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Wholesalers & Distributors

Another Buy for C&S: Albertsons' Frozen Service Contract

Chairman Rick Cohen said the acquisition will further strengthen the wholesaler's ties with Albertsons in frozen product, "as well as support a new relationship with Albertsons’ mid-Atlantic division."

Industry Partners

Online Grocery Sales Dip 23% in June, Survey Reveals

The monthly benchmark survey from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus indicates that pickup remains the preferred method of shopping and that consumer intention trends favor mass retailers.

The veteran financial professional succeed Rebekeh Manis, who will lead new geographies for the retailer.

ShopRite's comprehensive reset of its private brand portfolio comes to more than two dozen chicken products.

The 40-year Kroger veteran will retire Aug. 7 and be succeeded by Valerie Jabbar, who is currently group VP of center store merchandising.

The project will generate clean energy for the distributor and area residents, while reducing carbon emissions.

The retailer is seeking to meet a need for speed with an automation-centric expansion of its Great Lakes Distribution Center in Delaware, Ohio.

Dumac Business Systems Inc., a solutions provider of POS software, hardware and equipment for the grocery and convenience fuel retail industries, has named Steve Methvin VP of product development.

Adam Wampler, president of Kroger’s Dallas division and a 30-year veteran of Safeway and Albertsons, died June 30 at age 48.

The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association honored the president for paving the way "with new innovations in his work, all with a focus on team and family."

Peatos, the punchy challenger snack brand that’s taken direct aim at category giants with “clean” alternatives, now wants a bite at the tortilla chip market.

An array of lemon-themed special items, with proceeds to be added to a $1 million donation from Aldi, will support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

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