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How Kroger Plans to Give Shoppers a ‘Boost’

By Gina Acosta Source: Progressive Grocer Kroger is looking to give both inflation-weary shoppers and its bottom line a boost by expanding its loyalty program across the country. During a strong first quarter earnings report, the grocery chain announced that it would be rolling out its Boost membership program (first [...]

2022-06-23T20:22:41+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , |

Amazon, Target Pushing Deal Days for More Grocery Sales; Shopify Merchants Can Sell Up to 50 Items on Twitter

By Emily Sanders Source: PYMNTS.com Today in retail, inflation-smacked consumers content to eat dinner and watch movies at home for now, while retailers are using cash incentives to encourage customers to pick up their orders. Plus, Harrods postpones summer sale amid supply chain hang-ups. With spiraling food and gasoline prices [...]

2022-06-23T20:21:09+00:00June 23rd, 2022|

Survey: Shoppers think supermarkets clear 33% profit

Source: Supermarket News Even as price inflation hits food retailers and consumers alike, customers have lofty estimates of supermarket profits, new research from The Feedback Group reveals. Grocery shoppers believe their primary store enjoys a net profit of 33%, according to a national study conducted by The Feedback Group with more [...]

2022-06-23T20:16:37+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Shoppers are buying less and switching to store brands, Kroger says

By Nathaniel Meyersohn Source: CNN Business Decades-high inflation is changing US consumers’ grocery habits. Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery store chain, said Thursday that budget-constrained shoppers were buying fewer items in stores, favoring Kroger’s cheaper store brands instead of name brands, and switching from beef to pork. “Rising inflation has [...]

2022-06-20T23:11:44+00:00June 20th, 2022|Tags: , |

What is Atlas Holdings, the new owner of Valley-born poultry giant Foster Farms?

By Marijke Rowland Source: The Modesto Bee With its acquisition this week, Livingston’s Foster Farms has become the second Valley-born, family-owned brand to be bought by a private equity firm this spring. Foster Farms, purchased by Connecticut-based Atlas Holdings, joins Save Mart, which in late March was acquired by Los [...]

2022-06-08T16:15:45+00:00June 8th, 2022|Tags: , |
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