Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Harris Teeter Gets an ATM in Every Store

Cardtronics announced it has signed an agreement to provide ATM services to North Carolina-based Harris Teeter, a regional chain of supermarkets located primarily in … Continue reading

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More Chobani for Everybody

Chobani announced plans to open a second domestic manufacturing plant in Twin Falls, Idaho. The $100-million state-of-the-art, high capacity production facility is part of … Continue reading

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Bella Pak Qualifies for Organic Certification

Bella Pak, a division of MCT Manufacturing known for its packaging services, met the National Organic Standards to be certified USDA Organic for its … Continue reading

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PFK Gives Back More Than $3.5M

After the success of its Spring 2011 campaign, Produce for Kids is proud to announce it has donated more than $3.5 million to children’s … Continue reading

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Dole is Hot Among Health Nuts

Dole is a hit among health enthusiasts. The Spinach Cherry Almond Bleu All Natural Salad Kit launched in April 2011 won Best Salad Kit … Continue reading

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Elevating private label

Retailers and manufacturers need to collaborate and innovate to take private label to the next level. By John Karolefski Private label has clearly been … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Growing gluten-free

The gluten-free market is expected to double in the next four years. The biggest challenge facing retailers may be holding the attention of consumers. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Talking Shop with… George Ward

The director of off-premise accounts for the Boston Beer Co. says that craft beer sales are spurting higher despite slow sales in other segments … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Food Safety Forum: Expanding the food safety net

While the Food Safety Modernization Act is a good start, a centralized database is needed to ensure food safety and protect the industry’s reputation. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Columns

An Independent Voice: Learning and networking in Vegas

The upcoming NGA Show will offer expanded educational opportunities and partnerships. By Jane Olszeski Tortola For independent grocers small and large, the must-attend event … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Columns

Nielsen Global Survey Reveals Nine Out of Ten U.S. Consumers Think the Country is Still in A Recession

Nielsen released a report showing that 92 percent of U.S. internet consumers believe the country is still in a recession. Another almost two thirds … Continue reading

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BI-LO Updates Store Through Redesign Program

This past month, BI-LO revealed its newest updated store in Columbia, S.C., providing an enriched, new grocery shopping experience for customers in the state’s … Continue reading

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Pet Products Industry Poised for Continued Growth, Reports Mintel

Pets come in all shapes and sizes, but the one constant is the bond between pets and their owners. In fact, 76% of dog … Continue reading

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Surprising Shopping Study Results: Men Engage More Frequently Than Women in Five of Six Online Social Shopping Activities

Performics unveiled its 2011 Social Shopping Study which found men are more likely than women to conduct five of six social shopping activities. Contradicting … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $12.8 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp. reported that it had reached a record sales level of $12.8 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ending October … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Introduces Smartphone App to Help When Filling Prescriptions

Winn-Dixie Stores has launched a smartphone application that will help guests better manage their prescriptions and locate the nearest Winn-Dixie Pharmacy with their iPhone, … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter Launches Annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign

Harris Teeter and its food bank partners have been fighting hunger in our communities for decades. Harris Teeter, in its ninth year hosting Harvest … Continue reading

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The J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire a Majority of Sara Lee Corporation’s North American Foodservice Coffee Business

The J. M. Smucker Company announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a majority of the North American foodservice coffee and hot … Continue reading

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PMA Applauds Complete Suspension of Export Tariffs to Mexico

The government of Mexico formally suspended 100 percent of retaliatory tariffs on exports from the U.S.  The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) applauds the settlement … Continue reading

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Walmart Donates $5 Million to Help Build the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Walmart has donated $5 million to the Smithsonian Institution to support the construction of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Named “Food Donor of the Year”

Stop & Shop received the “Food Donor of the Year” award from the Greater Boston Food Bank. Stop & Shop was the first food … Continue reading

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More Than 1,200 Campbell Employees Volunteer for “Make a Difference Week”

Campbell Soup Company expects a record-breaking turnout of employees who will participate in the company’s annual week of service, “Make a Difference Week,” which … Continue reading

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Kroger Discontinues Use of Needle-Free Flu Vaccinations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued new guidance that advises health care professionals not to use needle-free clinical devices to administer influenza … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Expands Availability of SCAN IT! Mobile App

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced the expanded availability of SCAN IT! Mobile – a first of its kind grocery app that allows … Continue reading

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Have you tried this yet, again?

For the second year running, Proctor & Gamble is highlighting its innovative products for self, family and home with the Have You Tried This … Continue reading

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