Supermarket News

Albertsons Named Supermarket News Retailer of the Year

By Michael Browne, Russell Redman
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[Albertsons Companies] has effectively adapted to the vast changes brought by the coronavirus pandemic, implementing comprehensive protections for customers and employees as well as advocating for grocery workers to be designated as emergency first responders during the crisis.

“Albertsons has stayed the course with… its immediate strong response to COVID-19; its efforts to promote diversity, equality and inclusion…”

 

Store Brand Sustainability Key at Albertsons, Price Chopper

by Carol Angrisani
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Sustainable sourcing can improve the value proposition of a private label. The challenge, however, is conveying the message to consumers.

One way Albertsons-Safeway has addressed this is by featuring sustainability labels on its private labels.

For instance, it uses the “Responsible Choice,” on its own label seafood that has received a yellow or green rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program.

Albertsons-Safeway also features the “FAD Free-Sustainable Caught” logo on its Open Nature skipjack canned tuna.

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