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SN Top 10: Raley’s, Instacart, Kroger top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, Raley’s CFO Ken Mueller’s death in a plane crash ranked as the week’s most-read story. The chief pilot for the Western grocer was also identified as a victim.

Among other top stories:

  • Instacart partnered with Lizzo and SN shared five takeaways for the grocery industry;
  • Kroger was named SN’s 2022 Retailer of the Year;
  • Five industry items you may have missed, including Walmart’s smart garage and H-E-B’s topping the U.S. Recommended Rankings list.

In other news, Meijer took a deeper dive into grocery and a study showed weekly grocery spend could top $300 by 2024.

Other top stories:

  • Target tapped Brian Cornell for three more years as CEO;
  • Grocery Outlet vice chairman MacGregor Read retired;
  • Raley’s enlisted DoorDash for grocery delivery;
  • Pet care remained buoyant as consumers clung to premium brands.
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