Bringing back the “theater of retail” is a priority for Jason Buechel, the new chief executive officer of Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, a business unit of Amazon.com, Inc., who spoke at the Groceryshop conference held Sept. 19-22 in Las Vegas.
More than 100 emerging brands will be featured at Pop Up Grocer when the monthlong retail concept opens Sept. 30 in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. Colorado-based businesses include Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha and Byte Bars, alongside national brands including Christie’s Chips, The Hampton Grocer and Courtside.
Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG) has utilized its SEG Gives Foundation to provide youths ages 17 and younger with ‘Student Summer Lunch Pack’ meal boxes for only $2 in all Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery store locations through Labor Day.
A combination of inflation, a labor shortage and supply chain issues have caused consumers to cut back on spending in recent months. However, consumers are still wanting good quality meals and demand remains strong in most convenience meat segments as shoppers continue to look for easy ways to create their favorite meals.
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