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Retailers

Grocery Outlet's Opening Eliminates Food Desert in North Philadelphia

The Sharswood store brings 30 new jobs to the community as well as providing low-priced food for area residents who have been coping with issues magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Specialty/Gourmet

Brewpoint Coffee Announces Launch of CBD-Infused Coffees

Available near Chicago and for nationwide shipping, the CBD-infused coffees, with minimal THC, help smooth out jitters from too much caffeine, the company said.

The Pennsylvania-based grocer will see its stores rebranded as Gerrity’s The Fresh Grocer after joining the Wakefern Food Corp., in June.

Forage is one of just three USDA-approved vendors. Gong’s Market, a family-owned grocer based in California, was the first merchant to go live on the Forage platform.

USDA undersecretary for rural development visits Isom IGA grocery store devastated by floods.

"Our DoorDash partnership will help Grocery Outlet reach more customers with great prices during a time where every penny counts,” CEO Eric Lindberg said.

The retailer purchased Brick Street Market & Cafe in Bondurant, with plans to transition it to Fareway by early next year.

“Our carefully designed XMarket concept brings the vegan lifestyle directly to consumers in Chicago to taste, explore, and understand the plant-based lifestyle,” CEO Lorne Rapkin said.

Listen in as WGB Editors Diane Adam and Jeniece Drake, along with moderator WGB Managing Editor Heather Lalley, talk about sustainability trends in the grocery industry, such as reusable packaging and dynamic pricing, that are both good for the environment and good for driving business for environmentally minded consumers.

Invafresh’s Fresh Retail Platform provides Weis Markets with a single solution to manage the grocer's entire perimeter store operations across all 198 stores, the company said.  

Located at the Shoppes at East San Marco, the new market features a Publix Liquors and garage on the first level and the main store located on the second level.

The NGA-ReposiTrak alliance creates opportunity to access technology, thought leadership and best practices on food waste, recalls and other issues.

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