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Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

ARMONK, N.Y. — Walmart and Kroger Co., two of the nation’s biggest retailers, are participating in a major blockchain collaboration with IBM Corp. and food companies to bolster consumer confidence in the global food system. IBM said Tuesday that is working with the consortium — also including Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, McCormick and Co.,

Walmart’s McMillon admonishes Trump over Charlottesville

Walmart’s McMillon admonishes Trump over Charlottesville

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon has reprimanded President Donald Trump over his response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. In a statement posted Tuesday on a Walmart website, McMillon wrote, “The role we play in communities around the country to build a more diverse and inclusive society is

Target adds two food and beverage VPs

Target adds two food and beverage VPs

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. said on Monday it was hiring two senior executives to advance the retailer’s food and beverage strategy. Mark Kenny, currently at Walmart, will join Target as vice president divisional, meat and fresh prepared food, with oversight for the meat, seafood, deli, bakery and prepared food categories. Liz Nordlie, now at General

Albertsons taps Turner as senior advisor

Albertsons taps Turner as senior advisor

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it has appointed former Microsoft chief operating officer Kevin Turner to serve as vice chairman of the board of managers at its direct parent company, AB Acquisition LLC. Turner will also serve as senior advisor to Albertsons chairman and chief executive officer Bob Miller. Turner brings extensive

Walmart seeks to boost U.S. manufacturing

Walmart seeks to boost U.S. manufacturing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Walmart on Wednesday proposed a series of policy moves that it says would boost U.S. manufacturing, create jobs for Americans and reduce imports. “As we’ve worked over the last four years alongside our suppliers toward our goal to source an additional $250 billion in products that support American jobs, we’ve learned a

Walmart spotlights U.S.-made Hello Products

Walmart spotlights U.S.-made Hello Products

Hello Products LLC has been featured in Walmart’s campaign on its initiative to spend $250 billion on U.S.-made products through 2023. The “naturally friendly” oral care company, based in Montclair, N.J., manufactures toothpaste for adults and kids, as well as toothbrushes and breath spray. “We think this is a really big deal for many reasons,

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