Category Archives: 2010 04 Article Archives

The female perspective

As women shop other channels for their feminine hygiene needs, grocers look to non-traditional products and private label offerings to help capture market share. … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Talking shop with… D. Todd Feller

The president of Enviren Worldwide, Inc. says that there are many reasons for retailers to consider cart sanitation systems. Grocery Headquarters: Has the recent … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Talking shop with… Michele Bauli

The vice president of Bauli, based in Verona, Italy, discusses the company’s future in light of its recent acquisition. Grocery Headquarters: Tell us about … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Bouncing back

The industry remains committed to sustainability and self-checkout options at the store level as store size and selling space hold steady. While supermarkets have … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Fresh & fruitful

A look at the events and exhibitors at the upcoming United Fresh 2010. By Craig Levitt From former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s keynote address … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Handle with care

Innovative coding options, social media and task management software can help smooth the product recall process. By Deena M. Amato-McCoy When the spinach re­call … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

Food Forum: Handling slip-and-fall cases

Grocers need to rethink their approach as the law shifts in slip-and-fall lawsuits. By Michael Maniscalco, Esq. It’s a scenario that plays out in … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Columns

Perfect game

A sparkling industrial-chic store overflowing with produce, service meats, specialty and mainstreamgrocery, plus a popular restaurant, puts a supermarket named after a bowling alley … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Retail Spotlights

Pleasing to the pallet

While the materials differ— wood, plastic, steel and various combinations—the pallet industry appears to be committed to safety and sustainability. By Carol Radice As … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

Staying in the HBC business

HBC sales are struggling at grocery stores. But is this the right time to get out of the business? By Seth Mendelson The age-old … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Bulking up

Bulk bins appeal to shoppers seeking bargains and the adventurous who want to try new items, but variety, cleanliness and promotion are key to … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Center Store

Talking shop with… Kevin Boglarsky

The director of network products for Riverwoods, Ill.-based Discover says that innovative payment options can help grocers build loyalty and boost transaction size Grocery … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Talking Shop

Center store’s summer side

Sales of baked beans, condiments and other barbecue “fixins” rise with the temperatures. By Richard Turcsik Backyard barbecues con­jure up memories of an unforgettable … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Center Store

The power of produce

The produce department remains the heart of the supermarket as consumers continue to focus on their health and home cooking. There is no denying … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Circling the wagons

In a battered economy, are retailers and suppliers doing enough to encourage growth in the health and wellness category? By Carol Radice A year … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

The State of the Union

The Grocery Headquarters annual State of the Industry almanac is designed to help retailers gain a better understanding of their ever-changing world. Now it … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Food Forum: Earth friendly and profitable

Recycling stations can attract customers, inspire loyalty and boost the bottom line. By Warren Stoll Retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers are always … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Columns

Toasting summer

Exciting new varietals, coupled with creative marketing and advertising programs, ensure that wine remains the year-round beverage of choice for many adult consumers. By … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Center Store

Feminine care evolution

As women trend toward larger count sizes, supermarkets must rethink their product mix or fall behind. By Craig Levitt Evolve or perish. It is … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: What’s next for private label?

Will private label products continue to sustain their growth once the economy rebounds? The answer will depend on the retailer, the category and household … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 04 Article Archives, Columns