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Winsight Grocery Business Welcomes Jeniece Drake to Editorial Team

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


Southeastern Grocers Seeks Out More Diverse Suppliers

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.

On this week's episode: an expansion of SNAP availability, a pledge from Aldi to drop plastic bags chainwide, and the latest in ultrafast delivery.

Five store managers were voted as winners from a field of 11 finalists. The association also recognized the People’s Pick category winner: Rob Vassar of Meijer.

The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer and distributor is teaming up with Specialty Food Partners to offer thousands of new products to the 2,100 independent grocers that SpartanNash serves.

The center, clocking in at 3 million square feet, will sort and store goods for delivery to 850 Walmart and Sam's Club stores across the Southeast.

On this week's episode: an Earth Day 2022 roundup, palm reading by Amazon, and Where In the World Is Kroger This Week?

The parent company of Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Mas and Harveys Supermarket says that its food recycling increased nearly 50% in 2021 and that purchases from diverse suppliers increased by more than $17 million.

Customers in California, Oregon, Washington and Pennsylvania now can order online from the value grocer for same-day delivery.

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