02 Dec

Albertsons, Kroger CEOs Defend $25 Billion Merger to Senate Committee

2022-12-02T16:53:10+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Tags: , , , |

By Elizabeth Ireland Source: Times of San Diego Skeptical lawmakers from across the political spectrum questioned executives at grocers Kroger — parent company of Ralphs — and Albertsons, parent of Vons, on Tuesday about their planned $25 billion merger amid concerns the tie-up could boost already-high food prices. Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat and chair of the [...]

28 Nov

Starbucks Workers Strike at Dozens of Stores Nationally

2022-11-28T22:57:37+00:00November 28th, 2022|Tags: , |

By Noam Scheiber Source: The New York Times Starbucks employees went on strike on Thursday at dozens of unionized locations nationwide, citing what they say is the company’s refusal to bargain in good faith and anti-union tactics like firings and store closings. The work stoppage, which organizers have called “the [...]

08 Nov

Kroger officially enters 36th state with Ocado spoke launches

2022-11-08T00:36:19+00:00November 8th, 2022|Tags: |

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The formal opening of an Ocado-automated “spoke” facility in Oklahoma City has extended The Kroger Co.’s reach to 36 states, now including Oklahoma. Cincinnati-based Kroger said Monday that the 50,000-square-foot spoke site, at 8801 North I-35 Service Rd. in Oklahoma City, recently hosted an [...]

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