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Wegmans, Publix honored as top places to work

Wegmans, Publix honored as top places to work

NEW YORK — Wegmans Food Markets Inc. and Publix Super Markets Inc. have made Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019, coming in third and 12th, respectively. Both grocery retailers have appeared on the list every year since it was introduced 22 years ago. Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans has been among the top

NRF: holiday sales gains weaker than expected

NRF: holiday sales gains weaker than expected

WASHINGTON – The holiday season turned out not to have been a particularly merry one for retailers, the National Retail Federation said on Thursday. Retail sales grew a lower-than-expected 2.9% during the two-month period, according to the NRF, which cited U.S. Commerce Department data that had been delayed by nearly a month because of the

Kroger adds payment app, rewards debit card

Kroger adds payment app, rewards debit card

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. said Wednesday that it is introducing a mobile payment solution that securely combines a customer’s payment and loyalty card information. Called Kroger Pay, the feature promises to deliver a faster checkout experience. The company is also launching a new Kroger Rewards debit card. “Kroger is redefining the customer experience by creating innovative

WBA unveils 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

WBA unveils 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

NOTTINGHAM, U.K.  – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Tuesday published its  2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which showcases the company’s global sustainability initiatives to prevent opioid abuse, support cancer patients and their families and address malnutrition and other health issues in communities around the world. WBA said its CSR strategy is largely focused on

Product of the Year USA announces 2019 winners

Product of the Year USA announces 2019 winners

NEW YORK – Product of the Year USA, the world’s largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, announced the highly-anticipated winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Awards. Determined by a national study of 40,000 consumers conducted by Kantar, a global leader in consumer research, the 36 winning products have been awarded as the most

Publix names VP of manufacturing

Publix names VP of manufacturing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug

Kroger and Home Chef begin nationwide retail rollout

Kroger and Home Chef begin nationwide retail rollout

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co.  and Home Chef has introduced retail meal kits to new cities, bringing the weekly rotating meal solution to 500 additional Kroger Family of Stores across the country. Additionally, homechef.com has launched a customizable meal kit feature for online orders, allowing customers to have more flexibility in deciding what’s for dinner by providing the choice

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