Report: Amazon Sends Plans To Mpls. Concerning Food Delivery ServiceAnother big name is planning on jumping into the Twin Cities grocery market. The Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports Amazon has sent plans to Minneapolis city officials outlining their plans to start a food delivery service.
Target Partners With Online Grocery Service InstacartStarting Tuesday, Target is partnering with a company that is known as the Uber of grocery delivery.
Nonprofit Convoy Of Hope Stops In Spring Lake ParkThe relief organization The Convoy of Hope offered a community celebration in the Twin Cities Saturday.
SuperValu May Spin Off Save-A-Lot Into Separate CompanySuperValu says it is considering spinning off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry intensifies. The company says the split will help each company focus on finding ways to grow.
Survey Finds Significant 'Grocery Gap' In MinnesotaFor many people, attempts to eat healthy are often thwarted by our cravings for junk food. A new survey shows there's also another obstacle: not enough grocery stores sell healthy food.
Accomplish With Kylie: Twin Cities Mobile MarketThere are parts around the Twin Cities that don't have access to healthy, fresh food on a regular basis. That's why one Metro Transit bus was converted to a healthy grocery store on wheels.
Target Names New Head Of Food BusinessTarget Corp. has named a 20-year grocery and consumer product industry veteran to help revamp the retail chain's food business. The Minneapolis-based retailer said Monday that it has hired Anne Dament to the role of senior vice president, merchandising.
Target Reportedly Planning To Cut Thousands Of JobsTarget Corp. is planning to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years to save nearly $2 billion from its budget. Target plans to make those cuts through corporate restructuring and other improvements.
Report: Trader Joe's Coming To Downtown MinneapolisDowntown Minneapolis residents and workers with a fondness for Trader Joe's should take note. The grocery store will reportedly open a location along Washington Avenue.
Postal Workers Picking Up Food For 'Stamp Out Hunger'Mail carriers will be doing more than just delivering letters on Saturday. They'll also be picking up groceries. Their efforts are going to be taken in conjunction with "Stamp Out Hunger" Day.
Roundy's To Sell 18 Rainbow Stores In MinnesotaRoundy's has negotiated a deal to sell 18 Rainbow Foods stores in Minnesota. Supervalu, which owns Cub Foods, has been working with other grocery chains to buy these stores. The deal also includes 13 Rainbow pharmacies and three Rainbow liquor stores in the state.
Supervalu Pressures Farmers To End Use Of Pig PensOne of the country's largest grocery companies is joining others who are pressuring pork suppliers to stop using restrictive gestation crates for their pigs. Supervalu says it will require reports from its suppliers on their progress in producing pork without the use of the individual stalls that are too narrow for a pregnant pig to turn around.