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Independent Store NewsMWGordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market Acquires Hegenbarth’s Our Town Fresh Markets

Gordy’s County Market has purchased Our Town Fresh Markets in Arcadia, Galesville and La Crosse, Wis., from the Hegenbarth Food Group. Gordy’s will... read more

SuppliersSWNew Tyson Leadership Team In Place Following Hillshire Acquisition

New Tyson Leadership Team In Place Following Hillshire Acquisition

Tyson Foods Inc. has completed its merger with The Hillshire Brands Co. Shares of Hillshire Brands common stock have been delisted and are no longer traded... read more

Industry NewsWCalif. Assembly Passes Bill Moving State Closer To Uniform Plastic Bag Ban

Calif. Assembly Passes Bill Moving State Closer To Uniform Plastic Bag Ban

The Yes on SB 270 Coalition hailed the California Assembly’s historic approval Thursday of Senate Bill 270, moving California one step closer to a landmark... read more

MarketingNATLAWG Initiates New Marketing Programs For Member Retailers With Aptaris Software

AWG Initiates New Marketing Programs For Member Retailers With Aptaris Software

Aptaris, an innovator in enterprise marketing and promotions management software, has revealed a new landmark case study with Associated Wholesale Grocers... read more

Executive MovesMWRand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Rand To Retire From Associated Wholesale Grocers

Mike Rand, COO of Kansas City, Kan.-based Associated Wholesale Grocers, plans to retire at the end of this year. He has served the company in a variety... read more

Independent Store NewsWNew Name For Pro’s Ranch Markets Revealed

New Name For Pro’s Ranch Markets Revealed

CNG Ranch LLC—a partnership between California-based Cardenas Markets and Northgate Gonzalez Markets—says that Pro’s Ranch Markets will be renamed... read more

Independent Store NewsSWMark Cuban At Texas Central Markets Today With ‘Shark Tank’ Products

Mark Cuban At Texas Central Markets Today With ‘Shark Tank’ Products

Multi-billionaire Mark Cuban will pitch products at Central Market stores today. Cuban will visit three locations in Texas to promote four of his successful... read more

Produce NewsNATLRobinson Fresh Adds Green Giant Fresh Asparagus To Product Lineup

Robinson Fresh Adds Green Giant Fresh Asparagus To Product Lineup

Robinson Fresh continues to add to its lineup of consumer brands with the addition of Green Giant Fresh asparagus. The asparagus product line is available... read more

Industry NewsSEBuy Alabama’s Best Kicks Off Campaign

Buy Alabama’s Best Kicks Off Campaign

The Buy Alabama’s Best campaign to benefit the Children’s of Alabama hospital kicked off Wednesday at the hospital in Birmingham with a product... read more

Grocery NewsNATLPrivate Brands Are Raising Their Game

Private Brands Are Raising Their Game

The playing field for numerous types of national branded and private label grocery products has seen a considerable shift in recent years as retailers... read more

Independent Store NewsMWFox Bros. To Open Piggly Wiggly Store In Hartford, Wis.

Fox Bros. To Open Piggly Wiggly Store In Hartford, Wis.

Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly has signed an agreement to open a Piggly Wiggly store in Hartford, Wis., at the former location of Rueben’s County Market. This... read more

Store NewsNEWegmans Spotlights Gulf Coast Seafood As Summer’s End Nears

Wegmans Spotlights Gulf Coast Seafood As Summer’s End Nears

Wegmans and the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition are celebrating the end of summer by featuring fresh Gulf seafood at Wegmans stores through Sept. 6,... read more