Retail Foodservice

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Retail Foodservice

With Inflation Soaring, So Too Are Private-Label Brands

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.

Retail Foodservice

Dollar Tree Fills One of Its Many Vacant Leadership Posts

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).

Giovanna Dimperio, senior director of digital marketing at San Antonio-based H-E-B, talks about how the grocer's "A Very Texas Holiday" live shoppable event came about.

The grocerant can provide peak convenience for weeknight meals by offering dinners for busy consumers to pick up on the way home or while they shop for groceries.

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