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Winsight Live: A Closer Look at Changes at Lidl, Woodman’s and Stop & Shop

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert offers insights into the departure of Lidl U.S. Chairman Roman Heini; Albertsons’ stellar first quarter; Woodman’s new robots aimed at simplifying the shopping experience; new changes at Stop & Shop, including the phasing out of the Peapod name; and more.

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Target Joins Walmart in Closing on Thanksgiving

The retailer instead will promote earlier holiday deals, starting in October and available online and in-stores.

With more than 25 years of retail experience, Cuba most recently was chief business development and transformation officer of the St. Louis retailer.

Winsight’s latest news roundtable, explores how the new pension deals are good for the grocers, why Wegmans decided to release the opening date of its newest North Carolina, and how Pennsylvania's new grant program could help retailers hit by the pandemic.

Winsight’s latest news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, offers insight into the flood of mask mandates, Aldi’s recent milestone of 2,000 stores, Walmart Canada’s billion-dollar investment to modernize stores and its supply chain, and more.

The retailer said it would hand out 3 million masks to customers, but is following local guidance when it comes to whether it will require shoppers to wear them.

A new store will open next month in Bellevue, Wash., while the Kirkland store will move to a larger location in 2021.

The hard discounter, which recently reached the 2,000-store mark, is also eyeing Louisiana for the first time through newly announced distribution center.

The format gathers produce professionals twice a month via Zoom for learning and sharing.

Editors from Restaurant Business and CSP joined WGB and Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert for the latest Winsight Live, which explored mandatory mask announcements from a slew of retailers, the future of grocerants, the ongoing chicken wars and more.

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