New York City Partners with Mercato to Equip Independent Grocers with Online Ordering & Delivery Capabilities

September 23, 2020 Mercato

Mercato has been selected by the City of New York to become the eCommerce marketplace that will connect underserved NYC communities to local grocery stores. Through this partnership, select stores in all five boroughs will begin offering their inventory online and via local delivery – a functionality these stores weren’t previously equipped with.

85% of Americans Say They’re Paying More For Groceries During the Pandemic

September 23, 2020 Irene Jiang, Business Insider

A new study by C+R Research confirms what most Americans already knew: shoppers are paying more at the grocery store during the pandemic.

Walmart Just Made a Change That Could Shape Its Future for Years. It’s a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

September 22, 2020 JUSTIN BARISO, INC

As part of its strategy to adapt to pandemic times, Walmart is making some major changes to the way it runs its Supercenters: The company is introducing a new team-based operating model–and giving pay raises to tens of thousands of employees.

Walmart Sets Goal to Become a Regenerative Company

September 22, 2020 Walmart

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are also committing to help protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030 to help combat the cascading loss of nature threatening the planet.

Dover Food Retail Launches Optimax 7 Series LED Lighting Optimizing Merchandising and Energy Savings

September 22, 2020 Dover Food Retail

The newly designed Optimax 7 Series offers food retail operations optimized refrigerated case merchandising by providing superior uniformity, high-color rendering, optimal product illumination and reduced energy usage.