The Grocery Retailers That Saw Traffic Soar in 2021

Aldi, Costco and Dollar General are among those that closed the year on a strong traffic note, recording more store visits over the previous quarter and on a one-year and two-year stack.


Meet UNFI’s 2021 Master Marketer Award Winners

Elmer’s County Market, based in Michigan, was named the Grand Master Marketer for overall consistent performance over the years.

Oregon grocery workers halt strike at Kroger banners, Fred Meyer and QFC stores after reaching a settlement.

With the holiday season in full swing, many shoppers are turning to their local grocer for the convenience of quick and tasty prepared foods, whether for an entire meal or just one dish. This trend is...

The Newark, N.J.-based vertical farming company is expanding with a 150,000-square-foot facility outside St. Louis, and it is partnering with Cargill on a research effort focused on more-sustainable cocoa production.

"We know vaccinations are our solution to drive change," the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer—the country's largest private employer—stated in a memo to staff.

The 30-year retail executive, who most recently was SpartanNash’s chief marketing and merchandising officer, succeeds Paula Ginnett, who is promoted to group VP of retail operations in Cincinnati.

The 21-year veteran will oversee the retailer's distribution center in Milton, Pa.

Grocery stores were part of the story in April's weaker-than-expected jobs report, with food and beverage retailers losing 49,000 jobs for the month.

School gardens can be a powerful tool for supporting students' physical and emotional health and school performance, advocates noted during a Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation event.

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