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Retailers

Weis Scores Q1 Gains on Holiday Sales, Marketing Improvements

The retailer's comps improved for the 16th straight quarter.

Retailers

Krause’s Market Wins Supervalu’s Beef Merchandising Contest

The award marks the retailer’s third win in four years, topping nearly 400 grocers nationwide.

The growing demand for fast and value-added fresh foods has carved a profitable niche in the industry.

Highlights of the produce-focused event include a consumer panel and remarks from the state agricultural secretary.

The Louisiana retailer’s latest 50,000-square foot location offers shoppers a culinary center with cooking classes, wine tastings and chef demos.

Lower tax rates and the Easter calendar shift boosted results, according to the company.

The independent services provider also named Kelly Davis director of produce and floral.

The former Kings executive takes on an expanded role after joining the 176-store specialty retailer in April 2017.

The program changes the names and packaging for 12 types of vegetables to inspire kids to try them.

The industry veteran will also take over as CEO when Steven Goddard steps down next year.

Construction is underway for the 37,000-square-foot location in Warrenton, Mo.

The seasoned executive will lead strategic brand and service provider development for the world’s largest independent grocer network.

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