Mitchell Grocery Affiliate Acquires Little Giant

Plans include enhancing and expanding the five-store Georgia chain, its new owner said.


Social Entrepreneur Builds ‘A Market for the People’

Brahm Ahmadi opens an IGA-affiliated store in an urban food desert in West Oakland, Calif.

A transitioning industry is challenging UNFI's new retail customers.

In June's Endcap interview, the veteran family operator discusses extending brands beyond brick-and-mortar and creating a retail foodservice program that aligns with the expectations of its shoppers.

The independent distributor said the company veteran would help lead Alpha 1 Marketing, Krasdale's merchandising and marketing affiliate.

Fergie's turned to the Ahold Delhaize unit, acknowledging industry economics can't support single-store operator.

The retailer said Lim will provide support on legal matters such as HIPAA compliance, contract disputes and employment law.

The Common Market is being fueled by an increased demand for local products in Frederick, Md., according to company executives.

The Oregon grocery exec receives the Great American advocacy award; other NGA Show highlights include the creation of a new award in honor of outgoing CEO Peter Larkin, and a new slate of board members.

Retailers honored with the pinnacle marketing and merchandising honors for NGA’s annual retailer competition.