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  1. Epson ColorWorks C7500 First Color Label Printer Certified By Applied Data Corporation (ADC)

    Epson America today announced the ColorWorks® C7500 is the first color label printer to be certified by Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh item, recipe management, and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries

  2. Myxx And Harris Teeter Launch

    Omni-channel marketing platform provider Myxx today announced their partnership with Harris Teeter to launch Myxx will power the regional supermarket chain’s unique customer-facing website with a platform that translates online recipes into dynamic shopping lists, promotes key brands, and enables both online and in-store shopping via one customized site

  3. IGA Announces Transition Plan

    Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) announced today that John Ross, current President of Inmar Promotion Network, has been named President and CEO of IGA Inc., succeeding current IGA Chairman, President and CEO Mark Batenic. Ross will begin his tenure as CEO mid-October of 2017, working closely with Batenic during the transition. Batenic will remain Chairman of the Board until his retirement on December 31, 2018, transitioning in January of 2019 to Non-Executive Chairman. As President

  4. Publix Listed As Best Place to Work for Women

    Publix has been named one of the Best Workplaces for Women by Fortune magazine. Publix ranked No. 39 in the survey conducted by The Great Place to Work Institute. The ranking asked more than 400,000 women to assess their organizations’ culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential for a great workplace. Survey results show Publix associates feel their relationships with co-workers and management creates a family atmosphere. They also named tuition reimbursement and opportunities

  5. IRI Expands E-Commerce Suite With E-POS Measurement Solution

    IRI, the global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, recently announced it is expanding its E-Commerce Solutions Suite with the addition of the IRI E-POS Measurement Solution, which will offer clients a granular look into categories, brands, individual items (UPC level) and weekly level data on e-commerce purchases based on actual point-of-sale data from individual retailers at scale for the first time

  6. Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I, Inc. Acquires Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center In Illinois

    Phillips Edison & Company (the “Company”) recently announced the strategic acquisition of Hoffman Village, a grocery-anchored shopping center in Hoffman Estates, IL, a suburb of Chicago, by Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I, Inc. (“PECO I”), expanding PECO I’s portfolio in Illinois. Hoffman Village is a 159,443 square foot shopping center in Hoffman Estates, IL, a suburb of Chicago

  7. Mission Data Announces Launch Of OpSense IoT Platform

    Mission Data, leading developers of digital products, today announced OpSense, a powerful Internet of Things (IoT) platform that enables restaurants and retail establishments to monitor critical aspects of their onsite operations

  8. Consumers Continue To Choose Physical Over Digital For Groceries

    Consumers have a variety of options when it comes to buying groceries, and they continue to choose physical grocery stores to make their purchases. Today, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) released “The State of Grocery Shopping” survey which found that 99% of adults buy some or all of their groceries in-person. Consumers visit physical stores personally because they seek immediate access to products (71 percent), the ability to select fresh meat, dairy

  9. The Fresh Market, Inc. Names Larry Appel as President and Chief Executive Officer

    The Fresh Market, Inc., a leading specialty grocery retailer, announced today the appointment of Larry Appel as the company’s president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr. Appel joins The Fresh Market with nearly 30 years of experience in retail, legal and corporate strategy. Mr. Appel has also been elected to the company’s board of directors. In connection with Mr. Appel’s appointment, Brian Nicholson, the company’s chief financial officer who served as the company’s

  10. Walmart to Open 1,000th Online Grocery Pickup Location

    Walmart is making grocery shopping across the country a lot easier. The company is opening its 1,000th Online Grocery Pickup location tomorrow. The free service, which was initially piloted in Denver in 2013, enables customers to order groceries online and pick them up at their local Walmart store without leaving their cars, and will open locations 995th through 1,000th in Seattle, Washington. “Customers from Atlanta to Albuquerque and Nashville to New York have told