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Two Publix Vice Presidents to Retire; New Vice President Announced

Today, Publix Super Markets CEO Todd Jones announced the retirement of two officers and promotion of a new officer.

After 30 years of dedicated service, Vice President of Finance Gino DiGrazia has announced his decision to retire at the end of this year.

DiGrazia, 60, began his Publix career in 1992 as manager of business analysis and reporting in Lakeland, Florida. In 1997, he was promoted to director and to vice president & controller in 2002. In 2012, he was named vice president of finance.

“Gino’s dedication to helping our retail..."

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Sep 20 8:29 AM, General News



Celebrate Organic Month with Natural Grocers®: September 15th - 17th, 2022

Natural Grocers® is pleased to announce special shopping incentives and educational efforts September 15th-17th in continued celebration of Organic Month. Customers are invited to enjoy additional in-store savings of up to 52% off on a variety of organic products, free samples, stellar {N}power® membership discounts and an opportunity to support pesticide-free public spaces with Beyond Pesticides.

FREE SAMPLES, SAVINGS & {N}POWER® PERKS

- September 15th Only: The first 200 shoppers at each store will receive a free sample size packet (1.75 oz.)...

 

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Sep 15 8:50 AM, General News


Meijer Makes Dinner Decisions Easy with Launch of Crafted Market Heat-and-Eat Meals

Meijer announced today the launch of its latest offering that caters to customers in need of convenience – its new line of restaurant-style, single-serve Crafted Market by Meijer heat-and-eat meals. Crafted Market meals are now available in the deli section of all Meijer stores.

"We have a long history of centering convenience and quality in our deli experience for our customers, so expanding our ready-to-heat options just makes sense," said Marlys Roberts, Meijer Merchandising Director of Deli and Bakery...

 

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Aug 24 8:00 AM, General News


Giant Eagle Extends Its Leadership in Food Safety With Adoption of SmartSense IoT Framework

SmartSense by Digi®, part of Digi International – a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions – today announced it has expanded its relationship with Giant Eagle, Inc., one of the nation’s leading food, fuel and pharmacy retailers. SmartSense protects Giant Eagle’s 215 pharmacies and provides digital task management for its 175 grocery properties and 92 convenience stores. With the latest phase of IoT deployment including 32,000 new SmartSense digital temperature monitoring devices to remotely, automatically and continuously monitor its critical food assets...

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Mar 23 9:40 AM, General News


Southeastern Grocers Named One of America’s Most Trusted Companies for 2022 by Newsweek

Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is featured as the top supermarket in the retail space in Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Trusted Companies 2022. SEG is ranked third among 32 businesses in the retail category and is one of only 400 U.S. companies recognized for customer and employee trust. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider...

 

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Mar 23 8:00 AM, General News


Kroger Fulfillment Network Expands to Three New Cities

The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, today announced at its 2022 Business Update in Orlando it will offer more Americans delivery through the addition of spoke facilities in Austin and San Antonio, TX and Birmingham, AL powered by the Kroger Fulfillment Network and Ocado Group. As a continuation of Kroger's successful entry into Florida in 2021 without physical stores, the new Texas and Alabama facilities will serve as new geographies for the organization, bringing innovation and modern e-commerce to the cities and extending the grocer's reach and ability to provide...

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Mar 7 8:00 AM, General News


Nasoya Fires Up Grocery Distribution for Plantspired Steak

Nasoya, a leader in the plant-based foods revolution and maker of the country's #1 brand of tofu, is debuting its premium Plantspired® Steak at grocers nationwide this spring. The initial availability at Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores follows a successful 2021 launch at nearly 200 WaBa Grills, the healthy, fast casual rice bowl chain.

Nasoya's Plantspired Steak features tender steak-like strips that are marinated then charcoal-grilled to perfection over an open flame, boasting 14 grams of plant-based protein per serving. Available in a Korean BBQ variety...

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Mar 2 9:26 AM, General News


Kroger's Fred Meyer Stores Launch Loop in Portland, Oregon Metro

The Kroger Co., America's largest grocery retailer, and Loop, the circular reuse platform developed by TerraCycle, have launched a new way for customers to shop, offering a selection of products in reusable packaging rather than in single-use plastic.

Through a first-of-its-kind partnership in the U.S., customers can now walk into one of 25 Kroger-owned Fred Meyer stores in the Portland metro area and purchase more than 20 products from leading consumer brands packaged in reusable containers.

"Kroger is committed to achieving lasting positive change..."

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Feb 23 8:40 AM, General News


Publix Ranked No. 4 on Inaugural Forbes Halo 100 List

Publix has been named to the inaugural Forbes Halo 100 list, ranking No. 4 out of 100 companies and No. 1 in the grocery industry. The list recognizes companies customers say are excelling at delivering great customer experiences in a responsible way.

“For more than 90 years, we’ve been passionately focused on customer value,” said Publix Director of Communications Maria Brous. “Our customers know they’ll have a pleasurable shopping experience, receive help from friendly, knowledgeable associates and find unique, quality products at Publix. Being named to this list is a..."

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Feb 2 9:02 AM, General News


Meijer Commits to 50 Percent Carbon Emission Reduction Goal by 2025

Midwestern retailer Meijer announced today an ambitious goal to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2025. Rooted in the company's mission to be a good neighbor, Meijer integrates environmental sustainability into daily operations and is committed to continual improvement through smart decisions and innovations that benefit customers and the broader community.

"At Meijer, we believe in taking responsibility for the well-being of the world around us," Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. "We are reducing carbon emissions not only because it makes good business..."

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Jan 18 9:51 AM, General News


Publix Vice President of Marketing to Retire; New Vice President Announced

After 48 years of dedicated service, Publix Super Markets’ Vice President of Marketing Mark Irby has announced his decision to retire at the end of February 2022.

Irby, 66, began his Publix career in 1973 at the sign shop in Lakeland, Florida. After working in various capacities within that department, in 1983, he transferred into the advertising department as a marketing and research manager. In 1988, he was promoted to director of marketing and advertising and to his current role in 1989.

“Mark’s dedication to helping build, promote, protect..."

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Dec 21 8:07 AM, General News


The Kroger Family of Companies to Hire 20,000 Associates

The Kroger Co. today announced its Family of Companies' second nationwide hybrid hiring event, including virtual and on-site interviews, will take place from 2-5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 13. The organization's mission is to hire 20,000 associates by finding talent for retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, supply chain, merchandising, logistics, corporate, and pharmacy and healthcare roles.

"The Kroger Family of Companies is eager to welcome 20,000 associates to our organization as we prepare for an incredible holiday season where customers are planning to return to larger family gatherings and..."

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Oct 6 8:36 AM, General News


Publix to Hire 30,000 Associates in Fourth Quarter of 2021

Publix plans to hire approximately 30,000 associates across the company’s seven-state operating area through the remainder of the year. The company will hire associates to work in stores, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities for nonseasonal positions.

“As we continue to grow, having a dedicated team ready to meet our needs is vitally important,” said Publix Vice President of Human Resources Marcy Benton. “Whether associates are new to the workforce or making a career change, Publix provides great benefits and a strong culture in which its associates build long..."

 

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Oct 5 7:58 AM, General News







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