November 8, 2018

Giant Food Stores to acquire five Shop ‘n Save locations

On Nov. 6, 2018, Giant Food Stores announced it had entered into an agreement with Supervalu – who was acquired by United Natural Foods Inc. last month – to acquire […]

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November 8, 2018

Selma Postma appointed as brand president for Peapod

On Nov. 8, 2018 online grocer Peapod announced the appointment of Selma Postma to the role of brand president at the company, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Postma joins Ahold Delhaize […]

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November 7, 2018

Amazon to split HQ2 between two cities

On Nov. 5, 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon has plans to divide it’s second headquarters between two cities. People familiar to the decision-making process, have revealed that […]

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November 7, 2018

Whitney Atkins joins IDDBA as VP of Marketing

On Nov. 2, 2018, the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) announced Whitney Atkins as the organization’s new VP of Marketing. Atkins will lead the marketing team and take responsibility […]

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November 5, 2018

BJ’s Wholesale Club announces Judy Werthauser as new board member

In a recent announcement, BJ’s Wholesale Club named Judy Werthauser to its board of directors, effective immediately. The company also announced the departure of Christopher J. Stadler from its board. […]

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November 5, 2018

Kroger toys with Geoffrey to boost holiday sales

On Nov. 2, 2018, retail giant Kroger Co. announced that it had partnered with Geoffrey’s Toy Box – formerly Toys ‘R’ Us – which declared bankruptcy last year. The agreement […]

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November 2, 2018

Ahold Delhaize announces Marc Croonen’s departure

On Nov. 1, Ahold Delhaize announced Marc Croonen, the company’s chief sustainability, transformation and communications officer has decided to leave the company, effective Nov. 1. “I would like to thank […]

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October 31, 2018

Albertsons to fulfil e-commerce orders with AI

On Oct. 30, 2018 Boise, ID-based Albertsons Companies announced it was partnering with Takeoff Technologies to pilot a micro-fulfillment center concept. Takeoff’s artificial intelligence capabilities will help fulfil customers’ online […]

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October 31, 2018

Pepsico acquires Health Warrior, expands into plant-based nutrition

On Oct. 31, 2018 PepsiCo announced it had acquired Health Warrior, a US-based company that makes plant-based, nutrient-dense products including nutrition bars. The food and beverage manufacturer has been transitioning […]

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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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