Instacart Workers Win Historic Union Election
A group of Instacart employees in the Chicago suburb Skokie voted to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546 on Saturday—a historic win for the grocery delivery...
Lucky’s Market founders to acquire remaining stores
A day after announcing deals to divest stores under bankruptcy protection, Lucky’s Market has agreed to sell its remaining seven locations to co-founders Bo and Trish Sharon.
Lucky’s said late Wednesday...
Ralphs’ pharmacists ratify agreement, ending year-long grocery negotiations
Pharmacists at Southern California’s Ralphs stores have unanimously approved a labor contract with the chain, ending a negotiation cycle for the region’s major supermarkets that lasted almost a full year.
Walmart pilots new grocery technology to take on Amazon and Kroger
The nation’s largest grocer is not taking a back seat in the race to streamline in-store fulfillment of online grocery orders.
Walmart has been piloting a new technology called Alphabot that...
Albertsons reportedly weighing another IPO effort
Albertsons once again is reportedly readying for an initial public offering. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the discussions, reported that the Boise, Idaho-based retailer is set to decide...
U.S. data point to moderate economic growth, tightening jobs market
U.S. retail sales increased for a third straight month in December, with households buying a range of goods even as they cut back on purchases of motor vehicles, suggesting the...
Northern California Rite Aid Workers Vote to Reject the Company’s Offer by 91%
UFCW 8-Golden State members working for Rite Aid turned out this month in unprecedented numbers to support their Union, with 91% voting to reject the company’s contract proposals and authorize a strike if one becomes necessary...
Kroger Delta Division, UFCW Forge New Labor Agreement
The Kroger Co.’s Delta division and United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) Local 1529, based in Cordova, Tenn., have come to new labor agreement, according to a published report.
Instacart Workers Are Calling for a National Boycott of the Grocery Delivery App
Gig workers who deliver groceries on the app Instacart are angry—and they want you to be, too.
Many of the app's 130,000 workers claim to have seen their pay drop by...
6 grocery trends to watch in 2020
Grocers have had to test and invest at a faster pace than they'd like since Amazon acquired Whole Foods nearly three years ago. But they're starting to get their footing,...
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