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Kroger Offers Blueprint To Help Businesses Plan To Reopen Safely

Kroger has published the first installment of “Sharing What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses” to provide actionable recommendations for retailers, restaurants and food service companies, manufacturers, logistics and distribution centers and other industries to consider as they start crafting plans for safe work environments while the COVID-19 risk persists.

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Placer: Full-Line Supermarkets Weather Coronavirus Well

Full-line supermarkets are maintaining relatively strong store traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic, with more specialized operations tending to suffer, according to analytics platform Placer.ai.

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Publix Offering Contactless Pay Options

Publix is rolling out contactless pay options to all its stores, including GreenWise Market. The rollout is expected to be completed by Saturday, April 4. This is one more measure Publix is taking to protect the health and well-being of its customers and associates during the pandemic.

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Kroger Sales Surge In March

In an update on business trends, Kroger detailed operational changes that it has experienced since the COVID-19 outbreak including a rush in critical needs consumer purchasing.

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Lidl Opens Regional Distribution Center

Lidl has opened its state-of-the-art regional headquarters and distribution center in Cecil County, Maryland. The new 700,000 square-foot facility will serve as the backbone of Lidl’s regional store network, supplying products to stores in five states.

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Kroger Accelerates Hiring Program

Kroger wants to provide new career opportunities for some 23,500 workers nationwide, including those from the hardest-hit sectors such as restaurants, hotels and food service distributors as part of a plan to hire additional workers over the next several weeks.

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Stop & Shop Looks To Hire 5K Associates

Stop & Shop will be hiring at least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time positions in its stores, distribution centers and delivery operations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Fairway Market Sells Six Stores

Fairway Market, together with its debtor affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, has named the winning bids for six Fairway stores on a going concern basis (five New York stores to Village Supermarket, Inc., a Wakefern member, and one store to Seven Seas Georgetowne, LLC, a Key Food member) and the sale of two real estate leases to Amazon.

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Kroger Providing Bonuses To Associates

Kroger will provide a one-time bonus to every hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing and customer service associate, amounting to $300 for every full-time associate and $150 for every part-time associate.

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