Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Talking shop with… MARK DUNSON

The president of Emerson’s Retail Solutions discusses how manufacturers are addressing retailers’ energy savings needs. What are HVAC/R equipment manufacturers doing to help the … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: The firing line

Some GM/HBC suppliers are eager to say that they do not target supermarkets as much as other retail outlets. I think they are missing … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Forum: The future of pharmacy

Today’s pharmacist is the face of neighborhood health care, highlighting the importance of training and professional development. By Steven C. Anderson The pharmacist is … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Wins Hot Retailers Award

Denver, CO – Sunflower Farmers Market, famous for serving its customers “Serious Food at Silly Prices,” has been awarded the 2010 Hot Retailers Award … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease And Gluten–Free Diet Experts Go Online To Inform The Public

(PRWEB) May 29, 2010 — The growth of the gluten-free food industry has been exponential. With it has been the number of questions about … Continue reading

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Kroger, United Food, Commercial Workers Ratify Agreement in Dallas

DALLAS – Kroger Texas L.P., an affiliate of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), announced today that its associates have ratified an agreement with United … Continue reading

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Loblaw extends pharmacy hours

  BRAMPTON, ON – As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure customers get the best service, Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is pleased to … Continue reading

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Nash Finch Completes Lima Distribution Center Expansion

  MINNEAPOLIS, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Nash Finch Company, a leading national food distributor, today announced the completion of a significant expansion of a distribution … Continue reading

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FreshDirect Expands Presence in Connecticut Market

  Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) — Continuing its expansion into Connecticut, FreshDirect, the leading online grocer, announced that beginning May 17, it is … Continue reading

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ShopRite To Open Four In Connecticut

  Keasbey, NJ (May 2010) - ShopRite announced that it will celebrate the opening of four new stores in Connecticut. All four stores have undergone complete … Continue reading

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PBH Meets with Let’s Move Initiative

  Hockessin, Del. – Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) was among several members of the National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance who met with … Continue reading

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General Mills Announces LEED Gold Certified Industrial Building

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 2010) – General Mills’ new, 1.5 million-square-foot distribution center in Social Circle, Ga., promotes efficiency inside and out. The company announced … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets Receives Award From International Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

  WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.  - Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, has been honored by the … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Receives Exceptional Employer Award

  Keasbey, NJ (May 19, 2010) – Wakefern Food Corp. has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Harold R. Hawkey Exceptional … Continue reading

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Food and Beverage Manufacturers Pledging to Reduce 1.5 Trillion Calories By 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America in announcing … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Unveils “Diabetes Advantedge” Program to Help Customers Manage Diabetes with Medication, Diet and Lifestyle

  (SCHENECTADY) – Price Chopper has launched a comprehensive integrated diabetes management program — Diabetes AdvantEdge – which will give diabetes patients more access … Continue reading

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Walmart Commits $2 Billion to Help End Hunger in the U.S.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced a $2 billion cash and in-kind commitment today, stepping up efforts to help end hunger … Continue reading

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FMI Statement on U.S. Senate’s Approval of Durbin’s Interchange Fee Amendment

ARLINGTON, VA – The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) issued the following statement from Leslie G. Sarasin, president and chief executive officer, on the Senate’s … Continue reading

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Shoppers Surf for Food Deals Online: Deloitte Consumer Food Safety Survey

NEW YORK – Consumers, hungry for deals and discounts on food purchases, are increasingly turning to online tools to fill their grocery bags for … Continue reading

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American Meat Institute, Food Marketing Institute and United Fresh Produce Association to Co-Locate Shows in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Meat Institute (AMI), the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and the United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) announced the co-location … Continue reading

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Food Workers Union Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

WASHINGTON, DC - The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) joined in a lawsuit filed in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s recently … Continue reading

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FMI Announces Grand Prize Winners of Store Manager Awards Competition

LAS VEGAS, NV —  The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the Grand Prize winners of the 11th Annual Store Manager Awards at FMI 2010, … Continue reading

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BI-LO Supermarkets Selects KSS Retail to Optimize Regular and Promotional Pricing

Florham Park, N.J. — BI-LO Supermarkets of Greenville, S.C. has selected KSS Retail as the grocer’s new provider of price modeling, forecasting and price … Continue reading

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Specialty Food Retailers Selected for Top Industry Award

The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc. announced the Outstanding Specialty Food Retailers of 2010. They are: Bi-Rite Market, San Francisco; Hubbell … Continue reading

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