Brookshire Brothers Taps Itasca Retail to Advance its Inventory Management Activities

July 6, 2020 Itasca Retail

Brookshire Brothers, a regional grocer headquartered in Lufkin, Texas will implement the Itasca Retail’s Magic™ computer generated ordering and industry-standard DSD receiving solution in all 116 of its Brookshire Brothers, Brookshire Brothers Express, David’s Supermarkets, David’s Express, Pecan Foods, and Tobacco Barn locations.

CoolSys Acquires Richmond Refrigeration Service

July 6, 2020 CoolSys

CoolSys™, a parent of market-leading refrigeration and HVAC services companies nationwide, has acquired Richmond Refrigeration Service, an established commercial refrigeration and air conditioning service serving Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia.

Publix Ranked No. 1 Supermarket in America, No. 3 Pharmacy in Florida for Customer Service

July 6, 2020 Publix

Publix has been named to Newsweek’s 2020 America’s Best Customer Service list, ranking No. 1 in the supermarket category and No. 9 overall. Separately, Publix Pharmacy also ranked No. 3 in Florida on Newsweek’s 2020 list for Best-In-State Customer Service.

Join the Club and be Part of Gelson’s New Rewards Program

July 6, 2020 Gelson’s

Gelson’s has introduced a new rewards program where customers can earn points for every dollar they spend. The more you spend, the more you get! With four different tiers (Foodie, Gourmet, Connoisseur, Epicure), come a variety of perks and benefits. Instacart is also integrated into the program making it easy for customers to order online, pick up and still earn points. Customers can sign up for free at their nearest Gelson’s store or visit

NGA: USMCA Secures Free Trade and Vital Imports for Independent Supermarkets

The National Grocers Association, the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, released the following statement from NGA Director of Government Relations Molly Pfaffenroth, once again voicing support for the United States -Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA), which went into effect yesterday.