• Wakefern Food Corp. said that in its just-completed fiscal year, total sales were up 4.7 percent from the previous year, to a record $18.6 billion. Sales for Wakefern's Price Rite Marketplace format were up six percent, to $850 million.
The 40-member company is the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S.
• United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) announced that it has reached "a new agreement with Cornerstone for Natural™ to bring their Smart Shelf Tag program to UNFI’s suppliers and retailers. Smart Shelf Tags contain ELi QR Codes, an enhanced, more secure version of a QR code, which can be scanned to provide shoppers with additional product information and rich digital content on their mobile phones without requiring an app."