Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Products

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Help customers beat the heat with innovative treats.

Retailers

Private Label Outpaces Name Brands for 4th Consecutive Year

While private label’s outperformance narrowed, according to a recent Coresight report, its stickiness will likely continue as retailers invest in product and brand development.

The hybrid retailer hires Mitch Madoff of Whole Foods and names Tae Strain corporate executive chef. Together, the duo will work to elevate Foxtrot’s private-label business across its stores.

The group aims to improve access to healthy foods and diet quality for all Americans at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light the need to reduce food insecurity in the U.S.

The in-app collaboration will launch in more than 95 cities in June, with national expansion to follow later in the summer.

The contactless service is available for more than 24,000 retail products.

The retailer’s team of registered dietitians are hosting free virtual events, including store tours, virtual seminars and live Q&As, to celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

The company breaks ground on a 136,000-square-foot Model 5 farm in Danville-Pittsylvania County, Va., that will provide access to about 50 million people within a day’s drive.

The retailer’s cap ex plan for this year includes at least two new stores, eight remodels and eight fuel centers, as well as tech upgrades and smaller store improvement projects.

The new resources aim to standardize the language and specifications for each seafood species to help suppliers comply and fill orders.

The association aims to help smaller grocers navigate the hurdles they have faced in setting the program up by providing information, tips and instructions in one convenient place.

Consumers these days expect their beverages to do more than just quench their thirst—and CPG companies are listening.

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