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Retailers

1-on-1 With Judy Spires, CEO of Kings and Balducci’s

WGB’s November Endcap guest dishes on the alleged demise of brick-and-mortar, red tape and a reluctance to ask for help while proclaiming affection for her fabulous team, positive reinforcement and her prized Martin guitar.

Technology

What China's E-Commerce Boom Means for U.S. Grocers

Neil Stern of McMillanDoolittle shares several big predictions at PLMA 2018.

Increasingly, U.S. grocers are using the category as a traffic driver rather than a budget afterthought.

A "blurring of brands" is transforming the category, as was evident on the show floor.

New eating occasions and new products are the operative words for this nostalgic, snack-centric category.

WGB takes a look at what’s driving the boom in store brands.

“Priceless lessons” learned from the year-old concept store gives Associated Food Stores a new format “to fulfill the needs of today’s consumer in a comfortable, easy-to-shop store.”

WGB editors combed the Fresh Summit aisles in search of the hottest industry trends and narrowed their list to a dozen watch-worthy items in the coming year.

The retailer's third pay raise in a year comes amid unprecedented industry wage pressure and rapid new store growth.

E-commerce, growing welfare standards and even tariffs are complicating the red meat landscape.