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Linden Hills Co-op workers vote to unionize with UFCW Local 653

February 24, 2017 - MINNEAPOLIS -- Workers at Linden Hills Co-op won their election Thursday to form a union with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 653 (link is external). Eight-five percent of workers voted in favor of unionization in balloting conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (link is external).

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A first look at how German grocer Lidl plans to conquer the U.S. market

By Sarah Halzack February 15, On a busy street in Fredericksburg, Va., a tall, black security fence guards a sprawling — and, for now, largely empty — brick-and-glass building.

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Inside Amazon’s robot-run supermarket that needs just 3 human workers

By Josh Kosman - February 5, 2017 - If you’re a robot stealing somebody’s job, it’s best to stay hidden.

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The Transformation Of Today's Grocery Shopper Has Consequences For The Industry

Jan 17, 2017, - Back in the day, one person in a household did the bulk of the grocery shopping, but today's culture has shifted drastically. Now households are largely sharing grocery shopping duties, and that’s changing what grocers need to offer.

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Tentative Agreements Reached in Northern California with Save Mart/Lucky and FoodMaxx

ROSEVILLE, CA (Friday, January 13, 2017) — After lengthy and complex negotiations, UFCW 8-Golden State has reached tentative agreements for members working at both Save Mart/Lucky and FoodMaxx in Northern California.


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