Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Emmi Roth USA Sponsors Professional Cheese Education and Certification

Emmi Roth USA, a charter sponsor of the 2012 Certified Cheese Professional Exam administered by the American Cheese Society, is proud to congratulate the inaugural … Continue reading

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Coupons.com Reports Top Coupon Categories for 2012

Honoring September’s National Coupon Month, Coupons.com released the top coupon categories for 2012. The company also released the top mobile and fastest rising categories … Continue reading

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The Original SoupMan Rolls Out Shelf-Stable Soup Cartons

SoupMan, Inc. has announced that The Original SoupMan is working with Integrated Marketing Services (IN) as its shopper marketing and retail promotions agency of record. … Continue reading

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NPA Supports Consumer Right to Know About GMO but Opposes Calif. Prop 37

While the Natural Products Association supports the right of consumers to know what ingredients go into their food products, it has announced its opposition … Continue reading

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Alaska Seafood’s Quick Reference Guide Goes Mobile

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) announced the release of their Alaska Seafood Species Quick Reference Guide in a mobile format. Users of the familiar spiral-bound … Continue reading

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Mango PLU Codes and Voluntary Recalls

Following the voluntary recall of certain varieties of mangos, the National Mango Board (NMB) is supporting the industry-wide response to ensure the safety and … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Close Underperforming Stores

SUPERVALU announced it will close approximately 60 underperforming or non-strategic stores this fiscal year including 38 in its retail food reporting segment and 22 … Continue reading

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Anheuser-Busch Contributes to Isaac Relief Efforts

Anheuser-Busch has shipped 4,312 cases of emergency drinking water—or 103,488 cans—to affected areas to support Hurricane Isaac relief efforts. The emergency water has been … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Teams Up for Football Season

Tyson Foods, Inc., is kicking off the football season with savings on the perfect party, including Tyson Wings & Boneless Wings, Dr Pepper soft drinks, … Continue reading

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Two New V8 Juice Varieties Offer Flavorful Twists

Campbell Soup Company is expanding its line of V8 100% vegetable juices with the addition of two new varieties: V8 100% vegetable juice Hint … Continue reading

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Buy Alabama’s Best Campaign

The Alabama Grocers Association, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries and the Alabama Food Manufacturers and Producers Association has announced Buy Alabama’s Best … Continue reading

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Kroger Releases Sixth Annual Sustainability Report

The Kroger Co. continues to meet annual sustainability benchmarks as reported in the company’s sixth annual Sustainability Report. “Kroger associates embrace sustainability in their … Continue reading

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BASF Makes a Breakthrough in Sustainable Snack Packaging

BASF, The Chemical Company, has made a breakthrough towards sustainable snack packaging that can help companies and communities everywhere get closer to their goal … Continue reading

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Nielsen Perishables Group creates syndicated reports for all fresh departments

A total-store perspective is essential to understand and manage complementary and competitive fresh products, and to identify opportunities for growth and innovation. The Nielsen … Continue reading

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Shoppers Want Self-Checkout—Survey

A just-released survey from NCR Corporation shows that shoppers appreciate the speed and efficiency of self-checkout (SCO), recognize the choice of SCO as a … Continue reading

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Kroger Extends Summer Fuel Savings Promotion

Kroger customers will be able to earn and redeem their fuel points to save up to $2.00 off per gallon at Kroger Family of … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Launches Month Long Fight Hunger Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its fifth annual Fight Hunger Food Drive, a month-long program offering customers an opportunity to donate to local … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Tom Ferguson

The vice president of sales strategy and trade management for the specialty coffee business unit of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters shares his thoughts on … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Olivia Grosbois

The director of the SIAL Group says Paris is a perfect opportunity for retailers to explore new products and cuisine. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The Workers’ Comp perfect storm

What can grocers do to mitigate their risk? By David R. Leng Hang on to your wallets. Employers are already seeing the tip of … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Protecting sensitive data

As thieves become more advanced, retailers must be careful to purge customer data and other information before discarding hard drives. By Andrew Kelleher Hackers … Continue reading

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Talent Search

By Barrie Dawson Can supermarkets compete with other industries for top executives? The workday begins before the doors swing open and it often drones … Continue reading

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NCA Opens Nomination Period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards

The National Confectioners Association, in conjunction with Candy & Snack TODAY magazine, has opened the nomination period for the 2013 Confectionery Leadership Awards which … Continue reading

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Old Wisconsin’s Snack Bites to Debut on Annett’s No. 43 at Atlanta

Old Wisconsin has announced that it will debut its popular Snack Bites products on NASCAR driver Michael Annett’s No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford … Continue reading

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