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Celebrate 67 Years with Natural Grocers®, August 18th-20th, 2022
Natural Grocers®, the largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer in the U.S., celebrates its 67th anniversary August 18th – August 20th. Customers are invited to a three-day celebration offering Epic SavingsSM, prizes, giveaways and more.
NATURAL GROCERS THEN & NOW67 years ago, Margaret and Phillip Isely went door-to-door in Golden, Colorado educating their neighbors about nutrition and handing out samples of homemade whole grain bread. Margaret's passion for nutritional education, natural foods and supplements spread throughout the community and soon they opened a store...
Instacart Enables Online Catering Ordering and Delivery for Grocers in the Instacart App
Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced that grocers can use FoodStorm's order management system (OMS) with the Instacart App, making it easier to offer online ordering and delivery of catering items. Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace is the first retailer to connect their FoodStorm OMS directly with their Instacart App storefront, allowing customers across New York and New Jersey to easily place catering orders online, while streamlining the process for store associates to manage orders.
FoodStorm can now be integrated with the Instacart App...
Kroger Launches Boost Membership for Customers Nationwide
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced the national launch of Boost by Kroger, which represents the latest expansion of its industry-leading loyalty program. The annual membership provides customers unlimited free grocery delivery on orders of $35 or more, fuel discounts of up to $1 per gallon and additional savings on Our Brands products. Kroger estimates the membership can save customers more $1,000 per year on fuel and grocery delivery.
"As customers continue to evolve how they shop and eat, this expansion of our loyalty program..."
Kroger #25 on Axios Harris Poll 100 Ranking of Most Visible U.S. Companies
The Kroger Co. today announced it ranked #25 on the 2022 Axios Harris Poll 100, an annual ranking of the reputations of the most visible U.S. companies.
"As the nation's largest grocer, Kroger is changing the way America eats," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO. "Every day, we bring exciting innovations to life that ensure our customers find the foods they want – anything, anytime, anywhere – with zero compromise. We are committed to delivering the freshest food at affordable prices and cultivating a purpose-driven environment where..."
Kroger Fulfillment Network Expands to Central Ohio
The Kroger Co. America's largest grocery retailer, today announced it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of a spoke facility in Central Ohio powered by the Ocado Group. The addition of a delivery "spoke" brings innovation and modern e-commerce to the Central Ohio area, including Columbus, and will extend the grocer's reach and ability to provide fresh and friendly services to its customers.
"We're proud to expand the Kroger fulfillment network in our home state," said Gabriel Arreaga, Kroger's senior vice president and chief supply chain officer....
Natural Grocers® Maintains Commitment to Affordable Prices During Record Inflation
"Inflation" is a word at the forefront of many conversations right now—for good reason. From gas stations to department stores, consumers are feeling the pressure of rising prices. Customers at Natural Grocers®, the nation's largest family-operated organic and natural grocery retailer, can shop with confidence knowing they can still get high-quality organic and natural products at Always AffordableSM prices.
ALWAYS AFFORDABLE PRICES: A FOUNDING PRINCIPLE
"Our parents founded Natural Grocers in 1955 with the belief that everyone should have access to affordable healthy..."
Hofmann Sausage Company Adds Ingles Markets as a Grocery Retailer
Hofmann Sausage Company announces that three of its retail hot dog items are now being sold chainwide in Ingles Markets. As of May 1st, Ingles Markets sells Hofmann Skinless German Franks, Skinless Beef Franks, and Skinless Dinner Franks.
Ingles Markets is based in Asheville, North Carolina, where the company began in 1963. The grocery chain operates 200 grocery stores in the southeastern United States with annual sales of almost $4 billion. Ingles Markets are in the following states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Virginia...
Publix and Instacart Debut Carrot Warehouses in Miami
Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the United States with 1,295 grocery stores across several Southeastern states, and Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, are debuting 15-minute delivery in Miami powered by Instacart's nano-fulfillment solution, Carrot Warehouses. Starting today and rolling out over the coming weeks, customers in Miami's Brickell, Coral Gables and Wynwood neighborhoods will be able to have a wide range of fresh produce, pantry staples, household goods and more delivered from Publix in as fast as 15-minutes, whether it's early morning or...
Giant Food Welcomes Brian Wanner as New Vice President of Human Resources
Giant Food, the leading greater Washington D.C. regional grocery chain, today announces that Brian Wanner will join the company as Vice President of Human Resources effective May 9, 2022. In his new role, Wanner will be responsible for leading end-to-end human resources functions, including spearheading the development and evolution of a human resources strategy that continues to foster a culture of inclusion, learning and engagement.
Previously Wanner served as the Director of Talent & Culture for The GIANT Company, another Ahold Delhaize brand. Wanner's two decades...
Publix Reports First Quarter 2022 Results and Stock Price
Publix’s sales for the three months ended March 26, 2022 were $13.2 billion, a 13.5% increase from $11.7 billion in 2021. Comparable store sales for the three months ended March 26, 2022 increased 11.7%.
Net earnings for the three months ended March 26, 2022 were $618 million, compared to $1.5 billion in 2021, a decrease of 58.7%. Earnings per share for the three months ended March 26, 2022 decreased to $0.90 per share, down from $2.16 per share in 2021. Excluding the impact of net...
The Kroger Family of Companies Hosting Spring Hiring Event on April 30 to Fill 23,000 Roles
The Kroger Co. today announced a spring hiring event scheduled for Saturday, April 30, the grocer's third nationwide hybrid hiring event. The Kroger Family of Companies is hiring for 23,000 open roles across all departments, including retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply chain, merchandising, logistics, corporate, pharmacy and healthcare roles. The event will take place from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET for virtual interviews and 1 p.m.–5 p.m. local time for nationwide, on-site interviews.
"After our successful fall hiring event, we are eager..."
Kroger, America's Largest Grocery Retailer, Commences Hiring for Grocery Delivery in South Florida
The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, is now hiring more than 200 associates as it prepares to bring Kroger Delivery to the South Florida market this summer, providing fresh food and the convenient, exceptional service to area residents. The retailer, which currently operates the service in three major Florida markets, is offering competitive wages, flexible hours, and exceptional benefits.
Reflecting the dynamic South Florida region, the grocery retailer plans to hire talented individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. Kroger Delivery is recruiting drivers, as well...
Shane Sampson Named Executive Chairman of The Save Mart Companies
The Save Mart Companies and Kingswood Capital Management, LP announced today that Shane Sampson has been named executive chairman of the California-based, regional grocery retailer.
Sampson is a fourth-generation grocer who brings nearly four decades of experience to The Save Mart Companies in building brands, implementing innovative marketing and merchandising programs, and leading strategic operations. He started his career in a local grocery store as a retail clerk and learned the grocery business from the ground up, which culminated in being named Albertsons Companies' Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer. He was instrumental in driving Albertsons' merchandising strategy during a period of monumental growth during which he oversaw significant development and innovation of digital and e-commerce strategies, rapidly scaled its private label brands and built customer and associate engagement across 2,300 stores. As a result, he was recognized as Mass Market Retailer's Merchant of the Year in 2017 and received the Retail TouchPoints' 2018 Innovator Award.
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