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SN Top 10: Kroger, Walmart, H-E-B top the week’s headlines

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the sad passing of Kroger's Dallas president Adam Wampler was ranked as the week’s top story. Wampler, 48, had served as Kroger Dallas president for 15 months. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Calabasas City Council greenlights hazard pay for grocery workers
  • Deep Dive: Why Costco, Market Basket and Wegmans will roar back post-COVID
  • H-E-B reopens tornado-battered Central Market in Dallas

Walmart is putting artificial intelligence (AI) to work in making sure customers get what they want in online grocery orders. Also, Walmart has entered a multiyear partnership with cashback rewards platform Ibotta to launch a new digital offers program on and the Walmart app.

Other top stories:

  • July 4th summer cookouts cost a bit less this year
  • Robomart ‘store on wheels’ gets under way
  • NGA speaks up on anticompetitive practices in FTC meeting
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