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•  Sprouts Farmers Market announced that J. Scott Neal, most recently senior vice president and general merchandise manager for the fresh food division of Walmart U.S., will join the company as chief fresh merchandising officer.

•  Rick Delie, who spent more than a quarter-century at Costco, concluding his career there as SVP of Non-Foods, has joined the Simpactful CPG-retail consultancy as a senior advisor and consultant.