Category Archives: 2013 05 Article Archives

Sales Review: Cherries

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh, Perishables Group Sales Reviews

Talking Shop with… Timothy LeBel, Mars

Timothy LeBel, vice president of sales—grocery/value/military for Mars Chocolate North America, discusses the overall state of the candy category. What is the state of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

On Point: When science is not enough

Public relations concerns may settle the GMO-labeling battle. Based on the current state of knowledge, there seems to be no scientific justification for requiring … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns

Nonfoods Talk: Phoning it in at the front-end

Consumers seem to be more intent on surfing the Internet than perusing the front end. How does this impact the sales of products at … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Talking Shop with… Steve Ward, Heineken USA

Steve Ward, vice president of national accounts for Heineken USA, talks about the continued growth of upscale beer brands. What is the current state … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns, Talking Shop

Sounding Board: Betting on the sandwich

The sandwich, along with a creative promotional program, can generate significant incremental revenue from multiple departments within a store. As James Beard, author, chef … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns

How sweet it is!

A well-merchandised candy selection can add fun and excitement to a shopping trip, plus sweet profits to the bottom line. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Center Store

Meeting of the minds

Industry officials call GMDC’s spring conference a must-attend event for anyone in the supermarket HBC business. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Tracking private label

The Private Label Manufacturers Association’s annual yearbook shows continued growth for store brand products. Private label remains the talk of the town in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Upfront

Snackin’ in the sun

As days grow longer consumers begin to look for convenient, fresh snack ideas. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Mouth guards

New flavors, blends, packaging and promotions are brightening up the outlook for the shelf-stable and frozen concentrate juice sets. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Turning up the juice

New flavors, blends, packaging and promotions are brightening up the outlook for the shelf-stable and frozen concentrate juice sets. Shelf-stable and frozen concentrate juices … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Center Store

Weis Markets bulks up

The Mid-Atlantic retailer has revamped stores and deployed a shopper-centric strategy, earning it the honor of GHQ’S 2013 Retailer of the Year. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Cover Stories

An easy pill to swallow

Consumers are incorporating various vitamins and supplements into their daily routine. Now is the time for retailers to capitalize on this lucrative industry. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Dairy-Deli-Bakery 2013 is set to deliver

Innovation and presentation will be front and center at IDDBA. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Fresh, fun and in the sun

United Fresh 2013 is gearing up for an event full of education and networking. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Cookin’ up a storm

The money-saving features found in today’s deli and bakery equipment are helping retailers offer more fresh products. Fresh departments such as deli and bakery … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations