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SN Top 10: The Giant Company, The Fresh Market, Meijer top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, The Giant Company opening a 65,000-square-foot flagship store in downtown Philadelphia was ranked as the week’s top story.  Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • The Fresh Market eyes initial public offering
  • L.A. hazard pay law leads Kroger to shut three Ralphs, Food 4 Less stores
  • Dollar General hatches big plans for store expansion

Walmart, Kroger and Meijer also made it on the list with news of COVID-19 vaccine programs. Kroger plans to double COVID-19 vaccination capacity to 1 million doses weekly, and Meijer is readying for a for mass COVID-19 vaccine event. Also, Walmart, CVS and Walgreens are participating in COVID-19 vaccine PSA campaigns. 

Other top stories:

  • Former Sprouts Farmers Market CEO Shon Boney passes away
  • NGA calls for crackdown on grocery retail ‘power buyers’
  • By the numbers: Looking at sales trends, consumer behaviors during COVID
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