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Dollar General to Self-Distribute Fresh, Frozen Foods

The discounter said the move would reduce costs, widen assortment and provide a chance to execute better in fast-growing categories.

Fresh Food

Longtime C.H. Robinson Exec Jim Lemke to Retire

Robinson Fresh president praised for “his passion for innovation” and leadership in both the produce and transportation industries.

The retailer at its annual supplier forum announced a new initiative to reduce plastic waste and promote consumer-friendly recycling labels.

The agreement makes KeHE the retailer’s primary distribution partner for natural, organic and specialty products.

The new investment will fuel further growth for the retail supply chain software firm.

The distributor said it would build a new distribution center, expand another and close 3.

Basket Economics: How it all went wrong for United Natural Foods and Goldman Sachs.

Consumer-centric grocers have little choice but to play in delivery, where demand is growing and the potential rewards are big. But many are hedging their bets with creative partnerships to conquer the elusive last mile.

Regional retailer’s new platform will also enhance computer-generated ordering and DSD solutions chainwide.

The Lempert Report: The organization made several suggestions for saving the planet.