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Samantha Nelson

Former Senior Editor - Content,

Samantha Nelson is a former Senior Editor - Content for She covered Kroger, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Whole Foods, Meijer, Southeastern Grocers, Publix, Ahold Delhaize, PetSmart and Petco.

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November 2018

Johnsonville Sausage may have made up the "Bratsgiving" holiday, but thanks in part to the manufacturer's willingness to tailor unique activations, the August grilling program has become a regular calendar event for a growing list of major retailers.

Less than a month after Alberstons Cos. launched its online marketplace, the retailer is already looking for ways to expand its endless aisle.

Sales of Tyson Foods' Grilled & Ready chicken were struggling as part of a total decline in foot traffic within the frozen department at Kroger stores. So the brand and retailer set out to develop a program that would drive awareness and trial by touting the product's convenience.

Kroger has penned deals with Nuro, Home Chef, Ocado and Alibaba in the past year with the goal of becoming more available, accessible and relevant to its customers.​​​​​​​

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