Supplier News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6696/more en Walmart 2Q earnings dip, outlook trimmed http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-2q-earnings-dip-outlook-trimmed <div class="node-body article-body">Higher expenses for investments in e-commerce and the workforce triggered a 15.1% decline in second quarter earnings for Wal-Mart Stores, the retailer said Tuesday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-2q-earnings-dip-outlook-trimmed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-2q-earnings-dip-outlook-trimmed#comments Latest News Walmart Nonfood & Pharmacy Supplier News Online Retail Center Store Wal-Mart Stores Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:37:00 +0000 525211 at http://supermarketnews.com From Target to Instacart: Five highlights from GMA Forum http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/target-instacart-five-highlights-gma-forum <div class="node-body article-body">The consumer packaged goods industry has a lot on its plate, all of which was evident at the GMA Leadership Forum in Colorado Springs this past weekend.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/target-instacart-five-highlights-gma-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/target-instacart-five-highlights-gma-forum#comments Latest News Supplier News Online Retail Center Store GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:35:00 +0000 525151 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers, CPGs strive to crack code on Millennials http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-cpgs-strive-crack-code-millennials <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The food industry is desperately trying to understand Gen Y consumers, and many of the clues are already within grasp, according to speakers at the GMA Leadership Forum in Colorado Springs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-cpgs-strive-crack-code-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/retailers-cpgs-strive-crack-code-millennials#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Supplier News GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association IGA Sun, 16 Aug 2015 14:49:00 +0000 525141 at http://supermarketnews.com Kraft Heinz is eliminating 2,500 jobs http://supermarketnews.com/kraft-heinz-eliminating-2500-jobs <div class="node-body link-body">Fortune — In a widely expected move, Kraft Heinz is cutting 2,500 jobs, the company announced Wednesday. That amounts to 5% of the company’s 46,000 employees, with affected workers located in the U.S. and Canada.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/kraft-heinz-eliminating-2500-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Recommended Reading Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:16:00 +0000 524901 at http://supermarketnews.com Greenhouse to supply Roundy's with 1M pounds of produce http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/greenhouse-supply-roundys-1m-pounds-produce <div class="node-body article-body">BrightFarms broke ground Thursday on a 160,000-square-foot greenhouse that will exclusively supply Roundy’s stores with 1 million pounds of produce a year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/greenhouse-supply-roundys-1m-pounds-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce-floral/greenhouse-supply-roundys-1m-pounds-produce#comments Latest News Produce & Floral Supplier News Roundy's Supermarkets Fri, 07 Aug 2015 15:38:00 +0000 524621 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Roundy&#39;s CEO Bob Mariano and BrightFarms CEO Paul Lightfoot broke ground on the greenhouse on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of BrightFarms)</p> Holbrook to succeed Cooper at Daymon http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/holbrook-succeed-cooper-daymon <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Holbrook will replace Daymon Worldwide’s retiring CEO Carla Cooper, effective Sept. 1, the company’s board of directors announced Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/holbrook-succeed-cooper-daymon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/holbrook-succeed-cooper-daymon#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Supplier News Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18:32:00 +0000 524531 at http://supermarketnews.com Kraft shareholders approve merger with Heinz http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/kraft-shareholders-approve-merger-heinz <div class="node-body article-body">Kraft Foods Group announced that its shareholders voted to approve its merger with the H.J. Heinz Co.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/kraft-shareholders-approve-merger-heinz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/supplier-news/kraft-shareholders-approve-merger-heinz#comments Latest News Supplier News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:08:00 +0000 522101 at http://supermarketnews.com ConAgra plans to exit private brands http://supermarketnews.com/conagra-plans-exit-private-brands <div class="node-body link-body">The Wall Street Journal — ConAgra Foods Inc., under pressure from an activist investor, said it plans to jettison its struggling private-label business less than three years after spending $5 billion to buy it. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/conagra-plans-exit-private-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Recommended Reading Private Label Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:46:00 +0000 522061 at http://supermarketnews.com Heinz shakes up Kraft management ahead of Buffett-backed merger http://supermarketnews.com/heinz-shakes-kraft-management-ahead-buffett-backed-merger <div class="node-body link-body">Bloomberg Business — H.J. Heinz’s leadership is wasting no time shaking up Kraft Foods Group Inc. The companies announced a raft of management changes Monday ahead of their planned merger, which is scheduled to go to a shareholder vote this week. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/heinz-shakes-kraft-management-ahead-buffett-backed-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Executive Changes Supplier News Recommended Reading Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:30:00 +0000 522021 at http://supermarketnews.com General Mills to remove artificial flavors, colors from cereal http://supermarketnews.com/general-mills-remove-artificial-flavors-colors-cereal <div class="node-body link-body">General Mills announced it plans to remove artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources from all its cereals.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/general-mills-remove-artificial-flavors-colors-cereal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supplier News Recommended Reading Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:39:00 +0000 521291 at http://supermarketnews.com