Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Stop & Shop and Unilever to Provide More than 1 Million Meals for Local Families

An alarming one in four children in the United States faces hunger.  To help feed children in need, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company … Continue reading

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United Fresh Foundation, Produce for Kids, Publix Partner to Support Salad Bars and Fight Childhood Obesity

The United Fresh Foundation announced a collaboration with Produce for Kids and Publix Super Markets to increase awareness about healthy eating and raise funds … Continue reading

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FDA: Pilot Projects to Explore Ways to Trace Sources of Foodborne Illness

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that two new pilot projects will enhance the agency’s and industry’s ability to trace products responsible for … Continue reading

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A+ School Rewards Return To Stop & Shop

As many schools begin their fall session this week, the new school year also marks the return of the A+ School Rewards Program – … Continue reading

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Food City Kicks Off School Bucks Program

As students across the tri-state area of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee head back to school, Food City is gearing up for the kick-off of … Continue reading

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Premium Select Tuna

Chicken of the Sea International has introduced a line of gourmet, all-natural canned tuna. Dubbed “Premium Select,” the tuna is hand-selected albacore, yellowfin and … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Single-serve Salads

Rising to the demand for convenient healthy meals on the go, Ready Pac is offering a line of single-serve salads that have less than … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Two New Cheddars from Yancey’s Fancy

Yancey’s Fancy introduces two cheeses, Steakhouse Onion Aged Cheddar Cheese and Maple & Bacon Cheddar. Company officials say the Steakhouse Onion Aged Cheddar has … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Artisan Sweet Italian Red Onions’ New Design

Tanimura & Antle is revamping the consumer packaging for its Artisan Sweet Italian Red Onions. The packaging for its Artisan variety has been redesigned … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

Mini Calzone/Mini Hotdog Platters

Stefano Foods introduces Mini Calzone Platters, available in Ham & Cheddar Cheese and Pepperoni & Cheese, and Mini Hotdog Crescent Platters. These items are … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, What's New

M&M’s Ear Buds

Maxell is introducing the M&M’s stereo ear buds. The product is offered in red, pink, blue, orange and white and with two sizes of … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfoods, What's New

Sani-Hand Sanitizing Wipes

Sani Professional offers retailers a hand hygiene program designed for both employees and customers. Company officials say Sani-Hand Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes are ideal … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfoods, What's New

Xlear Nasal Spray

Xlear, a manufacturer of xylitol-based products, is introducing two products—the all-natural Xlear Nasal Spray and Kids Xlear Nasal Spray. Officials at the Orem, Utah-based … Continue reading

Posted in Nonfoods, What's New

Tops Friendly Markets to Expand

Tops Friendly Markets, a full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, announced that the company has entered into a purchase agreement … Continue reading

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Kroger Acquires Memphis Area Schnucks Stores

The Memphis-based Kroger Delta Division, a division of The Kroger Co. announced its purchase of eight Memphis area Schnucks stores that it intends to … Continue reading

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Diversified Business Communications and Alimentaria Exhibitions join forces to launch a new seafood trade exhibition in Barcelona

Diversified Business Communications and Alimentaria Exhibitions announced the launch of Seafood Barcelona which will take place in the Autumn of 2012.  The event is … Continue reading

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Making room in the budget

Multi-channel integration efforts top grocers’ IT priorities as spending slowly increases. By Deena Amato-McCoy Even with the severe tumbles and rebounds of the stock … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

The evolution of GMDC

The 41-year-old trade association connects with members and prospective members via Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. By Nora Caley When the Global Market Development Center … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Feeling the heat in Canada

Price wars and cross-channel competition are shaking up Canada’s bustling retail scene. By Len Lewis Canada has been satirically called “The Great White North” … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Cover Stories

FMI show teams efficiency with design

Retailers can learn about the latest in sustainable store design and energy-efficient refrigeration systems among other topics at the FMI Energy & Store Development … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Battle of the brands

The symbiotic relationship between national and private label brands helps retailers better market the produce aisle. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt National brands versus private … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Food Forum: Can grocers leverage emerging media?

Only time and thorough testing will determine if supermarkets can profit from social media, location-based marketing and other budding communication channels. By Marek Polonski … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: A trip to the local watering hole

Domestic bottled water offers a close-to-home option that appeals to eco-conscious consumers and retailers. By P. Allen Smith We are in the middle of … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Columns

Quenching a thirst for sales

Beverage sales appear to be back on track Following two off years. By Craig Levitt Retailers can lead consumers to the beverage aisle, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Center Store

The pies have it

By offering convenience and quality that rival restaurants, at a fraction of the price, frozen pizza delivers strong sales and profits. By Richard Turcsik … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 09 Article Archives, Center Store