Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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Industry Partners

UNFI Taps Coca-Cola Exec for Chief Strategy Role

Louis Martin will oversee the wholesaler’s long-term growth strategy in the newly created position, starting March 21.

Retailers

Fit for Fate: Inside Fresh by Brookshire’s 2nd Location

The culinary-focused concept, which Brookshire Grocery Co. said is aimed at being the best place to shop, dine, explore and taste, opened earlier this month in Fate, Texas.

The store in Kingman, Ariz., originally opened in 1980 and hadn’t received a major remodel since the mid-1990s.

Discounter plans to add 10,000 net new career opportunities in fiscal 2022 through new stores, as well as distribution center and private fleet growth.

Placer.ai predicts the wholesale club will be one of the retailers to win in 2022.

BJ’s Wholesale Club announces plans for four new stores as part of the first phase of its 2022 development plans, and separately, an increase of 6.5% in comparable club sales for fiscal 2021.

The Cincinnati-based grocer reported record performance in fiscal 2021, driven by its strategy of leading with fresh and accelerating digital, CEO Rodney McMullen said.

In its 2021 annual report, the CEO of the Dutch retailer offers insights on the company's diversity and inclusion efforts, technology investments, climate goals and more.

The meal-kit company attributed the strong fiscal year to customer growth, as well as high order rates and meals per order.

The retailer says market fulfillment centers, located within a Walmart store but with inventory separated, are the next phase of its store integration and evolution.

The ethnic e-grocer will use the funds to expand its offerings across new and existing ethnicities and scale grocery and food delivery services to new geographies.

Consumers are more concerned with rising food prices, the economy and their personal finances than with getting COVID, according to the ninth wave of dunnhumby’s Consumer Pulse Survey.

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