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SN Top 10: King Kullen, Smart & Final, Stop & Shop top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, DoorDash, Uber Eats, Instacart challenging major e-commerce retailers ranked as the week’s top story. Edge by Ascential’s Retail Insight research arm projects third-party providers of on-demand food delivery stand to overtake some of the biggest U.S. retailers in e-commerce sales by 2025. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • King Kullen names Joseph Brown president, COO;
  • Smart & Final marks 150th anniversary; and
  • Stop & Shop eyes over 1,000 new hires in metro New York.

In other news, Costco rings up 23% comp-sales gain for May, Douglas Hacker takes the reins as SpartanNash chairman and Sprouts Farmers Market’s new distribution center in Orlando will serve 33 Florida stores by year-end.

Other top stories:

  • Former AmEx, Kraft executive Darryl Brown joins BJ’s as director;
  • Albertsons bolsters supplier diversity program; and
  • Sales at SpartanNash decline 7% in first quarter.

Count down in the gallery.

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