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SN Top 10: Aldi, Sprouts Farmers Market, CVS top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was ShopRite opening new store in New Jersey. A new ShopRite grocery store is coming to South Plainfield, N.J., on May 8. The grocer, which is a banner of retailer-owned cooperative Wakefern Food Corp., is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m. on opening day of the 93,000-square-foot store.

Other top stories: 

  • Grocers could be hit hard by new L.A. County worker ordinance
  • 5 things: Instacart’s big push
  • Walmart to shutter all 51 health center locations
  • CVS cuts its 2024 profit forecast

In other news, just days after Foxtrot Market closed without warning, former workers are now demanding 60 days of severance pay, reports CBS News. Former employees were seen picketing outside Outfox Hospitality’s commissary in Pilsen on Friday. Arise Chicago, a workers’ rights organization, filed charges with the Illinois Department of Labor on behalf of the disgruntled workers. Arise Chicago said Outfox Hospitality, owners of Foxtrot Market and Dom’s Kitchen & Market, which also closed, failed to give workers the required 60 days’ notice under state and federal law.

More top stories:

  • Aldi launches summer discount deals
  • Dollar Tree tries to recover after tornado strikes distribution center
  • Sprouts Farmers Market keeps the streak going
  • Albertsons’ Jewel-Osco holds massive lead in Chicago grocery
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