Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Double duty

Loss prevention equipment is going beyond catching the misdeeds of shoppers and employees. Cameras, monitors and other devices are also helping to improve customer … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

An Independent Voice: Barking up the right tree

Some independents are giving pet owners a treat by creating outstanding pet sets that go beyond the traditional offerings. By Jane Olszeski Tortola During … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking Shop with… Larry Graham

The president of the National Confectioners Association (NCA) says nearly 3,000 confectionery items are introduced in the U.S. each year, more than any other … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Food Forum: Flower power

New varieties of orchids are easier to grow and can fit into any budget. By P. Allen Smith Over the past several years, floral … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns

Wellness Forum: How men shop

By Cary Silvers Many retailers know that their success is determined by their ability to be ahead of the curve on trends and consumer … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns

On Point: Here today, gone tomorrow

Could your brand end up on the auction block? By Tom Weir As 2010 was drawing to a close, a group of people gathered … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns

Nonfoods Talk: Feeling the power

Rather than go the way of photo/film, the batteries category is re-inventing itself as consumer needs change. by Seth Mendelson The retail industry can … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Sounding Board: Who shall lead?

The recent medical leave of Apple’s founder Steve Jobs pushes succession planning to the forefront. By Len Lewis I like to think that companies … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 03 Article Archives, Columns

Wakefern Named One of 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ – February, 2011 – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been named one of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to … Continue reading

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Giant & Martin’s “Living Here, Giving Here” Programs Give Back More Than $19 Million In 2010

Carlisle, PA- Officials from GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets today announced that charitable donations made in 2010 as part of the companies’ … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Donates Thousands of Free Flu Shots Throughout Its Communities

Schenectady, N.Y. – In an effort to help members of communities within its corporate footprint who would like to get a flu shot but … Continue reading

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Hurst’s Berry Farm Announces New Marketing, Sales and Packing Company

Hurst’s Berry Farm, Inc. has reorganized its marketing, sales and packing operation into a brand new entity – HBF International, LLC. “HBF” is the … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Unveils New Logo

Boulder, CO — Sunflower Farmers Market customers noticed an exciting change to their weekly sale flyers – a fresh, all-new Sunflower logo. The new … Continue reading

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Target to Open Small-Format Store in Chicago Landmark

Target announced it will open a Chicago store in a landmark at South State Street and Madison Street East in Chicago. The small-format store … Continue reading

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Food Lion To Add More Coupon Kiosks

Based on increased in-store coupon usage, Food Lion is planning to add more MVP Savings Center kiosks inside their stores to help customers save … Continue reading

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Planters Kicks Off 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” Campaign

LOS ANGELES – February 2011 – Planters kicks off its 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” campaign at a sustainability showcase hosted by Global Green, a leading … Continue reading

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MillerCoors Donates to River Network

CHICAGO (February 22, 2011) – MillerCoors today announced an $80,000 donation to River Network, a national non-profit organization with more than 650 local member … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy Simplifies Shopping for Value with Just the Basics

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — CVS/pharmacy announced the introduction of Just the Basics(TM), a new line of household essentials that brings smart … Continue reading

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Top Tomato

Despite Rising Costs, Wegmans Vows No Price Increases Through 2011 on 40 Products Families Buy Most

ROCHESTER, NY - At a time when commodity and fuel costs are rising dramatically, Wegmans Food Markets announced that it will not increase prices through … Continue reading

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Stephanie Skylar of Chief Super Market, Inc. is named the Women Grocers of America (WGA) Woman of the Year Recipient

During the Chairman’s Dinner and Gala at the 2011 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Annual Convention and Supermarket Synergy Showcase in Las Vegas, Stephanie Skylar … Continue reading

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Save-A-Lot To Open Five New Stores In Chicago

St. Louis, Feb. 21, 2011 – Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU Inc. … Continue reading

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J.D. Power Recognizes Winn-Dixie as a 2011 Customer Service Champion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2011) – Winn-Dixie’s in-store pharmacies have been recognized as a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion.  Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is … Continue reading

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Stew Leonard’s Introduces All-Natural Ketchup

NORWALK, Conn., February 22, 2011 – Stew Leonard’s now offers Stew Leonard’s tomato ketchup made with sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup. The … Continue reading

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New BI-LO Website Reinforces Commitment to Customers

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Healthy meal suggestions, personalized grocery lists and helpful shopping tools that provides customers information about select items found throughout the store … Continue reading

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