Kroger union members vote to authorize strike

By Sarah Donaldson Source: NBC 4 Ohio Kroger union members in central Ohio inched closer to establishing a picket line Friday after a majority rejected the grocery chain’s most recent contract offer and authorized a strike. Even though more than 80% of members in the Columbus division who voted were [...]

2022-09-23T23:13:56+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , |

More Self-Checkout Is Coming, No Matter How Much You Hate It

By Rachel Wolfe Source: The Wall Street Journal The self-checkout line can drive shoppers nuts, from frustrations looking up produce to accidental double-scans. In Chattanooga, Tenn., a flustered self-checkout experience and subsequent failure to double-bag led Tim Connon to lose half his Thanksgiving groceries to the parking-lot asphalt. “There’s a [...]

2022-09-23T23:12:25+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Tags: |

How Raley’s is trying to make e-commerce profitable

By Catherine Douglas Moran Source: Grocery Dive Getting products to online customers in a profitable way is a challenge for California-based Raley’s, Zachary Wilson, the grocery company’s head of e-commerce, said at a Wednesday Groceryshopsession. But the company is leveraging a variety of efforts — what Wilson called an “e-commerce flywheel” — [...]

2022-09-23T23:06:14+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Tags: , |

Stater Bros. appoints new senior vice president and chief marketing officer

By Jeniece Drake Source: Winsight Grocery Business Stater Bros. Markets announced that Rebecca Calvin will step into the role of senior vice president and chief marketing officer on September 26. Dennis McIntyre, currently executive vice president and chief marketing officer, is retiring after more than four decades with the company. [...]

2022-09-07T23:39:20+00:00September 7th, 2022|Tags: , |
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