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All Eyes on DEI

The grocers making the greatest progress in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)—companies such as Walmart, Target and Albertsons—are taking action and effecting change. These leading retailers are moving forward with the understanding that this critically important work is never done.

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2021 Remarkable Independents

In a year that saw grocers pressed to reckon with dual economic and public-health crises—including everything from supply-chain disruption to compliance with still-shifting COVID-19 mitigation regulations—WGB is proud to present the 2021 Remarkable Independents.

In a year that saw grocers pressed to reckon with dual economic and public-health crises—including everything from supply-chain disruption to compliance with still-shifting COVID-19 mitigation regulations—WGB is proud to present the 2021 Remarkable Independents.

An industry sets ambitious goals for diversity, equity and inclusion

It was almost too close to call, but Publix Super Markets has nosed out last year’s Most Trusted American grocer—H-E-B—to take the top honor in WGB and BrandSpark’s fourth annual report on the supermarkets winning the consumer confidence race.

It was almost too close to call, but Publix Super Markets has nosed out last year's Most Trusted American grocer—H-E-B—to take the top honor in WGB and BrandSpark's fourth annual report on the supermarkets winning the consumer confidence race.

Here, we track Amazon’s progress in retail and map its physical Amazon Fresh, Amazon Go and Amazon Go Grocery locations.

WGB's annual nonfoods report, with data and insights from IRI, looks at top trends in four thriving nonfoods categories: health and beauty, pet supplies, CBD products and greeting cards.

WGB’s annual state of the industry report, with data and insights from IRI and 210 Analytics Principal Anne-Marie Roerink, examines trends in frozen, grinds, value-add and more. 

From the growth in grab-and-go to the success in meat and seafood, WGB's annual report, with data and insights from IRI, takes the pulse of the perimeter.

WGB and GMDC honor industry leaders for their part in advancing the retail segment.

The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) and WGB are proud to recognize a new, 38-member class of champions, each of whom have contributed greatly to the extraordinary success of grocery fresh departments while fostering career paths and growth avenues for the next generation of leaders.

WGB and BrandSpark collaborated for the third annual Most Trusted U.S. Food Retailers market study to identify the retailers that are capturing the highest affinity among shoppers from coast to coast.

Americans have strong opinions and high expectations about their preferred grocery stores, and they largely base their perceptions on the overall trust they place in their retailers of choice.

WGB is thus proud to present its 2019 Grocery Game Changers, which, for the second year, spotlights a contingent of the most influential leaders in food retailing today, courtesy of nominations submitted on their behalf during an open call for entries over the summer.

It’s with pride and pleasure that we present the Global Market Development Center’s (GMDC’s) charter class of Champions of Change.

The grocery industry leadership awards program recognizes 45 emerging and established leaders in the retail bakery, deli, foodservice and dairy sectors.

WGB and BrandSpark reunite for the industry’s second annual benchmark study to probe which retailers are most effectively winning the hearts of the widely courted U.S. food shopper.

Regional and nontraditional grocers are gaining ground as several others are modestly advancing, courtesy of their burgeoning omnichannel platforms.