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Industry NewsWL.A. Mayor Seeks Hourly Minimum Wage Increase

L.A. Mayor Seeks Hourly Minimum Wage Increase

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said this week that he would be pushing a major proposal for a citywide increase in the hourly minimum wage, according... read more

Product NewsMWProtein2o Headed To Kroger Midwest Stores This Fall

Protein2o Headed To Kroger Midwest Stores This Fall

Protein2o’s line of protein-enhanced waters will be available to more consumers, thanks to a distribution deal with Kroger. Initially, Kroger stores... read more

Executive MovesMWFreshway Foods Promotes Beer To President, COO

Freshway Foods Promotes Beer To President, COO

Freshway Foods today said that Devon Beer has been named president and COO. In his new role, Beer will lead all of the day-to-day activities of both Freshway... read more

Independent Store NewsMWChris Coborn Named North Dakota’s 2014 Grocer Of The Year

Chris Coborn Named North Dakota’s 2014 Grocer Of The Year

Chris Coborn, president of St. Cloud, Minn.-based Coborn’s Inc., has been named the North Dakota Grocers Association’s 2014 Grocer of the Year. The... read more

Equipment & TechnologyNATLMars Says New LED-Lit Racks Can Boost Front End Confectionery Sales

Mars Says New LED-Lit Racks Can Boost Front End Confectionery Sales

Mars Chocolate North America and Wrigley are introducing racks illuminated with LED lights that the companies say can lift front end grocery sales by 10... read more

C-StoreNATLStudy: QuikTrip, Wawa Are Consumers’ Favorite C-Stores

Study: QuikTrip, Wawa Are Consumers’ Favorite C-Stores

QuikTrip is North America’s favorite convenience store chain, according to a study by Market Force Information, a worldwide leader in customer intelligence... read more

Executive MovesNATLFleet Advantage Promotes Holland To President

Fleet Advantage Promotes Holland To President

Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing and life cycle management, has promoted SVP and CFO Brian Holland... read more

MarketingSEOrlando Resident Wins Custom ATV In Winn-Dixie/Frank’s RedHot Sweepstakes

Orlando Resident Wins Custom ATV In Winn-Dixie/Frank’s RedHot Sweepstakes

Justin Newby of Orlando, Fla., is the grand prize winner of the Winn-Dixie/Frank’s RedHot ATV Sweepstakes. Newby will be presented with the ATV in a... read more

Store NewsWBargaining Between Teamsters, Fred Meyer Breaks Off

Bargaining Between Teamsters, Fred Meyer Breaks Off

Contract negotiations involving nearly 400 warehouse workers in Puyallup, Wash., represented by Teamsters Local 117, and Fred Meyer broke off Wednesday... read more

Equipment & TechnologyNATLNew Online Marketplace Launched To Advance Retail Industry Innovation

New Online Marketplace Launched To Advance Retail Industry Innovation

The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) today unveiled a new online platform for the supermarket... read more

Store NewsSEGrocers Recognized With GreenChill Partnership Awards

Grocers Recognized With GreenChill Partnership Awards

Several grocers across the U.S. were recognized this week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Partnership. Publix Super Markets,... read more

New ProductsNATLTraina Foods Debuts Sriracha Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup

Traina Foods Debuts Sriracha Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup

Traina Foods, a leading seller of premium sun dried fruits, is rolling out new Sriracha Sun Dried Tomato Ketchup, an addition to the award-winning Sun... read more