Latest News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6691/more en Fairway workers approve new contract http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fairway-workers-approve-new-contract <div class="node-body article-body">Union workers at Fairway Markets have voted to approve a new three-year contract, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 said Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fairway-workers-approve-new-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fairway-workers-approve-new-contract#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Fri, 22 May 2015 19:22:00 +0000 518871 at http://supermarketnews.com IGA kicks off fifth Wounded Warrior event http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event <div class="node-body article-body">IGA said Friday it has joined forces with the Wounded Warrior Project for the fifth year to raise money through the sale of IGA exclusive brands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/iga-kicks-fifth-wounded-warrior-event#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial IGA Promotions Fri, 22 May 2015 19:03:00 +0000 518861 at http://supermarketnews.com Schnucks joins coconut craze http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/schnucks-joins-coconut-craze <div class="node-body article-body">Schnuck Markets is promoting a variety of coconut products carried throughout its stores, from coconut water to oil. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/schnucks-joins-coconut-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/schnucks-joins-coconut-craze#comments Latest News Beverage Health & Wellness Schnuck Markets Fri, 22 May 2015 16:58:00 +0000 518831 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart announces sweeping update to animal welfare policy http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club U.S. on Friday revealed comprehensive new policies around animal welfare and antibiotic use on farms along with expectations for its suppliers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-announces-sweeping-update-animal-welfare-policy#comments Latest News Walmart Meat Dairy Sustainability Sam's Club Wal-Mart Stores Fri, 22 May 2015 14:40:00 +0000 518791 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts says new-store productivity rises 15% http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-says-new-store-productivity-rises-15 <div class="node-body article-body">New-store productivity at Sprouts Farmers Market has risen by about 15% — to an average of $320,000 per week — as the company has broadened its assortment and shifted its focus from being a specialty store to an everyday healthy grocery store, the company’s CFO told investors Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-says-new-store-productivity-rises-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-says-new-store-productivity-rises-15#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Sprouts Farmers Market Fri, 22 May 2015 00:39:00 +0000 518781 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar Tree plans to re-banner some Family Dollars as test http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-plans-re-banner-some-family-dollars-test <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar Tree plans to begin re-bannering a handful of Family Dollar locations as soon as its acquisition of the company is completed this summer, Robert L. Sasser, president and CEO of Dollar Tree, told analysts Thursday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-plans-re-banner-some-family-dollars-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-plans-re-banner-some-family-dollars-test#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar Tree Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 21 May 2015 20:48:00 +0000 518661 at http://supermarketnews.com Sales slow in Q1 for Fresh Market http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-slow-q1-fresh-market <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market on Thursday reported softer than expected sales for the fiscal first quarter, although earnings met expectations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-slow-q1-fresh-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sales-slow-q1-fresh-market#comments Latest News Retail & Financial The Fresh Market Thu, 21 May 2015 20:40:00 +0000 518651 at http://supermarketnews.com Derderian to succeed Stolarz as Foodtown president http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/derderian-succeed-stolarz-foodtown-president <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Allegiance Retail Services and Foodtown said Thursday that John Derderian has been named the new president of the companies, effective June 1.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/derderian-succeed-stolarz-foodtown-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/derderian-succeed-stolarz-foodtown-president#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Foodtown Thu, 21 May 2015 18:33:00 +0000 518631 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar Tree expects divestitures 'in coming days' http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-expects-divestitures-coming-days <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar Tree said Thursday it expects to reach agreements with buyers “in the coming days” to sell approximately 330 of the 13,000 Family Dollar stores it is acquiring.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-expects-divestitures-coming-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-expects-divestitures-coming-days#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Tree Quarterly Results Thu, 21 May 2015 17:18:00 +0000 518621 at http://supermarketnews.com D'Agostino offers delivery service through Amazon's Prime Now http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dagostino-offers-delivery-service-through-amazons-prime-now <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon.com said Thursday it has added D’Agostino to its Prime Now service, with Westside Market set to offer the delivery service soon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dagostino-offers-delivery-service-through-amazons-prime-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dagostino-offers-delivery-service-through-amazons-prime-now#comments Latest News Retail & Financial D'Agostino Westside Market Thu, 21 May 2015 16:34:00 +0000 518611 at http://supermarketnews.com