Wholesalers & Distributors

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Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Appoints Staples Exec Sandy Douglas to CEO

Staples executive appointed after an extensive search following the announcement in September 2020 that Steven Spinner planned to retire from the chief role this year.

Wholesalers & Distributors

Another Buy for C&S: Albertsons' Frozen Service Contract

Chairman Rick Cohen said the acquisition will further strengthen the wholesaler's ties with Albertsons in frozen product, "as well as support a new relationship with Albertsons’ mid-Atlantic division."

"C&S has the experience and knowledge to ensure that this 100-year-old icon continues for the next 100 years," Piggly Wiggly Midwest President Paul Butera Sr. says.

The project will generate clean energy for the distributor and area residents, while reducing carbon emissions.

After a successful trial, ADUSA Supply Chain is scaling up its use of fatigue-reducing wearables for "superhero" warehouse selectors. Capes not included.

By selling more to existing customers, and winning new ones on a comprehensive offering, the wholesaler’s "Fuel the Future” strategy aims at lofty 2024 financial targets and a new CEO who may already be on board.

Officials of the wholesaler were optimistic despite third-quarter revenues falling short of expectations; discuss changing workforce expectations.

Promotion involves leading the wholesaler’s Professional Services and e-commerce business units while also developing new business models and pursuing innovation opportunities.

The new units out of the wholesaler’s distribution center in Riverside, Calif., get out in front of zero-emission mandates as diesel-powered predecessors go to the garage for retrofitting.

The wholesaler’s Community Marketplace gives customers a wider variety of specialty and local items and a new proving ground for emerging brands and categories.

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