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Independent Store NewsMWTeter Named Winner in Buehler’s Smokehouse Chef Showdown

Teter Named Winner in Buehler’s Smokehouse Chef Showdown

Votes have been tallied and the results are official. Chef Mike Teter is the winner of Buehler’s Smokehouse Cook-off Head Chef Showdown. The competition... read more

Corporate Store NewsSWWhole Foods Market Comps Still Positive But Lower Again

Whole Foods Market Comps Still Positive But Lower Again

Whole Foods Market’s total sales increased 10 percent in its third quarter ended July 6 to a record $3.4 billion. For the 40-week fiscal year 2014 period,... read more

Independent Store NewsMWFestival Foods’ Skogen Is Wisconsin Grocer Of The Year

Festival Foods’ Skogen Is Wisconsin Grocer Of The Year

On July 28, the Wisconsin Grocers Association (WGA) presented Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Festival Foods, with the state’s 2014 Grocer of the... read more

Executive MovesNATLFormer Walmart And Safeway Exec Named Target CEO

Former Walmart And Safeway Exec Named Target CEO

Target this morning said that its board of directors has named seasoned retail and consumer products veteran Brian Cornell as the company’s next board... read more

Store NewsMWKroger Ratifies Agreement With UFCW 75 For Cincinnati, Dayton Workers

Kroger Ratifies Agreement With UFCW 75 For Cincinnati, Dayton Workers

The Kroger Co.’s Cincinnati/Dayton division associates working at Kroger stores in metro and surrounding areas have ratified a new labor agreement... read more

New ProductsNATLPurina Rolls Out Natural Dog And Cat Food Options With Purina Beyond

Purina Rolls Out Natural Dog And Cat Food Options With Purina Beyond

Nestle Purina PetCare Co. is introducing new natural pet food options with Purina Beyond. Purina Beyond uses real, recognizable and natural ingredients,... read more

New ProductsNATLJimmy Dean Launches Lunch And Dinner Options

Jimmy Dean Launches Lunch And Dinner Options

Jimmy Dean, a brand that began as a breakfast sausage and evolved into the frozen protein breakfast category, is expanding beyond breakfast with the introduction... read more

C-StoreSWStripes Raises Funds For Military Kids With Red Bull Camo Can

Stripes Raises Funds For Military Kids With Red Bull Camo Can

Stripes Convenience Stores is supporting Texas Operation Military Kids (TOMK) with a portion of the proceeds from a limited edition Red Bull Camo Can available... read more

Corporate Store NewsSWUnited Breaks Ground For Grocery And Convenience Stores In Brownwood

United Breaks Ground For Grocery And Convenience Stores In Brownwood

Members of The United Family leadership team joined community leaders to break ground on July 28 at the site of the company’s next United supermarket... read more

Center StoreWNapa Valley Harvest Begins Today

Napa Valley Harvest Begins Today

The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association reports that the first of Napa Valley’s sparkling wine producers begin picking grapes today, two days... read more

Independent Store NewsMWChicago’s Art Potash Named ‘America’s Retail Champion Of The Year’

Chicago’s Art Potash Named ‘America’s Retail Champion Of The Year’

Art Potash, owner of Potash Markets in Chicago, has been named the National Retail Federation (NRF) America’s Retail Champion of the Year to recognize... read more

Executive MovesNATLH-E-B’s Eardley Will Become IDDBA President, CEO Next Month

H-E-B’s Eardley Will Become IDDBA President, CEO Next Month

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) has named Michael J. Eardley president and CEO. He succeeds Carol Christison who passed away in... read more