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Consumers Buy From Companies That Take a Stand

By Michael Browne
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Originally posted on Supermarket News

Nearly two-thirds of consumers globally (63%) prefer to buy goods and services from companies that stand for a shared purpose that reflects their personal values and beliefs, and are ditching those that don’t, according to new research from Accenture.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Day

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America Recycles Day is annually observed on November 15th to inspire Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates $9 billion worth of materials are sent to the landfill each year. Whether its metal, plastic, glass, electronics or paper, these materials consume a vast amount of resources during the extraction, manufacturing and transportation process.

Albertsons Goes All in on Sustainability

From cleaner transportation and reducing waste to expanding organic, retailer shows off its sustainable side
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By Michael Browne

Albertsons last week released its 2018 Sustainability Update, highlighting its efforts in waste reduction, expansion of organic products, seafood sustainability and cleaner transportation.

How Albertsons Companies and Its Seafood Suppliers Are Tackling Illegal Fishing

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The oceans provide us with some of the world’s most sought-after delicacies, from Alaskan king crab to succulent scallops, as well as the ever-popular tuna for a sandwich. Americans consume, on average, 15 pounds of seafood a year, contributing to a $60 billion US industry.

Unfortunately, the profits and perils of sourcing food from the open seas have given rise to dangerous, unsustainable and inhumane fishing practices used by unscrupulous fishing operations.

Albertsons Digital Marketplace Spices up Customers’ Online Shopping Variety

Handcrafted, hard-to-find items, and vendors wanting to increase product exposure find a home on Albertsons Companies’ new Albertsons.com/Marketplace site
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BOISE, Idaho, October 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies today announced that Albertsons Digital Marketplace now offers over 40,000 specialty products to customers nationwide, like hard-to-find spices and condiments, specific flavors of coffee, unique health and beauty products, and other health and wellness items. The newly launched Albertsons.com/Marketplace site plans to offer more than 100,000 products by the end of the calendar year.  

Albertsons Companies Pharmacies Release Online Education Tools With Aim to Vaccinate 1.5 Million People This Flu Season

Websites include new flu maps, facts, interactive content for better public understanding
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BOISE, Idaho, October 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - To bolster the public’s awareness about flu vaccinations and the fact that many insurance plans will cover most or all of the cost, Albertsons Companies pharmacies have fully revamped their informational consumer flu websites with new features, easier navigation, and interactive tools this flu season.

Wellness 2.0: How Albertsons, CVS And Eileen Fisher Are Ushering In The Next Phase Of Health-Focused Retailing

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Albertsons: Dietitian-Led Workshops In The Grocery Aisles

Albertsons, which operates its namesake groceries and supermarkets under 20 banners such as Safeway and Vons, is steering the business so that its stores are an authentic extension of its pharmacy arm to become a “true health-and-wellness destination for the communities we serve,” Mark Panzer, senior vice president of pharmacy health and wellness, told PSFK.

Celebrating National Coffee Day With O Organics®

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Sipping a cup of coffee is a morning ritual for many Americans. In fact, the number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since 2012, with demand continuing to get a boost from at-home consumption and gourmet drinks, according to the National Coffee Association.

2018 Top Women in Store Brands Announced

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Originally published on Store Brands

It’s time to announce the honorees of the 2018 Top Women in Store Brands (TWISB).

First, a little bit about the TWISB program. It was created by Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (WISE) in conjunction with Store Brands magazine to provide well-deserved recognition to female executives who have achieved exceptional success and bring a passion for store brands to their day-to-day activities. 

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