MMR's articles

  1. Trends & External Forces
ARLINGTON, Va. — Food retailers are investing to turn their stores into community health and well-being destinations, according to a new report from FMI – The Food Industry Association. Eighty-four percent of respondents in a poll of grocery retailers said their company has an established health and well-being strategy, and this same share of retailers report that […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
NEW YORK — Former CVS Health executive Maly Bernstein has been named named  chief executive officer of Bluemercury, a Macy’s Inc. retail brand, effective September 13. Maly Bernstein   She will oversee the growth and strategy of all aspects of Bluemercury, from its digital platform to stores. She will report to Tony Spring, chairman and […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting wellness days at about 4,700 of its stores on Saturday. The retailer said the free events will offer customers access to screenings, immunizations and health information. The goal is to help people get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
SAN FRANCISCO — Do it Best, a total source co-op in the independent home improvement industry, is partnering with RangeMe to make it even easier for potential new vendors to gain visibility for their innovative products. The Do it Best Merchandising team said it is committed to continually reviewing new products to find the very best […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
TAMPA, Fla. — TRxADE Health’s Bonum Health unit has signed a Telemedicine Service Distribution Deal with Southeastern Grocers Inc., which operates Winn-Dixie, Harveys Supermarket and Fresco y Más grocery stores in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi. Bonum Health will provide affordable telemedicine services and prescription discount savings to the patients of all Winn-Dixie, Harveys […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
WALTON, Ky. —Dollar General celebrated the grand opening of a distribution center in Walton, Ky., on Tuesday. The facility represents a nearly $65 million investment and is expected to create 300 new jobs and support more than 800 Dollar General stores at full capacity. “We are excited to celebrate our Walton distribution center grand opening […]
  1. Stores & Formats
UNION, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond is reopening its flagship store in New York City on Thursday following a months-long renovation designed to transform the 92,000 square-foot store into a more inspiring and digital-friendly shopping destination. “We set out a bold strategic plan last October to become a digital-first, omni-always retailer,” Bed Bath & […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Nature’s Truth recently partnered with both LeSEA Global Feed the Hungry and Convoy of Hope to donate over $3.5 million in vitamins and supplements to those in need. As part of the wellness brand’s ongoing mission to share good health, Nature’s Truth said it is striving to get vitamins and supplements into […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ROCKVILLE, Md. — The online grocery market nearly tripled in size in 2020, according to a new report from Packaged Facts, which notes that the pandemic inspired more people to avoid crowded stores and order food and beverages online. That shift will affect the market for a long time to come, Packaged Facts suggests, even […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has promoted Rob Quast to head of investor relations. Rob Quast “Rob is a seasoned financial professional and respected leader within Kroger,” said Gary Millerchip, Kroger’s chief financial officer. “Rob’s experience will be invaluable as we continue to share our strategy for delivering strong and sustainable total shareholder returns with our investment […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
ROSEMONT, Ill. — After a successful collaboration this past spring, Global Market Development Center (GMDC)|Retail Tomorrow is again partnering with the International Housewares Association (IHA) to facilitate a three-week series of virtual events for retail and wholesale companies and their supplier and service partners. GMDC|Retail Tomorrow’s 2021 Fall Strategic Meetings will take place from September […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
KEASBEY, N.J. – ShopRite has added a line of fresh chicken products to its private label Bowl & Basket brand. The launch of Bowl & Basket Fresh Chicken marks a significant expansion of the supermarket’s private label poultry offerings in its fresh meats division, the company said on Monday, adding that the expansive rollout “demonstrates […]