Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Retailers

Misfits Market’s New Private Label Aims to Solve Supply Chain Inefficiencies

The online grocer works directly with farmers and producers who share its vision of eliminating waste and using different sourcing methods to offer high-quality products at value.

Industry Partners

Insights Into the Omnichannel Grocery Shopper

A recent survey from Chicory finds food blogs and recipe sites are the go-to source for meal inspiration online, suggesting that “winning at the shelf requires meeting consumers in moments of inspiration.”

The relationship will ensure food surplus donations are matched to local nonprofits in communities most in need.

The company has expanded the availability of its plant-based tenders to 8,000 new grocery, pharmacy and club-store outlets.

Since the list’s inception in 1998, just four companies have ranked every year, including Wegmans and Publix.

The National Confectioners Association expects candy sales to be up 5% to 7% this year, in part because of a longer lead-up to the holiday and in part because consumers are simply eager to celebrate.

The retailer’s 47th store in the Sunshine State offers Palm Beach Gardens community members a “new sensory experience”: a center-store culinary kitchen and Roasting Plant Coffee.

Newly opened Fairfax store is the second in the state, with three more on the way, to be located in Lorton, Manassas and Arlington.

Dollar sales of store brands grew 6.5% in the period vs. 5.2% growth for national brands, according to IRI figures.

"Aldi Nerds" will be able to wear their love for the discounter on their sleeve, literally, when Aldi debuts a collection of fan-driven clothing items and accessories later this month.

The Minneapolis-based retailer said it tailors its stores to best serve the community—whether it’s a 30,000-square-foot location in Times Square or a 140,000-square-foot supercenter.

The new suite of features available to its shoppers allow them to “earn on their terms," the delivery platform said.

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