17 Jan

Albertsons reportedly weighing another IPO effort

2020-01-17T19:38:05+00:00January 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

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 in the coming weeks on whether to proceed with an initial public offering that might value the company at roughly [...]

17 Jan

Northern California Rite Aid Workers Vote to Reject the Company’s Offer by 91%

2020-01-17T19:33:37+00:00January 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

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 to reach a fair labor agreement. The voting took place in 24 cities throughout Central and Northern California. The company’s [...]

16 Jan

Kroger Delta Division, UFCW Forge New Labor Agreement

2020-01-16T17:28:23+00:00January 16th, 2020|Tags: , |

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. The agreement covers more than 9,000 workers in west Tennessee, Mississippi, and northwest Arkansas, the Memphis Business Journal reported, adding that [...]

14 Jan

6 grocery trends to watch in 2020

2020-01-14T16:16:09+00:00January 14th, 2020|Tags: |

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, and the result is a much better shopping experience for consumers. This year, look for retailers to build out a [...]