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Bridget Goldschmidt

Managing Editor

Bridget Goldschmidt is Progressive Grocer's managing editor.


September 2019

Brand-new pavilion showcases hot trend and intriguing products beckon, while regulatory challenges persist
Expo East Panel  Democritization Healthy Foods
Seth Goldman, of Honest Tea, Beyond Meat, plans to make such items more accessible
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July 2020

Thermomix, grocery partners enable ingredient shopping, meal prep within 1 platform

Walmart Dreams Up Seasonal Experiences

Virtual summer camp, drive-in movies offered

8 ShopRite Stores Transition Ownership

David Zallie buys shares from brothers in family business

Hy-Vee Aims to End Summer Hunger

Grocer, CPG partners will provide up to 1.5M meals to local food banks

Independent grocer plans 2nd New Jersey, 8th New York locations

Move follows in wake of Albertsons’ decision to do so

June 2020

Study also shows supermarkets saw strongest online grocery shopper growth during pandemic

Supplier platform enabling direct-to-consumer sales powered by Shopify

Publix Tops Newsweek Customer Service List

Grocery named 1st among supermarkets, 9th overall

Intuitive website, mobile app aim to save grocery shoppers time, money

CPG Companies, Retailers Form Contactless Delivery Task Force

Group will work on electronic bill of lading solutions to boost safety, efficiency

FMI Promotes 3

SQFI SVP Robert Garfield to retire; Gigi Vita to succeed him

Advantage Sales research looks at pandemic’s effect on how, where Americans buy food

Iconic grocer denies report it’s considering name change

Cardenas Markets Enters L.A. Metro Area

Whittier, California, store slated to open July 1

Stop & Shop Proud of Pride Commitment

Grocer gives $50K, repurposes parade giveaways as handmade face masks

1st protoype of this concept outside of Georgia

Grocer joins forces with

Latest scrapped trade show to return in 2021

Thrive Market Introduces Own-Brand Frozen Meals

Paleo and Plant-Based Bowls are tailored to specific diets

Brookshire Brothers Expands E-Commerce Service

Grocery delivery, curbside pickup coming to 14 additional locations

FMI, NGA, others urging U.S. Treasury, Fed to help retailers

Mercato Adds Analytics Tools to E-Commerce Solution

Platform aims to help independent grocers boost sales

The Giant Co. Completes HQ Pollinator Field

Project supports bee habitats, generates clean energy

Natural Grocers to Debut ‘Art of Burgering’

Retailer’s healthier take on U.S. classic to last all of July

Customized solution includes products selected by attribute

Call singling out Kroger comes after ‘explosion of COVID-19 cases’

Eddie’s of Roland Park Unveils Summer Dinner Menus

Heat-and-serve meals blend chef-prepared convenience, adventure

U.S. Filipino Food Store Chain Offers Same-Day Grocery Delivery

Island Pacific Supermarket introduces updated app

GS1 US Helping Boost Supply Chain Visibility

Multiphase collaboration explores solution provider interoperability

Kroger Pledges $1.5M to Kentucky University

Fund to help end hunger, waste on campus

Blackhawk, Pollard Streamline Lottery Purchases at Retail

Blackhawk, Pollard enable consumers to buy instant tickets while checking out

Terry Black’s refrigerated items available in 5 Dallas stores

CVS Expands Home Delivery With DoorDash

Retailer offering convenient, immediate access to nonprescription items

Funds arranged by Citizens Commercial Banking

Chase Freedom Offers Cash Back on Amazon, Whole Foods Purchases

Cardmembers can maximize value of groceries and more

FMI Offering Feeding Assistance Toolkit

Resources address shoppers’ worries about feeding their families

Ahold Delhaize USA Commits $5M to Racial Equality

Hy-Vee helping affected communities in Twin Cities

Whole Foods, Costco, Trader Joe’s Most Trusted on Health & Safety

Ipsos study includes data from thousands of mystery shops during pandemic

Resource guide aimed at retailers, grocers, restaurants

FMI Charts Shopping Changes Wrought by Pandemic

Online purchasing, food consumed, in-home meal prep, dining all affected

Majority of Grocery Shoppers Can Now Find Preferred Foods

Out-of-stock situation easing, NPD Group found

Soaring demand comes on top of record 2019 sales of $55.1B

Aim is to support Feeding America at chain supermarkets, drug stores

Distributor credits sales rise to its pandemic response

Proprietary platform enables attendees to connect as they would in person

Retail Groups Issue ‘Open Letter to Industry’ GMDC NGA IHA

Aim is to help smaller suppliers whose ‘nonessential’ products build baskets

Hy-Vee Backs Racial Unity and Equality

Latest grocer to contribute funds, time to aid cause

FlyBuy enables grocer to maximize efficiency, meet demand

Walmart to Offer Sustainable Private-Brand Canned Tuna

Company working with Marine Stewardship Council, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

Kroger Thinking Smaller With 3 New Ocado Facilities

Facilities built with U.K. e-grocery provider have yet to launch

PLMA Names Peggy Davies Acting President

Appointment follows death of Brian Sharoff

C&S, Instacart Offer E-Commerce Solutions to Independent Grocers

3,000 food retailers to benefit from partnership

Associated Wholesale Grocers Planning New Distribution Hub

Company plans to consolidate 2 existing local facilities in Mississippi

Big Y Names Senior Director of Distribution/Logistics

Stephen Creed has 40-plus years of experience in this area

United Supermarkets Promotes 3

Execs excel in merchandising, supply chain, e-commerce fields

Fetch Rewards Gains Chief People Officer

3rd recent appointment at fast-growing loyalty company in recent weeks

Krystal Register worked for more than a decade at Wegmans

Uncertainty over COVID-19 spurred decision

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