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Retailers

Coin Shortage Prompts Meijer to Ban Cash at Self-Checkout

As the economic impact of the pandemic slows the flow of coins, the National Grocers Association calls for federal action.

Retailers

Albertsons CEO Makes a Case for a Long-Term Shift in Food Spending

In an interview with WGB, Vivek Sankaran discusses his vision for the company, the sustainability of the food-at-home shift, and why even a recession may not stop it.

The Lempert Report: App created by Microsoft and Purdue University estimates the amount of crop production that is at risk because of COVID-related factors.

Sales increased nearly 10% over last year, but the gain was not as large as in previous weeks.

COVID-19 is forging "a different relationship" between retailers and shoppers, the CEO of the fresh superstore chain said in a livestreamed video interview.

Compared to last year, the category grew nearly 16% in dollar sales but volume had a much less robust growth of only 1%.

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, the UFCW is calling for swift changes to the grocery and meatpacking industries, including pay raises, mandatory mask wearing and more.

Organic fruits and vegetables saw a huge spike in sales—followed by a tapering.

Full-time workers to receive $300 and part-timers $150 in second round of $5 million rewards for service during pandemic.

The Lempert Report: "It is time to learn how to produce food near to you," says Cherrie Atilano of Agrea.

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