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What’s Next for Retail Foodservice

What’s Next for Retail Foodservice

The pandemic sparked abundant innovation in retail foodservice as retailers rose to meet heightened demand for both traditional groceries and high-quality prepared foods.

7 Grocers on a Sustainability Mission

7 Grocers on a Sustainability Mission

For many grocers, such as WGB’s Grocery Business of the Year, The Kroger Co.—and the six other companies featured within—the sustainability journey isn’t new, but rather reinvigorated in light of the historic and challenging events of the past 17 months. 

The Kroger Co. is recognized for its progress against audacious sustainability goals in difficult circumstances, and for creating a movement that has inspired and engaged partners throughout the food chain.

For the third year, the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) and WGB have partnered to recognize individuals in bakery, deli, foodservice/prepared foods and dairy who have consistently demonstrated excellence and superior results in the previous year.

Like so many things during the pandemic, the vital role played by retail dietitians and their relationship with shoppers were forced to go virtual.

As we ease into a new phase of COVID, retail foodservice is being reinvented yet again. Here are 10 grocers shaking up the retail foodservice experience.

While grocery has experienced important growth in the past year, so too have the individuals within it, like the trailblazers with whom WGB recently connected to reflect upon the past year, lessons learned and brighter times ahead.

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.

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.

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