Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

Price Chopper Supermarkets to Acquire 6 Supermarkets

Schenectady, NY.  — Price Chopper Supermarkets announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase six P&C stores from Tops Friendly Markets. This … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Announces Partnership With Chase

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. , March 8 /PRNewswire/ — As an added convenience for customers, thirteen (13) Stater Bros. Supermarkets will soon include new full-service … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches WholeCare Pet Brand of National-Brand-Equivalent Pet Foods, Supplies

The WholeCare Pet line, which will replace SUPERVALU’s two former private-label pet product brands, Happy Tails and NutriPlan, will be available nationwide at the … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Welcomes Two New Members To Its Retail Cooperative

Keasbey, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that two new members have joined its retail cooperative. Upon the successful completion of the acquisition of … Continue reading

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Jamba All Natural Smoothies to Hit U.S. Grocery Freezers in March

Emeryville, CA — Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) and The Inventure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNAK) unveiled plans today for the launch of their new line … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee To Seek LEED Certification For New Fairfield Store

WEST DES MOINES, IA – The new Hy-Vee store planned for Fairfield will be the company’s second store built in accordance with LEED certification … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Helps Shoppers Get-Up-and-Go

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its “Be Good to Your Whole Body” campaign in its Whole Body departments, Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Safeway Becomes First Grocer to be Founding Member of The Sustainability Consortium

PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) has become the first U.S.-based retail grocery chain and manufacturer of private label merchandise to join The Sustainability Consortium … Continue reading

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Artful artichokes

Dairy sales are back on track thanks to innovative products and heightened consumer awareness. By Nora Caley They make a gorgeous display in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Front & center

Some say the center store has lost its luster. But it still remains the backbone of the grocery store industry, making it vital that … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Feast for the senses

The 2010 Winter Fancy Food Show was a sight for the eyes, nose and taste buds too. By Richard Turcsik Perhaps the organizers of … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Upfront

Mediterranean magic

As consumers continue to embrace the flavor and health benefits of olive oil, experts predict sales will double over the next decade. Craig Levitt … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Center Store

Meating Place

The 2010 Annual Meat Conference offers information, tools and trends to help retailers increase meat case sales. By Craig Levitt With a technology fair, … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

New beginnings

Hot, cold and frozen, there is a steady stream of healthier and convenient breakfast choices hitting supermarket shelves. By Carol Radice When it comes … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Face forward

An infusion of new products helps to invigorate the men’s grooming category. Now it’s up to retailers to carry that momentum forward. By Carol … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Guiding the enterprise

Streamlined ERP systems that are more modular and nimble are helping grocers keep close tabs on their operations. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy When grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

Cutting losses

Loss prevention systems do more than catch thieves. They also identify training and operational issues that can lead to shrink. By Kim Ann Zimmermann … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

SeaQuest

At this year’s International Boston Seafood Show, look for versatility and affordability to be the catch of the day. By Richard Turcsik In a … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Hot Stuff

Spices are an easy and economical way to magically transform a meal. By Richard Turcsik Variety is the spice of life, so it’s only … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Center Store

Counting on a rebound in pet care

Despite a recession that is hitting the industry where it counts, many remain optimistic about the pet care category. By Nora Caley Consumers are … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: Scooping up customers

While Frozen Food Month offers an opportunity to kick start ice cream sales, the category needs year-round promotion. By Penny Baker Ice cream suppliers, … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: Talent search

Bringing automation to the hiring process reduces turnover and improves performance. By Bob Hogan Doesn’t it seem like consumers and businesses feel just a … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives

Food Forum: Protect your brand

Supermarkets need to have a plan of action if their private label products are subject to a recall. By Katherine Cahill and Bill Harrison … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Columns

Talking shop with… Jack Chipman

Consumers are looking for products that fit a specific diet, according to the director of sales for Amy’s Kitchen. Retailers need to carry them … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Nonfoods Talk: Facing a Catch-22

Nonfoods can’t grow unless supermarkets give the category more space, but without a stronger commitment the prospects for growth are dimming. By Seth Mendelson … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 03 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit