Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Retailers

‘Online Farmers Market’ Market Wagon Opens New Delivery Hub in Chicago

The newest Chicago-Lakeshore hub is now one of three that can deliver local farm favorites to residents in the area.

Stores

Tops Completes First Renovation of 2021

Remodel of Batavia, N.Y., store part of the retailer’s $40 million capital improvement plan.

While proponents of raising the pay threshold argue it would lift workers out of poverty, the National Grocers Association says it would harm small businesses and the Congressional Budget Office says it could cost 1.4 million Americans their jobs.

The association says the decision to hold the show in-person from Sept. 19-21 in Vegas was based on updated vaccine rollout projections, as well as the current reopening status in Nevada.

“With its diverse neighborhoods, people and undeniable passion for food, there’s no place quite like Philadelphia,” says President Nicholas Bertram, as the retailer prepares construction on its newest store in the city.

The new 27,758-square-foot store in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., is the retailer’s sixth in the state and eighth overall.

Global market for these high-fat, low-carb foods is expected to reach $14.75 billion by 2027.

Retailer is planning a spring opening for its Spring Lake Park location and a late spring/early summer opening for its Maplewood store.

While most U.S. adults plan to still celebrate the holiday, Inmar Intelligence finds, more will be dining at home, cooking at home and seeking experiences.

The retailer’s small-format concept supported its metro Detroit community by offering delivery through Shipt, partnering with local restaurants and supplying local hospital workers with free drinks and snacks.

The generation brings new challenges for the retail food industry in attracting this incoming workforce, but it can be done, a FMI Midwinter Executive Conference session explores

To bolster supply and address the 300% increase in demand it saw across its stores for fitness equipment, the Midwest retailer embarked on a local partnership to manufacture hand weights for its Meijer Active brand.

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