Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Heineken ‘The Holidays Start Here’ Retail Program Celebrates the Art of Planning the Perfect Party

WHITE PLAINS, NY  – Heineken, the number one selling European import beer in the U.S., today unveiled the details of its ‘The Holidays Start … Continue reading

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Weis Littles Ones Enables Customers to Donate Diapers and Infant Care Products to Families in Need

(Sunbury, PA) – Weis Markets today announced the launch of its new Weis Little Ones program, allowing customers to donate diapers, baby wipes and … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Awarded with Sidney Farber Medical Research Award

QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Stop & Shop today announced it received the 2010 Sidney Farber Medical Research Award, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s highest accolade, for … Continue reading

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Shop ‘n Save Grows Pharmacy Division with Acquisition of Rinderer’s Drug Stores

KIRKWOOD, Mo., Oct 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — SHOP ‘N SAVE, a grocery and drug retailer serving the St. Louis metropolitan area and Springfield, … Continue reading

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Target Stores Redesigned

Target stores in Chicago, Dallas and the Washington DC area have been redesigned to further deliver one-stop shopping convenience for guests. The stores feature … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp Wins Garden State Green Award

Edison, NJ –Wakefern Food Corp./ShopRite is this year’s winner of the Garden State Green Award in the Corporate Citizen category.  The corporate award is … Continue reading

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Lund Food Holdings and Hy-Vee Receive FMI’s 2010 Maximizing People Potential Award for Innovative Human Resource and Training Programs

ARLINGTON, VA — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) presented the 2010 Maximizing People Potential Award (MAXX Award) to Lund Food Holdings Inc., Edina, MN … Continue reading

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Bottom Dollar Food Opens Store in Pennsylvania

Bottom Dollar Food, a soft-discount grocer, opened its first store in King of Prussia, Pa. The 19,000 square-foot store will offer more than 6,800 … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Supermarkets Named Food Donor of the Year

The Greater Boston Food Bank recognized Shaw’s Supermarkets as their 2010 Food Donor of the Year. Shaw’s will be honored at The Greater Boston … Continue reading

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Walmart Partners with Worldwise

Worldwise, Inc., an environmentally responsible consumer products company, has teamed up with Walmart to launch the Full Circle program. Under this partnership, Walmart will … Continue reading

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Tesco To Close Fresh & Easy Stores

U.K.-based Tesco PLC, in its Interim Results 2010/2011, indicated that although its Fresh & Easy stores in the U.S. have made good progress with … Continue reading

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Grocery Headquarters Looks to Connect with Industry

The GHQ Connections on Retail Insights and Consumer Engagement, sponsored by Grocery Headquarters, and LEAD Marketing Conference have agreed to co-locate their events at … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacy Offers Free Breast Cancer Treatment Drug Tamoxifen During Month of October

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among U.S. women. During the month of … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Partners With Liquid Highway For Gourmet Coffee Experience

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 30, 2010) – Today, BI-LO announced that Liquid Highway, one of the Upstate’s most popular hand-crafted and micro-brewed coffee companies, will … Continue reading

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GMA applauds Obesity Legislation

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) commended U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge and Rep. Joseph Cao for introducing comprehensive obesity legislation, the Fit … Continue reading

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Target to open 10 stores on 10/10/10

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 30, 2010) - Target (NYSE:TGT) will create more than 2,400 jobs when ten stores open across the country on Oct. 10, 2010. The … Continue reading

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Walgreens Launches First Nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 30, 2010 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) has launched the first ongoing, nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program, a safe and environmentally … Continue reading

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An Independent Voice: A few simple rules

A family business can be a wonderful thing, but everyone needs to follow some guidelines to make it work. By Jane Olszeski Tortola The … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Columns

Attracting “A-List” Shoppers

In Little Rock, those in-the-know know Terry’s Finer Foods. By Richard Turcsik Looking for the su­per­­market version of Cheers? Drop in at Terry’s Finer … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Pour it on

While beer is heavily promoted throughout the summer, consistent merchandising can bring steady sales all year long. By Nora Caley While beer and barbecues … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Center Store

Waves of grain

Ready-to-eat cereal suppliers add fiber and antioxidants to appeal to shoppers who want a healthy start to their mornings. By Craig Levitt It’s the … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Center Store

One to grow on

With Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom as a backdrop, the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit takes center stage in Orlando. By Craig Levitt A … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Rediscovering the spud

The low-carb diet fad continues to fade and potatoes are once again rising to the top of shoppers’ grocery lists. By Craig Levitt Robert … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Sweet sensations

Sweetpotato or sweet potato? By Craig Levitt It may seem like an insignificant difference, but for the growers and shippers of the vegetable it … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

High on the Hog

Rising consumption and innovative new products are boosting pork sales and margins. By Richard Turcsik Fewer little piggies are going to market than last … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh