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Stop & Shop Shooting Leaves One Worker Dead, 2 Injured

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

Retailers

King Soopers Commits $1 Million to the Colorado Healing Fund

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.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert offers details into Ahold Delhaize USA’s e-commerce fulfillment center in Philadelphia; Aldi’s growth plans for the year, which includes 100 new stores; Healthy Living Market and Cafe’s new chef-driven food program that takes retail foodservice to a new level; frozen seafood’s successful year; and more.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert offers insights into the Price Chopper and Tops Market merger; Kroger’s decision to offer a vaccine incentive and additional hero pay bonus; grocers who are effecting long-lasting change with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion; Whole Food’s goal to convey in-store its commitment to local; and more.

Food and beverage stores added more jobs in January than they did in December, according to BLS data, while warehousing and delivery jobs declined for the month.

Kroger's whimsical "Fresh for Everyone" ads inspire a series of ridiculous parody tributes.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert takes a dive into why Southeastern Grocers might have postponed its IPO; how Publix found itself in the middle of controversy surrounding the Capitol riot; whether hazard pay will become government-mandated; and more.

The retailer moved swiftly to distance itself from the daughter of its founder, said to have to funded the "lion's share" of the Jan. 6 rally that turned violent.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores Instacart’s move to eliminate 1,800 employee pickers; Costco’s record sales and earnings; Raley’s deliberate decisions in e-commerce; Choice Market’s planned 5,000-square-foot frictionless store; and more.

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