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FMI a willing partner in SNAP renewal effort

Leslie Sarasin takes an expansive view of her work. As president and chief executive officer of FMI – The Food Industry Association, she has significantly broadened the organization’s reach, carving out a bigger role within FMI for grocery manufacturers and other industry stakeholders, while at the same time forging partnerships with groups that support its

Private sector overhaul looms in PBM arena

Value-based care is coming to the PBM sector. Blue Shield of California last month launched a program that eschews the entrenched pharmacy benefits management model, replacing it with a consortium of companies — which includes Amazon Pharmacy and Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. — assembled to change the way prescription drugs are purchased and 

Walmart seeing results of ‘truly omni’ mindset

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The Wal­mart that Doug McMillon presides over is a different place than it was when he became chief executive officer nine years ago. At the time, some industry observers viewed the company as too vast and deeply rooted in brick-and-mortar retailing to compete effectively in the age of e-commerce. With McMillon’s prodding,

Sense of urgency needed to limit climate change

Sense of urgency needed to limit climate change

In his new book, The Earth Transformed: An Untold History, Peter Frankopan examines the consequences of interaction between humans and the natural world over the course of millennia. He shows how the trajectory of history has been influenced by such environmental factors as heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods and volcanic eruptions. Climate change played an

Weeklong forum yields career-long benefits

St. Joseph’s University’s Future Food Industry Leaders 2023, held last month in Lafayette Hill, Pa., afforded retailers, CPG companies and grocery wholesalers an opportunity to do well by doing good. Developed by the school’s Academy of Food Marketing, and its executive director Joe Bivona and director of events Alison Nolan, the annual event provided rising

Hy-Vee sets stage for future as Edeker era winds down

ORLANDO, Fla. — After spending several months fine-tuning its corporate structure and management team, Hy-Vee Inc., which operates more than 285 stores in eight Midwestern states, faces the future with confidence as it embarks on the final two years of the Randy Edeker era. Known first and foremost for its eponymous food/drug combination stores, Hy-Vee

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