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Retailers

Lunds & Byerlys to Close for Black Friday

Retailer announces the move in appreciation of staff efforts during pandemic and social unrest.

Fresh Food

Produce Sales Close Out Summer on High Note

Fresh produce grew 11.6% over last year, surpassing growth in shelf-stable products.

Great Place to Work’s methodology is validated by employee feedback.

Scan data illustrates how the pandemic has affected what is selling in grocery stores.

The pandemic has effectively shut down centerpieces of the fresh department, putting industry ingenuity to the test, the author says.

The retailer is extending its $1 an hour pay increase until Nov. 6 as a thank you to its front-line workers.

The online retailer said sales are up from last year as families expect to prepare more meals at home, while new meal solutions bolster selection.

Long-term disruption in the U.S. business climate, including a culling of alternative food venues and slow office reopenings, portends a favorable environment for well-run supermarkets, Vivek Sankaran tells investors.

Three in 4 consumers fear getting COVID-19 while grocery shopping, according to a poll by Charleston|Orwig and Menu Matters.

The lower sales gain is still impressive as this year’s everyday growth outstripped last year’s Labor Day sales.

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