Southeastern Grocers

  1. Channel: Grocery
 ​​[[“value”:” The company’s meat snacks will be available at Southeastern Grocers, Cub Foods, Lunds/Byerly’s, Fresh Thyme, Lowes Foods, AAFES, Holiday Oil, Timewise, Family Express and Dash In. “]] 
  1. Channel: Grocery
dunnhumby has released a special edition of the dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), this one “designed to determine which retailers in the $1 trillion U.S. grocery market personalize the shopping experience best for their customers.” The winner is:  Amazon. H-E-B and Kroger came in second and third. According to the report, “These three retailers are […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    [[“value”:” DoorDash has enabled payment options for both HSA (Health Savings Account) and FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts) to pay for eligible items at select merchants on the delivery company’s app.  Consumers can use their HSA and FSA funds to pay for over 30,000 HSA/FSA-eligible products on DoorDash including select over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, COVID-19 […]
  1. Department: Beverage
SOLON, OHIO – As ECRM celebrates its 30th Anniversary next year, it will be returning to its roots hosting a full roster of in-person Sessions across categories within food and beverage, health and beauty care, general merchandise and pharmacy/medical markets. ECRM was founded in 1994 by Charlie Bowlus as an efficient way for buyers to […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
    [[“value”:” Stop & Shop has begun testing new in-store kiosks aimed as consumers who are “digital hesitant,” a spokesperson for the chain told Supermarket News. The new kiosks, dubbed Savings Stations, “provide a convenient way for customers, particularly non-digital shoppers, to activate and load their digital coupons on their card while shopping in-store,” […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” Wegmans, the 107-year-old grocery chain based in Rochester, N.Y., has topped Fortune’s Best Companies list every year since the list was launched in 1998, and this year it has managed a repeat performance. Fortune reports that Wegmans has been recognized for so long because, for starters, it has over 53,000 workers and […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
On the subject of treating employees in a way that keeps them engaged, one MNB reader wrote: I have a nephew with limited cognitive skills but is a loyal bagger at a Michigan Kroger. On his fifth year of service he received a package containing Thank You cards from store management and fellow workers as […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Tampa Bay Times reports that as a result of the sale of its retail banners – Winn-Dixie and Harveys – to Aldi, Southeastern Grocers (SEG) is selling its pharmacy business to CVS and Walgreen. According to the story, “Southeastern Grocers told its pharmacists that it will sell all of its Winn-Dixie and Harveys pharmacy […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
I did a FaceTime earlier this week suggesting that Aldi’s acquisition of Winn-Dixie and Harveys indicates that anything can happen, and I mentioned that an MNB reader observed that since Aldi and Trader Joe’s are owned by the same company, maybe we’ll see Trader Joe’s sections in Winn-Dixie stores.  (I noted that the two companies […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  [[“value”:”In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, Aldi acquires Winn-Dixie, Harvey’s Supermarket stores ranked as the week’s top story. Aldi expansion has reached historical heights, as the company announced today it has”]] 
  1. Channel: Grocery
CNBC, following up on last week’s announcement that Aldi will acquire Winn-Dixie and Harveys and gain a stronger foothold in the southeastern US, went to Aldi US CEO Jason Hart for an explanation of the company’s moves. Some excerpts, with some commentary added via italics where relevant: •  “This acquisition provides us speed to market […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Reuters reports that the secretaries of state from seven states – Arizona, Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, New Mexico, Rhode Island and Vermont – have written to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan, calling for regulators to block Kroger’s proposed $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons. All the secretaries of state are elected Democrats.  (In some states, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
BATAVIA, Ill. — Aldi today announced it has agreed to acquire Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket locations from Southeastern Grocers, as the Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer continues to divest supermarket assets. The deal includes some 400 Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket outlets across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi, Aldi said in a statement announcing the definitive agreement […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Southeastern Grocers (SEG) has initiated a strategic divestiture of its business, with Aldi set to acquire all SEG grocery operations under the Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket banners and investment group Fresco Retail Group set to take over the Fresco y Más banner. Under the proposed merger agreement, Aldi will acquire all outstanding SEG capital stock, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The deal for approximately 400 grocery stores across five Southeastern states continues the discount grocer’s aggressive growth trajectory. Dive Brief: Aldi announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket from Southeastern Grocers for an undisclosed all-cash amount as that company continues to divest its various grocery assets. The deal includes approximately 400 Winn-Dixie […]
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