Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Third Kroger automated fulfillment center coming to Georgia

Kroger has announced that Forest Park, Ga., will be the location of its third automated online order fulfillment center.

H-E-B to pilot delivery service using automated vehicle

H-E-B plans to test later this year delivery by a vehicle with self-driving technology.

Packer Insight — Outbreak, retail insight and Northeast update

Retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder run down the news of the week, from a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas to legislation in New York to a pair of great columns from retail veterans.

Just how big is the World's Largest Pineapple Display?

Schnucks has partnered with Fyffes to create the world’s largest pineapple display.

Millennials Eat — Popular product claims and how produce fits in

Ashley Nickle, editor of Produce Retailer, and Amelia Freidline, copy editor and designer for The Packer, conducted a thorough store check to see which product claims produce companies are using on their packaging.

Packer Insight — Mexican tomatoes, CPS and giant produce displays

The Packer's editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss a few of the big topics of the week, from Mexican tomatoes to the Center for Produce Safety Symposium to a pair of giant produce displays.

How's your food safety focus?

The Center for Produce Safety recently had its 10th symposium, so this is a timely question: Is your company investing enough time, money and other resources in food safety?

CPS shares research relevant for produce at 10th symposium

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists presented research on animal intrusion, water treatment, buffer zones and much more at the 10th Center for Produce Safety Symposium June 18-19.

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market fills two executive roles

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has promoted Dean Little to chief operating officer and has hired Tod Pepin as chief merchandising officer.

World's largest pineapple display coming soon to Schnucks

Schnucks has partnered with Fyffes to create the world's largest pineapple display in one of its stores June 28.