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SN Top 10: Albertsons, ShopRite, Costco top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, The United Food and Commercial Workers International (UFCW) and ShopRite’s deal on COVID-19 hazard pay ranked as the week’s top story. Nearly 50,000 grocery workers to receive retroactive $1 hourly premium pay under this deal.

Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Albertsons debuts flash-frozen skillet meals;
  • Costco to pay stockholders $10-per-share special dividend; and
  • Albertsons rolls out contactless temperature and health check solution.

In other news, UCFW members in Virginia voted to ratify a new wage agreement with Kroger, Walmart reveals plan to “light up” the holidays with the Walmart Holiday Drone Light Show, Saladworks, the fast-casual restaurant chain, made its Kroger debut in Cincinnati.

Other top stories:

  • Filling the needs of shoppers on a mission to save the world;
  • Online grocery shopping is still a mainstay for COVID-concerned shoppers; and
  • What will 2021 bring for natural retailers?
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