Here are the results of last week’s SN News Quiz!
Aldi just acquired Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket — what will the acquisition bring their total U.S. store count to by the end of this year?
- 2000 stores
- 2400 stores
- 2800 stores (yes!)
Which retailer is opening its second-ever infusion clinic, this one in Chicago?
- Hy-Vee (right)
Pets in-store?? This grocer says “no more!” Which grocer recently posted in-store signs gently reminding shoppers that dogs (and any other pets) are a huge no-no?
- Whole Foods
- Publix (you got it!)
Bonus question: Fresh produce moved more pounds than year-ago levels, with July produce sales at $6.2 billion. Produce sales benefitted from investment in price, plus retailers spotlighting the role in grilling, from campaigns on ‘how to grill veggies’ to on-pack ‘great for the grill’ stickers.
Did you see an uptick in fresh produce sales in July?
- Yes (53.8%)
- No (30.8%)
- Other (write in) (15.4%)
Looks like the vast majority of you saw produce sales on the rise in July.
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