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The Past, Present and Future of Plastics

The Lempert Report: Plastic is quickly becoming part of our past, but eliminating it from the food world is easier said than done.

Fresh Food

Produce Supply Issues Slow Comp Pace for Sprouts

The retailer said Q1 comps were slightly below plan as weather issues reduced produce availability. Plus, search for a new CEO continues.

The Northern California-based grocery implements Itasca Retail platform in all of its stores following a successful pilot.

The department store chain will accept free returns at all of its stores beginning in July.

The move signals migration to "one company" is accelerating, officials say; James Muehlbauer appointed to UNFI board.

Retailers have more tools at their disposal than ever before to help ensure their shoppers’ safety.

Now that a single data stream is a reality, the days of working on intuition are over, the author says.

The Pittsburgh-based retailer tapped Simbe Robotics’ Tally to monitor inventory and provide store teams with real-time data to optimize out-of-stocks.

The retailer is the latest to join the IBM Food Trust network to test new technology for enhanced supply chain transparency.

CRISPR, an alternative to traditional forms of genetic engineering, is much cheaper and more readily available. Plus, it may spur progress in how we farm and help solve the problem of how we’re going to feed the world.