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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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IDDBA Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013

It may have been hot and thunder-storming outside, but inside the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, the cheese counter, deli department and in-store … Continue reading

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2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo

Recording-setting crowds descended on Chicago’s McCormick Place May 21-23 to attend the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo sponsored by the National Confectioners Association. Continue reading

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Too much of a good thing?

Retailers across all channels are competing for consumer dollars. As the lines continue to blur, one of the biggest points of differentiation is customer … Continue reading

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My Confession

Dear Grocery Retailers, Please forgive me, I have been unfaithful. For years, I have always turned to your supermarkets for my produce. I selected … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo’s Big Buy

Now this is interesting. Bi-Lo Holdings LLC, parent company of the BI-LO and Winn-Dixie grocery store chains, announced on Wednesday that it has entered … Continue reading

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Taking the Burn Out of Purchasing Sunscreen

During my teenage years, a bottle of baby oil, a towel and beach chair was all any of us needed when spending the day … Continue reading

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A New Look for Nellie’s Nest

Pete & Gerry’s recently updated its packaging for its Nellie’s Nest Cage Free line of fresh eggs. David Rachlin, executive vice president, marketing and business development, tells us why. Continue reading

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Don’t let the bed bugs bite

Sometimes there is truth to those Eastern European old wives tales. According to a recent study, the most effect way of dealing with bed … Continue reading

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Appreciating Local Labors

I grew up in the Hudson Valley region of New York, and I make it a point to enjoy all the area has to … Continue reading

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Finding the right mix

Suddenly, JCPenney is back in vogue. The company, who trials and tribulations have been well documented over the last year, has become the darling … Continue reading

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Serve… and Protect

So, this guy walks into a supermarket…! Sounds like the beginning of a joke, doesn’t it? Only this time it’s deadly serious—or could have … Continue reading

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How CVS Won My Loyalty

On any given day my kitchen table is guaranteed to be cluttered with coupons. Store coupons to no less than three different stores, manufacturer … Continue reading

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