Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

FDA Seeks Permanent Injunction Against Louisiana Sprout Grower

SILVER SPRING, Md.,/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Justice, in an action initiated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is seeking a permanent injunction … Continue reading

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P&G Future Friendly Unveiled

More and more Americans want to “go green,” and Procter & Gamble is going to help them. The Cincinnati-based company announced the U.S. expansion … Continue reading

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Publix Pharmacies Launches Diabetes Program

LAKELAND, Fla., — Publix Pharmacies launched the first phase of a new diabetes management system. The program is a multi-faceted program established to assist … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Unveils New Joint Business Planning Approach for Suppliers

Bentonville, AR — Sam’s Club announced today a new Joint Business Planning approach to foster collaboration with its suppliers across all categories to increase … Continue reading

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Martin’s Announces Plans to Upgrade 25 Stores

RICHMOND, VA – MARTIN’S announced a significant investment plan to remodel and refurbish 25 former Ukrop’s stores located in the Greater Richmond and Williamsburg … Continue reading

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Loblaw Companies pilots solar energy projects

BRAMPTON, ON, – As part of its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, Loblaw Companies Limited … Continue reading

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FMI Inaugural Health & Wellness Conference Set

ARLINGTON, VA - The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announces the first Supermarket Health & Wellness Conference, May 11-13, 2010, at the Mandalay Bay in Las … Continue reading

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Target Launches Scannable Mobile Coupon Program

MINNEAPOLIS – Target is the first national retailer to offer a scannable mobile coupon program that allows guests to receive exclusive offers directly on … Continue reading

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Weis Scores Environmental First in PA

(Sunbury, PA) – A Weis Markets’ store in Hanover, Pa., has achieved an environmental milestone worthy of federal recognition. Weis Markets’ Carlisle Street store … Continue reading

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First ALDI Texas stores to open

Denton, Texas (March 8, 2010) – ALDI will open its first 11 Texas stores throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area on March 18, offering … Continue reading

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FDA Calls on Food Companies to Correct Labeling Violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has notified 17 food manufacturers that the labeling for 22 of their food products violates the Federal Food, … Continue reading

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Leading Retailers Report Continued Growth In Retail Crime

According to a survey released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), America’s largest retailers report that retail crime continues to rise amidst an … Continue reading

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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

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