Latest News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6691/more en Safeway, Albertsons raising funds to fight childhood hunger http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/safeway-albertsons-raising-funds-fight-childhood-hunger <div class="node-body article-body">Shoppers at Safeway and Albertsons will be able to help fight childhood hunger during the month of April in the second year of an anti-hunger effort, the companies said Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/safeway-albertsons-raising-funds-fight-childhood-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/safeway-albertsons-raising-funds-fight-childhood-hunger#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial Albertsons Hunger relief Safeway Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:55:00 +0000 514341 at http://supermarketnews.com Tops sales rise, loss declines http://supermarketnews.com/tops-friendly-markets/tops-sales-rise-loss-declines <div class="node-body article-body">Tops Friendly Markets said Friday pro forma sales increased and the net loss declined for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 27.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/tops-friendly-markets/tops-sales-rise-loss-declines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/tops-friendly-markets/tops-sales-rise-loss-declines#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Quarterly Results Tops Friendly Markets Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:48:00 +0000 514311 at http://supermarketnews.com Services set for Thomas Wilson of McKinsey http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/services-set-thomas-wilson-mckinsey <div class="node-body article-body">Memorial and funeral services have been scheduled for Thomas W. Wilson Jr., a consumer products and grocery consultant, who died of heart failure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/services-set-thomas-wilson-mckinsey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/services-set-thomas-wilson-mckinsey#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Obituaries Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:09:00 +0000 514291 at http://supermarketnews.com Coborn's moving to Affiliated Midwest for private label http://supermarketnews.com/coborns/coborns-moving-affiliated-midwest-private-label <div class="node-body article-body">Coborn’s said Friday it is switching distribution channels for its private-label products from Supervalu to Affiliated Foods Midwest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/coborns/coborns-moving-affiliated-midwest-private-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/coborns/coborns-moving-affiliated-midwest-private-label#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Coborn's Minnesota private label wholesalers Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:12:00 +0000 514281 at http://supermarketnews.com Aldi to reopen 30 Bottom Dollar sites http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-reopen-30-bottom-dollar-sites <div class="node-body article-body">Aldi U.S. said Friday that fewer than half of the 66 Bottom Dollar stores it acquired from Delhaize will reopen as Aldi stores. The announcement came as the companies completed the $15 million deal which was first announced late last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-reopen-30-bottom-dollar-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/limited-assortment/aldi-reopen-30-bottom-dollar-sites#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Limited Assortment Aldi Delhaize America Mergers & Acquisitions Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:05:00 +0000 514271 at http://supermarketnews.com Sprouts site draws local protests http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-site-draws-local-protests <div class="node-body article-body">Sprouts Farmers Market said it is “working closely” with civic and other business groups “to assure responsible and sustainable development” of a parcel of land in Northern California where it plans to build a store.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-site-draws-local-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/sprouts-site-draws-local-protests#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores California Sprouts Farmers Market Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:12:00 +0000 514231 at http://supermarketnews.com Festival Foods promotes Greenfield, Mesich http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/festival-foods-promotes-greenfield-mesich-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Festival Foods on Thursday said that COO Marlin Greenfield will transition into a new role as senior operations leader for the company, and Mike Mesich, previously VP of store operations, has been promoted to SVP operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/festival-foods-promotes-greenfield-mesich-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/festival-foods-promotes-greenfield-mesich-0#comments Latest News Executive Changes Festival Foods 2015 Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:48:00 +0000 514221 at http://supermarketnews.com C&S plants site for workplace gardens http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/cs-plants-site-workplace-gardens <div class="node-body article-body">C&S Wholesale Grocers has launched a new website to help businesses learn from its workplace gardens program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/cs-plants-site-workplace-gardens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/cs-plants-site-workplace-gardens#comments Community Service Latest News Retail & Financial C&S Wholesale Grocers Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:31:00 +0000 514201 at http://supermarketnews.com Consumers want seamless online-offline shopping: Study http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/consumers-want-seamless-online-offline-shopping-study <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers must offer a seamless bridge between online and offline experiences, according to a study of consumer attitudes toward digital shopping by a global management consulting firm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/consumers-want-seamless-online-offline-shopping-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/consumers-want-seamless-online-offline-shopping-study#comments Consumer Trends Latest News Online Retail Digital marketing Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:54:00 +0000 514151 at http://supermarketnews.com The Fresh Market introduces employee sales bonuses http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-introduces-employee-sales-bonuses <div class="node-body article-body">The Fresh Market has developed a bonus plan for its 12,000-plus employees that enables them to earn more mony based on sales rather than tenure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-introduces-employee-sales-bonuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/fresh-market-introduces-employee-sales-bonuses#comments Latest News Retail & Financial The Fresh Market 2015 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:04:00 +0000 514141 at http://supermarketnews.com