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  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. has added Advance Auto Parts veteran Michael Creedon Jr. to its executive team, naming him chief operating officer. “Mike’s impressive career in retail is rooted in a deep knowledge and understanding of his customers,” Dollar Tree president and chief executive officer Mike Witynski in announcing the hire. “Mike will […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — As part of its ongoing quest to meet its customers wherever they are, Walmart on Monday launched two new immersive virtual experiences on Roblox, a metaverse gaming platform. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces are meant to offer unique interactive content and entertainment for Gen Z shoppers, allowing […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, gives Video Forum an update on recent events in the fast-paced nutritional supplements category. He provides a critique of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory and educational work in the field, talks about a new CRN study on savings to the health care system […]
  1. Department & Category
SALISBURY, N.C. — With more shoppers opting to save time by ordering groceries online, Food Lion announces the expansion of its Food Lion To Go grocery pick up service to 24 more stores in North Carolina and Kentucky, beginning Sept. 26. Food Lion is offering shoppers their first pickup for free. The launch of this service comes […]
  1. Media & Marketing
CARLISLE, Pa. – GIANT Co. has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s GreenChill Program for reaching its annual refrigerant emissions reduction goal in 2021. The Superior Goal Achievement honor was presented to GIANT and other GreenChill Partners during the recent FMI Energy & Store Development Conference. “We know every effort counts when […]
  1. Department: Food
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General is introducing an exclusive line of health and wellness gummy supplements, which the company says supply nutrients that help make everyday wellness routines easy, fun and delightful. Products in the OhGood! line are made with clean ingredients, Dollar General says, and are non-GMO, gluten free and made with natural flavors. Additionally, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
I saw a report from Bloomberg a little while ago that the Federal Reserve has a new plan to end high inflation — through a “growth recession” strategy. Worrisome, huh? The economist who first thought up “growth recession” likened it to a contained tiger – not a tiger running loose, but not a paper tiger […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee Inc. has earned a GreenChill recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its work to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease its environmental impact. Hy-Vee was honored with the GreenChill recognition for Superior Goal Achievement, awarded to GreenChill partners that achieve their annual GreenChill refrigerant emissions reduction goal. EPA’s GreenChill […]
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is moving aggressively to position its stores as preferred holiday shopping destinations. The retailer said Thursday it was ready to serve its customers this holiday season by offering better value and a more convenient shopping experience. Walmart said that more than half of its customers planned to start their holiday shopping […]
  1. Department: Food
AUSTIN, Texas — Lafe’s Natural BodyCare has launched a new 100% plastic-free plant-based stick deodorant. The collection is available in Citrus + Bergamot, Lavender + Aloe, Cedar + Lime, Rose + Coriander and is packaged in paper barrels. “Sustainability has always been synonymous with Lafe’s,” said founder Lafe Larson. “During our 27-year history we’ve been […]
  1. Channel: Drug
NEW YORK — Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) said it is joining with CVS Pharmacy as the exclusive retail partner of the FARE Teal Pumpkin Project 2022. This program is a yearly effort to make trick-or-treating safer and more inclusive for the one in 13 children in the U.S. living with food allergies and […]
  1. Department & Category
SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion’s efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions has earned the grocer the “Superior Goal Achievement” honor from the U.S. Environmental Agency’s GreenChill Program. Food Lion has taken many steps to reduce its refrigerant emissions from its more than 1,100 stores. By placing doors on refrigerated cases and monitors on key refrigerant devices […]