Stop & Shop, UFCW reach accord on COVID-19 hazard pay
Stop & Shop has agreed to issue retroactive premium pay to 56,000 associates represented by United Food and Commercial Workers International (UFCW) for their extra efforts to maintain stores and...
Costco is missing out on an exploding grocery trend
Curbside pickup is exploding in the pandemic as more people choose to order online and scoop up their groceries outside the store without leaving their car. But you won't find...
Reyes’ Covid-19 Worker Protection Legislation Signed by Governor
AB 685, by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) was signed into law by Governor Newsom in Sacramento. AB 685 requires employers to provide a notice within one business day to...
Grocers Stockpile, Build ‘Pandemic Pallets’ Ahead of Winter
Grocery stores and food companies are preparing for a possible surge in sales amid a new rise in Covid-19 cases and the impending holiday rush.
Supermarkets are stockpiling groceries and storing...
Beyond TikTok, Walmart Looks to Transform
Walmart’s planned investment in TikTok is being called “transformative.” Another analyst predicted the deal could “redefine retail” across the industry. “It is a bigger-picture opportunity,” said Oliver Chen, a retail...
Kroger downgraded at Bank of America as competition with Walmart and Target heats up
Kroger Co. was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America with analysts citing intensifying competition with other mass grocers.
Bank of America moved its price objective to $40 from...
Online Grocery Sales Projected to Reach $250B by 2025, According to New Research From Mercatus and Incisiv
Mercatus, a leading provider in digital commerce solutions for grocery retail, today announced findings published in “eGrocery’s New Reality: The Pandemic’s Lasting Impact on U.S. Grocery Shopping Behavior,” a survey...
UFCW ratifies new contract with Kroger Dallas division
The Kroger Co.’s Dallas division and United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1000 have reached a new collective bargaining agreement.
Kroger announced contract ratification late yesterday. The agreement with UFCW...
More than 200 meat plant workers in the U.S. have died of covid-19. Federal regulators just issued two modest fines.
Federal regulators knew about serious safety problems in dozens of the nation’s meat plants that became deadly coronavirus hot spots this spring but took six months to take action, recently...
I got COVID-19 while working at Ralphs. People like me need a voice in workplace safety
After spending seven weeks isolated in my bedroom sick with COVID-19, I stood in front of the Ralphs grocery store where I work, bracing to return. It took me about...
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