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 Kroger And Instacart Expand Partnership
by The Kroger Co.
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 3:42PM EDT

"As part of Restock Kroger, we are investing in redefining our customers' grocery shopping experience by bringing online and offline seamlessly together," said Yael Cosset, Kroger's Chief Digital Officer. "Having grown our digital sales in 2017 by 90 percent, we continue to accelerate our digital roadmap in 2018 to make shopping with Kroger simpler and more personalized."

 Publix Managers Receive Prestigious Leadership Awards
by Publix
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 3:42PM EDT

Last night, Publix Super Markets recognized 12 managers during the company’s annual conference. One store manager from each of Publix’s five divisions and one support-area associate received the 2017 George W. Jenkins Award — Publix’s most prestigious recognition — and one district manager from each division and one support-area manager received the President’s Award.

 Boxed Rejects Kroger's $400 Million Purchase Offer
by Spencer Soper & Craig Giammona, Bloomberg
Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:48PM EDT

Boxed Wholesale, which sells snacks, paper towels and other household products in bulk, rejected a $400 million acquisition offer from Kroger Co. and will pursue a new funding round to remain private, according to a person familiar with the matter.

 Costco Says Extra Profit From Tax Cuts Will Be Shared With Employees
by Benjamin Romano, Seattle Times
Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:48PM EDT

Many retailers have announced plans to spend their tax-cut windfalls on one-time employee bonuses or more enduring wage increases. As retail pay is boosted, Costco intends to keep compensation for its more than 239,000 workers ahead of the pack, executives said Wednesday as the company reported its quarterly results.

 Greensboro Developer: If City Lands Publix Distribution Center, 'It’s A Big, Big Win'
by Richard M. Barron, News & Record
Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 3:48PM EDT

Publix Super Markets is considering building a $400 million regional distribution center here that would employ 1,000 people.

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