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September 9, 2019

Walmart is planning to amp up its fresh food merchandising under a new initiative officials are calling “Produce 2.0.”

Source: Winsight Grocery Business
September 6, 2019

Responding to the growing number of its shoppers pursuing alternatives to traditional meat and dairy products, The Kroger Co. is launching a plant-based offshoot of its Simple Truth private brand line featuring everything from meatless burgers to plant-based cookie dough.

Source: Winsight Grocery Business
August 29, 2019

Walmart is obsessed with youth. Battling Amazon for supremacy in ecommerce, the world's largest retailer is investing in new technology and taking other steps to attract younger consumers.

Source: CBS News
August 26, 2019

The escalating war on plastics has a powerful ally in Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart. Earlier this year, the world’s largest retailer imposed stringent requirements on its private brand portfolio and expects branded suppliers to do the same as it move toward a goal to create zero waste.

Source: Store Brands
August 23, 2019

AmazonFresh, one of two main grocery delivery services Amazon operates, is expanding to new markets, the retailer announced this morning. The service will now be available to Prime members in Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix.

Source: TechCrunch
August 19, 2019

After years of rolling out private-label brands in apparel and home goods, Target is starting a new grocery brand.

Source: CNBC
August 16, 2019

Walmart dominates the U.S. online grocery market, according to new research from analysts at Second Measure. The retail giant, which operates in nearly every U.S. state, had 62% more customers in June than its nearest competitor, Instacart, which also operates nationwide.

Source: Supermarket News
August 14, 2019

BENTONVILLE -- Nearly a year before Unicorn Sparkle Ice Cream showed up in Walmart stores' freezers, product developers conjured up the idea for the sweet treat that ties in to the current craze for the mythical beast.

Source: Arkansas Democrat Gazette
July 29, 2019

SEATTLE — In early 2017, a memo circulated inside Amazon that imagined an ambitious new grocery chain. The document was written like a news release, a common practice for ideas being weighed inside the company, with the title “Grocery Shopping for Everyone.”

Source: The New York Times
July 16, 2019

Greg smith is obsessed with the freshness of strawberries. Walmart’s top supply-chain executive in America is overhauling the retail giant’s distribution system, and in his mind speed is paramount.

Source: The Economist