Gelson’s Markets to be acquired by owner of Don Quijote, Marukai stores
The upscale grocery store Gelson’s Markets is being acquired by Pan Pacific International Holdings, the parent company of Marukai Corp. and Tokyo Central.
Terms of the deal with TPG Capital in...
Activists call for boycott of parent company of Ralphs, Food 4 Less
Protesters rallied outside a Ralphs supermarket in Long Beach, calling for a boycott of the store and its parent company.
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U.S. online grocery sales hit $9.3 billion for January
The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home...
John Oliver on the US meatpacking industry: 'Things are critical right now'
John Oliver has taken aim at the meatpacking industry in a fiery new episode of his HBO series Last Week Tonight.
The host decided not to focus on the horrific conditions...
FMI’s Supermarket Employee Day makes debut
FMI-The Food Industry Association today kicked off Supermarket Employee Day, a new industrywide campaign to recognize the efforts of the grocery sector’s workforce.
FMI proclaimed Feb. 22 as Supermarket Employee Day...
Texans Needed Food and Comfort After a Brutal Storm. As Usual, They Found It at H-E-B
The past week had been a nightmare. A winter storm, one of the worst to hit Texas in a generation, robbed Lanita Generous of power, heat and water in her...
Grocery store workers have been on the front lines for a year, but they're struggling to get the Covid vaccine
Grocery store workers in the United States have been stocking shelves, handling customers and keeping stores tidy in challenging and sometimes dangerous pandemic conditions for almost a year.
But a vaccine...
Save Mart Initiates Robot Grocery Delivery
The Save Mart Cos. has partnered with Starship Technologies to launch an on-demand grocery robot delivery service at the supermarket operator’s flagship store in Modesto, CA .
The robots, motorized carts each...
The Giant Company taps Swisslog to automate e-commerce fulfillment center
Ahold Delhaize USA’s The Giant Company supermarket chain and Peapod Digital Labs subsidiary have partnered with robotics solution provider Swisslog to automate the new Giant Direct e-commerce fulfillment center (EFC)...
Supermarket workers feel alone and unrecognized over COVID-19: ‘Is today the day I get the virus?’
A year ago this month, during the early days of the pandemic, Susan Hernandez, a cashier at Food 4 Less in North Hollywood, found herself in a sea of panic-buying...
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