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September, 2016

  • 15 September

    IDDBA Releases Latest Original Research Report: Digital Intermediaries

    International Dairy·Deli·Bakery Association™ 636 Science Drive, Madison WI 53711-1073 608-310-5000  |  iddba.org     NEWS FROM IDDBA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact Eric Richard (erichard@iddba.org or 608-310-5000) September 14, 2016  IDDBA Releases Latest Original Research Report: Digital Intermediaries  Madison, WI — The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA)™ and RetailNet …

  • 15 September

    TIME TO LISTEN TO MAIN STREET, NOT BAY STREET

    TORONTO, ON, September 14, 2016 – The release today by both Visa and MasterCard of the long awaited ‘independent third party audits’, of their promised credit card merchant fee reductions- under a voluntary agreement struck in April, 2014 with the previous Government of Canada- confirms what the Small Business Matters Coalition …

  • 14 September

    Star Marketing appointed Exclusive Distributor of “Better Than Bouillon”

    http://westerngrocer.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Better_Than_Bouillon_appointment-1.pdf 

  • 14 September

    MANN’S CELEBRATES BROCCOLI COLE SLAW’S 25th ANNIVERSARY

    Salinas, Calif. – September 13, 2016 – Mann Packing celebrates the 25th anniversary of Mann’s Broccoli Cole Slaw®. In 1991, recent college graduate Joe Nucci was tasked with creating a healthy and unique value-added product using broccoli stalks. At the time, Mann’s was one of the world’s largest shippers of …

  • 13 September

    Michael Graydon joins Food & Consumer Products of Canada as CEO

    Michael Graydon joins Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) as Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 12, 2016. He brings a depth and breadth of experience and skills that will provide strong leadership to FCPC.  He will work closely with the Board of Directors, Board of Governors, FCPC staff and …

  • 9 September

    TOONIES FOR TUMMIES EXPANDS WEST

    THE GROCERY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PILOT WITH SAVE-ON FOODS FOR UPCOMING CAMPAIGN Toronto, September 9, 2016 – The Grocery Foundation and Save-On Foods today announced that the western-based retailer will participate in the upcoming 2017 campaign benefiting student nutrition. The pilot, which will take place at over 150 Save-On Foods stores in …

  • 9 September

    Sobeys Opens New IGA Outside of Regina

    Sobeys Inc. has opened a new IGA store at 20E Great Plains Road, just east of Regina -the first in Western Canada for the last 15 years. The company currently operates 32 locations in Western Canada, mostly in small towns. This opening near a large city re-establishes the iconic IGA …

  • 9 September

    Grocery Innovations Canada to Take Centre Stage This Fall

    Grocers across the country are eagerly anticipating Canada’s premier grocery conference and trade show this October 16th and 17th at the Toronto Congress Centre. The conference kicks off with a keynote from Ken Wong, distinguished professor of marketing at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University on the subject of …

  • 9 September

    Kruger Products Wins 2016 Walmart Vendor Sustainability Award

    Kruger Products Wins 2016 Walmart Vendor Sustainability Award Submitted by:Kruger Products L.P. Categories:Sustainability, Environment Posted:Jul 12, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST TORONTO, Jul. 12 /CSRwire/ – Kruger Products has received Walmart Canada’s sixth-annual Vendor Sustainability Award. The award recognizes a company’s sustainability efforts and achievements and applauds its assistance in …

  • 9 September

    COUCHE-TARD BUYS 53 SITES IN LOUISIANA

    Laval, Québec, Canada – August 29, 2016 – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A/ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary Circle K Stores Inc., an agreement to purchase 53 sites held by American General Investments, LLC and North American Financial Group, LLC (together, “Cracker Barrel”). …