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 analyst at Cowen. Known for its homogeneous big-box stores in rural and suburban America, Walmart has turned more than a [...]

2020-09-24T22:20:30+00:00September 24th, 2020|Tags: , |

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 of nearly 60,000 American shoppers across every region in the country conducted in collaboration with research and insights firm Incisiv. [...]

2020-09-18T17:04:17+00:00September 18th, 2020|Tags: |

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 1000 covers over 11,000 associates in the division, which is based in Coppell, Texas. UFCW 1000, whose members work [...]

2020-09-16T23:51:02+00:00September 16th, 2020|Tags: , |

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 citing two plants and finally requiring changes to protect workers. The financial penalties for a Smithfield Foods plant in South [...]

2020-09-14T17:32:53+00:00September 14th, 2020|Tags: , , |

UFCW: Grocers Should Kick Out Maskless Shoppers

The president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) says grocery stores should be kicking out shoppers who refuse to put on a mask. Marc Perrone spoke with CBS MoneyWatch about how the virus is affecting food and other essential workers. "I don't think that our workers ought to [...]

2020-09-14T17:18:00+00:00September 14th, 2020|Tags: , |
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