Operations

Retailers

John Goff Named Operations SVP at Publix

The company’s current Miami Division president will fill a role previously held Kevin Murphy, Publix’s president.

Technology

Schnucks Goes Chainwide with Deployment of Tally Robots

Schnucks is expanding its use of Simbe Robotics' inventory management robots into all 111 of the St. Louis-based chain's grocery stores.

After a successful pilot of the concept in Minneapolis, the retailer will add centers, which batch and route online orders after they are picked and packed in stores, in Texas, Pennsylvania and Georgia.

The deal will provide automated fulfillment solutions to brick-and-mortar grocers, with an eye toward improving fulfillment efficiency and store conditions.

The program aims to support the industry's growing takeout and prepared meals business by providing operational compliance, food waste tracking, equipment calibration and temperature management.

"Guests turn to Target because of our stores and our digital options, not one vs. the other," Target CEO Brian Cornell says following the company's expectations-busting first-quarter results.

The retailer issues a statement outlining past and future growth while announcing operational changes and consolidation.

To compete for top talent, supermarkets can employ some best practices to recruit and retain talent. Here are some key strategies.

Gordon Wade talks about the importance of playing the game "I wish I knew" to get at critical information about the shopper, brands and the store.

The retailer recently revamped its hiring process and is now attracting skilled talent twice as fast as it used to in a highly competitive labor market.

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