Retail Foodservice

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Retail Foodservice

Weis Markets Says Lowering Prices is Boosting Sales

The regional grocer reported an 8.4% jump in same-store sales during the second quarter, despite inflationary pressures.

Retail Foodservice

6 Ways Inflation-Wary Consumers are Changing Their Grocery Habits

Yes, shoppers are freaking out about higher food prices and they’re changing some behaviors. Here’s what retailers need to know.

House-brand baking mixes and soup are the category leaders, according to a new study from shopper intelligence firm Catalina. Meanwhile, there are reports that Amazon is slashing its private-label lines.

The discounter, which announced a major C-suite shakeup several weeks ago, hired Dollar General veteran Bobby Aflatooni as chief information officer.

The partnership will bring a larger selection of products to the grocery store, and provide more choices for shoppers of the discount chain, the company said.

Schnuck Markets, Inc., St. Louis, has expanded a partnership with DoorDash to deliver prepared food from 21 additional stores throughout Illinois, Indiana and Missouri.

The winning flavors of the grocer’s seventh-annual Donut Flavor Craze contest will be available to purchase throughout June at Arizona stores.

At the National Restaurant Association Show, Loi, whose eponymous line of Greece-inspired foods is available at Whole Foods Markets, touted a simplified approach to healthful eating.

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.

Order-ahead options provide a convenient and "pain-free" alternative, the retailer says, to standing in line at the deli counter (and shouting over a glass case).

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