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SN Top 10: Big Y Foods, Albertsons, Save A Lot top the week's headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was Big Y Foods develops small-format store concept. Called Big Y Express Fresh Market, the 10,000-square-foot store will occupy a vacant space on the ground floor of the 28-story Tower Square building at 1500 Main St. in downtown Springfield, Big Y said Monday. The tower anchors a mixed-use complex including office, hotel, retail, dining, service, education and community space. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Grocery executive salaries on the rise with ‘return to normalcy’
  • Amid rising inflation, Aldi reiterates low price pledge
  • Save A Lot hires Trey Johnson as chief merchant
  • Walmart raises pay for its private fleet of truck drivers

In other news, Canadian grocer Sobeys has expanded its Voilà online grocery delivery service to the Ottawa area. Stellarton, Nova Scotia-based Sobeys said Monday that Ottawa residents can now order from thousands of grocery products, including items from the retailer’s Farm Boy store banner, and have them delivered to their homes within an hour. 

Other top stories:

  • Food-at-home CPI jumps 10% year over year in March
  • Wegmans launches SNAP EBT payments for Instacart orders
  • Farmstead prompts customers to ‘Eat This First’
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