Karns Quality Foods to Open in Former Darrenkamp’s Location

The first Karns store in York County, Pa., is expected to open in early 2020.


Associated Grocers Resets Leadership Roles

Several members of the Baton Rouge, La., wholesaler were promoted to leadership roles under newly named President and CEO Manard Lagasse Jr.

The search for Peter Larkin’s successor as president and CEO of the association began after his retirement announcement last fall.

The retailer is supporting Chocolate Conspiracy, Mamachari Kombucha and Shaffer Farms with $15K in funding.

A portion of proceeds from sales of the Grand View Peach Melba smoothie will benefit gardening and nutrition education programs.

In July's Endcap interview, the Wakefern lifer talks about the role that "fueled his fire" for the grocery business, AI and how an entrepreneurial mindset works well in a growing company.

Store owner Mack McLamb gratefully savored a piece of the $344.6 million windfall, which coincided with an ongoing major remodel.

Canadian retailer pilots the program at its Maple Leaf Square store in Toronto with plans to roll it out to all of its 33 stores by spring 2020.

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

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

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