FMI Rebrands Itself As The Food Industry Association

The name change is meant to help the American trade group for food marketing, food retailers, and wholesalers better represent a more inclusive and more vertically integrated supply chain.

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Albertsons Reportedly Ready To Attempt IPO Launch Again

Improved Sales Comps, Debt Reduction Providing Momentum

Wallace, Rabenold Among 15 Redner’s Executives Promoted

Redner’s Markets, Inc. has announced the recent promotions of 16 members within the company’s leadership team. Along with the promotions, they have also announced...

Giant/Martin’s Cap-Ex Plan Will Include 5 New Units, 35 Remodels

$114 Million Investment Also Features ‘Giant Direct’ Expansion

Borden Dairy Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The announcement comes not long after Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in the United States, declared bankruptcy in November 2019, making it the second major milk producer to do so in the past two months.

Lidl Cuts Ribbon At First Three Long Island Discount Stores

The units were part of a 27-store package of locations that were originally owned by Best Markets, which the privately-held extreme value merchant acquired in January 2019.

Taking Stock

If Fairway Market Files Another Bankruptcy, PE To Blame Again

Current owners Goldman Sachs Group and Brigade Capital Management have continued to provide little capital and even less direction since the “not like any market” retailer declared its first bankruptcy in 2016.

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SOUP TO NUTZ

The 2020 calendar is heating up; McCaffrey's opens store #7

METRO BEAT

ShopRite's iconic winter massive “Can-Can” sale is in its 49th year and still remains a customer favorite.

AISLE CHATTER

Faux Meat Wars Heat Up

LEGISLATIVE LINE

What’s In Store For 2020?

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

2019 Record Of Accomplishments And What’s On The Horizon In 2020

Ahold Delhaize USA Will Switch To Self-Distribution Model By 2023; Retailer to Invest $480 Million

The move includes the acquisition of three warehouse assets from C&S Wholesale Grocers and new leases on another two facilities.

UNFI To Sell 13 Shoppers Stores; 4 Others To Close

26 remaining stores will continue to operate.

Kroger Launches Fresh Meals On-Demand Delivery Service

The Cincinnati, OH-based retailer has partnered up with tech-powered, delivery only restaurant concept ClusterTruck to offer what it is calling Kroger Delivery Kitchen without service or delivery fees.

Utz To Surpass $1 Billion In Sales With Conagra DSD Acquisition

Last month Utz Quality Foods, the Hanover, PA-based snack food company, acquired Conagra’s DSD snack business. For the CPG giant, the sale of brands...

Ronetco Supermarkets CEO and Chairman Of The Board Passes Away At 85

On November 17, 2019, Dominick V. Romano, 85, CEO and chairman of the board of Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc., passed away peacefully surrounded by his...

Store Openings Help Wakefern Reach $16.6B In Retail Sales

The Keasbey, NJ-based wholesale cooperative posted a gain of 0.7 percent in retail sales for its 2019 fiscal year ended September 28.

COLUMNS

SOUP TO NUTZ

The 2020 calendar is heating up; McCaffrey's opens store #7

METRO BEAT

ShopRite's iconic winter massive “Can-Can” sale is in its 49th year and still remains a customer favorite.

AISLE CHATTER

Faux Meat Wars Heat Up

LEGISLATIVE LINE

What’s In Store For 2020?

STATEHOUSE UPDATE

2019 Record Of Accomplishments And What’s On The Horizon In 2020

Ahold Delhaize USA Will Switch To Self-Distribution Model By 2023; Retailer to Invest $480 Million

The move includes the acquisition of three warehouse assets from C&S Wholesale Grocers and new leases on another two facilities.

UNFI To Sell 13 Shoppers Stores; 4 Others To Close

26 remaining stores will continue to operate.

Kroger Launches Fresh Meals On-Demand Delivery Service

The Cincinnati, OH-based retailer has partnered up with tech-powered, delivery only restaurant concept ClusterTruck to offer what it is calling Kroger Delivery Kitchen without service or delivery fees.

Utz To Surpass $1 Billion In Sales With Conagra DSD Acquisition

Last month Utz Quality Foods, the Hanover, PA-based snack food company, acquired Conagra’s DSD snack business. For the CPG giant, the sale of brands...

Ronetco Supermarkets CEO and Chairman Of The Board Passes Away At 85

On November 17, 2019, Dominick V. Romano, 85, CEO and chairman of the board of Ronetco Supermarkets, Inc., passed away peacefully surrounded by his...

Store Openings Help Wakefern Reach $16.6B In Retail Sales

The Keasbey, NJ-based wholesale cooperative posted a gain of 0.7 percent in retail sales for its 2019 fiscal year ended September 28.

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Kreider Farms Sponsors World Vision 6K Run for Water

Kreider Farms hosted its second World Vision 6K Run for Water on Saturday, May 4th. Each adult participant's registration fee provides clean water for one person in need for a lifetime.

Redskins TE Vernon Davis Takes Part in Safeway “Kick Hunger” Scavenger Hunt in D.C.

Washington Redskins' Vernon Davis competed in a supermarket scavenger hunt against ABC7 WJLA's Adriana Hopkins and Kidd O’Shea to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank.

Maryland’s Best Expo 2019

The Maryland Department of Agriculture hosted its 17th annual Grower-Buyer expo at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD.