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The Scan: Friday, June 3, 2022

Welcome to The Scan for Friday, June 3. This week, we’ve got May jobs numbers, Kroger’s launch of a digital farmers market, new stores for Amazon Fresh and Publix, and a new prediction in the Battle of the Retail Behemoths.


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"The underlying causes of inflation are not transitory and are going to be around for a couple of years at least," CEO Tony Sarsam says.

Lidl also planning to drop prices on more than 100 items in all of its stores as inflationary pressures continue across the supply chain.

Beyond highlighting a bigger-than-ever Pride Month product collection, the retailer is calling out national CPG brands' support of LGBTQIA+ inclusivity.

In its newest report, Edge by Ascential predicts Costco will grow its share, too, to become No. 3 as e-commerce fuels retail growth.

The sparkling beverages will be sold in Winn-Dixie stores in Florida.

Repka will work with merchandising teams, C&S Wholesale Grocers, suppliers and the warehouse to ensure in-stock position for all of its locations.

Shoppers of stores in Palmdale and Lancaster can use an app to find savings on food nearing its best-by date.

The grocer's dietitians will host a weekly virtual summer camp series, highlighting recipes and meal ideas around topics such as space, history, movies and sports.

The Issaquah, Wash.-based wholesaler said net sales increased 16.3% to $51.61 billion in the third quarter of fiscal 2022, which ended May 8.

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