Albertsons Made Their Grocery Employees "Essential" Workers, Now It's Outsourcing Their JobsWhen COVID-19 pushed grocery stores onto the "front line" of the war against the pandemic, Albertsons sought to have their employees designated as "essential workers."
Big Grocery Chains Look To Avoid Empty Shelves By Restricting Amount Of Same Items One Can BuyKroger is only allowing customers to buy two of certain items like toilet paper and disinfecting wipes, supplies that were flying off store shelves as people panicked earlier this year.
Texas Grocery Stores Putting Limits On Items As Holidays Approach And COVID-19 Cases SkyrocketAs the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in Texas and across the country, a number of grocery store chains are again putting purchasing limits on items like disinfectants and paper goods.
It's Happening Again, Some Grocers Now Limiting Toilet Paper And Disinfecting Wipe PurchasesIt's a move reminiscent of the springtime COVID-19 shutdown in Texas and across the nation -- some grocery store chains are now re-imposing limits on key items such as toilet paper, paper towels and disinfecting wipes.
Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, Worry About Price-GougingConsumers saw a spike in prices for grocery store items like eggs, meat and cereal over the last month and experts say it's due to supply and demand issues.
Coronavirus In Texas: More Stores Limiting Number Of Shoppers Inside At One TimeKroger is now only allowing one customer for every 120 square feet. Walmart is allowing one customer for every 200 square feet.
Unions In Texas, Other States Want To Elevate Grocery Store Workers To Status Of First RespondersUnions in Texas and many other states are pressing governors to elevate grocery workers to the status of first responders.
Grocery Stores Evolve With The Times Imposing New Limits And Safety Measures During Coronavirus OutbreakMany stores are limiting the number of items people can buy to control some of the hoarding of supplies including toilet paper.
Challenging Time For Food Charities In North TexasFood charities in Tarrant County are beginning to feel the impact of empty store shelves, as donations from grocery stores dwindle even as demand climbs.
Texas Now Allowing Trucks From Alcohol Industry To Deliver Supplies To Grocery StoresIn an effort to keep grocery stores stocked during the growing concern of the coronavirus outbreak, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has waived laws in order to allow trucks from the alcohol industry to deliver supplies to those stores.
Albertsons, Tom Thumb Closing 4 North Texas StoresThe stores are located in Fort Worth, DeSoto, Flower Mound and Coppell. They are set to close around December 1.
Kroger To Start Selling Products Directly To Chinese ShoppersKroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba.
Nestle Takes Over Sales Of Starbucks In Grocery AislesNestle is paying more than $7 billion to handle retail sales of Starbucks's coffee and tea outside of its coffee shops.
Texas-Based Fiesta Mart To Be Bought By El SuperThe Texas-based Fiesta Mart chain is being acquired by a California grocer to create what's being billed as one of the largest Hispanic-focused supermarket companies.
McDonald's To Bring Bottled McCafe Drinks To Store ShelvesMcDonald's said that it will soon sell some of its McCafe drinks in bottles at supermarkets and other stores, catching up with coffee rivals Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts.