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Hy-Vee’s SNAP/EBT Customers Can Now Pick Up Online Orders

All Hy-Vee stores offering Aisles Online will now accept SNAP benefits as payment when the customer arrives to pick up the order.

Retailers

Price Chopper Resumes Single-Use Bag Ban

The retailer reinstated its ban of single-use plastic bags on Aug. 1, in accordance with a state ordinance that began March 1 but has been delayed.

Overall sales for the period were up $11.4 billion, a 21.8% increase from the previous year.

The Wisconsin-based retailer expands its hemp offerings to the pet aisle in all but two of its locations.

How can employees avoid heated confrontations when asking customers to wear masks in-store? An expert shares training tips and best practices.

When restaurant dining rooms closed earlier this year, consumers turned to takeout and delivery to fill the gap.

78 college students will still complete their mission to learn from the retailer.

The retailer is expanding the partnership introduced in April to focus on diversity of the owners.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores how retailers are finding success with e-commerce and what customers are buying online; the capabilities of Walmart’s new Ask Sam voice assistant; how Blue Apron has benefited from the pandemic; what packaging companies are doing to address sustainability; and more.

The autonomous robots will be monitoring product availability, verifying prices and delivering location data.

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