Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Retailers

Brookshire Grocery Buys Naming Rights for Bossier City Arena

The retailer has purchased naming rights of the CenturyLink Center, which has hosted sold-out shows for Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift and more, in Bossier City, La.

Retailers

PCC Community Markets Names Its 6th CEO

Suzanne Monford, who will also hold the title of president, joins the co-op from The Kroger Co., where she was group VP of e-commerce.

ACI Worldwide and PYMNTS.com study finds shoppers would leave their preferred grocer for another that offers contactless options. Plus, additional findings on preferred forms of payment and most popular delivery channels.

The foundation is putting resources behind a campaign that seeks to help workers displaced from other industries due to the pandemic find new careers in grocery.

With the contactless service now available at 181 locations across its eight-state footprint and as it prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the retailer seeks to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians.

Through Christmas, every store and distribution center will provide four meals catered by different local restaurants to thank its team for their hard work.

Partnerships offers Meijer customers same-day delivery in as fast as an hour.

The retailer will use the AI-powered replenishment platform chainwide to reduce food waste, optimize produce inventory, place orders and boost profitability.

The retailer plans to open 24 additional restaurants in 2021.

For $99 a year, Hy-Vee Plus offers monthly offers and coupons; free grocery delivery and two-hour express pickup; and a personal concierge service.

Move comes as eight-state coronavirus cases increase across the retailer’s eight-state region.

The 46,000-square-foot location features a beer cave and wine cafe; a meal center with heat-and-serve, grab-and-go and ready-to-eat meals; curbside pickup and delivery; and more.

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