Author Archives: Grocery Headquarters

ShopRite & MyWebGrocer Launch iPhone App

Colchester, VT –MyWebGrocer and ShopRite supermarkets have teamed up to launch a pioneering new Apple iPhone and iTouch Application called ShopRite Weekly Specials. The … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Annual Holiday Giving Campaign to Feed Over One Million People in Need in Southern California

SAN BERNARDINO, /PRNewswire/ — Stater Bros., in conjunction with its charitable arm Stater Bros. Charities, is launching an urgently needed campaign to help local … Continue reading

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FDA Issues 2009 FDA Food Code

The Food and Drug Administration today announced the publication of the new FDA Food Code, a model code and reference document that provides a … Continue reading

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Target Introduces Archer Farms Simply Balanced

Target introduces Archer Farms Simply Balanced, a new food collection built around better-for-you nutrition that’s budget friendly. Archer Farms Simply Balanced includes more than … Continue reading

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Kellogg Company Discontinues Immunity Statements On Rice Krispies Cereals

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Kellogg Company announced its decision to discontinue the immunity statements on Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereals. Last year, Kellogg Company … Continue reading

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Kroger adds to pet health coverage

To most of the nation’s 70 million pet owners, pets are family too. And when pets get sick or injured, many owners are willing … Continue reading

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Ahold organizes for growth

Ahold announced a series of changes in its European and US businesses to create a strong platform for future growth. The reorganization in both … Continue reading

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Land O’Lakes Announces a Multi-level Approach to Help Alleviate Hunger

Arden Hills, Minn. (Vocus/PRWEB ) — The Land O’Lakes Foundation recently announced the launch of a strategic initiative – Feeding Our Communities – focused … Continue reading

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Walmart Foundation Kicks-Off $32 Million Holiday Giving Campaign

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Today, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation kicked-off “Walmart Gives Back,” a holiday giving initiative that will provide $32 … Continue reading

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Walmart Announces New Savings on Thanksgiving Meal Favorites

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Dedicated to helping American families save money on both holiday traditions and gift items, Walmart (NYSE:WMT) announced today … Continue reading

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Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of New York Brings drank Beverage to Big Apple

HOUSTON and St. Cloud, Minn., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IBGH) today announced that the company has entered … Continue reading

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Kroger’s New Line Of Fresh Salads Enables Customers To Learn The Origin Of The Produce Through Exclusive Technology

CINCINNATI, Ohio, October 28, 2009 – Kroger’s new line of its own fresh salads includes new technology on the packaging that enables customers to … Continue reading

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Food Lion and Kysor//Warren Unveil Sustainable Refrigeration Technologies

COLLEGE PARK, Ga., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Grocer Food Lion LLC and refrigeration manufacturer Kysor//Warren unveiled the grocery industry’s first cascading refrigeration system with … Continue reading

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Smart staffing

In good times and in bad, supermarkets face a number of strategic staffing decisions every day that impact customer service levels and the bottom … Continue reading

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Designs that shine

As fans of home design shows know, even a fresh coat of paint can upgrade the look of a room. But when it comes … Continue reading

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Future profits tied to leadership

Some time ago I did research on what successful marketing strategies had in common and what was lacking in those that were not successful. … Continue reading

Talking shop with… Gerry Gersovitz

Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about the issues facing retailers in this environment, particularly as private label is involved. Gerry Gersovitz: Private brands have been … Continue reading


      Downers Grove, Ill. – Sara Lee Deli, the maker of Sara Lee Fresh Ideas pre-sliced deli meats, will commemorate National Sandwich … Continue reading

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Battle For In-Store Listening Intensifies

Charleston, SC (PRWEB) — With industry giant Muzak working through bankruptcy reorganization, smaller companies such as Storecasting, LLC are moving in for more market … Continue reading

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Dean Foods to be Honored

Dallas, TX (PRWEB)  – The Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Dallas Chapter, with presenting partner Communities Foundation of Texas, proud partners in philanthropy, … Continue reading

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Walmart Updates Growth Plans

BENTONVILLE, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) presented its global plans for store and club growth next year at its annual conference for the … Continue reading

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Portuguese Wine sets Sales Record

New York, NY (PRWEB) — Wine writers around the world say that Portugal is making some of the best wine in its long history … Continue reading

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Pbh Honors Three New Fruits & Veggies-More Matters Role Models

Wilmington, Del. - Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) has named Chelan Fresh Marketing, of Chelan, Wash., Rainier Fruit Company, of Selah, Wash., and Welch’s, … Continue reading

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Water Bottled Straight from the Ground

Harrison, ME – Summit Spring (, the bottled water company based out of the small town of Harrison, Maine, has announced the release of … Continue reading

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Ethnic Food Sales to Reach Record High in 2009

Chicago (October 15, 2009)-With an expanding ethnic population calling the US ‘home’, a new Mintel report shows sales of ethnic foods have climbed steadily … Continue reading

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