Albertsons Companies Elevates the Store Checkout Experience with Toshiba

June 20, 2019 TOSHIBA

Albertsons Companies is empowering consumers with fast and convenient in-store checkout experiences by implementing Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ self-checkout systems. By leveraging Toshiba’s focus on front-end store optimization, Albertsons Cos. expects checkout times to speed up – from wait time in line to payment – to improve operational throughput and reduce shopper interventions, with the ultimate goal of improving the customer’s grocery store experience.

Maine Bans Single-Use Plastic Grocery Bags by Earth Day 2020

June 20, 2019 Associated Press

Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020.

2019 KeHE Holiday Show: Attendees Immersed in Innovation & Goodness in the Windy City

June 20, 2019 KeHE

Nearly 5,000 industry professionals joined KeHE in the Windy City for the record-breaking 2019 KeHE Holiday Show, June 12-13. Filled with more than 750 exhibitors, Chicago’s McCormick Place was buzzing with innovative new items and tried and true favorites for retailers to purchase, learn, and experience for the upcoming holiday season.

Jackson Mitchell Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Little Giant Farmer’s Market Corporation

Jackson Mitchell Holdings, Inc. closed on a deal Wednesday to purchase Little Giant Farmers Market Corporation, which operates five Georgia grocery stores. The company will continue to operate under the current corporate structure and Little Giant Farmer’s Market will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Jackson Mitchell Holdings, Inc.

Packaged Facts: Modern Eating Trends Reveal Interchangeability for Mealtimes and Snacking

June 20, 2019 Packaged Facts

“There’s a surging fluidity to modern mealtimes,” says David Sprinkle, research director for Packaged Facts. “The reality is U.S. adults are increasingly eating differently, if not necessary eating less.”