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The Scan: Friday, March 18, 2022

In this week's episode: February wholesale prices, Dollar General's sales slide, and a UFCW strike vote set in California


No Worker Injuries Reported From Fire at Walmart Distribution Center

Two dozen fire departments responded to the blaze at the 1.2-million-square-foot facility in Plainfield, Ind., with crews rotating through the night to manage hot spots.

David Sisk joined the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer and distributor as president of the company's military division in 2020.

Food-at-home inflation hits a 40-year high, and Sam's Club moves to expand access to Scan & Go

Dave Petko and Adrienne Chance both joined the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer and wholesaler in 2021.

This week in WGB's new video series recapping the week that was: Earnings season continues; U.S. grocers lend their support to Ukraine; and a look at two future-focused grocery concepts.

Cheese products in the company's popular private-label line get new formulations and fresh packaging that lets shoppers scan a QR code to access a recipe featuring the product.

Program recognizes innovations that meaningfully improve foodservice operations. Recipients will be on display at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, taking place May 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

The 48,000-square-foot store will feature an expanded prepared-foods section and a "Fresh Pour" drinks area that will offer coffee and tea as well as smoothies, beer and wine.

Those who have received two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine or a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine no longer have to wear a mask on the job.

Customers of Family Fare and VG's Grocery stores in Nebraska and Iowa will have the chance to buy items nearing their best-by date at a discount through the Flashfood app.

Charlie Wright IV joins digital commerce platform as president, while Mendel Gniwisch has been promoted to CEO.

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