I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

If you’ve ever worked in retail, you already know what I’m about to tell you: Towards the end of October, a feeling of horror begins to develop that has nothing to do with Halloween. As the days get shorter and the wind cools down, coworkers start to whisper to each other, “Are you ready?” The … Read more

Amazon makes grocery delivery free for Prime subscribers

Amazon makes grocery delivery free for Prime subscribers

Amazon is to make its Amazon Fresh service free to Prime subscribers, as it looks to rapidly expand the grocery delivery business across the UK. The technology giant has also said it will speed up delivery times to make same-delivery available to UK grocery customers in some parts of the South East. Customers subscribing to … Read more

Grocery workers are using Facebook and Reddit to swap stories and information

Grocery workers are using Facebook and Reddit to swap stories and information

When a Trader Joe employee died on April 6 after hiring Covid-19 in early March, some of the chain’s employees didn’t learn his death from their managers – they learned about it on Reddit. The first pandemic-related death to hit Trader Joe’s staff was the subject of a post on the TJCrew subreddit, an online … Read more

College athletes without access to training facilities get cooking classes, grocery tips

College athletes without access to training facilities get cooking classes, grocery tips

Attacking Nevada lineman Nate Brown does his best to eat well, as do many footballers and other college athletes across the country without access to training facilities amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 6-foot-4,300-pound soaring senior has stumbled a few times in college sports Weight Watchers’ version, with no personal lessons or springtime practices. “Maybe I … Read more