Ann Arbor grocery store with items made from plastic opening to public

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A grocery store that features thousands of products made entirely of discarded plastic opens to the public on Tuesday. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public art installation and film experience designed to encourage visitors to think more about the enduring impact of single-use plastics. TheContinue Reading

The state of grocery in Southeast Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) presents potential growth opportunities for modern grocery players (Exhibit 1). The region’s more than 600 million people spend $200 billion on groceries each year, Continue Reading

Brazil Cold Chain Market revenue to reach ~USD 5 billion by 2027, owning to increasing exports and imports, entry of small players and rise in per capita income: Ken Research

GURUGRAM, India, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Brazil Quick Commerce Market is in the growing stage, being driven by the quick delivery, advancement of technology, high internet penetration rate, comfortable working environment and government policies. There are several players in the Brazil Quick Commerce market some of which are iFood, Rappi, UberContinue Reading

Here's how many times you need to reuse your reusable grocery bags

Editor’s Note: Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Greener newsletter. Our limited newsletter series guides you on lifestyle changes to minimize your personal role in the climate crisis — and reduce your eco-anxiety. CNN  —  The battle against the single-use plastic bag may not be won but it’s definitely underContinue Reading

Grocery exec says bag ban means more plastic, not less

Single-use plastic bags at a ShopRite grocery store in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Photo: Ted Shaffrey/AP Everyone wants to do “what is right for the environment.” But what about when the proposed solution is worse than the supposed problem? Wegmans, a regional supermarket chain with 107Continue Reading

U.N. treaty could help ban plastic grocery bags

Maria Ivanova, Northeastern’s new director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, wants a future in which her students and their children aren’t mired in plastic products and refuse. As a member of the Rwanda delegation to the United Nations Environment Assembly, she is helping move the worldContinue Reading

The state of grocery in North America

Over the past two years, grocery retailers have had to reassess and adapt nearly every facet of their operations. Changes to the grocery landscape will continue, shaped by both macroeconomic factors (such as supply chain challenges and inflation) and mercurial customer preferences. To keep pace,Continue Reading

5 areas grocery executives should prioritize this year: McKinsey

Grocers have faced a long list of headwinds so far this year, including supply chain disruptions, high inflation and difficulties hiring and retaining workers. As the halfway mark for the year approaches, these challenges aren’t showing signs of letting up.  The continuing turmoil should propel grocers to change their strategies andContinue Reading