Supermarket News http://supermarketnews.com/rss.xml en Gallery: A&P declares bankruptcy, Albertsons sues Haggen and more trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-ap-declares-bankruptcy-albertsons-sues-haggen-and-more-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Readers of SN's e-newsletter were also drawn to stories about Kroger's Sustainability Report, UNFI's split with Albertsons, and Walmart's new ecommerce facility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-ap-declares-bankruptcy-albertsons-sues-haggen-and-more-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-ap-declares-bankruptcy-albertsons-sues-haggen-and-more-trending-stories#comments Photo Galleries Retail & Financial Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:22:00 +0000 523881 at http://supermarketnews.com Unified Grocers names new general counsel http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/unified-grocers-names-new-general-counsel <div class="node-body article-body">Unified Grocers said Monday Mary M. Kasper has been named SVP, general counsel and secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/unified-grocers-names-new-general-counsel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/unified-grocers-names-new-general-counsel#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Unified Grocers Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:12:00 +0000 523841 at http://supermarketnews.com United expands 'Healthy Savings' program http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/united-expands-healthy-savings-program <div class="node-body article-body">United Healthcare said it is expanding its Healthy Savings program offering discounts on prequalified healthy foods to people in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana enrolled in a United Healthcare insurance plan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/united-expands-healthy-savings-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/united-expands-healthy-savings-program#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Health & Wellness Marketing Jewel-Osco Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:52:00 +0000 523821 at http://supermarketnews.com 99 Cents Only names former Walmart grocery chief Sinclair CMO http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/99-cents-only-names-former-walmart-grocery-chief-sinclair-cmo <div class="node-body article-body">99 Cents Only Stores announced on Monday that former Walmart grocery EVP Jack L. Sinclair has been appointed its chief merchandising officer, effective immediately.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/99-cents-only-names-former-walmart-grocery-chief-sinclair-cmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/99-cents-only-names-former-walmart-grocery-chief-sinclair-cmo#comments Latest News Executive Changes 99 Cents Only Stores Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:28:00 +0000 523811 at http://supermarketnews.com C&S settles N.Y. labor suit http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/cs-settles-ny-labor-suit <div class="node-body article-body">C&S Wholesale Grocers has come to a $46,000 settlement with New York state officials alleging that C&S’s employment policies illegally dissuaded new hires from reporting injuries sustained on the job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/cs-settles-ny-labor-suit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/cs-settles-ny-labor-suit#comments Latest News Retail & Financial C&S Wholesale Grocers Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:48:00 +0000 523771 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Key Food opens first Windsor Farms store http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-key-food-opens-first-windsor-farms-store <div class="node-body gallery-body">Earlier this month, Key Food Stores Co-operative opened a store in the Windsor Terrace neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., under a new banner, Windsor Farms Market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-key-food-opens-first-windsor-farms-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-key-food-opens-first-windsor-farms-store#comments Photo Galleries Store Design & Construction Key Food Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:22:00 +0000 523741 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA proposes Nutrition Facts benchmark for added sugar intake http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/fda-proposes-nutrition-facts-include-benchmark-added-sugar-intake <div class="node-body article-body">The FDA is proposing that the Nutrition Facts label include the percent daily value for added sugars based on the recommendation that the daily intake of calories from added sugars not exceed 10% of total calories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/fda-proposes-nutrition-facts-include-benchmark-added-sugar-intake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/fda-proposes-nutrition-facts-include-benchmark-added-sugar-intake#comments Latest News Health & Wellness Government Center Store Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:13:00 +0000 523731 at http://supermarketnews.com Time to rethink the produce department? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department <div class="node-body blog-body">The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department#comments SN Viewpoints Produce & Floral Viewpoints Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 523721 at http://supermarketnews.com Bozzuto's affiliate buys Tri-Town Foods http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bozzutos-affiliate-buys-tri-town-foods <div class="node-body article-body">Tri-Town Foods, a two-store IGA operator in Colchester, Conn., has been acquired by Intercontinental Holding Co., an affiliate of Tri-Town’s supplier, Bozzuto’s Inc. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bozzutos-affiliate-buys-tri-town-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bozzutos-affiliate-buys-tri-town-foods#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Bozzuto Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:20:00 +0000 523711 at http://supermarketnews.com Price Chopper names first non-family president http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/price-chopper-names-first-non-family-president <div class="node-body article-body">The Golub Corp., parent company of Price Chopper Supermarkets, said Scott Grimmett has been named president — the first non-Golub to hold that title in the company’s 84-year history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/price-chopper-names-first-non-family-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/price-chopper-names-first-non-family-president#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Price Chopper Supermarkets Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:57:00 +0000 523701 at http://supermarketnews.com Trade groups applaud House passage of GMO bill http://supermarketnews.com/government/trade-groups-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Marketing Institute, the National Grocers Association and the Grocery Manufacturers Association reacted favorably Thursday to the House's passage of the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act by a 275-150 vote. