DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens plans to hold a virtual event on February 22 to give diverse, local and regional businesses and entrepreneurs from around the country an opportunity to connect with the retailer’s merchandising team, share their offerings, and possibly get their products stocked on Walgreens store shelves in their local areas. The merchandising event
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Seeking to increase purchases from businesses with diverse and underrepresented ownership, Southeastern Grocers Inc. has turned to MarketPlace, an automated sourcing solution from Utah-based Park City Group Inc. “Working with ReposiTrak to tailor internal practices allows us to find and contract with more diverse suppliers,” said Dewayne Rabon, chief merchandising officer for
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer will host a supplier diversity event in May, allowing diverse-owned businesses nationwide the opportunity to get their products in front of the retailer’s merchants. After meeting with nearly 250 diverse suppliers at its first Supplier Diversity Summit in November, the retailer plans to meet with even more at the upcoming
LANDOVER, Md. —Ahold Delhaize USA’s Giant Food grocery chain is rolling out updated shelf labels that help customers choose products produced by businesses owned by women or people who are Black, Asian-Indian, Hispanic, LGBT, Asian-Pacific, or Veterans. Over 3,100 products, representing 218 businesses, will be called out with the updated shelf labels beginning in January.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer will host its first virtual Supplier Diversity Summit on November 12, the company said Tuesday. “Focusing on supplier diversity is an important part of our diversity, equity and inclusion journey,” Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. “While we have always valued diverse partnerships, this event exemplifies our commitment to building a