Heather Lalley

Editor in chief, Winsight Grocery Business

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Heather Lalley

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Dollar Tree faces nearly $800K in workplace safety fines in Rhode Island

Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors found blocked exits, unsafe materials storage and more at two of the discounter’s stores in the state.


Trader Joe’s files lawsuit against T-shirt maker, saying it’s tarnishing its image

The company has been selling profane and politically provocative shirts with the grocer’s logo and name for years, despite repeatedly being asked to stop, the suit says.

The award-winning actor will be joined by celebrity chef Alton Brown and TV host Padma Lakshmi for keynote addresses at the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association event to be held June 4-6 in Anaheim, California.

Workers in Oakland voted to become the first unionized store in the grocer’s home state, the fourth location to do so since last summer.

From solar power to regenerative farming to recycling initiatives, food retailers such as Walmart, H-E-B, Albertsons and more are revisiting their sustainability goals.

Dilts, who has been with the discounter since 2019, replaces the retiring John Garratt, who leaves his finance post on June 2.

The new location is slated to open on May 5, the health-focused retailer announced. It’ll be the grocer’s 15th market in Nevada.

The Virginia Supercenter underwent a “complete transformation,” the retail giant said, with places to honor the six shooting victims and updated shopping features.

The new location, slated to open late next year, will be in Westminster, the retailer said.

Kathleen Mallas has worked for the discounter for more than 26 years. A search for her replacement is underway, the discounter said.

The no-fee card offers 5% cash back on purchases from the H-E-B and Central Market family of products. The launch comes six months after H-E-B unveiled a debit card.

The St. Cloud, Minnesota-based grocer said it expects to close on the transaction early next month, adding the grocery stores, a c-store/fuel center and three ACE Hardware stores to its portfolio.

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