Category Archives: 2013 01 Article Archives

Best of the best in wellness

These wellness companies have been honored with GHQ’s 2013 Selling Wellness Trailblazer award. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

A very public slugfest

Does a punch at Walmart give retailing a black eye? The Black Friday that kicked off the just-concluded Christmas shopping season was one for … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

The Fresh Market spreads the joy of food

Superior service, close alliances with vendors and an easy-to-shop layout results in a fun customer experience. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Upfront

Off the rack

Grocery remains a significant source of single-copy magazine sales. Consumers may be absorbed in all of the reading material available on digital readers, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Sounding Board: The numbers game

Both presidential campaigns were driven by data. What can retailers take away from this past election? November 6, 2012 will go down as a … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives

Future Forces: Rethinking collaboration

Food prices, the food movement and the loss of the center store shopper will have a negative impact on the industry unless all parties … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

Dairy queen

Decadent flavors and enticing variations, coupled with stellar sales, solidify ice cream’s position as the royalty of the frozen food aisle. When the proprietors … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Center Store

Tools of the healthy cooking trade

As shoppers strive to eat healthier, they also need to stock up on all types of gadgets to help them make the most of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Food Forum: An 8-step plan to refresh your store

From painting walls to introducing new décor and signage, here are some things that retailers can do right now to improve sales. By Norbert … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

Food Forum: The true price of recalls

It can cost millions to pull a product off the shelves, not to mention the damage to the brand’s image and lost sales. Recall … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Columns

A darker shade of green

Equipment manufacturers and retailers are kicking their sustainability efforts up a notch by focusing on new technologies and comprehensive energy-saving strategies. While saving the … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

A vision for 2020

Food retailing continues to undergo major changes. Some of the industry’s top executives offer insights and opportunities. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Dangerous interchange

Credit card swipe fees threaten to undermine supermarket profits. For consumers it may pay to Discover, but for retailers quite the opposite is true. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Upfront

Small consumers can add up to big sales

The right assortment and pricing can help grocers nurture growth in the baby care category. Of the many nonfoods categories, baby care has arguably … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Hooked on seafood

Increased costs for beef, chicken and pork have consumers trawling the seafood aisle in search of protein. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

For the love of spuds

Potato sales tend to slow down at the beginning of the year. By keeping them front and center in the produce department, retailers can … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Culture Shock

Greek yogurt is slowly taking over the yogurt segment, and with consistent double-digit growth retailers should be making room. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh