WASHINGTON — Members of the National Grocers Association, Food Marketing Institute and Food Industry Association Executives met with legislators here Wednesday on a range of issues, from health care reform to credit card fees.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Online grocery operator Relay Foods here plans to expand to next-day delivery in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., markets at the end of April, the company’s founder and CEO told SN on Tuesday.
FORT LEE, Va. — Workers at the 247 military supermarkets around the world are facing pay cuts of up to 20% as the Department of Defense explores the possibility of further cuts due to sequestration, a top executive told SN last week.
Maybe it is lonely at the top. It was only a few years ago that Harris Teeter ascended to its No. 1 position in the Charlotte market, but this February the company said it is exploring the possibility of selling itself.
Pick ’n Save has long been the dominant supermarket operator in the Milwaukee market, where its parent company Roundy’s Supermarkets is based, but things are changing rapidly as big-box operators are pitching an aggressive battle to steal share.
With its acquisition of two local chains in the Omaha, Neb., market last year, Nash Finch has positioned itself as the No. 1 retailer in the market just ahead of a planned incursion by Wal-Mart’s Neighborhood Market banner.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Grocery product and other consumables remained flat at 55% of sales at Walmart U.S. in the most recent fiscal year, the company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.