/Food & Drug News/
23 Aug

UFCW turns up heat on Ralphs in Southern California

2019-08-23T16:46:31+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

With labor negotiations making little headway, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) are now reaching out to Ralphs Grocery Co. customers in Southern California. UFCW today said thousands of Ralphs grocery workers it represents have launched a campaign offering customers at 196 Ralphs supermarkets in the region a six-hour notice [...]

23 Aug

A Supermarket Revolution Is Coming: Are You Prepared?

2019-08-23T16:32:45+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Financial Post in Canada writes that food visionary and restaurateur David Chang “wants the ethnic food aisle to die.” Chang “urged supermarkets to mix it all up instead, putting sauces and spices with spices, regardless of where they came from.” He argues that the current ethnic food aisle is “out of date and [...]

13 Aug

Rite Aid names Heyward Donigan as new CEO

2019-08-13T16:43:41+00:00August 13th, 2019|Tags: |

In line with a leadership shakeup earlier this year, Rite Aid Corp. has hired health care executive Heyward Donigan as CEO, replacing John Standley, who is leaving the company. Rite Aid said Monday that Donigan takes the helm as CEO effective immediately. She also joins the board of directors. The [...]

12 Aug

Walgreens to close 200 US stores

2019-08-12T15:56:18+00:00August 12th, 2019|Tags: |

Walgreens plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the company pares back its locations in the U.K., the company said Tuesday. Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance earlier this year announced plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.K. and review its U.S. footprint. The new store closures represent [...]