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Its The Little Things That Matter

Do we really need big data? I hate to ask this question since I make my living writing about the value of data analysis … Continue reading

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Del Monte Makes Moves into Pet Care

Get ready for Del Monte to make an even bigger push into the pet care business. The company announced Thursday that it was selling … Continue reading

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Make Room for Pecan

A few weeks ago, Molly Zimnoch celebrated the return of the pumpkin. Pumpkin coffee and other warm beverages have been spotted on the streets … Continue reading

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Orchard Fresh

Since it sprouted on the Buffalo food scene in mid-April, Orchard Fresh has blossomed into THE place for western New York’s foodies. People have … Continue reading

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Tracking shopper topography

Are drug stores the new convenience stores? According to The Hartman Group the answer may be yes. A recent survey conducted by Hartman’s market … Continue reading

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Everything in life has a repurpose

Here at work I receive literally hundreds of unsolicited e-mails daily. To be honest, most of them go directly into the “Trash” folder, but … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season of pumpkin

Labor Day has come and gone, and its absence has opened the gates to all things pumpkin. As soon as the white clothes were … Continue reading

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A Wegmans Letdown

I grew up outside of Wegmans’ marketplace, so it was not until college that I first walked into the Holy Grail of supermarkets (at … Continue reading

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Karns Quality Foods

Giant Food Carlisle and Weis Markets may operate bigger and far more numerous stores, but in Central Pennsylvania’s Harrisburg region Karns Quality Foods is … Continue reading

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Catering to the younger generation

We always hear about supermarkets fighting fast feeders for share of dollars. So, why not have both? That’s exactly what Rewe is trying out … Continue reading

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They buy what? Private label trends for 2013

While it didn’t come as a surprise to learn nearly all (96%) of shoppers buy private label grocery products today, I have to admit … Continue reading

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Going, going, gone!

Last week Stop & Shop announced that it was pulling out of New Hampshire and closing its six stores in the Granite State. The … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Food Retail

This past weekend I had my first Wegmans experience and let me just say, it was everything I imagined and more. The retail chain … Continue reading

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A fresh delivery experience

As you know from my last blog entry, for the past month I have been engrossed in learning about the e-commerce segment of the … Continue reading

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Drugs and Deli

Just when you think you’ve seen very format and store combination, something new crops up. My wife and I were traveling in Mexico recently … Continue reading

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A Tale of Online Shopping

It is not that often that my job invokes nostalgia. But the past couple weeks as I was researching the August cover story on … Continue reading

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Summer Fancy Food 2013

The Summer Fancy Food Show headed back to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York this year after a two year sabbatical in … Continue reading

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Rising tide

A young lady rode her battered bicycle up my driveway the other day in 90-degree heat and a million percent humidity, clip board in … Continue reading

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D’Artagnan Discusses Satisfiying Consumers Refined Palates

Ariane Daguin, founder of D’Artagnan tells Grocery Headquarters how retailers can continue to meet the refining palates of consumers. The sustainability movement continues to show staying … Continue reading

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A marketing scheme that is the pits!

I don’t like being snookered. Yet that is exactly what I feel happened to me when I visited an Acme Markets store a couple … Continue reading

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“Disease or not a disease…”

… that is the question currently being debated in response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) decision to classify obesity as a disease. Yes, … Continue reading

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Feasting Around the World with Bob’s Red Mill Grains of Discovery

Last night, I had the great pleasure of attending Bob’s Red Mill Grains of Discovery launch party. Held at the Astor Center in the … Continue reading

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Mary Jo Cook Explains the Benefits of Fair Trade

Mary Jo Cook, chief impact officer of Fair Trade USA, talks to Grocery Headquarters about the growing impact of Fair Trade. Continue reading

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Del Monte to Dump Cans, Embrace Pets

The pet category is getting a vote of confidence from Del Monte. The San Francisco-based canned good company is looking to sell its canned … Continue reading

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A Shout Out to Big Brother

Sometimes, you have to be grateful that Big Brother is watching! Yesterday, I get a call from the security and fraud department at Ticketmaster … Continue reading

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