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 Southeastern Grocery To File Bankruptcy, Close 94 Stores
by Benjamin Fearnow, Newsweek
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:21PM EDT

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie grocery stores, said it’s restructuring to save $500 million, but will be forced to file bankruptcy and close 94 stores.

 Blue Apron Will Start Selling Its Meal Kits In Stores
by Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:21PM EDT

Blue Apron announced it will bring its meal kits to stores. The news arrives at a time when the meal kit subscription company is struggling to grow and retain its users, who are often put off by the expense of the direct-shipped meal kits and the need to commit to an ongoing subscription. In recent months, Blue Apron has also laid off hundreds, lost its CEO, and has continued to post disappointing earnings.

 Higher Prices At The Grocery Store? Food Inflation Is Rising After Two Years Of Declines
by Barbara Soderlin, Omaha World-Herald
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:21PM EDT

Prices are rising for the raw materials that go into packaged food — for ingredients like grains and meats — so it’s costing grocers more to buy food from manufacturers.

 Select Pick ‘N Save, Metro Market Stores Now Offer Two-Hour Delivery
by Amanda Becker, WTMJ
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:21PM EDT

Pick ‘n Save and Metro Market customers can now order groceries online and have them delivered to their homes in under two hours from 59 stores throughout Milwaukee and Madison.

 Common Market Georgia Earns Leading Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification
by The Common Market
Posted: Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:21PM EDT

Based in Atlanta, The Common Market Georgia is the only local food hub in the region to receive the Safe Quality Foods (SQF) certification and is second only to its flagship The Common Market Mid-Atlantic, which became the first local food hub in the nation to receive the certification in 2016.

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