They don’t know if it’s illegal, federally regulated or even safe, a new survey finds. Read more »

 

Piklapp, Cramer, Jenkins, and Goldsmith were promoted in executive positions. Read more »

 

During the opening session of the NGA Show, the NGA board of directors, by recommendation of its nominating committee and subsequent vote by the NGA membership, announced the 2020 board of directors, officers and executive committee members, as well as the election of new board members. Read more »

 

Who's buying Cub Foods from UNFI? How will the NGA Show continue to grow? And what's happening in the grocery world with independent stores, CBD, ecommerce, center store, shopper trends, and online produce sales? The NGA show delivered some answers. Read more »

 

IGIA President Michelle Hurd spoke with We Are Iowa about the Build with Bags program that combats plastic bag litter, encourages recycling and beautifies Iowa communities. Read more »

 

Exceptional leaders depend on great teams, and great teams are full of great people, which is why it’s so painful when one of your strong contributors decides to leave. This can be demoralizing and made worse if their departure catches you unprepared. Read more »

 

Register today to join BKD on March 5 for a complimentary webinar presenting information pertaining to retail grocers. Read more »

 

Hy-Vee has purchased four former QuikTrip locations in metro Des Moines and will reopen them as convenience stores.
Fast & Fresh Express "is more of a convenience store size … but then our offerings inside are convenience store-plus," Hy-Vee spokesperson Christina Gayman said. Read more »

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Kansas City-area grocer Price Chopper Enterprises plans new stores and remodels this year under a $54 million-plus capital expenditures program. Price Chopper said this week that preliminary projects include ... Read more »

 

After years of study and decades of debate, the fate of Iowa’s bottle deposit law is still being discussed by lawmakers. Two vastly different bottle bills were passed by subcommittees in the Iowa Legislature this week. One bill would ... Read more »

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