October 30, 2018

Schnucks Markets to expand shelf-auditing robot to 15 stores

After Schnucks Markets and Simbe robotics kicked off a pilot project that introduced Tally, an autonomous shelf-scanning robot, to capture deeper, real-time insights into on-shelf operations in three of its […]

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October 30, 2018

Blue Apron, Jet.com partner to bring meal kits to online grocery retail

On Oct. 30, 2018, Blue Apron Holdings Inc. announced a partnership with Walmart-owned Jet.com to sell its meal kits to urban customers in New York, New Jersey and Hoboken. This […]

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October 29, 2018

Wakefern announces record retail sales of $16.5 billion

On Oct. 26, 2018, Wakefern Food Corp. reported record retail sales of $16.5 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 29, 2018, a 1.6 percent increase from 2017. The […]

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October 25, 2018

Costco to expand corporate headquarters at Issaquah

On Oct. 24, The Seattle Times reported that Costco is adding a new office building and parking garage to its headquarters in the Seattle suburb of Issaquah. The project will […]

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October 25, 2018

Meijer expands Midwest home delivery to include pick-up option

On Oct. 24, 2018, Meijer announced the expansion of its home delivery program to include a pick-up option at stores across the Midwest. Meijer’s home delivery service is available at […]

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October 24, 2018

Lancaster Colony acquires Bantam Bagels for $34 million

On Oct. 22, 2018, Lancaster Colony Corporation that owns T. Marzetti Company announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-based Bantam Bagels that produces and markets frozen breakfast […]

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October 24, 2018

Sprouts to open seven stores in Q1 followed by 30 new stores in 2019

Since its inception in 2002, Sprouts Farmers Market has expanded to more than 300 stores in 19 states and on Oct. 24, 2018 the retailer announced that it is scheduled […]

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October 22, 2018

Publix announces executive promotions and retirements

On Oct. 22, 2018 Publix CEO & President Todd Jones announced a series of officer promotions effective Jan. 1, 2019. The first on the list was Kevin Murphy, Senior Vice […]

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October 22, 2018

UNFI completes Supervalu acquisition; 19 Shop ’n Save stores to close

On Oct. 22, 2018, United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) completed its acquisition of Supervalu announced in July. The combined entity will be led by UNFI’s Chairman and CEO Steve Spinner […]

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October 18, 2018

Sam’s Club, Instacart expand same-day delivery services

After a successful run of their pilot programs in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin and St. Louis, San Diego, on Oct. 18, 2018 Sam’s Club announced that it was expanding its partnership […]

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