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Corporate Store NewsNATLSupervalu’s 4Q Earnings Show Positive Trends

Supervalu’s 4Q Earnings Show Positive Trends

Save-A-Lot corporate same store sales increased 3.5 percent   Supervalu Inc. reported on April 23 that its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 net sales were... read more

Independent Store NewsMWTwo Fresh Seasons Stores In Minnesota Closing

Two Fresh Seasons Stores In Minnesota Closing

Fresh Seasons Market plans to close its upscale grocery stores in Victoria and Minnetonka, Minn., the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reports. Employees... read more

Industry NewsNATLSurvey Finds That American Recycling Habits Have Room For Improvement

Survey Finds That American Recycling Habits Have Room For Improvement

Curbside recycling is available to more than half of American adults, but the public could benefit from additional education on what can be recycled, according... read more

PerishablesNATLKraft Cheese Brands Compete On Par With Artisanal Brands From Around The World

Kraft Cheese Brands Compete On Par With Artisanal Brands From Around The World

A group of Kraft brands has risen to the top of a peer group of fine international cheeses at the recent biannual World Championship Cheese Contest, the... read more

Store NewsSWUnited Family Kicks Off General Mills’ ‘Outnumber Hunger’ Effort

United Family Kicks Off General Mills’ ‘Outnumber Hunger’ Effort

The United Family has launched General Mills’ “Outnumber Hunger” promotion during which guests have the opportunity to raise up to $1.2 million... read more

Independent Store NewsWStater Bros. Charities Heart Month Campaign Raises Record $543K

Stater Bros. Charities Heart Month Campaign Raises Record $543K

The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) joined Stater Bros. Charities at the Big Bear Stater Bros. Supermarket last... read more

New ProductsWBoyd’s Coffee Launches Single-Cup Coffees For Retail And Foodservice

Boyd’s Coffee Launches Single-Cup Coffees For Retail And Foodservice

Boyd’s Coffee is launching a new generation of single-cup coffees for brewers that accept K-Cup portion packs. The cups’ soft mesh filter offers... read more

Store NewsNATLKroger Invites Customers To Celebrate Earth Day By Supporting Sustainable Seafood

Kroger Invites Customers To Celebrate Earth Day By Supporting Sustainable Seafood

The Kroger Co. is inviting customers to celebrate Earth Day by looking to the sea—and to the future of seafood—through a video series designed to inform... read more

Independent Store NewsWReport: Mi Pueblo Says It Might Have To Liquidate

Report: Mi Pueblo Says It Might Have To Liquidate

Mi Pueblo has limited options to re-emerge from bankruptcy protection and faces the possibility of having to liquidate its 21 stores and abandon its 3,260... read more

New ProductsNATLTwistos Baked Snack Bites Hit Shelves

Twistos Baked Snack Bites Hit Shelves

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division is rolling out new Twistos Baked Snack Bites, available in Bruschetta, Parmesan and Garlic, and Asiago flavors. Twistos... read more

Store NewsMWMariano’s Debuts Latest Store In Chicago’s Edgewater Neighborhood

Mariano’s Debuts Latest Store In Chicago’s Edgewater Neighborhood

Roundy’s opened Mariano’s Edgewater, located at 5201 N. Sheridan Rd. in Chicago, on Tuesday. The Milwaukee-based grocery company says shoppers can... read more

PerishablesNATLHillshire Brands To Acquire Van’s Natural Foods For $165M

Hillshire Brands To Acquire Van’s Natural Foods For $165M

The Hillshire Brands Co. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Van’s Natural Foods from private equity firm Catterton Partners for $165 million. Van’s... read more

FeatureMWRose Mitchell’s Influence Will Have Impact For Years To Come

Rose Mitchell’s Influence Will Have Impact For Years To Come

Rose Mitchell was the first woman in the history of West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee Inc. to be named an officer of the company. That happened in 1992.... read more