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Jon Springer

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Retailers

Albertsons Taps Chad Coester to Lead Own Brands

The veteran marketer is promoted as Geoff White takes chief merchant role.

Technology

CommonSense Robotics Rebrands, Plants U.S. Flag

Now known as Fabric, the company seeks rapid stateside expansion.

Consumer demand for specialty brands is fueling new expansion for DSD, despite some withdrawals.

The veteran of Amazon and Homeland Security will shape how the company uses data. Plus, Sam's Club gets a new chief merchant.

Swiftly says its platform for brick-and-mortar stores, which has been backed by retail and CPG veterans such as Ron Burkle and Tad Dickson, will help established grocers compete with online counterparts such as Amazon.

The retailer's Own Brands president succeeds Shane Sampson.

Jeff Carr has led financial strategy at Ahold and Ahold Delhaize since late 2011

Lengthy negotiations yield framework for a 3-year deal to be voted on by workers this week

The hard discounter previously pegged a $14-per-hour starting wage for workers switching to the Lidl brand.

The retailer announces a plant-based extension to its Simple Truth brand—a signal that the trend has "gone mainstream."

The forthcoming "Produce 2.0" initiative will improve the in-store experience and build on current momentum, chief merchandising officer says.

The trailer-sized pilot store in the Netherlands offers checkout-free shopping.

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