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/trade-groups-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/trade-groups-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill#comments Latest News Consumer Trends Marketing Organic & Natural Government Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:51:00 +0000 523691 at http://supermarketnews.com K-VA-T to buy, convert Bi-Lo in Chattanooga http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/k-va-t-buy-convert-bi-lo-chattanooga <div class="node-body article-body">K-VA-T Food Stores has entered into an agreement with Southeastern Grocers to acquire 29 Bi-Lo stores around Chattanooga, Tenn., and Northwest Georgia and convert those stores to K-VA-T’s Food City banner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/k-va-t-buy-convert-bi-lo-chattanooga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/k-va-t-buy-convert-bi-lo-chattanooga#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Bi-Lo Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:49:00 +0000 523681 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons adopts Safeway seafood sustainability partner at all banners http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners <div class="node-body article-body">Albertsons has extended Safeway’s partnership with nonprofit sustainable seafood consultant FishWise to all its banners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/albertsons-adopts-safeway-seafood-sustainability-partner-all-banners#comments Latest News Sustainability Seafood Safeway-Albertsons Merger Albertsons Safeway Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:31:00 +0000 523671 at http://supermarketnews.com Loblaw to close 52 stores; Q2 results up http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/loblaw-close-52-stores-q2-results <div class="node-body article-body">Loblaw said Thursday it would close 52 money-losing stores over the next 12 months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/loblaw-close-52-stores-q2-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/loblaw-close-52-stores-q2-results#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Loblaw Cos. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 523661 at http://supermarketnews.com Natural, organic sales growing at Smart & Final http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/natural-organic-sales-growing-smart-final <div class="node-body article-body">Increased offerings of natural and organic products are helping boost sales for Smart & Final Stores, particularly among home-delivery customers, Dave Hirz, president and CEO, told analysts Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/natural-organic-sales-growing-smart-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/natural-organic-sales-growing-smart-final#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Organic & Natural Dairy Smart & Final Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:51:00 +0000 523651 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA releases more direction on FSMA food imports rules http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/fda-releases-more-direction-fsma-food-imports-rules <div class="node-body article-body">FDA today issued a proposed rule and draft guidance document related to the Food Safety Modernization Act that provide more direction for foreign suppliers and food importers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/fda-releases-more-direction-fsma-food-imports-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/fda-releases-more-direction-fsma-food-imports-rules#comments Latest News Food Safety Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:25:00 +0000 523601 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers report produce sales bump from 'Eat Brighter' http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/retailers-report-produce-sales-bump-eat-brighter <div class="node-body article-body">Three retailers using “Eat Brighter” promotional materials with Sesame Street characters in the produce department report that fruit and vegetable sales are higher this year than the same period last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/retailers-report-produce-sales-bump-eat-brighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/retailers-report-produce-sales-bump-eat-brighter#comments Latest News Produce & Floral Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:22:00 +0000 523571 at http://supermarketnews.com Corrugated Packaging Keeps Shipping Groceries Green, Clean and Lean http://supermarketnews.com/white-papers-studies/corrugated-packaging-keeps-shipping-groceries-green-clean-and-lean <div class="node-body article-body">Grocery suppliers have a long history of using corrugated containers to send their products to distributors and retailers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/white-papers-studies/corrugated-packaging-keeps-shipping-groceries-green-clean-and-lean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White Papers & Studies Registration Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:19:00 +0000 523181 at http://supermarketnews.com Smart & Final Q2 sales up, earnings flat http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/smart-final-q2-sales-earnings-flat <div class="node-body article-body">Smart & Final Stores said unit expansion boosted sales for the second quarter and first half ended June 14, while net profits dipped in the quarter and recovered in the half following the company’s initial public offering last September.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/smart-final-q2-sales-earnings-flat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/smart-final-q2-sales-earnings-flat#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Quarterly Results Smart & Final Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:02:00 +0000 523541 at http://supermarketnews.com United pharmacies offering pet medications http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/united-pharmacies-offering-pet-medications <div class="node-body article-body">United Supermarkets said Wednesday it has launched Pet Meds — a prescription service for pets — at 57 pharmacy locations in Texas and New Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/united-pharmacies-offering-pet-medications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood-pharmacy/united-pharmacies-offering-pet-medications#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Nonfood & Pharmacy United Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:53:00 +0000 523531 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart opens new e-commerce facility http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-opens-new-e-commerce-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Wal-Mart Stores on Wednesday held opening ceremonies for a dedicated e-commerce fulfillment facility in Bethlehem, Pa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-opens-new-e-commerce-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-opens-new-e-commerce-facility#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:37:00 +0000 523511 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>The new Bethlehem, Pa., center and a nearby facility are expected to bring 1,000 jobs to the Lehigh Valley.