Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Industry Partners

President Calls on DOJ, FTC to Enforce Antitrust Laws

Joe Biden sign executive order that includes 72 initiatives by more than a dozen federal agencies—all aimed at promoting competition in the American economy.

Retailers

Lunds & Byerlys Extends Commitment to Personalized Experiences

Through a partnership with retail technology company GetUpside, the grocer’s cash back offers will be available at all of its locations.

Missed the show? Here’s a look at the expo’s top candy and snack products in 13 categories, including best in show.

On behalf of the association, Chris Jones urged the Federal Trade Commission to “level the playing field for the health of our economy and the health of our families.”

In its latest white paper, IRI notes that discovery, authenticity and in-store experiences are key to connecting with this influential generation.

Manufacturers and retailers have differing forecasts for dollar sales and where those sales will come from, but they do agree on the importance of digital commerce, Advantage Sales' Outlook June 2021 survey finds.

With a focus on fresh, high-quality ingredients, the retailer’s new “Best Breakfast in America” menu includes made-to-order skillets, pancakes, waffles, omelets and more, as well as morning cocktails in select locations.

The milestone comes as the extreme-value retailer celebrates 75 years of “touching lives for the better,” CEO Eric Lindberg said.

Vivek Sankaran says digital engagement, e-commerce and remote work are three sticky trends that "could be very positive” for the industry.

The location in Lubbock, Texas, opening June 30, introduces a new e-commerce concept: Texas Takeout, which allows prepared foods to be ordered for curbside pickup.

Hy-Vee will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest serving of pancakes, while Food King says it now claims the title for largest watermelon display.

The retailer strives to convey "local impact and a greater purpose," Kevin Holt says during an FMI Midsummer Strategic Executive Exchange session.

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