In its annual Disruptors gallery, SN profiles 12 people, companies and trends that are expected to make waves across the food retailing landscape this year.
In other popular Supermarket News content, Giant Food Stores details its ambitious plans for Pennsylvania; Kroger rolls out its Simple Truth Emerge plant-based meat products nationwide; Weis and Brookshire’s get more personal with online grocery; and Hy-Vee is set to soon open Wahlburgers in Milwaukee.
In an in-depth news feature, SN reports that H-E-B bests Trader Joe’s in dunnhumby grocery retailer ranking. Also, a guest Viewpoint editorial warns that Amazon is coming after mid-market grocers – here’s what they need to do to survive.
And in executive news, Sprouts Farmers Market names a new chief financial officer; Stater Bros. promotes Keith Thomas to executive vice president-retail operations; and Grocery Outlet’s MacGregor Read is named nonexecutive vice chairman.