Organic food sales are setting records as more mainstream Americans fill their shopping carts with everything from eggs to gummy fruit snacks.
A comparison between Lidl stores in Europe and the first wave of US stores suggests the retailer is moving “away from the hard discount model as we know it in Europe,” according to an analysis by Bernstein.
Schnuck Markets has launched a test pilot at three St. Louis metro-area stores involving robots that scan store aisles three times a day to ensure products are stocked and placed properly.
Weis Markets Inc. has introduced the Nourish Your Gut program. The Sunbury, Pa.-based grocer’s latest chain-wide health-and-wellness initiative features in-store signage highlighting 15 foods that provide naturally occurring prebiotic fibers or probiotics known to promote digestive ‘gut’ health.
Hy-Vee Inc. plans to build a $64 million production facility in Ankeny, Iowa, that will house the West Des Moines-based chain’s prepared foods commissary, central bakery and meal kit division.
Street Corner has long been associated with mall locations. Now, the convenience store franchisor is adding another focus to its portfolio. In addition to further building up its mall presence, Street Corner is pursuing opportunities in urban areas with its new “urban superette” concept.
A quarter of grocers are putting more money toward these promotions, but they’re abandoning half of available trade dollars on the table.
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Health consciousness, more solo households and convenience are among the reasons more U.S. consumers, particularly young adults, are eating snack foods as part of their main meals.
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