Latest News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6691/more en Marsh exec: Apple Watch will aid ‘contextual’ shopper marketing http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Friday's release of the Apple Watch could represent the first step into a new era of wearable technology enhancing the retail shopping experience, Amit Bhardwaj, senior director of loyalty for Marsh Supermarkets, told SN in an interview Friday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/marsh-exec-apple-watch-will-aid-contextual-shopper-marketing#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Marketing Center Store Marsh Supermarkets Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:56:00 +0000 516551 at http://supermarketnews.com H-E-B opens chef-inspired restaurant http://supermarketnews.com/he-butt-grocery-co/h-e-b-opens-chef-inspired-restaurant <div class="node-body article-body">H-E-B has opened a restaurant whose menu was designed by chef Randy Evans, the company’s just-named director of restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/he-butt-grocery-co/h-e-b-opens-chef-inspired-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/he-butt-grocery-co/h-e-b-opens-chef-inspired-restaurant#comments Latest News Store Design & Construction H.E. Butt Grocery Co. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:38:00 +0000 516531 at http://supermarketnews.com California retailers enact drought measures http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures <div class="node-body article-body">California retailers are finding new ways to conserve water as they adjust to the state’s ongoing drought. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Government California Raley's Supermarkets Safeway Save Mart Supermarkets Stater Bros. Markets Unified Grocers Online 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0000 516481 at http://supermarketnews.com Ellwood Thompson's announces wage increase http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ellwood-thompsons-announces-wage-increase <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Richmond, Va.-based natural grocer Ellwood Thompson&rsquo;s said it would raise its minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, effective today.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ellwood-thompsons-announces-wage-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ellwood-thompsons-announces-wage-increase#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:54:00 +0000 516471 at http://supermarketnews.com Weis sets cap-ex spending at $92 million http://supermarketnews.com/weis-markets/weis-sets-cap-ex-spending-92-million <div class="node-body article-body">Weis Markets said Thursday it plans to invest $92 million in capital spending this year to grow and upgrade its store base, information technology systems and supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/weis-markets/weis-sets-cap-ex-spending-92-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/weis-markets/weis-sets-cap-ex-spending-92-million#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Weis Markets Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:21:00 +0000 516461 at http://supermarketnews.com Ahold to open fresh format in Boston http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/ahold-open-fresh-format-boston <div class="node-body article-body">Ahold USA, which quietly opened an urban fresh format recently in Philadelphia, is evidently doing the same in Boston. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/ahold-open-fresh-format-boston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/ahold-open-fresh-format-boston#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Small Format Supermarket Organic & Natural Ahold USA Bhavdeep Singh Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:13:00 +0000 516411 at http://supermarketnews.com Worker retention law passes in another California city http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/worker-retention-law-passes-another-california-city <div class="node-body article-body">The Alameda, Calif., city council passed an ordinance Wednesday that protects workers whose stores change ownership, according to United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 5.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/worker-retention-law-passes-another-california-city" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/worker-retention-law-passes-another-california-city#comments Latest News Retail & Financial California Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:11:00 +0000 516391 at http://supermarketnews.com Safeway vet Rempel takes CIO job at Rite Aid http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/safeway-vet-rempel-takes-cio-job-rite-aid <div class="node-body article-body">Rite Aid said Wednesday that it has appointed Safeway veteran Steve Rempel as SVP and chief information officer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/safeway-vet-rempel-takes-cio-job-rite-aid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/safeway-vet-rempel-takes-cio-job-rite-aid#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Safeway Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:11:00 +0000 516341 at http://supermarketnews.com Aldi invades Richmond http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-invades-richmond <div class="node-body article-body">​Aldi opened its first two stores in the Richmond, Va., market on Thursday, the company said.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-invades-richmond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-invades-richmond#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Limited Assortment Aldi Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:09:00 +0000 516321 at http://supermarketnews.com 'Pure food' trend a boon to supermarkets, analyst says http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/pure-food-trend-boon-supermarkets-analyst-says <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The so-called mainstreaming; of the health and wellness trend is increasingly tarnishing iconic food suppliers while helping supermarket retailers in particular gain a greater control of food industry profits, an analyst said Wednesday.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/pure-food-trend-boon-supermarkets-analyst-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/pure-food-trend-boon-supermarkets-analyst-says#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Health & Wellness Organic & Natural Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:02:00 +0000 516271 at http://supermarketnews.com