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Thad Rueter

Senior Editor

Thad Rueter is Progressive Grocer's senior editor. Reach Thad by email at [email protected] 

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January 2021

As food and consumables retailers grow more digital, they’ll make use of ever more granular data to better forecast consumer demand

Food retailer launches new meal program

Food and other retailers can use the tech from the companies

Company’s technology helps grocery shoppers find products

Contactless Payments Gain Ground

New Visa study shows what’s to come with digital transactions

Retailer provides financial update for fiscal Q4

Dollar General Helps Employees Get Vaccinations

Retailer sets program to encourage protection against virus

Project comes as other food retailers embrace better fulfillment tech

Retailer works with Ribbit Capital on new operation

Trade group hires lobbying firm and makes promotion

Meal kit provider is riding a wave of growth into 2021

Jobs are for new stores in Washington State

Chicory works with National Cattlemen’s Beef Association on e-commerce push

Ted Schnuck will lead fresh food categories in new job

New data also show which spirits are finding their way into shoppers’ homes

Nick Giovanni is a Goldman Sachs vet

Company ups the tech game for meal kit services 

Move comes as L.A. County pushes for similar pandemic bump

Food retailer partners with two local organizations for Carnival season

Giant Co. Offers Virtual Cooking Classes

Classes provide opportunity to cook affordable, simple meals each week

New platform offers dietitian services

Food retailer launches free workshops

December 2020

Coin Cloud announces big milestone

Fulfillment services firm looks to a serial entrepreneur

Dan Duda worked 4 decades for the family-owned firm

Trigo raises new funds as more grocers adopt self-checkout tools

New CBRE report predicts increasingly varied store functions

Retailer commits $12 million to Feeding America

New process extends window for returns

Food and Beverage Sales Decline in November

New U.S. Census report details trends as holidays heat up

Walgreens Teams with Verizon for Digital Boost

Retailer seeks to beef up customer experience

International Foodservice Manufacturers Association Names New Leaders

Trade group has new officers and directors for 2021

Meal kit provider launches new campaign

Nielsen report details grocery shopper trends

But one company stands out for customer retention

What’s the Proper Path for Better Payments?

How the pandemic and loyalty can help food retailers get a better handle on transactions

Meal-kit provider talks expansion and revenue increases

Food retailer helps to feed 22,000 people

Spicing up the pantry and new shopping times among expected changes in behavior

New report finds fresh support for digital transformation

Food retailer breaks into eMarketer Top 10 list

Latest financials show other improvements as well

New report measures payment preferences among consumers

Fresh grants designed to fight hunger problems

Other food retailers also offer more pay

New push seeks to bring more workers to food retail

Retailer scores big on same-store sales growth

Food retail store concept comes to the Chicago suburbs

More food retailers are turning to similar tools

Dollar General Sets 2021 Expansion Plans

Store push comes amid strong Q3 consumables growth

Program includes discounts and donations

Cooperative selects BluJay transportation management tool

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