Grocery, Supermarket and Retail Food Industry News

Fresh Food

Dietz & Watson Removes Nitrates, Nitrites From Deli Meats

The company said its full product line will be uncured by the end of 2020.

Retailers

Lori Raya Joins SpartanNash as Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer

Former Albertsons' Southern California division president will assume new duties on Feb. 18; Larry Pierce set to retire in September.

The retailer’s new small-format urban concept stores are set to open by year's end in University City, Northern Liberties and Queen Village.

Retail Feedback Group's Brian Numainville reflects on lessons from the Supermarket Experience Study.

Shoppers also rank conventional grocery stores high for cleanliness but earn moderate to low scores in service, according to the 2019 U.S. Supermarket Experience research report.

The late Greg Calhoun, IGA’s Mark Batenic and Coca-Cola Co.’s Muhtar Kent and Ern Sherman were also honored at the trade association’s Midwinter Confab.

Despite its fans, the retailer's expansion was undone by competition for shoppers and investment capital, sources say.

New industry recognition platform will recognize the talented individuals who are making a mark on growing and expanding fresh categories as well as the next generation of leaders.

In partnership with UPMC, the retailer debuts "AnywhereCare" in three Pittsburgh stores while eyeing further expansion.

The retailer will convert two of the acquired stores by late January and will shutter the third location, which is near one of its existing units.

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