UFCW averts strike against Kroger, Albertsons in California

A week after authorizing a strike, seven United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union locals in Southern and Central California have reached a tentative contract agreement with The Kroger Co.’s Ralphs Grocery and Albertsons Cos.’...

Biden used cheat sheet while doubling down on unscripted message to oust Putin

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Which states have the lowest flat income taxes?

Paying state and federal taxes on earned income is the norm for many Americans. But tax rates can differ significantly from state to state. Nine states have a flat tax rate for all residents. That...

An open thank-you note to America’s grocers, two years later

Scott Moses is a Managing Director and Head of Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants Investment Banking at Solomon Partners, the M&A investment banking advisory firm. He writes a quarterly column for Supermarket News about sector trends,...

Middle-class housing is declining. But in these markets, it’s rising and creating wealth

Middle-income households saw a dramatic slip in homeownership rates from 2010 - 2020. That decade followed the Great Recession, when many owners foreclosed on homes. But markets with rising middle-income ownership rates included Phoenix,...

Shell won’t buy any more Russian oil and gas

Russia is finding it ever harder to sell its oil and gas. Shell (RDSA) said Tuesday it was breaking completely with Russia's giant energy industry, halting all purchases of Russian crude oil immediately and shutting its...

Ahold Delhaize USA proceeds with shift to self-distribution

As part of an ongoing transition, Ahold Delhaize USA has converted its first supply-chain facility to its integrated, self-managed network in 2022. ADUSA Supply Chain, the grocery retailer’s distribution and logistics arm, said Tuesday that its...

U.S. shoppers hold over-inflated view of food prices

Grocery costs, personal finances and the economy have surpassed COVID-19 as the top concerns of U.S. consumers, yet many shoppers deem food price inflation far above its actual rate, according to the latest dunnhumby Consumer...

US sanctions are going to do little to stop Putin from his Ukraine war

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The Giant Company drops online grocery pickup fee

The Giant Company is giving customers more incentive to use online grocery pickup. For its Giant Direct and Martin’s Direct e-grocery services, Carlisle, Pa.-based Giant said Thursday that it has eliminated the order minimum and the...

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