Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Giant Eagle Expands In-Store Payment Options With PayPal, Venmo

The company becomes the first U.S. supermarket/convenience-store chain to offer the payment methods at checkout.


Mac’s Market Exits the C-Store Business

The family-owned and -operated company has sold its 13 convenience stores to Global Partners LP; its neighborhood grocery stores in Vermont were not part of the deal.

An included provision that allows commercial drivers under the age of 21 to operate over state lines would help ease pressure on supply, the National Grocers Association says.

The hybrid corner store/cafe and delivery market is expanding its outreach with a new delivery service, Foxtrot Anywhere, that will ship curated gift boxes featuring its top-selling treats and products nationwide.

Customer survey by e-commerce provider Rosie further finds that 80% of shoppers plan to continue placing grocery orders online at the same rate or more in the coming 12 months.

Coming this fall and winter, the retailer’s stand-alone Wall to Wall Wine and Spirits location will also feature specialty grocery items such as cheese, charcuterie, chips and crackers.

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based grocer is offering a “Try It, Love It, or Your Money Back” promotion on thousands of items, including those in its private-label SE Grocers line.

Sweet, salty options that could keep the category’s sales momentum going.

Meijer’s trends for the seasonal shopping occasion reveal it’s all about self-expression.

The retailer’s new location near Arizona State University’s West Campus features layout and department enhancements, including Sprouts’ new branding.

FMI’s 2021 Power of Foodservice at Retail report reveals consumers desire for hybrid meal options, as well as the convenience of ordering through their phones or at a kiosk.

Associated Wholesalers Grocers CEO David Smith sought to give lawmakers something to chew on as he detailed the struggles his company has faced in competing against bigger players.

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