Retailers http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6726/more en Walmart and the next strategic battlefield: People http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-and-next-strategic-battlefield-people <div class="node-body article-body">Progressive chains in the industry are using their people as a strategic advantage to deliver a superior shopping experience and drive higher efficiency through a motivated work force.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-and-next-strategic-battlefield-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-and-next-strategic-battlefield-people#comments Retail & Financial Walmart Wal-Mart Stores Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:14:00 +0000 510941 at http://supermarketnews.com Safeway to sell first Fair Trade seafood http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood <div class="node-body article-body">Safeway plans to offer Fair Trade Certified seafood, starting with wild-caught tuna. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/seafood/safeway-sell-first-fair-trade-seafood#comments Latest News Safeway Seafood Sustainability Safeway Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:46:00 +0000 510911 at http://supermarketnews.com 'Thunder' to reach produce at Ahold's U.S. stores http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/thunder-reach-produce-aholds-us-stores <div class="node-body article-body">The third phase of Ahold's "Project Thunder" transformations — this one focused on a comprehensive revamping of produce departments at its U.S. stores — is underway with a goal of improving produce sales by 3% to 5% at renovated locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/thunder-reach-produce-aholds-us-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/thunder-reach-produce-aholds-us-stores#comments Retail & Financial Ahold USA Ahold USA Quarterly Results Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:53:00 +0000 510831 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Walmart's worker wages plan and other trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-walmarts-worker-wages-plan-and-other-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Articles and galleries about Whole Foods, Kroger, Raley's and Albertsons-Safeway also caught the eye of SN's e-newsletter readers.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-walmarts-worker-wages-plan-and-other-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-walmarts-worker-wages-plan-and-other-trending-stories#comments Retail & Financial Walmart Seafood Photo Gallery Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:39:00 +0000 509401 at http://supermarketnews.com Safeway's Herring joining Ahold as non-perishable SVP http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeways-herring-joining-ahold-non-perishable-svp <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ahold USA on Friday announced that Tonya Herring has been appointed to SVP, non-perishable merchandising effective Feb. 23.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeways-herring-joining-ahold-non-perishable-svp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeways-herring-joining-ahold-non-perishable-svp#comments Retail & Financial Executive Changes Ahold USA Ahold USA Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:47:00 +0000 508711 at http://supermarketnews.com In a first, Publix toppled from No. 1 spot in grocery satisfaction http://supermarketnews.com/first-publix-toppled-no-1-spot-grocery-satisfaction <div class="node-body link-body">The Tampa Bay Times reports that Publix Super Markets, the Florida juggernaut of the grocery industry, was toppled from its No. 1 national industry ranking for the first time by two other chains, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, or ACSI.</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/first-publix-toppled-no-1-spot-grocery-satisfaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Publix Recommended Reading Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:32:00 +0000 508661 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart to bump worker pay; Q4 sales up http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bump-worker-pay-q4-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday announced details of a plan to overhaul its approach to hiring, training, scheduling and compensation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bump-worker-pay-q4-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bump-worker-pay-q4-sales#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Greg Foran Quarterly Results Registration Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:39:00 +0000 508621 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart expands online grocery shopping efforts after strong repeat business http://supermarketnews.com/walmart-expands-online-grocery-shopping-efforts-after-strong-repeat-business <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Walmart expanded its online grocery-shopping service, which allows customers to shop online then pick up at their local stores, to a new market: Huntsville, Ala.</p> </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/walmart-expands-online-grocery-shopping-efforts-after-strong-repeat-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Online Retail Recommended Reading Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:24:00 +0000 507401 at http://supermarketnews.com Wal-Mart adding stores in $340M Canadian expansion http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-adding-stores-340m-canadian-expansion <div class="node-body link-body">Wal-Mart Stores said it would invest about $340 million this fiscal year to expand in Canada, lower than what it had budgeted for last year, according to the Toronto Sun.</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/wal-mart-adding-stores-340m-canadian-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:53:00 +0000 506911 at http://supermarketnews.com Top Kroger manager dies in fall from cliff http://supermarketnews.com/top-kroger-manager-dies-fall-cliff <div class="node-body link-body">Family, friends and Kroger colleagues are mourning the death of Jason M. Lazor, the 36-year-old man who fell more than 200 feet from a cliff at Red River Gorge over the weekend, according to Cincinnati.com.</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/top-kroger-manager-dies-fall-cliff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kroger Recommended Reading Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:23:00 +0000 506581 at http://supermarketnews.com