Southeastern Grocers

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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. Agencies & Vendors
John Walden, Founder and Chief Quality Assurance/Quality Control Officer of J.W. Southern Sauce grew up in restaurants. His parents and family worked long careers in the service and restaurant industry, where he learned a lot about what makes a good meal. The secret? Sauce. While his love for food and delicious sauces sparked at a […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
My favorite kind of email, from MNB reader Tom Hahn: KC, one thing I can always count on about MNB is a daily dose of your elitist point-of-view. First, you correctly offer a POV that the Inc. story on Chick-fil-A and their 3-day work week “reflects a sort of elitist view of work”. You then […]
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The Wall Street Journal has an analysis of a report issued by FMI-The Food Industry Association indicating that “self-checkout is nearly twice as widespread as it was before the pandemic, representing 30% of all grocery store transactions in 2021, according to an FMI-The Food Industry Association report released last week. That is up from 18% […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Fortune is out with its list of the best retail workplaces, and Wegmans – as often happens – tops the list of large retailers cited in the annual compendium. In order, the other large retailers making the list are Target, Sheetz, Altar’d State (a lifestyle and fashion brand), Publix, and Nugget.  Aldi comes in at […]
  1. Department & Category
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc., parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, together with the SEG Gives Foundation, has launched a new “Break from Hunger” program to provide accessible, healthy meal options to ensure no child goes hungry. Now through Labor Day, customers and associates ages 17 […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Content Guy’s Note:  Scott Moses, Managing Director and head of the Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants investment banking practice at Solomon Partners, last week posted on his company’s website an analysis of the Federal Trade Commission’s recent Merger Guidelines Listening Forum videoconference, designed to allow the FTC’s leadership to hear from members of the public about […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Seeking to increase purchases from businesses with diverse and underrepresented ownership, Southeastern Grocers Inc. is using MarketPlace, an automated sourcing solution from Park City Group Inc. “Working with ReposiTrak to tailor internal practices allows us to find and contract with more diverse suppliers,” Dewayne Rabon, chief merchandising officer for Southeastern Grocers. “This […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Value supermarket Grocery Outlet has teamed up with Uber to pilot on-demand and scheduled delivery at 72 of its stores across California, Oregon and Washington. “We think it’s important to make our great-value products available across another platform and to a greater audience, introducing Grocery Outlet to customers who may not have shopped with us […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG) has detailed its efforts over the past year to “to create stronger communities, better products and a more sustainable future for all” in its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Progress Report. “At Southeastern Grocers, we continue to put people first and position belonging, inclusion and diversity at the heart […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Customer satisfaction with retail is relatively stable, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2021-2022 ranking. The Retail Trade sector as a whole saw its score dip just 0.5% to 75.1 (out of 100). “Cool stability,” says ACSI managing director David Van­Amburg. “That’s the best way to describe the retail sector […]
  1. Stores & Formats
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc. plans to continue its Florida expansion into 2023, opening a new Winn-Dixie store in the College Park section of Jacksonville next year. “We are always looking to better serve our customers, and the new College Park Winn-Dixie store presents an exciting opportunity for us to expand in our hometown,” […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Customer satisfaction with retail is relatively stable, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s 2021-2022 ranking.  The Retail Trade sector as a whole saw its score dip just 0.5% to 75.1 (out of 100). “Cool stability,” says ACSI managing director David VanAmburg. “That’s the best way to describe the retail sector […]

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By John Spiropoulos Media is filled with evolutionary step-change transitions which permanently alter the marketplace. Each evolutionary event, seen in terms of advertiser outlays – the media mix – is driven by incremental change during economic uncertainty. This is particularly true – and trackable – in modern times. Some of these events were covered in […]
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CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students […]
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.— Dollar Tree executives said the retailer’s new pricing strategy lifted operating income nearly 23% to $381 million in the third quarter ended October 29. Top-line sales rose 8.1% to $6.94 billion. Comparable-store sales at its Dollar Tree stores increased 8.6% from a year earlier, while comps at its Family Dollar stores were up […]