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Industry NewsMinnesota Grocers Recognize 2014 Award Winners, Hall Of Fame Inductee

Minnesota Grocers Recognize 2014 Award Winners, Hall Of Fame Inductee

Front row from left: MGA Chair Glen Gust, Glen’s Food Center; Jamie Pfuhl, MGA president; Sue and Jim Rimarcik, Anne Rimarcik and Chad Hofius, P.H.T.... read more

Corporate Store NewsMeijer Opens New Supercenter In Marysville, Ohio

Meijer Opens New Supercenter In Marysville, Ohio

Meijer opened a supercenter store on July 31 in Marysville, Ohio. The opening of the 190,000-s.f. store at 930 Coleman’s Crossing Blvd. created more... read more

Store NewsHy-Vee’s Second Twin Cities Store Will Be In Oakdale

Hy-Vee’s Second Twin Cities Store Will Be In Oakdale

Hy-Vee will build its second Twin Cities store in the city of Oakdale. The news this week follows the West Des Moines, Iowa-based grocer’s announcement... read more

Executive MovesKraft Promotes Ridenour To VP Of Industry Development

Kraft Promotes Ridenour To VP Of Industry Development

Kraft Foods Group’s Mike Ridenour has been appointed customer VP (CVP) of industry development, effective immediately. He takes over the role from... read more

Independent Store NewsTeter Wins Buehler’s Smokehouse Chef Showdown

Teter Wins 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

Independent Store NewsFestival 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

Store NewsKroger 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

Independent Store NewsChicago’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