one in five respondents.
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A survey carried out in the UK and released in October 2020 showed that 64 percent of Tesco’s online consumers used to have home delivery, while 22 percent of them opted for click & collect. Lastly, 14 percent of surveyed UK consumers used both delivery options.
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MPB Careers – Big Lots – VP, Private Brands Requisition #:21005145 Store #: GO~910_BL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Location: 4900 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Job Type: Full-time Day Job Date Posted: 5/6/2021 Description Position Summary: Responsible for the overall development and execution of a cohesive, integrated, innovative Private Brands strategy and […]
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The ‘halo’ of ‘better for you’ has now elevated Pepsi Cola to platform where your menu choice will depend on which ‘flavor of a Pepsi beverage’ you choose. McDonald’s, Starbucks, Burger King are but a few of international restaurant chains evolving the ‘halo’ of ‘better for you’ in their food, beverage, and packaging options according […]
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Toronto-based Longo’s announced yesterday that it “has become the first grocery retailer in North America to commit to offering only Fairtrade bananas in their 36 stores and through delivery on Grocery Gateway. This is made possible through a partnership with the Canadian company, Equifruit.” “We aim to be the most trusted and relied upon food […]
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Beyond Meat Inc on Thursday reported a wider quarterly loss than expected, due to higher transportation costs, new product innovation, and slowing sales to restaurants. Kellogg’s net sales rose 5.1% YOY to $3.58 billion in their latest earnings release. Strong demand for its snacks helped drive the quarter’s sales growth. In North America, Kellogg saw […]
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Agilent Created in 1999, following Hewlett Packard’s (HP) corporate realignment into two separate companies: HP, mainly dealing in computers, printing, and imaging businesses; and Agilent, which deals in HP’s all non-computing products. Agilent is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, providing application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables […]
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In an uncertain world, how can a big box retailer make personal wellness accessible for all? Wellness is now worth up to £2.8 trillion worldwide and growing rapidly. UK-based retailer Asda recognized its importance to customers and wanted to make Wellness accessible to all. They developed a new range of private brand Wellness products spanning […]
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The Financial Times has a story about how $142 billion worth of new investment into the food delivery segment – supporting new apps with names like GoPuff, Getir, Gorillas, Weezy and Dija – is rattling the leadership at delivery companies that have been around for awhile.  The concern is that they will use “their war […]

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Here’s the RetailWit’s top picks from yesterday: B&G Foods reports Q1 results (+12.4% sales, adjusted EBITDA +5.2%) and names former Mars exec Kenneth Keller as CEO. Sprout reports Q1 results (-9.4% ID sales). Bright spots for growth in the following month include smaller format stores, logistics, and targeting / digital capabilities. Ex-Barry Callebaut boss Antoine […]

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