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7-Eleven Lays Off Nearly 900

The Speedway integration leads to operational, field, support staff consolidation, the retailer confirms.

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84.51° Data Reveals Closer Look at the Omnichannel Shopper

84.51° said there is no one-size-fits-all category, with omnichannel shoppers ranging from the newcomer to the seasoned online ace.

"Adjusting to inflation and learning to achieve 'rapid retrenchment' requires new tools and a shift in strategy," says Anis Hadj-Taieb of DemandTec by Acoustic.

NGA President and CEO Greg Ferrara wrote a letter on April 20 to lawmakers thanking them for their bipartisan, bicameral efforts urging Visa and Mastercard to do without their planned swipe fee rate increases. 

Jason Hart, CEO of Aldi U.S., penned an open letter on Aldi’s website saying “no matter what happens in the world around us, Aldi will always be the low-price leader in every community we serve.”

Through this partnership, Coborn's employees will have the ability to access their earned wages instantly to pay bills, spend, save or invest, all on their own schedule.

“This is just another way we’re helping make [our club members’] dollar stretch even further,” said Scott Ludwig, VP of membership.

To offer the new service, the Boone, Iowa.-based grocer has partnered with Blackhawk Network, which found through its own research that 73% of consumers want to be able to pay the same way they pay online and in-store.

Program recognizes innovations that meaningfully improve foodservice operations. Recipients will be on display at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place May 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

The retailer saw higher-than-expected supply-chain and COVID costs in Q4, but mix management and advertising revenue are helping keep prices in check, executives say.

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