Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

SUPERVALU Launches Integrated Mobile Apps

SUPERVALU  announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application that gives customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping its stores. The … Continue reading

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Mintel: Authenticity is Key Ingredient in Ethnic Fare

Ethnic food preparation and consumption has been on the rise over the past several years and according to Mintel’s latest research, it will continue … Continue reading

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Sales Review: Specialty Deli Meat

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Food Forum: Creating opportunities for collaboration

To nurture the next generation of food retailers, industry leaders and educators must find new ways to work together. By Richard J. George, Ph.D. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

Larry Graham, president of the National Confectioners Association, says that this year’s event will be the largest ever and should offer quite a few … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Xavier Poncin

The executive director of SIAL Canada 2012, says that momentum is building for this year’s event, slated for early May in Montreal. Grocery Headquarters: … Continue reading

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Perfectly Packaged

Environmental concerns have moved to the forefront of the packaging category. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Upfront

Heading for Home

The annual Housewares Show promises a wide selection of new merchandise that may fit into supermarkets. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: Avoiding poor promotion execution

Discounts and other incentives that are handled incorrectly at the POS can result in significant losses for retailers. By Derek M. Rodner Retailers are … Continue reading

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Dur-A-Flex Earns National Certification

One of Dur-A-Flex’s floor systems has been certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) for slip resistance. The NFSI provided Dur-A-Flex with the … Continue reading

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FMI Study Reveals the Economic Impact of Allowing Wine Sales

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) released a study that demonstrates the positive, economic impact of permitting wine sales in the 8,489 food stores doing … Continue reading

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International Production & Processing Expo Selected As Name for New USPOULTRY, AFIA & AMI Co-Located Tradeshow

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will serve as the umbrella name for the new U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), American Feed … Continue reading

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GIANT Food Stores Launches New App

As part of its ongoing commitment to offering customers simple solutions to enhance their shopping experience, GIANT Food Stores announced the launch of its … Continue reading

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Bottom Dollar Food to Expand in New Jersey

Bottom Dollar Food, a discount grocer with expansion efforts under way in the greater Philadelphia market, announced today plans to open eight additional stores … Continue reading

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SPAM Celebrates 75 Years with Introduction of Sir Can-A-Lot Spokescharacter

The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco. Comedian Bill Cosby was born. And in 1937, SPAM products were introduced into American cupboards. To … Continue reading

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Food Retailers Issue Report Demonstrating the Costs Associated with Shouldering Debit Card Fraud-Prevention

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued a report that examines the extent to which FMI’s food retailer members are paying a disproportionately higher amount … Continue reading

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Hungry to Help Campaign

Tyson and DeliAnytime are reaching out to consumers to enlist their support for Tyson’s KNOW Hunger campaign, a campaign that is focused on creating … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Partners with American Cancer Society

Cancer is a disease affecting the lives of millions of Americans, and Harris Teeter is partnering with the American Cancer Society during the month … Continue reading

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Ahold to Acquire Online Retailer bol.com

Ahold and bol.com announced that Ahold is acquiring bol.com for €350 million. This is an important next step in Ahold’s growth strategy, which focuses … Continue reading

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Food Lion Announces 2012 CIAA Tournament Week Activities

Food Lion announced its continued support of the 100th Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament by sponsoring several events, including the women’s tournament, a … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Promotes Healthy Meal Choices

In support of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, Goya Foods is committing resources to promote the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate, or … Continue reading

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March Frozen Food Month Means Valuable Consumer Offers

In just a few days, a flurry of activity will greet shoppers in supermarkets across the country. The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference Exhibitors Donate 7,335 Pounds of Meat to Orlando Food Bank

This week 7,335 pounds of meat were donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida by exhibitors at the Annual Meat Conference, … Continue reading

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PMA in favor of USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Kathy Means, vice president of government relations and public affairs for Produce Marketing Association (PMA), has issued the following statement in response to the … Continue reading

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Kellogg Introduces New Products

Kellogg Company is continuing to build momentum with new product innovations by introducing nearly two dozen new U.S. products in early 2012. “Throughout Kellogg … Continue reading

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