Evanesce Opens First U.S. Based Manufacturing Facility for Sustainable Product Development

October 22, 2021 Evanesce

With the launch, the company not only hits a milestone in its global expansion plans but also addresses the worldwide shortage of eco-friendly Polylactic Acid (PLA) products due to overseas shipping delays. By ushering production into the U.S., Evanesce is set to truly disrupt the packaging industry by producing price competitive, 100% plant-based and 100% compostable single-use products including straws, cutlery, and take-out containers.

IRI Releases Data Detailing Availability of Key Grocery Products Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday

October 21, 2021 IRI

“As the holiday season approaches and widespread supply chain challenges continue to impact industries across the economy, IRI is tracking a basket of items for their availability, demand, price and promotion for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas,” said Dr. Krishnakumar (“KK”) S. Davey, president of IRI Client Engagement.

Associated Wholesale Grocers Adds TimeForge Labor Management to its Partner Ecosystem

Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) announced today that it has established a preferred partnership with TimeForge, a data-driven labor management software suite serving the retail grocery industry.

Kroger Launches Private Marketplace to Unleash First-Party Targeting Capabilities

October 21, 2021  Kroger Precision Marketing

The Kroger Co.’s retail media business, Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) powered by 84.51°, today announced the launch of a new private programmatic advertising marketplace. The Kroger Private Marketplace allows agencies and brands to reach consumers by applying Kroger audience data to programmatic campaigns within their preferred ad-buying platform.

United Fresh Releases FreshFacts on Retail Q2 2021 Report

United Fresh Produce Association’s Q2 2021 issue of FreshFacts® on Retail is now available. Sponsored by Mucci Farms, this issue reports that vegetable declines mainly drove produce trends in Q2, despite growing fruit dollars. However, volume sales declined across the board.