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The ‘Fiercely Loyal’ Customer

          With all the changes happening in the supermarket industry, it is easy to be swept up in the new technologies breaching the market. Walmart is dramatically increasing the investment in the online grocery department of their chains. In addition, Amazon’s entry into the supermarket industry with its purchase of Whole Foods has some stores worried about upgrading their online presence.

Transparency in Sustainable Seafood

           In today’s market, consumers are becoming increasingly concerned with a transparency in the items they buy. Shoppers are interested in where the fresh food they’re buying comes from; whether it is in local produce, fresh cut beef cut on site, or the origins of fresh seafood.

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JOHN T. NICCOLLAI

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Given all that you do for our union family and yours, I wish I could thank you personally.

New Seasons Workers: Looking to Unionize

               ‘New Seasons’ is a chain of privately owned grocery stores operating in the greater Portland area in Oregon. Recently, New Seasons has been expanding and opening new stores, in every step of its expansion, New Seasons has faced severe backlash from local UFCW unions.

AmazonFresh Cuts Back to ‘Select Zip codes’

             Amazon recently announced in The Settle Times that they would be “narrowing the range of its AmazonFresh grocery delivery program, cutting service in at least nine states”. Economically, AmazonFresh has had major difficulties. Amazon is trying to balance the cost of the service with consumers, many of whom are already paying a yearly fee.

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