Jon Springer

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Retailers

Kroger Seeking to Fill 20,000 Openings in Online Job Fair

Touting 20,000 opportunities throughout the company, Kroger is inviting job seekers to an online recruiting event next week.

Industry Partners

SEG, Dunnhumby Team on Revamped Ad Media Platform

The retailer said its SEG Connects platform will gain new effectiveness through data-driven insights and “closed-loop” performance delivering ROI to brand partners.

Basket Economics: Supervalu's former CEO returns to lead the discount division he once dreamed of doubling in size; and other recent financial news.

New data points to the prevalence of resilient omnichannel shoppers, and insights from them are charting Kroger’s course from speed to selection to sustainability, 84.51° VP Barbara Connors explains.

With an eye on exploring how computer vision can support a cost-focused, high-volume retailer with checkout-free shopping and other potential benefits, Aldi Nord teams with Trigo on a new deployment in Utrecht.

The headstrong and controversial founder, who deeply influenced how consumers eat and how businesses behave, will retire next Sept. 1, 44 years after founding the natural foods giant.

The global ag-tech executive will lead HR strategies as CEO Frans Muller remarks on the retailer’s focus on diversity.

From software to dog treats to ice pops, a taste of the reassembled industry trade show.

The company, which has lost ground in the discount wars to competitors with greater variety, and whose single-price-point approach is facing intense pressure from cost inflation, said 5,000 more “Plus!” stores are on the way.

While COVID and related supply-chain and labor woes are directly affecting the wholesaler, UNFI's positioning also highlights its role as a solution, lifting optimism for fiscal 2022.

The new store, set to open next spring in Athol, Idaho, would leave only Montana, Hawaii and Alaska as U.S. states without the little yellow discounter.

In another gun-related tragedy to strike a U.S. grocery store, 2 died, including the shooter, and 15 were injured including 10 store workers, when a vendor connected to the store opened fire near Mephis on Thursday.

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