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Winsight Live: Bananas, Pumpkin Spice and Hero Pay

The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert dives deeper into Amazon Fresh’s debut in Woodland Hills, Calif., and its competitive pricing on bananas; pumpkin trends and new products debuting at Trader Joe’s and convenience stores; why some grocers are choosing not to focus on online grocery; the extension of hero pay at Brookshire’s and Fairway as larger retailers have eliminated it; and more.

Industry Partners

New Data Tool Reveals Credit Sales by Merchant

Commerce Signals says its new Merchant Tracker can improve strategic and reactive planning through more precise sales data.

Winsight’s latest live news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, explores H-E-B’s new partnership with Swisslog on automated microfulfillment centers; how ordering food at stadiums has changed with the COVID-19 times; who’s competing in grocery in Wayne, N.J.; where Sheetz is planning to build 60 new convenience stores; and more.

Prices will be reduced on 60 items in the produce department, including bananas, potatoes, apples and bagged salads.

Winsight’s latest live news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, explores the latest in food trends, which includes less booze and more chicken wings; what the UFCW is doing to reinstate hazard pay; how retailers can do to eliminate shopper frustrations amid a pandemic; and more.

The managing director of HPS Investment Partners represents an investor in preferred stock of the retailer.

New store expected to open in spring 2021 after the successful launch of EatWell in the city.

Winsight’s latest live news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, explores Ahold’s new 200,000-square-foot fresh meat facility in Rhode Island; the Catch-22 of food deserts; Target’s Good & Gather line expansion; and the latest contention with face masks.

Winsight’s latest live news roundtable, Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert, offers insights into Walmart’s expansion on Long Island, Instacart’s partnership with c-store 7-Eleven, the measures food halls are taking to reopen safely, ExxonMobil’s Alexa-enabled fuel payment, and more.

Jim Heaney replaces Oded Shein, who resigned as chief financial officer after two years in the role.

Layla Kasha, SVP and chief marketing officer of Grocery Outlet, joins Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert. Kasha shared how Grocery Outlet and its operators are connecting with shoppers amid the pandemic and giving them the goods they want and need at budget prices.

SVP Layla Kasha of the fast-growing retailer to discuss extreme discounting and “Wow” deals in a livestreamed Q&A on Sept. 1.

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