Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Heineken Serenades on Valentine’s Day

Heineken is helping ignite romance this Valentine’s Day with the launch of a new Facebook application called The Serenade. Based on the brand’s second … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Lift’n Buddy

As a tool to fight workforce injury, many companies are turning to the Lift’n Buddy, a portable electric hand truck that does the lifting … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, What's New

Omnii XT10 by Psion

The Psion Omnii XT10 is an ultra-rugged, modular hand-held computer that is targeted for demanding uses such as supply chain and logistics operations. The … Continue reading

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Grocery Appealing More to On-the-Go Consumers

There was a time when convenience stores (c-stores) served all the needs of consumers looking for a convenient location, a quick grab-and-go purchase, and … Continue reading

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Hispanics Influencing Country’s Overall Eating Patterns

Hispanics now comprise 16 percent of the U.S. population and the U.S. Census indicates the U.S. Hispanic population is expected to grow 34 percent … Continue reading

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Pallet-level Temperature Monitoring

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), a pallet rental service, and Intelleflex, which produces temperature monitoring devices, are teaming to provide growers, producers, co-ops, shippers … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Pork

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Food Forum: Going wireless

By increasing the number of tasks they can perform in the store and warehouse, mobile-powered workstations can save labor costs while still improving morale … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns

Sales Review: Onions and garlic

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Mike Steele

The national sales manager for REMIS America says the company is expanding to meet increasing retailer demand for doors on coolers and cases. Grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns

Pet project

Mastering the pet category is becoming a priority for grocers as manufacturers offer new products and merchandising strategies to keep customers coming back. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: Keeping infants safe

New warnings are aimed at reducing the number of deaths and injuries caused by infant carriers falling from shopping carts. By Paul Giampavolo This … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns

FMI William H. Albers Award Presented to Campbell’s Douglas R. Conant

Douglas R. Conant, former president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company, received the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) William H. Albers Industry Relations Award for … Continue reading

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Chicken Sausage from Gold’n Plump

There is a new sausage in town. Gold’n Plump has launched its first line of chicken sausages, brats and breakfast links. There are four … Continue reading

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FMI Robert B. Wegman Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence Presented to Danny Wegman

Danny Wegman, CEO of Wegmans Food Markets, received the inaugural Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Robert B. Wegman Award in honor of his entrepreneurial leadership … Continue reading

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California Table Grape Commission Connects with Hispanic Market

Many Hispanic households were celebrating the New Year with grapes. The California Table Grape Commission developed a media kit around a popular Hispanic New … Continue reading

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FMI Presents Sidney R. Rabb Award to K-VA-T’s Steven Smith

Steven C. Smith, president and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores, received the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) highest recognition, the Sidney R. Rabb Award, for … Continue reading

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FMI Presents Herbert Hoover Award to Richard Parkinson, Associated Food Stores

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) honored Richard Parkinson, former president and CEO of Associated Food Stores, with the FMI Herbert Hoover Award for his … Continue reading

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Kings Food Markets Kicks Off Brand Relaunch

Kings Food Markets has relaunched its brand. The chain has 24 stores in prominent New Jersey and New York locations and has served its … Continue reading

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Piggly Wiggly Carolina Expands Online Grocery Service

After successfully offering online shopping in ten stores for the past four years, Piggly Wiggly Carolina has expanded their Click’n Shop program to 26 … Continue reading

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Corona Presents $75,000 Check to the V Foundation for Cancer Research

As part of its on-going partnership with The V Foundation, Crown Imports presented a check for $75,000 to help the organization raise funds for … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Supermarket Opening at Expressway Plaza in Staten Island, N.Y.

The Kalikow Group announces that Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. has taken over the 60,000 square-foot anchor lease at Expressway Plaza, a 95,000 square-foot … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Winter 2012

The Winter Fancy Food Show held in mid-January in San Francisco’s Moscone Center attracted a record 18,000 attendees. Read GHQ‘s preview to the show, … Continue reading

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NPB is Holding a Love Me Tenderloin Sweepstakes

In honor of receiving the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heart-Check Mark certification for pork tenderloin, the National Pork Board is hosting a Love Me … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Smithfield Launches On-package Bacon Loyalty Program

Consumers who purchase specially-marked packages of Smithfield Bacon now through April 1, 2012 are eligible to win one of many prizes, including a $10,000 … Continue reading

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