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Retailers

Grocery Stores See Job Gains in January

Food and beverage stores added more jobs in January than they did in December, according to BLS data, while warehousing and delivery jobs declined for the month.

Technology

Stop & Shop Debuts Grocery Lockers in Boston

Stop and shop ... or not: Massachusetts-based Stop & Shop, an Ahold Delhaize brand, adds order pickup from temperature-controlled lockers at Boston store.

Raley's will have a namesake food lab as part of its sponsorship of the AgStart food and agriculture incubator, a public-private partnership to support next-generation food entrepreneurship.

Walmart says its pharmacies are ready to go; FMI praises the move to expand vaccination access.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have announced the recipients of a first round of grants supporting racial equity initiatives across the U.S. Meanwhile, the Kroger Foundation picks four beneficiaries for its "Build It Together" initiative.

Fifth Season produce will now be available at more than 75 Giant Eagle and Market District grocery stores in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

"You have to keep asking yourselves, 'Are we solving the right problem? How do we keep listening?'" Schnucks CEO Todd Schnuck says at FMI's Midwinter Executive Conference.

A combination of robotic order picking and human-led selection of fresh groceries at local fulfillment centers will let Walmart fulfill online orders within an hour, the retailer says.

Something easy, something nostalgic, a familiar flavor in a new format—whatever consumers are craving most for this year's Big Game, the bottom line is comfort.

The retailer is issuing bonuses to more than 375,000 team members and leaders, including seasonal hires, for a total investment of more than $200 million.

The retailer said it's ready to support mass distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, including in rural and underserved areas where it already is a go-to.

The chief executive shares perspective on making e-commerce more profitable, training during a pandemic and where the company won't get caught short again.

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