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C-StoreSWCST Brands To Acquire Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes

CST Brands To Acquire Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes

CST Brands Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the convenience store assets, franchisor rights and associated trademarks of Nice N Easy Grocery... read more

Executive MovesSWAffiliated Foods Amarillo Promotes Three

Affiliated Foods Amarillo Promotes Three

Affiliated Foods, Amarillo, Texas, has elevated the roles of three employees, effective July 28. Jeff Robinson has been named COO, Dave Hiatt is now CFO... read more

Product NewsNATLTwo Pepsi Brand Beverages Take Top Spots In Latest Shelf Score Report

Two Pepsi Brand Beverages Take Top Spots In Latest Shelf Score Report

Instant.ly, the world’s first on-demand consumer insights platform, has unveiled the August results of Instant.ly Shelf Score, which focused on recently... read more

Industry NewsWCGA Educational Foundation Holds Golf Classic

CGA Educational Foundation Holds Golf Classic

David Gadd, Sanderson Farms; Joe Rodriguez, Diana Godfrey and Michael Paul, Smart & Final. More than 240 grocery retailers, suppliers and wholesalers... read more

Corporate Store NewsWSafeway’s Schroeder Is Corporate Honoree For Calif. Coast Classic Bicycle Tour

Safeway’s Schroeder Is Corporate Honoree For Calif. Coast Classic Bicycle Tour

Karl Schroeder, president of Safeway’s Northern California Division, will serve as the corporate honoree of the 14th annual California Coast Classic... read more

Independent Store NewsNATLSupervalu’s 2014 Master Marketer Winners Listed

Supervalu’s 2014 Master Marketer Winners Listed

As more than 1,250 independent retailers gathered Aug. 12-14 in St. Paul, Minn., for Supervalu’s first-ever national sales show, Sales 4 All Seasons,... read more

Store NewsSEFood Lion Debuts ‘Easy, Fresh And Affordable’ Strategy At 31 Wilmington Area Stores

Food Lion Debuts ‘Easy, Fresh And Affordable’ Strategy At 31 Wilmington Area Stores

Food Lion has unveiled its easier shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market. The stores are the first in the... read more

New ProductsNATLCinnabon Launches Baking Kit At Walmart

Cinnabon Launches Baking Kit At Walmart

Cinnabon is rolling out Cinnabon Baking Kit, available exclusively at 2,500 Walmart stores. The baking kit marks the latest way consumers can bring Cinnabon... read more

Executive MovesNATLFlatin Named President Of Global Chocolate At Mars

Flatin Named President Of Global Chocolate At Mars

Jean-Christophe Flatin has been appointed president of global chocolate at Mars Inc., effective Oct. 1. Flatin currently is global president of Royal Canin,... read more

Store NewsNEWhole Foods Opens First New Hampshire Store

Whole Foods Opens First New Hampshire Store

Whole Foods Market opened its first New Hampshire store Tuesday at 255 Amherst St. in Nashua. The 20,000-s.f. store has about 150 full- and part-time employees. “As... read more

Executive MovesNATLConAgra Foods CEO To Retire

ConAgra Foods CEO To Retire

ConAgra Foods CEO Gary M. Rodkin plans to retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year in May 2015. The Omaha, Neb.-based company’s board... read more

Industry NewsNATLFMI Files Joint-Merchant Petition With Supreme Court To Challenge Swipe Fee Rule

FMI Files Joint-Merchant Petition With Supreme Court To Challenge Swipe Fee Rule

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) on Monday filed a joint-merchant petition with the Supreme Court of the United States seeking its review of the March 2014... read more

PerishablesNATLEggland’s Best Reveals Lower Calorie Count For Its Eggs

Eggland’s Best Reveals Lower Calorie Count For Its Eggs

After years of testing, Eggland’s Best (EB) says the calorie count for its large eggs has been reduced from 70 calories to 60 calories. “Three... read more