Category Archives: Web-Exclusive Content

Untapped Potential

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Wine consumption by Hispanic consumers soars, but marketing has to catch up.  Imagine you’re a retailer ignoring 25% of your customers! Sound outlandish … Continue reading

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The First Family of wine

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Draeger’s has been in the wine business for nearly 90 years and remains a top shop for everyone from everyday consumers and oenophiles to … Continue reading

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Finding great wines close to home

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Fresh & Easy ramps up wine sales by expanding its offerings of wines from California vintners. Continue reading

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Q&A with Jeff Manning, Cherry Marketing Institute

Jeff Manning with the Cherry Marketing Institute has been fortunate to have worked on a very wide range of category programs, from beef and … Continue reading

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POS Shakeup

It wasn’t a surprise when IBM exited the POS market earlier this month—Greg Buzek at IHL Group called it one of the worst kept … Continue reading

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A helping hand for the elderly

This weekend my 93-year-old grandfather died. He got sick a few short months after his wife of 68 years passed away. Whatever the doctors … Continue reading

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I always feel like Big K is watching me!

Suggestive selling hits a little too close to home. One of my favorite things to do at lunch hour is to take a walk … Continue reading

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Weis Markets

The opening of Weis Markets’ latest flagship store in Bellefonte, Pa., in late February attracted all three local Central Pennsylvania TV station’s news crews. … Continue reading

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Dinner from an ATM

I was super excited to hear about the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM that hit the streets of Beverly Hills last month. The vending machine can … Continue reading

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Boston Seafood Show 2012

Lobsters, flounder and shrimp, oh my! Here are some highlights from GHQ’s visit to the International Boston Seafood Show. Continue reading

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The Food Emporium, NYC

GHQ’s Executive Editor Richard Turcsik visited The Food Emporium on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. Continue reading

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Relying on Reliable

You know, you just can’t please some people! The term “retail experience” often tops the list of industry issues and those in the know … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction

In writing this year’s State of the Wellness Industry article for our April issue, experts I spoke with resoundingly agreed the future of the … Continue reading

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Advertising in need of some fuel

During a family discussion this weekend about saving money and racking up loyalty points at our various preferred supermarkets, I made a discovery. I … Continue reading

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The Language of Supermarkets

It is a habit I have had for quite a while and one I cannot seem to shake. I have a tendency to ask … Continue reading

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Penney for your thoughts

A leading department store switches to Everyday Low Pricing. The question is will it work? JCPenney Company made a lot of news this month … Continue reading

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What happens in Vegas…

My favorite aspect of my job is attending trade shows. It is an opportunity to see friends from the industry, match faces to the … Continue reading

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The Superbowl’s Missing Message

Soooo, how about them Giants? Personally, I don’t follow football, but as a New Yorker, I know a lot of people whose moods for the … Continue reading

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Social Value

Did you ever wish you could sit at the cool kids’ table when you were in high school? Well, now you can thanks to … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Winter 2012

The Winter Fancy Food Show held in mid-January in San Francisco’s Moscone Center attracted a record 18,000 attendees. Read GHQ‘s preview to the show, … Continue reading

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A Millennial Perspective… on blogging

Last week I received an e-newsletter from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board announcing the launch of its 3rd annual “30 Days, 30 Ways with … Continue reading

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2012. Year of the Customer?

Happy New Year! As I reflect back on this past holiday shopping experience, I am saddened to say it left me realizing once again … Continue reading

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Q&A with Larry Andrews, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Larry Andrews, retail marketing director for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI), tells GHQ what retailers can expect in the coming year in the seafood industry … Continue reading

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Healthy Promotions

This morning on my way to work I came across an NPR story about the controversy over an anti-obesity advertising campaign in Georgia. The … Continue reading

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Shout about it!

Having just completed a story about LEED certification, I am probably more aware than the average shopper when it comes to energy-saving equipment in … Continue reading

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