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The Scan: Friday, March 11, 2022

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


SpartanNash Promotes Its Supply Chain, Communications Chiefs

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.

The retailer reaffirms its commitment to DEI with second virtual event in search of diverse-owned businesses.

Curation-centered concept—think higher-end snacks and supplies—will offer speedy delivery via Uber Eats in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City.

The program, called Planned Retail, helps retailers analyze U.S. trade areas for potential store development or site selection opportunities.

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