Russell Redman

Executive Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Russell Redman is executive editor at Winsight Grocery Business. A veteran business editor and reporter, he has been covering the retail industry for more than 20 years, primarily in the food, drug and mass channel. His 30-plus years in journalism, for both print and digital, also includes significant technology and financial coverage.

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Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI President Christopher Testa to depart

CEO Sandy Douglas to add president’s title as the grocery distributor aligns oversight of its services and wholesale platforms.


CIO Hsiao Wang marks latest Walgreens Boots Alliance C-suite exit

Former Cigna and Express Scripts executive Tim Wentworth reportedly a candidate to fill WBA CEO vacancy left by departure of Rosalind Brewer.

Rollout of new private label follows supermarket giant’s recent opening of a “Hispanic concept store” in Houston.

Partnership with Sesame health care e-marketplace brings member-only discounts on virtual and in-person services.

Fresh Perspectives: Food shoppers’ high frequency offers the e-tail giant a huge opportunity to cross-sell more profitable products and keep consumers in its “ecosystem.”

Shoppers are going to c-stores regularly for hot foods and rate them as on par with restaurants—and frequently with better pricing.

Exec cites “bigger basket” from customers buying both in-store and online and explains how a greater e-commerce reach dovetails with brick-and-mortar expansion.

The nation’s largest grocery conference, Groceryshop 2023 drew more than 4,000 attendees, including over 1,700 retailers and brands across segments such as grocery, CPG, convenience, beauty and more. Here are scenes from the show, held Sept. 19-21 in Las Vegas.

CFO Richard Galanti hints that membership fee hike is coming but gives no timeline.

Senior executives at warehouse-style grocery chain now report directly to CEO of parent company Chedraui USA.

E-commerce sales dipped again in fourth quarter and finished the year down 5.7%.

The Q4 net loss was accompanied by lower sales growth, including a 2% decrease in the distributor’s supermarket retail business.

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