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Meijer Commits to Diversity in Supply Chain

The retailer will hold its first Supplier Diversity Summit for underrepresented business owners.

Retailers

Winsight Live: Payment, Meat and Customer Fulfillment

Winsight’s latest live news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, explores the latest in payment, including Amazon’s technology to pay with your palm; how consumers’ meat purchasing behaviors have changed during the pandemic; how Costco got its grove back; how Kroger’s Ocado customer fulfillment center in Romulus, Mich., is different from the rest; what “leading with love” looks like according to Whole Foods CEO John Mackey; and more.

Inside the retailer's 80,000-square-foot anchor store anchoring a mixed-use development in Westbrook, Maine. Plus, Market Basket's plans for Rhode Island.

Keeping employees' spirits up can be difficult in hectic workplaces beset by the pandemic, but Cristian Grossmann, CEO of the Beekeeper platform, shares how communication technology can be beneficial.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores the features of Amazon Fresh that sets it apart; what consumer-facing technology customers want to see at restaurants; why shoppers are not loyal to their favorite brick-and-mortar stores online; how FreshDirect is recovering from initial setbacks; and more.

The grocery retailer opens its first shop-in-shops in two stores, with four more to come shortly.

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert dives deeper into Amazon Fresh’s debut in Woodland Hills, Calif., and its competitive pricing on bananas; pumpkin trends and new products debuting at Trader Joe’s and convenience stores; why some grocers are choosing not to focus on online grocery; the extension of hero pay at Brookshire’s and Fairway as larger retailers have eliminated it; and more.

Great Place to Work’s methodology is validated by employee feedback.

Shaquanda Gordon has been named VP of human resources, talent and diversity, in an effort to create an inclusive workforce.

D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes Donald and Michele D’Amour’s generosity to their alma mater.

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