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IDDBA Selects Finalists for Cake Decorating Challenge

Bakers from Hy-Vee, Publix and Loblaw’s will compete for top honors, as well as best-tasting cake and the People’s Choice award.

Retailers

Kroger Restructures Executive Ranks

Divisions including Fred Meyer, King Soopers, Houston to get new presidents from within company; Joe Grieshaber named merchandising SVP.

New offerings such as Heirloom Market and Giant Direct required a solid foundation—and a bit of courage—CMO Matt Simon said in an address at the Home Delivery World conference.

Fast-growing B2B brand scores top honors in Best Art Direction For a Cover for its August 2018 issue featuring The Kroger Co.’s ongoing strategic reset built on new partnerships to better compete in the rapidly transforming retail food market.

Kroger, Walmart and Ahold Delhaize were among the food retailers on the list.

Linda Findley Kozlowski, who will succeed Brad Dickerson at the helm of the troubled meal kit provider, says the company has "right foundation for growth."

Schwarz Group, the Germany-based owner of the Lidl chain, is absorbing the reported departures of two key leaders in its home country.

WGB’s April 2019 Endcap guest discusses the art of recognizing, developing and utilizing talent; the most important life lessons he's learned from NASCAR; and his regret-free grocery industry career.

Marjorie DePuy will bring awareness to the link between the two fields.

Barney Barnett has been with the company for 50 years.