To understand what a great company culture looks like, scroll through LinkedIn and see what Lucky’s Market employees were saying in the wake of the news that the grocer planned to close 80% of its stores.
As the industry enters 2020, I am a bit concerned about the state of it. We continue to see many outside factors continually eating away at the margins — issues such as recalls, labor, technology and sustainability.
The produce department might never be busier than the first few weeks of January, as shoppers approach stores with the best of intentions, determined to buy more fruits and vegetables and get healthier in the new year.
As we deal with yet another outbreak involving romaine, calls to do more for food safety are coming from all fronts. No one is more frustrated than the producers of leafy greens that these types of outbreaks continue.