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Wholesalers & Distributors

C&S Wholesale to Buy Piggly Wiggly Midwest

"C&S has the experience and knowledge to ensure that this 100-year-old icon continues for the next 100 years," Piggly Wiggly Midwest President Paul Butera Sr. says.

Fresh Food

28% of Consumers 'Very Concerned' About Food-Cost Inflation: IRI

In all, 84% of consumers say they are somewhat or very concerned about food-cost inflation, IRI's June survey of primary grocery shoppers finds.

The retailer says the new fulfillment center, opening July 26 in Caledonia, Mich., will more than double capacity to fulfill Fast Lane online orders.

New automation system "gets products onto shelves for our customers even faster while saving time for our associates," Walmart U.S. supply-chain executive Joe Metzger writes.

Producer price spikes, especially in meats and other in-demand categories, may be outstripping grocery retailers' ability to take price hikes.

Can't fit that big screen in your hatchback? Sam's Club is testing a new app-based feature, Scan & Ship, that would let customers scan items in-store for delivery to their home.

Food-at-home prices rose 0.8% for the month, up from 0.4% in May, as prices for beef and other proteins continued to trend higher.

As grocery stores, restaurants and other retailers compete for hourly talent, it's important to remember that immediate incentives may get people in the door, but it takes more investment to get them to stay.

Sign-on bonuses, $16 an hour to start? Yes, as supermarkets compete for front-line workers.

The retailer's 2021 ESG report highlights how it is working to advance on sustainability and inclusion goals and where its greatest challenges lie.

Grab-and-go pizzas and shredded chicken are now part of Albertsons Co. stores' recall of select Tyson products out of concern over possible listeriosis contamination.

A coalition of global retailers wants the industry to step up its efforts on reducing carbon emissions and limiting global warming.

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