Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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5 Trends Driving Ahold’s Omnichannel for the Future

During the annual Food Marketing Conference, U.S. CEO Kevin Holt shared how personalized value; convenience; local and trust; health and sustainability; and local brands will all play into an integrated online and in-store world.


Albertsons Exec on ‘Leading With Inclusion’

The retailer has “positively changed people’s minds and their hearts” through important conservations around diversity, equity and inclusion, said SVP and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jonathan Mayes during WMU's annual Food Marketing Conference.

The facility, which supports 45 stores, builds on the retailer's goal of having all its stores located within 250 miles of fresh distribution hubs.

The retailer, which has been offering EV charging facilities at select stores since 2010, is partnering with EVgo to install fast-charging stations at more supercenters beginning this summer.

Consumers turn to frozen foods for snack and meal help.

To restore competition to the grocery sector, the National Grocers Association is calling on Congress and the federal government to modernize antitrust laws that are already in place—but not being enforced.

NCSolutions attributes increase in spending to Americans cleaning more and cooking at home more in its full-year analysis of pandemic shopping.

The act allocates $25 million to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for making technological improvements, including in online and mobile purchasing, and educating retailers on the process for online acceptance.

The National Confectioners Association’s annual State of Treating finds grocery-store dollar sales of chocolate increased by double digits in 2020.

The association, which recently announced its newly elected board of directors, continues its fight against the bill as it moves to the Senate after House approval.

The discounter's initiatives to protecting the planet’s resources and ecosystem include lowering emissions, reducing waste and increasing recycling.

The West Des Moines-based retailer celebrated International Women’s Day through videos, fun facts and quizzes posted to its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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