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The Scan: Friday, June 17, 2022

This week we're scanning a strong first quarter for Kroger, some notable grocery M&A activity, new stores and new markets for Grocery Outlet and BJ's Wholesale Club, and a big scale-back for another instant delivery startup.


How Walmart Is Looking to Support LGBTQ+ Workers

The retailer, whose Walmart Foundation recently provided a $500,000 grant to PFLAG, is launching an LGBTQ+ Officer Caucus and says associates can now self-identify their gender identity and pronouns.

Welcome to The Scan for Friday, June 10! This week we’ve got grocery inflation, Kroger’s latest spoke facility, why deli is winning right now, and the latest openings for Amazon Fresh. Plus, check out our exclusive executive interviews this week!

Welcome to The Scan for Friday, June 3. This week, we’ve got May jobs numbers, Kroger’s launch of a digital farmers market, new stores for Amazon Fresh and Publix, and a new prediction in the Battle of the Retail Behemoths.

Beyond highlighting a bigger-than-ever Pride Month product collection, the retailer is calling out national CPG brands' support of LGBTQIA+ inclusivity.

Retailer encourages the community to share their thoughts and support using #BuffaloStandsTogether.

An update on Tops Markets’ Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund, a tough quarter and a tough week for Target and Walmart, and BJ’s Wholesale Club connects with inflation-cautious consumers.

WGB is excited to announce the addition of Jeniece Drake, an experienced journalist and educator, to its team in the role of editor.

The parent company of Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas is partnering with ECRM and RangeMe to host a virtual event for suppliers looking to pitch their retail-ready products.

Welcome to The Scan for Friday, May 6! This week we’re scanning the latest jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, what the Consumer Brands Association has to say about filling workforce gaps, Wegmans’ plans to open its first store in the First State, and the start of the spring earnings season.

The veteran in the produce and beverage industries has more than two decades of experience in supply chain management, operations and continuous improvement from PepsiCo and most recently, Wonderful Citrus.

Study finds 40% of today’s shoppers bought meat and/or dairy alternatives within the last six months.

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