Jon Springer

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Technology

One-on-One With DailyPay's Jeanniey Walden

The chief innovation officer eyes "rewriting the invisible rules of money," behind a system that allows workers to access pay as they go and employers to improve retention and hiring.

Technology

Robot Collision Triggers Fire at U.K. Ocado Facility

Ocado, which lost an entire facility to a fire two years ago, said a robot collision at its Erith facility in England caused minor damage to its grid; service is expected to resume this week.

Between pandemic disruption and wild inflation, private brand manufacturers are hurting—and need understanding retail partners with an eye on long-term relationships, Daymon’s Kyle Pattrson says.

A lawsuit following the suicide of a 19-year employee in Milford, Ohio, describes "tortuous conditions" that went unheeded.

Aldi Corner Store, which opened this week in North Sydney, demonstrates new possibilities for the hard-discount concept while highlighting a commitment to technology and sustainability.

A new study reveals that most shoppers want to shop in physical stores more often, and be more intentional as to where they shop, than they did a year ago.

An Atlanta Kroger store that once neighbored an infamous nightclub will close as part of a shopping center renovation; also, Atlanta and Savannah associates agree to a new labor contract.

The St. Louis discounter sets sights on renovating 1,000 stores by 2024 in partnership with licensees; COO Kevin Proctor has separately departed for a new role at North West Co.

Basket Economics: A Grocery Outlet benefit program in Oregon brings a community together, and its husband-and-wife store owners temporarily apart.

Apoorva Mehta, who founded Instacart a decade ago and guided the company through an online grocery revolution it helped to enable, said he would transition to an executive board role while Fidji Simo, a high-ranking and influential executive at Facebook, prepares to succeed him as CEO.

The discounter, whose growth has at times accompanied scrutiny over its effects on community health, has hired a chief medical officer and will expand healthcare assortments in what it calls a "major first step" in healthcare.

Brandon Troislair, a second-generation family-run independent grocery retailer, pledges remodels and will leverage local sourcing relationships as new licensee.

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