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1 Dead, 15 Wounded in Shooting at Kroger Store Near Memphis

In another gun-related tragedy to strike a U.S. grocery store, 2 died, including the shooter, and 15 were injured including 10 store workers, when a vendor connected to the store opened fire near Mephis on Thursday.

Retailers

Stop & Shop Renos Arrive in New Jersey

Stop & Shop's Clifton, N.J., unit is the first in the state to receive renovations and assortment changes as part of a chainwide rebranding and modernization effort for Ahold Delhaize's largest U.S. brand.

Wegmans is taking another bite out of The Big Apple with a new store in Manhattan, scheduled to open in the second half of 2023.

Retail beef prices jumped by the most since last June as meat, poultry, fish and eggs led price hikes at the grocery store in May, according to the latest monthly consumer price index report.

After a disappointing April, the U.S. economy added more than half a million jobs in May, but grocery stores saw another month of declines.

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Authorities have charged five Brazilian nationals with creating fraudulent driver accounts, money laundering and ID theft through exploiting gig-economy apps; the move to grocery delivery facilitated the scheme as customers who presented ID for alcohol delivery became victims.

Another workplace shooting shakes the industry as employees are shot at a busy store in West Hempstead, N.Y.

In the aftermath of a shooting in Colorado that killed 10 shoppers, employees and a responding officer, the Kroger banner commits $1M to a charitable fund, invites shoppers to contribute.

The last and latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores how Aldi’s estranged sister retailers are joining forces behind grocery e-commerce; what college students think of Trader Joe’s, which continues to open locations near college campuses; where Walmart plans to invest heavily next; and more.

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