The National Grocers Association: DOL final rule regarding overtime pay for salaried workers will negatively affect many store associates

Arlington, VA, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule regarding overtime pay for salaried workers. “The independent supermarket industry plays a crucial role in America’s economy, creating nearly one million jobs across the nation. NGA members are proud […]

The National Grocers Association congratulates 41 grocery executives on their completion of the 2015 Executive Leadership Development Program

Arlington, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) congratulated 41 grocery executives on their completion of the 2015 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP). The 2015 ELDP course was held May 31 – June 4, at Cornell University, located in Ithaca, New York. “As the new generation of grocery executives take on leadership […]

The National Grocers Association releases statement on passage of Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Legislation

Arlington, VA, 2015-6-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) released the following statement from NGA President and CEO Peter J. Larkin commending passage by the House of H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Amendments Act of 2015, sponsored by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX). In 2002, mandatory COOL […]

The National Grocers Association applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act

Arlington, VA, 2015-1-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act. H.R. 30, introduced by Congressman Todd Young (R-IN) and also championed by Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), would change the definition of a full-time employee under the […]

NGA Spirit of America Award given to Greg Gregerson of Gregerson’s Foods and Pharmacy Inc at Alabama’s Food Industry Finest Luncheon

Arlington, VA, 2014-10-10— /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that Greg Gregerson, president and CEO of Gregerson’s Foods and Pharmacy, Inc., has been presented with the NGA Spirit of America Award at the Alabama’s Food Industry Finest Luncheon, held Wednesday, October 8. The award is one of NGA’s top honors and recognizes […]

The National Grocers Association announces its pavilion partners for the 2015 NGA Show on February 8 – 11 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Arlington, VA, 2014-10-1— /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced its pavilion partners for the 2015 NGA Show, held February 8 – 11, at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Produce Marketing Association (PMA), the North American Meat Association (NAMA), the Global Market Development Center (GMDC), the Center […]

The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) announced new online platform for the supermarket industry

Center for Advancing Retail & Technology and National Grocers Association create unique platform to help retailers and brands keep pace with rapid technology innovation Arlington, VA, 2014-9-12— /EPR Retail News/ — The Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART) and the National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced a new online platform for the supermarket industry. The […]

The National Grocers Association and FMS Solutions released the results of their joint 2014 Independent Grocers Financial Survey covering fiscal year 2013

Arlington, VA, 2014-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions today released the results of their joint 2014 Independent Grocers Financial Survey, covering fiscal year 2013. Independents’ financial performance much mirrored the nation’s economy which showed modest growth and both ups and downs in consumer, financial and market performance indicators. […]