Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Giant Food Stores to Acquire Sixteen Genuardi’s Stores

GIANT Food Stores of Carlisle, Pennsylvania has entered into an agreement with Genuardi’s Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., to acquire sixteen Genuardi’s … Continue reading

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Wegmans Announces No Price Increases on Winter List of Products Families Buy Most

Against a backdrop of persistent concern about the economy, Wegmans has once again announced a freeze on prices effective Sunday, January 8, through April … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Receives 2011 Waste Reduction Award From State of California for “Green Business Practices”

For the second year in a row, Stater Bros. has received a Waste Reduction Award for its many environmentally friendly programs from California Department … Continue reading

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United Supermarkets Establishes Seafood Milestone

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) announced today that United Supermarkets has become the first all-Texas grocery chain to obtain MSC Chain of Custody certification. … Continue reading

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IEOOC Announces Sixth Annual Onion Lovers’ Month Retail Display Contest

Kicking off the new year, the Idaho-E. Oregon Onion Committee (IEOOC) is sponsoring its annual onion display contest to assist retailers in boosting onion … Continue reading

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Talking Shop With… Suzanne Wolter

The director of marketing for Selah, Wash.-based Rainier Fruit Co. says new varieties are juicing up apple sales. Grocery Headquarters: What are the main … Continue reading

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Talking Shop With… George W. Prest

The CEO of the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) outlines some of the educational and networking opportunities at MODEX 2012. Grocery Headquarters: What … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Deli service cheese

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Sales Review: Potatoes

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On Point: Now you see it…

The best service is sometimes invisible to the customer. By Tom Weir To the male half of the couple it was surprising, disappointing actually, … Continue reading

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Future Forces: The Amazon effect

Center store profits could be at risk as consumers do more of their research and buying online. By Patrick Kiernan As our industry continues … Continue reading

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Making room for housewares

When a category gets hot, responsive retailers do not hesitate to capitalize on ever-evolving consumer buying habits by adjusting their merchandising strategies. Industry observers say now is time to clear some shelf space for housewares. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Tyson Partners with 7UP Beverages for a Big Game Promotion

Tyson Foods will launch a new promotion featuring savings on wings, boneless wings and 7UPbrand beverages for the football season leading up to the playoff game … Continue reading

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All-Natural, Lower Sodium Dinner Ham

Dietz & Watson is introducing an all-natural, uncured dinner ham without nitrates and with less sodium than most other dinner hams. At about six … Continue reading

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ShopRite Kicks-Off Can Can Sale with Donation to Local Food Banks

ShopRite’s annual Can Can Sale, begins Thursday, January 5th and will run through Saturday, January 21st. This year, to bring awareness to the ever-growing … Continue reading

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Shorty’s The Urban Market

To kick off 2012, Grocery Headquarters’ January Retailer Spotlight features Shorty’s The Urban Market in Lexington, Ky. In just 5,000 square feet of space, … Continue reading

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Historic Napa Valley Landmark Oakville Grocery to Undergo Structural Renovation

Oakville Grocery Company’s flagship store—the oldest continually operating grocery store in California (open since 1881) and one of Napa Valley’s most beloved “must stop” … Continue reading

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New York Apple Growers Unveil QR Codes for Produce Aisle

The New York Apple Association (NYAA) is promoting a new retail program that allows consumers using smart phones to scan QR codes on point-of-sale … Continue reading

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The Yogurt Bowl

Expect a huge spike in yogurt sales on February 6. That’s because The Dannon Company is airing a commercial during Super Bowl XLVI, making … Continue reading

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Sober Sunrise

Heineken has launched the latest phase in its global approach to encourage the responsible consumption of its brands. The new theme, titled “Sunrise belongs … Continue reading

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Associated Wholesale Grocers Agrees to Sell Grocery Stores to Employees

The management and employees of Homeland Acquisition Corporation (HAC), consisting of Homeland, United of Oklahoma, Country Mart stores in Oklahoma and Super Save stores … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Donates to School Lunch Programs

Tanimura & Antle, Inc. announced donations to two North American organizations whose work is to offer healthy school lunch programs. Let’s Move Salad Bars … Continue reading

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Recipients for Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence announced

Kellen Stailey and Patrick Morris have been selected to receive the fourth annual Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence awarded by the Produce Marketing … Continue reading

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Fully DNA-Traceable Premium Alberta Pork

Fully DNA-traceable fresh premium Alberta pork from Sturgeon Valley Pork, an Alberta, Canada, pork processor, has been introduced at all 15 Freson Bros. grocery stores in Alberta. … Continue reading

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