Amazon’s Whole Foods to cut hundreds of corporate roles

Amazon-owned Whole Foods says it is cutting several hundred jobs as part of a process to simplify the grocery chain's operations.

The company plans to make changes to some regional and global support teams over the next two months, according to a memo sent to employees by the Whole Foods executive team.

Knife attack in Italy kills 1, wounds soccer player, others

A man grabbed a knife from a supermarket shelf on Oct. 27 and stabbed five people, killing one and wounding four others, including Spanish soccer player Pablo Mari, Italian authorities said.

Police arrested a 46-year-old Italian man suspected in the attack at a shopping center in Assago, a suburb of Milan, carabinieri said.

Blockchain technology to be applied as a first in Romanian food sector

The blockchain technology, known until now in the financial industry, will be applied, for the first time, in the Romanian food sector, offering consumers the possibility of discovering information, straight from the farm, regarding the origin and quality of the produce they consume.

Bulgaria: Big Retail Chains Mad at Government for Not Lifting Lockdown and Lack of Support

Another angry open letter was sent today by the Association for Modern Trade (MTA) , an organization that brings together some of the largest food and non-food retail stores in Bulgaria. It once again notes that the decision of the authorities not to open from April 1 the large non-food stores is detrimental to their business.