Food Lion President Meg Ham on Hiring Strategies, Inflation and Sustainability

"Our associates are empowered to deliver a shopping experience centered on meeting customers’ needs through our ‘count on me’ culture. It’s a culture based on accountability," said the president of Food Lion.


A View From the Driver’s Seat: The Importance of Crew Connections

At the IDDBA Show, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said it best: If your crew doesn’t believe in you, and “if they don’t feel like you believe in them … they’re not going to battle and they’re not going to put their best into it.”

In a rough month for retail, food and beverage stores gave up 8,300 jobs in May, while supercenters and warehouse clubs lost 27,800 jobs.

The “Understanding and Finding Solutions to the Persistent Labor Crisis in Foodservice” session offered food for thought on what employees want in a job—and why they sometimes leave.

The Rochester, N.Y.-based grocer's first location in the nation's capital will open in a historic building formerly occupied by Fannie Mae’s headquarters.

“Meet your team where they are at,” said Kelly McCutcheon of Hopdoddy Burger Bar during a session at the National Restaurant Association Show.

A Dollar General manager fired last month after declining to take down a TikTok video recorded at her Tampa, Fla., store is slated to attend the rally, which organizers say will launch a national effort.

Once open, the grocery stores in Paramus, N.J., and Oceanside, N.Y., will bring Amazon Fresh’s store total to 32.

The grocer will hold pop-up hiring events on May 21 at its 113 locations in Arizona and New Mexico, as well as its distribution center in Chandler, Ariz.

NCG said it has expanded its employee health services to provide travel benefits for employees and dependents in states with restrictive abortion laws.

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