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SN Top 10: Retailers ranked on COVID-19 safety, while online grocery continues to grow

Today, the continuing impact of COVID-19 shares the weekly Top 10 news stories with a major development in the Southeast, how escalating protests affected food retailers, and some executive change news.

First, the mainly pandemic articles:

  • Costco adjusts to shifting purchase behaviors as Q3 sales rise
  • Holiday meat sales were strong despite tight supply
  • U.S. online grocery sales up again in May
  • Whole Foods, Costco, Trader Joe’s lead in retailer COVID-19 safety

Next, stories in which the coronavirus outbreak has some bearing:

  • C&S Wholesale, Instacart team up to bring online grocery to 3,000 independents
  • Sprouts Farmers Market CEO talks strategy and the future

And in other news:

  • Food Lion links loyalty program to online grocery services
  • Food Lion to buy 62 Bi-Lo, Harveys stores from Southeastern Grocers
  • Former Amazon sales executive Nancy Winé joins Kroger’s 84.51°
  • Grocery retailers feel impact as nationwide protests escalate

Check out the gallery slides for links to these stories and more.


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