Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Talking Shop with… Beth St. Raymond

The director of sun care for Energizer Personal Care says that sun care is among the sales leaders in seasonal categories. Grocery Headquarters: Why … Continue reading

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Talking Shop with… Philip Fritz

E Lighting Solutions’ product manager for LED retail display lighting says demand for LED lighting in refrigerated display cases is growing and other areas … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: The competition is online

Ecommerce can take a bite out of nonfoods sales. It is time to fight back against the Amazon.com’s of the world. By Seth Mendelson … Continue reading

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On Point: The fight is not over

Walmart may be down, but do not count the retailing giant out. By Tom Weir Nothing like hard times to bring a high-flyer down … Continue reading

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BI-LO Updates Three Stores Through Re-design Program

Over the past month, BI-LO has revealed three newly updated stores in Mauldin, Greer and West Columbia, S.C., providing  a fresh, new grocery shopping … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Kicks Off Back to School Eat Smart for A Great Start Campaign to Benefit PBS Kids

  Produce for Kids (PFK) is kicking off its annual “Eat Smart for a Great Smart” fall campaign on August 31. More than 1,000 … Continue reading

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A&P Opens New Superfresh Store in Philadelphia

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company opened its brand-new Superfresh store at North 2nd Street and West Girard Avenue in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties … Continue reading

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The Secret Behind Wegmans’ Clean, Shiny Floors? Plain Tap Water

What do the squeaky-clean floors in Wegmans Food Markets have in common with the fresh-smelling air after a thunderstorm? Answer: Mother Nature’s own best … Continue reading

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Fresh & Easy Opens in San Francisco

  Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market today opened its second store in San Francisco, in the underserved Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood. San Francisco Mayor Ed … Continue reading

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Chiquita Assists Teachers with Back to School Nutritional Resources

Chiquita Brands announced the launch of a new multimedia campaign designed to deliver much-needed resources to pre-K through 6th grade educators as the new … Continue reading

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Homeland Stores Purchases Four Super Save Foods Grocery Stores in North Texas

Homeland Stores, Inc., a regional supermarket chain and subsidiary of Associated Wholesale Grocers, announced plans to purchase four Super Save Food stores in north … Continue reading

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Heineken USA Launches Noche Buena Winter Seasonal Beer to Key U.S. Markets

Heineken USA announced the launch of Noche Buena, a Bock-styled Lager brewed by Cerveceria Moctezuma, S.A., specifically made for the Fall/Winter season. The limited … Continue reading

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N.G.A. Opposes NLRB Proposed Changes to Union Organizing Campaigns

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.), in comments filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), opposed the proposed changes to shorten the time for … Continue reading

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GMA Honors General Mills and Batter Blaster with CPG Awards for Innovation and Creativity

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its Associate Member Council (AMC) today awarded General Mills and Batter Blaster with the 2011 CPG Award for … Continue reading

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Loblaw Implements KMI EHS Software

Loblaw Companies Limited has selected the Audit & Inspection, Corrective Action and Dashboards & Reporting modules of the KMI EHS Software Suite to help … Continue reading

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A closer look at IDDBA

Hy-Vee to Offer Paperless Grocery Coupon Service

Hy-Vee grocery stores now offers their shoppers the ability to redeem SavingStar eCoupons through a new cobranded Hy-Vee SavingStar keytag available at Hy-Vee customer … Continue reading

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Walgreens Launches Nice! Store Brand Chainwide

Walgreens unveiled its new store brand Nice! in stores across the country. The new brand will include more than 400 high quality grocery and … Continue reading

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H-E-B Acquires Three Albertsons Locations in Texas

  H-E-B announced the acquisition of three Albertsons stores in the Texas communities of College Station, Kerrville and New Braunfels. Albertsons will close all … Continue reading

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U.S. EPA Honors Two Food Lion Stores with 2011 Gold-Level GreenChill Store Certification Award

Two Food Lion stores have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Gold Level GreenChill Store Certification Award, one of the agency’s highest honors … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Awareness on the Rise

Awareness of omega-3 fatty acids as among the most important nutrients for physical and mental health has reached critical mass, according to a new … Continue reading

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Meijer Supercenter to Offer MyAllergyTest

MyAllergyTest, the latest innovation in allergy testing, will be available by October 1st in retail markets in the Midwest through a partnership between ImmuneTech, … Continue reading

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Chep Extends Strategic Relationship With P&G

CHEP, an industry leader in pallet and container pooling solutions, announced that it has renewed its contract with consumer products leader Procter & Gamble. … Continue reading

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Kroger Unveils Solar Energy Systems

Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, a division of the Kroger Co., announced that it has completed the installation of photovoltaic energy panels at two … Continue reading

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Survey Shows North American Consumers Value Self-Checkouts Above All Other Grocery Store Technologies

Empathica Inc., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to some of the world’s most respected brands, announced the results of their … Continue reading

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