Independents

Walmart

Walmart GoLocal’s Newest Client Focuses on Specialty Food, Beverage Retailers

Collaboration with Local Express enables independent stores to offer delivery to more shoppers and communities.

Retailers

SpartanNash Partners With DoorDash for Speedy Delivery

More than 100 SpartanNash-owned stores and 2,100 independent grocers served by the company's wholesale business will be able to access on-demand grocery delivery through DoorDash.

The independent grocer becomes the second to sign up with the e-commerce company, with more retail partners expected to launch in the coming weeks.

With the acquisition of Brady’s Meats & Foods in Fremont, Neb., Cubby’s now has seven supermarkets under its belt. "Grocery is an important category for us as we grow the company," COO Mike Wilson said.

A letter signed by 43 U.S. House members highlights concerns raised by the Main Street Competition Coalition, a group formed by the NGA and other organizations to advocate for enforcement of antitrust regulations.

The grocer said it plans to carry on a long tradition of locally owned groceries that began in the 1950s.

Tom Charley, co-owner of Charley Family Shop N’ Save in Greensburg, Penn., and Anthony Pena, owner of City Supermarkets in Norwalk, Conn., testified on behalf of NGA.

The family-owned grocer with 26 stores in the Kansas City, Kan., are says the executive moves reflect its commitment to its teammates, customers and communities.

Christina Palivos and Maria Dernis co-own a new independent grocery store that’s now open at 1001 W. Chicago Ave. in Chicago’s River West area, which up until its opening, was regarded as a longtime food desert.

The grocery store—co-owned by Christina Palivos and Maria Dernis—features locally grown and sourced products, a space for social gatherings and more.

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