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  1. Corporate Strategy
ORLANDO – FMI – The Food Industry Association announced on Monday its 2023 board of directors elected at the association’s annual Midwinter Executive Conference in Orlando. The new slate will guide the implementation of FMI’s 2023-approved strategic plan during a time of rapidly evolving industry challenges and opportunities and reflects the breadth of the product […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including H-E-B, AutoStore, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat, Wakefern Food Corp., and Trigo. 1. H-E-B taps AutoStore tech for ‘world’s most […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. chief executive officer Jeremy Gosch was named vice chairman of Hy-Vee’s board of directors, in one of five leadership changes announced by Hy-Vee executive chairman of the board and executive director Randy Edeker at the company’s annual stockholder’s meeting. Other leadership changes announced at the meeting: Longtime Hy-Vee […]
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Supply chain consultant and former Amazon executive, Brittain Ladd, has provided a first look at an AutoStore micro fulfilment centre (MFC) installed in a H-E-B store in Plano, Texas, USA.    In a LinkedIn post, Ladd said: “I can state with no hesitation that the installed MFC is the most incredible AutoStore MFC I’ve ever […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Designer Brands has appointed Doug Howe, President of DSW and EVP of Designer Brands, to succeed Roger Rawlins as the company’s CEO, effective April 1, 2023. At that time Rawlins will step down as CEO and as a member of the Board of Directors, but will continue to work with the retailer for a 12-month […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee will host its next quarterly Best of Local Brands Summit in March to expand and enhance the product offerings at its more than 285 retail stores in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Since the Best of Local Brands summits began in early 2021, more […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee is offering several events in January to help people get a jumpstart on their health goals. With the start of the new year, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will offer 1,000 free Vitamin D screenings at nearly 60 stores throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee CEO Jeremy Gosch was named vice chairman of Hy-Vee’s board of directors, in one of five leadership changes announced by Hy-Vee executive chairman of the board and executive director Randy Edeker at the company’s annual stockholder’s meeting here. Randy Edeker Other leadership changes announced at the meeting: Longtime Hy-Vee […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Arlington, Va. – The FMI Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2022 Gold Plate Awards. The winners were named during a livestreamed Gold Plate Awards Celebration, co-hosted by FMI Foundation Executive Director David Fikes and FMI President and CEO Leslie G.  Sarasin. The Gold Plate Awards highlight outstanding family meal programs implemented by the […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
CHICAGO — Walmart’s Sam’s Choice oatmilk chocolate bar; Albertsons’Signature Reserve ravioli with porcini mushrooms and truffle; and biodegradable household cleaner from Sprouts Farmers Market are among PLMA’s 2022 Salute to Excellence award winners for store brand innovation. They join nearly 100 other Salute to Excellence winners announced today at PLMA’s 2022 Private Label Trade Show […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — All Hy-Vee stores will host a free buffet-style breakfast for veterans and active-duty military members on Veterans Day beginning at 6 a.m. Additionally, all veterans and active service members will receive a 15% discount on grocery purchases all day. The Veterans Day breakfast is just one way that Hy-Vee is […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Hy-Vee is closing all 285 of its stores on Thanksgiving Day, marking the first time in the chain’s 92-year history that it has closed on the holiday. “Thanksgiving Day is about gratitude. The last several years have been some of the most challenging our employees have experienced and this is our way of showing our […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
•  The Chicago Business Journal reports that Kroger has opened a new concept store in Monroe, Ohio, about midway between Cincinnati and Dayton, that the retailer describes as having a “game changing” checkout experience. According to the story, ” The new concept gives customers a variety of options that include a group of Kroger’s new […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced Friday that over-the-counter hearing aids are now available at select Hy-Vee stores with no exam or prescription necessary. In an effort to make hearing aids more accessible and affordable, the FDA recently ruled that individuals ages 18 and older with mild to moderate hearing loss can purchase […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A limited supply of the new pediatric COVID-19 boosters are now available at select Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations by appointment. Also known as “bivalent boosters,” the new COVID-19 boosters are reformulated to target versions of the latest Omicron subvariants including BA.4 and BA.5, along with the original COVID-19 virus strain. Individuals […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Medicare Aisle is providing free Medicare plan comparisons during Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period (AEP), which began Saturday, October 15, and ends Wednesday, December 7, the retailer said. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recommends all Medicare participants review their coverage each year to make sure their […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
For the first time since 1969, the White House convened a conference on hunger, nutrition and health. The meeting, which late last month brought together government officials and leaders from the business, civic, philanthropic and academic sectors, was intended to put the country on course to achieve two of President Biden’s major objectives — ending […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
NEW YORK — Food retailers and suppliers are making ambitious commitments to help reduce hunger and stem chronic diet-related health conditions, according to FMI — The Food Industry Association, which announced the commitments September 28 following the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, an event intended to galvanize action by anti-hunger and nutrition […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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 […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
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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