</p> What's your approach to marketing? http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/whats-your-approach-marketing <div class="node-body article-body">Marketing in today’s connected world is everything the brand does. The effort put into the hand-drawn signs in-store, the Hawaiian shirts, the playful Trader Joe's brand packaging is as much marketing as a radio ad or the Fearless Flyer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/whats-your-approach-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/whats-your-approach-marketing#comments Marketing Trader Joe's Market Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:55:00 +0000 523491 at http://supermarketnews.com Copyright Michael Nagle, Getty Images Albertsons suing Haggen over inventory http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-suing-haggen-over-inventory <div class="node-body article-body">Albertsons Cos. has filed suit against Haggen for breach of contract and fraud after allegedly refusing to pay more than $40 million for inventory following Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores, according to Courthouse News Service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-suing-haggen-over-inventory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/albertsons-suing-haggen-over-inventory#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Safeway-Albertsons Merger Albertsons Haggen Inc. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:41:00 +0000 523481 at http://supermarketnews.com UNFI announces early termination of Albertsons agreement http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/unfi-announces-early-termination-albertsons-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">United Natural Foods, Inc., said Monday its contract with Albertsons Cos. will terminate in September rather than a year from now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/unfi-announces-early-termination-albertsons-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/unfi-announces-early-termination-albertsons-agreement#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Albertsons Registration Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:59:00 +0000 523471 at http://supermarketnews.com Bankruptcy Court frees up A&P financing http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bankruptcy-court-frees-ap-financing <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has approved A&P’s First Day Motions, including granting immediate access to $50 million of the $100 million debtor-in-possession financing provided by Fortress Investment Group. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bankruptcy-court-frees-ap-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/bankruptcy-court-frees-ap-financing#comments Latest News Retail & Financial A&P Bankruptcy 2015 A&P Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:38:00 +0000 523461 at http://supermarketnews.com A&P store closures, Stop & Shop purchases announced http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-store-closures-stop-shop-purchases-announced <div class="node-body article-body">As part of A&P filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the Montvale, N.J. chain announced specific store closures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-store-closures-stop-shop-purchases-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-store-closures-stop-shop-purchases-announced#comments Latest News Retail & Financial A&P Bankruptcy 2015 A&P Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:19:00 +0000 523441 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Haggen cuts staff, Food Lion lowers prices and more trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-haggen-cuts-staff-food-lion-lowers-prices-and-more-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Stories about a new Aldi ad campaign, a House bill on national GMO labeling standards and different growth styles in the industry also caught the attention of readers of SN's eNL. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-haggen-cuts-staff-food-lion-lowers-prices-and-more-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-haggen-cuts-staff-food-lion-lowers-prices-and-more-trending-stories#comments Photo Galleries Retail & Financial Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:55:00 +0000 523421 at http://supermarketnews.com A&P announces sale of 120 stores on heels of Chapter 11 http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-announces-sale-120-stores-heels-chapter-11 <div class="node-body article-body">Within hours of filing a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday, A&P said it has executed asset purchase agreements for approximately 120 stores at a price of approximately $600 million. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-announces-sale-120-stores-heels-chapter-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-announces-sale-120-stores-heels-chapter-11#comments Latest News Retail & Financial A&P Bankruptcy 2015 A&P Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:12:00 +0000 523411 at http://supermarketnews.com A&P files for bankruptcy again http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-files-bankruptcy-again <div class="node-body article-body">A&P filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late Sunday for the second time in five years, according to numerous reports. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-files-bankruptcy-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ap-files-bankruptcy-again#comments Latest News Retail & Financial A&P Bankruptcy 2015 A&P Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:30:00 +0000 523381 at http://supermarketnews.com 2 companies recall 2.7m pounds of frozen chicken products http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/2-companies-recall-27m-pounds-frozen-chicken-products <div class="node-body article-body">Frozen chicken products from Barber Foods and Aspen Foods have been linked to 10 salmonella cases. The recalls affect private label products from Meijer, Loblaw, Roundy’s, Safeway and SpartanNash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/2-companies-recall-27m-pounds-frozen-chicken-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/food-safety/2-companies-recall-27m-pounds-frozen-chicken-products#comments Latest News Food Safety Center Store Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:22:00 +0000 523371 at http://supermarketnews.com