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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 Catterton Partners, a leading consumer-focused private... 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

C-StoreNESheetz Earns Gold Certification For Being Green

Sheetz Earns Gold Certification For Being Green

Sheetz today is accepting the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED program for... read more

Store NewsWPalm Desert, Calif., Whole Foods Will Open This Fall

Palm Desert, Calif., Whole Foods Will Open This Fall

A new Whole Foods store in Palm Desert, Calif., will open this fall at One Eleven Town Center, at the corner of Highway 111 and Town Center Way. Casey... read more

Independent Store NewsWNorthgate Gonzalez Opens South L.A. Store

Northgate Gonzalez Opens South L.A. Store

Northgate Gonzalez Markets opened a new store in South Los Angeles last week at 944 E. Slauson Ave. The opening marks 39 stores in California for the Anaheim-based... read more

Store NewsSEFood Lion’s ‘You Name It’ Contest Lets Customers Name Private Brand Sodas

Food Lion’s ‘You Name It’ Contest Lets Customers Name Private Brand Sodas

Through April 27, Food Lion customers can name their favorite private brand soda flavors for a chance to win prizes. To participate, customers can submit... read more

Executive MovesNATLSteve Moule Appointed President Of Gilbarco North America

Steve Moule Appointed President Of Gilbarco North America

Steve Moule has been named president of Gilbarco North America, reporting to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher SVP and group executive for Gilbarco Veeder-Root. Moule... read more

SuppliersNATLTreeHouse Foods To Acquire Protenergy Natural Foods For $150M

TreeHouse Foods To Acquire Protenergy Natural Foods For $150M

TreeHouse Foods will acquire Protenergy Natural Foods, a leading developer and manufacturer of premium quality food and beverage products, namely private... read more

Executive MovesMWMatt Jonas To Lead Alliance’s Kansas City Office

Matt Jonas To Lead Alliance’s Kansas City Office

Alliance Retail Group (ARG) has named Matt Jonas SVP-Midwest at the new ARG office in Kansas City. “Matt has over 50 years of solid retail food experience... read more