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Winsight Live: Stew Leonard Jr. on Pricing, the Pandemic and Animatronics

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

Fresh Food

Meat Sees Double-Digit Dollar Gains; Volume Doesn’t Keep Pace

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.

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

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

WGB editors discuss food retail headlines with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert.

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

Funds to be given to 250 farmers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts via American Farmland Trust grant program.

Alcohol sales in-store and online have increased, but overall consumption is down.

Frozen category sales growth remains in the double digits but the selection in-store remains spotty.

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