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STOP & SHOP and its local unions have reached a tentative agreement. / COURTESY RK CENTERS

Unions, Stop & Shop reach tentative agreement Sunday

PROVIDENCE – A tentative agreement between union workers and Stop & Shop LLC was reached over the weekend, both parties announced Sunday.Union members of...
UNIONIZED WORKERS picket outside of East Side Market, a Stop & Shop-owned grocery store closed down due to the strike. More than 31,000 workers are striking in New England following an impasse in contract negotiations. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Have you crossed the Stop & Shop picket lines?

When more than 31,000 United Food and Commercial Workers went out on strike against Stop & Shop LLC on April 12, it was more...
UNIONIZED WORKERS picket outside of East Side Market, a Stop & Shop-owned grocery store closed down due to the strike, More than 31,000 workers are striking in New England following an impasse in contract negotiations. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Stop & Shop strike enters first full day, closes some stores

PROVIDENCE – The strike of unionized Stop & Shop LLC workers entered its first full day Friday.More than 31,000 United Food and Commercial Workers...
UNIONIZED STOP & Shop workers went on strike Thursday. / COURTESY RK CENTERS

Stop & Shop workers strike

PROVIDENCE – Unionized Stop & Shop workers went on strike Thursday.United Food & Commercial Workers Locals 328, 371, 919, 1445 and 1459 members cited...

Selle named HR Icon of the Year by OnConferences

BOB SELLE, chief human resources officer for Ocean State Job Lot, was recently named HR Icon of the Year by online business-resource organization OnConferences....
BENNY'S HAS FILED CEASE AND DESIST TO Menta Brokerage for its use of the Benny's namea nd logo for the upcoming Benny's Fresh Market. The company denied claims that it is misusing the logo. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

Benny’s sends cease and desist to grocery retailer bearing its name

RICHMOND — Following the announcement of the upcoming Benny’s Fresh Marketplace to Richmond, a spokesman for Benny’s issued a statement that despite its claims,...
UNITED NATURAL FOODS reported a loss of $341.7 million in the quarter ended Jan. 26.

UNFI reports $341.7M loss related to SUPERVALU writedowns, costs

PROVIDENCE – United Natural Foods Inc. reported a loss of $341.7 million in the quarter ended Jan. 26, largely related to the company’s acquisition...
ONE OF THE three former Benny's sites that will become an Ocean Sate Job Lot. Above, the property at 1109 Warwick Ave, Warwick. / COURTESY GOOGLE INC.

3 Benny’s locations will become Ocean State Job Lots

PROVIDENCE – Three former Benny’s locations will be occupied by Ocean State Job Lot, the Carpionato Group announced Wednesday.The three locations in Warwick, Cranston...
CVS HEALTH reported a loss of $596 million in 2018. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE

CVS posts loss in 2018, predicts dire year as 2015 deal...

NEW YORK – CVS Health Corp. shares dropped in early trading Wednesday after the health care company said its results would be dragged down...
PAYLESS SHOESOURCE INC., which has 18 locations within Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., plans to close all of its U.S. stores after again filing for bankruptcy, according to a report Thursday by Reuters./BLOOMBERG PHOTO/SCOTT EELLS

Payless ShoeSource to close all U.S. stores

PROVIDENCE — Payless ShoeSource Inc., a worldwide discount shoe retail chain, is planning to shutter all of its stores in the U.S. when the...
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