Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Retailers

Walgreens Boards the 2-Hour-or-Less Delivery Train

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

Wellness

Hy-Vee Dietitians Promote Physical Fitness

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.

“As vaccines become more widely available, it is natural that today’s shoppers choose to head back into the store as a part of their grocery shopping routine,” said Spencer Baird of Inmar Intelligence's MarTech division.

VP Kamala Harris will chair the group that will look for ways to make it easier for workers, including marginalized workers such as women and people of color, to organize.

The annual “Day in Washington” serves as an opening day for the food industry trade group to educate legislative members on the issues affecting the grocery industry.

The study finds that 60% of shoppers prefer to have their products delivered as quickly as possible vs. eco-friendly consolidated shipments.

Share of volume of digital coupons increased 27% year over year, according to Inmar’s 2021 Shopper Behavior Study, which also found that Gen Xers and baby boomers are top users.

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