Despite Inflation, Independent Grocers Record a Solid 2021

Grocer survey credits independent grocers’ knowledge of the marketplace for second-best fiscal year results.


It's a Wrap for UNFI's Conventional Expo

New products, retailer services, and innovations took center stage as shoppers, suppliers and industry professionals gathered this week in Minneapolis.

The independent grocer is the first in eastern Idaho to accept SNAP online payments, which will allow all individuals to access healthy quality products.

The former tech policy adviser for the George W. Bush administration will discuss the shifting political landscape and the implications for business at NGA's October summit in Washington, D.C.

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

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.

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