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SpartanNash taps C&S Wholesale’s David Petko as supply chain chief

CEO Tony Sarsam says distribution and logistics veteran brings ‘transformational leadership’
Author: Russell Redman 1
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:54 pm

CVS bulks up in-store assortment of frozen food, snacks

Almost half of 250-item product expansion includes brand-new offerings
Author: Russell Redman 1
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:36 pm

Hy-Vee hires Jason Buhrow as chief data officer

Newly created position will lead food and drug retailer’s data strategy
Author: Russell Redman 1
Posted: April 13, 2021, 6:03 pm

Walmart commits to restoring pollinator habitats and reversing nature loss

By 2025, nation’s largest retailer will source 100% of its fresh produce and floral from suppliers that adopt integrated pest management practices
Author: Michael Browne
Posted: April 13, 2021, 5:47 pm

Farmstead, DoorDash eye longer online grocery reach

E-grocer and last-mile delivery specialist to integrate platforms
Author: Russell Redman 1
Posted: April 13, 2021, 4:47 pm

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BurgerFi postpones earnings release after SEC order on SPACs

Company delays planned Wednesday filing after agency issues new Special Purpose Acquisition Company reporting rules
Author: Ron Ruggless
Posted: April 13, 2021, 9:36 pm

Chick-fil-A tests robot delivery in Southern California

The quick-service chain has partnered with semi-autonomous robot company Kiwibot for robotic deliveries in Santa Monica
Author: Holly Petre
Posted: April 13, 2021, 8:51 pm

Pandemic gives restaurant brands room to revise, reset marketing

Leaders from Global Franchise Group and Boston Pizza share strategies at COEX 2021 digital, social media panel
Author: Ron Ruggless
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:04 pm

Golden Corral’s second largest franchisee, Platinum Corral, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Buffet chain’s largest franchisee, 1069 Restaurant Group LLC, went bankrupt in October
Author: Bret Thorn
Posted: April 13, 2021, 4:25 pm

Uber Eats is now integrating with Instagram

The food delivery app is also launching Merchant Stories: a social media-esque feed where operators will be able to update their followers/customers
Author: Joanna Fantozzi
Posted: April 13, 2021, 1:00 pm