Natalie Taylor

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Why Retailers Are Shifting to LED Lighting

Modern in-store display solutions impart ambiance and enhance fresh product assortment while reducing energy costs.


Farmstead Shifts to Compostable Produce Bags for Delivery

The move was in response to customer demand for less plastic use and waste reduction.

The e-tailer is expanding local NYC offerings to enhance its “city grocery experience.”

The company said its full product line will be uncured by the end of 2020.

The retailer’s new small-format concept targets the foodie consumer with fresh, local and artisan offerings.

Touting locality, safety assurance and quality consistency, greenhouse-grown fruits and veggies are exploding in growth, appealing to urban retailers and consumers alike.

Updates include a design overhaul and expanded clean offerings for the Purely Made brand.

The greenhouse-grown produce brand is now available at Dierbergs, Food Lion, Jungle Jim’s, Misfits Market and Tops Friendly Markets.

The retailer is extending its brand beyond grocery stores with the launch of a new seafood eatery and additional pizza offerings.

The company’s newest location features a ramen bar, Patsy’s Butcher and a health and wellness department.

Pat Brown, group VP of strategic business initiatives for Albertsons, will oversee the Plated team.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a statewide ban, and Big Y announced plans to phase out single-use plastic bags by 2020.

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