Category Archives: Cover Stories

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

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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

Breathing new life into nonfoods

Focusing on customer needs and food-related items can help drive more traffic to the HBC and GM aisles. By Craig Levitt Some supermarket retailers … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 02 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Spectacular Schnucks

Community stewardship, breathtaking architecture, mouth-watering foods and in-store theater create a unique shopping environment at Schnucks. By Richard Turcsik The folks at Schnuck Markets … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 01 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Management Material

Supermarket professionals do a great job of selling milk, macaroni & cheese mix and rotisserie chickens. But when it comes to touting their own … Continue reading

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Store brand savvy

Want a slice of gourmet apple pie that you won’t find anywhere else? Head on over to the local A&P. That’s the only place—along … Continue reading

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Steady as she goes

We preferred to be under the radar, head down and focused on our niche, which is great quality at prices no one can touch,” … Continue reading

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Sunny Side Up

Here comes the sun, the wind and tidal currents too. This past year’s skyrocketing fossil fuel costs have caused supermarkets to look at alterna­tive … Continue reading

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