Jeniece Drake

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Retailers

Two Recent Aldi Closures Prompt Concerns About Food Access

Recent store closures in Chicago and Memphis, which the chain has attributed to declining sales and issues with criminal activity, are seen as a blow to affected communities.

Retailers

Stater Bros. Markets Names New Retail Operations Lead

The Southern California grocer promoted Bertha Luna to SVP of retail operations after work that the company said was instrumental in helping steer Stater Bros. through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grocer's team of buyers and culinary pros announced its predictions for summer condiment trends, with spicy and globally influenced takes on grilling classics leading the list.

Inflation will factor into menu planning, purchase decisions and where customers choose to do their Independence Day stock-up shopping, Numerator finds.

The original live series “Unleash the Feast” allows viewers to vote on their favorite dishes in real time.

The panel identified opportunities and challenges the industry is facing and analyzed new strategies some retailers are adopting.

Doug Herrington, a grocery vet who launched AmazonFresh in 2007, will lead retail and logistics for the Seattle-based company.

"Shoppers’ interest in private brand products extends beyond just price," says Doug Baker of FMI.

Target and Amazon continue Juneteenth observances as well.

The fourth store under the new banner is the first in the company to offer fresh, human-grade pet food.

The store will offer same-day pickup or delivery, as well as organic products.

Study finds 80% of consumers will celebrate the holiday despite inflationary concerns.

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