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SN Top 10: Publix, Kroger, Albertsons top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was about Publix testing a free shuttle service. The retailer is co-sponsoring a transit trial in Decatur, Ga., following the closing of a Kroger store.

Among other top stories:

  • An analysis of the bright spots identified in our Retailer Survey;
  • Consumers filed an antitrust suit to block the Kroger-Albertsons merger;
  • Grocers say sustainability is a key priority in 2023; and
  • CVS will acquire Oak Street Health for $10.6 billion.

Also, Walmart named Judy Werthauser chief people officer. The HR veteran is also resigning from the board of BJ’s Wholesale Club.

Other top stories:

  • Amazon halted its Fresh rollout and shuttered stores;
  • Flashfood named a retail veteran president and COO;
  • A look at whether Beyond Meat beefed up its protein claims; and
  • A report shows less than half of shoppers buy most of their groceries in-store.
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