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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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Shorty’s The Urban Market

To kick off 2012, Grocery Headquarters’ January Retailer Spotlight features Shorty’s The Urban Market in Lexington, Ky. In just 5,000 square feet of space, … Continue reading

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Q&A with Bill Monroe, CEO of Pompeian Olive Oil

Bill Monroe, CEO of Pompeian Olive Oil, tells Grocery Headquarters how Pompeian continues to grow the olive oil category. What is the biggest obstacle … Continue reading

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Q&A with Produce Growers on Supporting Consumers New Year’s Resolutions

With the new year upon us, people are re-committing to eating healthy and getting in shape. Retailers can help shoppers stick to their goals … Continue reading

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Totally unCOOL

The supermarket industry is missing the boat by supporting the repeal of Country Of Origin Labeling. The customer is always right. Just ask Marshall … Continue reading

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Q&A with Joe Cornelius, Georgia Blueberry Commission

Joe Cornelius, chairman for the Georgia Blueberry Commission, based in Whitecross, Ga., talks about the direction of the blueberry industry. What is going on … Continue reading

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Selling a Christmas Breakfast Tradition

I received a phone call from my mother yesterday to review our Christmas day menu. She had just returned from our local Stop & … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jim Ethridge, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Jim Ethridge, executive director of channel marketing for National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, which manages retail-marketing programs for the Beef Checkoff, talks to Grocery Headquarters about … Continue reading

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Top dollar?

There’s a new phrase entering the consumer lexicon—”A dollar for your thoughts”—and further proof that the once-lowly dollar store has become the latest American … Continue reading

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What about the boys?

Do we not give men enough credit for cooking? Maybe it’s just the type of guy I befriend, but most of my male friends … Continue reading

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Hey Carrots, Say Cheese!

Two weeks ago I gave you a taste of my trip to Wisconsin to tour America’s Dairyland and its famous creameries with the Wisconsin … Continue reading

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A taste of Wisconsin’s pride

One of my favorite pastimes is eating. To be more specific, one of my favorite pastimes is eating cheese. Sharp cheddars, creamy French-styles, hard and soft Italians. Sliced on top of crackers, melted into omelets, baked with veggies. I’ll eat it anyway, anytime of day. Continue reading

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Marketing to Millennials

As much as retailers and suppliers would like to think they significantly influence brand choice and preferences of young consumers, a recent report from … Continue reading

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PLMA’s 2011 Trade Show

Grocery Headquarters attended the 2011 PLMA Private Label Trade Show in Chicago in November. Here are some of the people we met.

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WMMB Cheese Tour

In November 2011 Grocery Headquarters was invited by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board on a media tour of Wisconsin’s creameries. Here are some highlights.

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