December 18, 2018

Kroger announces replacement CFO, tech innovations

On Dec. 17, 2018 Kroger announced its current CFO J. Michael Schlotman will retire effective April 3, 2019, coinciding with the end of Kroger’s fiscal end. Schlotman will continue as […]

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December 14, 2018

Raley’s sells its fuel business to Anabi Oil

Raley’s recently announced plans to sell its Aisle 1 fuel stations to Anabi Oil, a Southern California family business and convenience store operator. Anabi Oil owns and operates more than […]

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December 14, 2018

Whole Foods Market and Instacart part ways

Since Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market in 2017, the industry has expected the Whole Foods Market-Instacart partnership to come to an end, with Amazon’s own services to deliver groceries […]

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December 6, 2018

C&S Wholesale Grocers to Acquire Olean Wholesale Grocery

On Dec. 5, 2018, C&S Wholesale Grocers announced it had signed an agreement to acquire Olean Wholesale Grocery Co-Op based in Olean, NY. The sale is expected to close in […]

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December 6, 2018

Eddie Lampert proposes $4.6 million bid to save Sears

On Dec. 6, 2018, ESL Investments, the investment firm headed by Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert, submitted a $4.6 billion proposal to help save bankrupt retailer Sears Holdings with the purchase […]

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December 6, 2018

Giant Food announces $175-million investment

On Dec. 4, 2018 grocery chain Giant Food announced it would make a $175 million capital investment into expansion and improvement over the next two years. Plans include one new […]

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December 6, 2018

Landec acquires Yucatan Foods

On Dec. 3, 2018, Landec Natural Foods announced that it had added Yucatan and Cabo Fresh guacamole brands to its portfolio of plant-based products. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Apio, Inc […]

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November 30, 2018

Kraft Heinz acquires Primal Nutrition

Kraft Heinz acquires Primal Nutrition On Nov. 30, 2018, The Kraft Heinz Company announced today it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Primal Nutrition, maker of Primal Kitchen […]

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November 30, 2018

Sprouts CEO to leave company at year-end

On Nov. 30, Sprouts Farmers Market announced that Amin Maredia, the company’s CEO and Board member, will leave the company on Dec. 30 to pursue other interests. Sprouts president and […]

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November 27, 2018

BJ’s Wholesale Club Expands to Eastern Michigan

BJ’s Wholesale Club announced its plan to expand to Eastern Michigan with the opening of two new clubs in 2019. The new clubs and gas stations, located in Madison Heights […]

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