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Industry Partners

Green Bay Teamsters Reject UNFI Contract Proposal

Joining a surge of worker unrest against the wholesaler, 150 drivers and warehouse workers in Local 662 authorized a strike, which the wholesaler said would not be "in anyone’s best interest."

Retailers

Whole Foods, Target Launch New Retail Partnerships

The specialty grocery chain has teamed with Packed Party to offer a collection of party accessories and goods, while Target and Disney ink a collaboration for 750-square-foot “shop-in-shop” boutiques.

The Rochester, N.Y.-based retailer has been named the official grocer of the New England Sports Network’s “Dining Playbook,” an Emmy Award-winning weekly show featuring player eating and cooking segments.

The retailer debuts a new store just outside the nation's capital in Owings Mills, Md., featuring expanded departments and unique local offerings.

Ride-hailing company is offering residents in the city’s food desserts eight discounted rides per month to Giant Eagle locations.

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer and its subsidiaries have agreed to reduce emissions of potent ozone depleting gases from refrigeration equipment at 576 stores under a proposed settlement with the federal agency.

The trade group honored the San Antonio-based retailer during its Total Store Expo in Boston.

Fueled by increased investment in national distribution growth and expanded grocer relationships, The a2 Milk Co. U.S. has announced record net sales of $23.2 million.

Customer credit card information revealed by the retailer on Aug. 14 has begun appearing on the underground store Joker’s Stash under the code name Solar Energy.

The North Carolina-based chain has assembled a group of nonprofits, including Feeding America, to continue it's local anti-hunger efforts and provide 1 billion meals to neighbors in need by 2025.

Six Sprouts Farmers Market stores in Florida have been awarded Manomet’s Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC), bringing the total number of Sprouts stores in the GSC to 90.

The Kroger Co.'s SoCal division adds handcrafted bakery products made by Rubicon Bakers, whose mission is to “bake a better world.”

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