Christine LaFave Grace


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Christine LaFave Grace

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Walmart to Require Vaccines for HQ Staff, Masks for Associates Per CDC Guidance

"We know vaccinations are our solution to drive change," the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer—the country's largest private employer—stated in a memo to staff.


Q&A: Dynamic Pricing in Grocery With Quicklizard CEO Pini Mandel

The co-founder and CEO of Quicklizard talks about how grocers can use price optimization to support their sustainability initiatives and the business case for automated pricing in an inflationary environment.

Cash flows declined precipitously year over year as Amazon worked to add fulfillment capacity and gain back ground on one-day delivery.

The latest round of bonus payments are part of the company's "ongoing investment in team members' health, safety, well-being and career development."

Dollar General's newest concept launches as the company continues to be on a tear with new store openings.

Schnucks will debut its small-format Schnucks Fresh concept in Jasper, Ind., on Aug. 18.

Positioning itself as a friend to small business, the "Fortune 1" company says it wants to help other retailers accelerate their digital transformations.

Black/African American employees accounted for 15% of the company's nonmanager workforce, 12% of managers and 9% of officers in 2020, Target reported.

The retailer is removing the $1 a day fee for associates participating in its Live Better U education program, meaning that approximately 1.5 million associates will be eligible for fee-free tuition assistance.

Here are the center-store products and promotions that win when consumers' afternoon pick-me-up comes from their kitchen.

Having watched their garbage pile up in a year spent eating mostly at home, consumers are more aware of and concerned about food waste and product packaging—and they're looking for the companies they buy from to be, too.

"Even to this day we're experiencing really low fill rates on a lot of these popular items," says Chris Jones, asserting that grocery's biggest names are unfairly using their pricing power to crowd out smaller players.

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