SN Top 10: Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer top the week’s headline

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was Albertsons unveiling its “Recipe for Change” ESG platform. Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons said that the Recipe for Change plan sets long-term goals and strategies focused on maximizing the company’s impact across four “pillars” designated as “Planet, People, Product and Community.” Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Kroger readies grocery delivery for South Florida
  • Meijer lines up two more supercenter openings
  • Apollo Global Management acquires Tony’s Fresh Market
  • Video: A look inside the newest Roche Bros. store in Boston

In other news, after making its Whole Foods Market debut in Seattle a year ago, the Amazon One contactless payment system is now rolling out to the specialty grocer’s stores in Austin, Texas.

Amazon said that customers at the Whole Foods store in the Shops of Arbor Trails shopping center in southwestern Austin now can pay for their groceries by scanning their hand on the Amazon One palm reader at checkout. 

Other top stories:

  • Longtime Wegmans executive Marty Gardner to retire
  • Stater Bros. Markets kicks off brand refresh
  • Sam’s Club recasts Member’s Mark as ‘purpose-driven brand’
  • Amazon Fresh expands in Southern California