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Some Good Grocery News: H-E-B Stands Up for Racial Equality, Save Mart Donates Truckloads of Food
As navigating crises becomes the new norm, we can all use Some Good Grocery News, such as H-E-B's $1 million fund to address racial injustice and Save Mart's fourth truckload donation to local food banks.
Can Your Online Grocery Platform Support a Barrage of Customers?
The rapid increase in e-commerce demand from the coronavirus crisis caught many grocery retailers off guard, but solutions are available, the author says.
From Pandemics to Protests, Retailers' Crisis Readiness Put to the Test
From wild weather to contagions and civil unrest, increasingly it seems the new norm in grocery retailing will require heightened disaster preparedness and response.
Don't Worry About High Prices, Worry About the Recession That May Lower Them
Extraordinary demand, supply restrictions and a softening in promotions have seen prices creep higher, but conditions are otherwise right for deflation, the author says.
PLMA Names Peggy Davies Acting President
Her appointment follows the death of Brian Sharoff, who passed away last month after a brief illness. The association's executive board is conducting a search to determine a permanent successor.