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SN Top 10: Target, Dollar General, Albertsons top the week's headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, Dollar General has promoted Sanja Krajnovic to senior vice president of store operations, enlarging her role to lead operations of approximately half of the company’s more than 17,000 stores. Among other stories: 

  • U.S. Senate hears from AWG’s David Smith on grocery retail ‘power buyers’
  • Loblaw notches food, drug retail sales gains in Q2
  • Albertsons sees Q1 sales slip after cycling pandemic-fueled gains
  • UFCW welcomes CDC’s updated face mask guidance

Minneapolis-based Target last Tuesday released its 2020 Workforce Diversity Report, which spotlights the gender and racial/ethnic composition of executive and manager positions and a range of job types companywide. Also, Target Corp. aims to give $200 recognition bonuses to all of its more than 340,000 frontline workers, a total investment of $75 million. Plans call for the bonus to be paid in August to all hourly full-time and part-time employees in stores and distribution centers. 

Other top stories:

  • Stater Bros. launches online forum for California suppliers
  • Kroger promotes Keith Shoemaker to Dallas division president
  • Wegmans to open Manhattan store in 2023


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