Articles about Kraftheinz

  1. CPG: Food
Popular cream cheese brand Philadelphia is launching a new, soft white cheese product this month: Philadelphia Intense. Made with natural ingredients and available in two flavours, Garlic & Herbs and Herbes de Provence, the launch of the new Philadelphia Intense range will add a soft white gourmet cheese line to the category. It’s described as […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Workers at a Home Depot in Northeast Philadelphia have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to form a union. Vincent Quiles, one of the organizing employees, said, “Long story short, we got screwed over during the pandemic. This company made money hand over fist, and we just feel exploited.” A Home Depot […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  With employees going back to work much slower than anyone had expected, retailers that excelled at selling coffee and snacks during the AM Daypart have struggled.  Success does leave clues and 7-Eleven is a leader in retail for a reason; they evolving with the consumer, albeit today at the expense of fast-food restaurants.  Steven […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA – Rite Aid will offer Family Immunization Days at select stores, including Bartell Drugs in the Pacific Northwest, providing families opportunities to walk in and get the vaccinations they need to protect themselves against COVID-19, the flu and other diseases. Rite Aid Family Immunization Days take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
I invite you to join me for three new video webinars during 2023. These live, interactive events will be broadcast via Zoom from the Drug Channels Video studio in beautiful downtown Philadelphia. During these events, I’ll address the latest issues confronting the U.S. drug channel. Topics will be determined based on what’s happening—trends, policy changes, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Food robotics company, Karakuri, has announced the appointment of Kevin Garry as its new Director of Global Business Development. Garry will be pivotal to the firm’s focus on the global QSR market through the development of commercial partnerships for its latest range of kitchen robotics innovation.  He previously held the role of UK Channel Lead […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid announced on Monday that Steve Bixler, vice president of financial accounting, will become the new chief accounting officer effective Jan. 13, 2023, following the retirement of Brian Hoover who has served in the role for the last three years during his 27 years with Rite Aid. Bixler will report to chief financial […]
  1. Data & Insights
Key Takeaways DoorDash continues to be the primary leader in the third-party delivery space, and has continued to grow through 2Q22.  Smaller cities such as Memphis and Sacramento have experienced massive growth in total third-party sales in 2Q22.  Of the top 100 brands for 2Q22, the majority of them experienced QoQ growth, with Pizza Hut […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
If you recently launched a new business, you’re not alone. New business creation rose in 2020 and 2021 due to pandemic layoffs, the online commerce boom, and the shift to working from home. Since June 2020, the average number of monthly business applications has been 92% higher than between July 2004 and February 2020. 1 […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  At the intersection of the client, customer, and employee’s food delivery companies need to have reliable service for all and meet or exceed the expectations of all if they are to thrive according to Steven JohnsonGrocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Gopuffrecently teamed with Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for business, and […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The recently announced Amazon Fresh checkout-free stores UK slowdown is part of a larger movement, observes Celia Van Wickel, Senior Director, Digital Commerce at Kantar. Amazon is said to be halting its expansion plans in the UK due to claims about the macro-economic environment and revenue performance. In a LinkedIn post, Van Wickel says: “Only […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Informa Connect’s Copay, Reimbursement and Access Congress Hybrid Event | October 12-14 in Philadelphia, PA Exclusive Offer: Be sure to use your exclusive promo COPAYDC to save 10% off* of your registration An important event for all aspects cost sharing, Copay, Reimbursement and Access Congress is back and better than ever! This year’s event […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Campaign scoop The power of branding. When a brand manages to remain top of mind for shoppers, then the magic happens. Heinz created a simple, yet powerful commercial. In this ad, the brand asked people from around the world to draw a ketchup bottle. Watch the video to see what they drew. 
  1. Media & Marketing
This episode was recorded at CRMC 2022 in Chicago. In episode 360 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Jason Scoggins, senior director of loyalty and CRM at Chipotle Mexican Grill, an American chain of fast casual restaurants operating over 3,000 locations across five countries. Listen in as Scoggins discusses his professional background in customer loyalty […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Philadelphia’s St. Joseph’s University announced yesterday that the Erivan K. Haub School of Business is combining three customer-focused disciplines to create The Department of Food, Pharma and Healthcare in a move that it believes will “better address the needs and desires of (the) new consumer,” putting the shopper at the center of its educational efforts. […]
  1. Data & Insights
Source: Office for National Statistics A few weeks ago, I posted a Q&A session I had done with The Conversation on the cost-of-living crisis. At the time I was working on a longer piece for the Economics Observatory. We wanted to wait for various data updates to appear in the w/c 18th July and now […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Glossier products will be available at Sephora stores in the U.S. and Canada, as well as online and via the retailer’s app, in early 2023. In a LinkedIn post, Glossier CEO Kyle Leahy wrote “We’re inspired by their [Sephora’s] vision for beauty discovery, and have heard (many times!) that our customers want to find us […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
CARLISLE, Pa. – The GIANT Co. has promoted five executives to new roles, the company said Wednesday. The moves are meant to strengthen the retailer’s leadership team and advance its omnichannel strategy. Manuel Haro, who first joined the company in 2012 and currently serves as divisional vice president of Greater Philadelphia, has been promoted to […]
  1. Department & Category
Last week we took note of a Washington Post report that Robert Califf, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), told a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing that he has initiated a review of the agency’s food safety program designed “to recommend changes in light of the expanding number of industries producing food, as well […]
  1. Media & Marketing
I have some thoughts this morning about the excessive heat that is bearing down on much of the country and how retailers ought to be thinking about it and dealing with the current reality.  And, I have a few words for people who characterize comments like these as “bitching and moaning” and “drinking the kool-aid.” […]
  1. Channel: Drug
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid has published its fourth annual Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, detailing the company’s strategy and progress against goals over the past year. This year’s report addresses the four ESG pillars introduced in the company’s 2021 report: Thriving Planet, Thriving Business, Thriving Workplace and Thriving Community. “As a purpose-driven healthcare organization, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid and Quest Diagnostics are collaborating on access to COVID-19 molecular testing (polymerase chain reaction or similar nucleic acid amplification test) to help Rite Aid customers detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Quest is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services and a national leader in COVID-19 testing. The company […]

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  1. Channel: Club
  2. Corporate Strategy
  3. Owned Brands (Private Label)
CFO Richard Galanti says customers not trading down to private label Costco Wholesale has followed up one strong fiscal year with another. The Issaquah, Wash.-based warehouse club chain posted double-digit net and comparable sales growth for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and full year, while topping Wall Street’s consensus earnings-per-share forecast for both periods. Related: Costco […]
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RTIH rounds up the retail systems ventures whose funding rounds have been making headlines, including Swiftly, Ryft, Instant Commerce, and 1MRobotics. 1. Ryft Ryft, a PSD2 compliant payments system firm, has raised a seed round, led by SFC Capital. Additional investors include the ex-founder of Shutterstock and the founder of LoveFilm. This brings Ryft’s total […]
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Axios reports that “Walmart+ members in some U.S. markets will be able to schedule to have returns picked up from their doorsteps starting the first week in October … ‘Return Pickup from Home’ is scheduled by app.” Walmart says that “members won’t need to provide a box or a label – simply hand off the […]
  1. Department: Food
  2. International
  3. Trends & External Forces
International Fresh Produce Association report gauges sector’s economic impact. The U.S. fresh produce and floral industries support 2.2 million total jobs across all 50 states and $120.1 billion in labor income, nearly reaching pre-COVID levels, according to an economic impact study conducted on behalf of the International Fresh Produce Association. The report highlights the significant role the […]