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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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Oldways Celebrates 20 Years of the Med Diet

This May is International Mediterranean Diet month, and this year is the 20th anniversary of Oldways’ Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. Continue reading

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Getting your guard up

Prop 37, which would have required mandatory labeling of products containing GMOs may have voted down by California voters last November, but one look … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

I walk a half-mile from my house in suburban New Jersey to the train each morning and then three blocks from Penn Station to … Continue reading

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Westside Market NYC

Richard Turcsik, Grocery Headquarters executive editor, visited Westside Market NYC, right in GHQ’s backyard. The chain’s newest store on Broadway in Upper Manhattan offers … Continue reading

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Roundy’s Dinner

In February, Grocery Headquarters announced its 2013 Independent Retailer of the Year: Roundy’s Supermarkets. In March, GHQ awarded the chain for its outstanding work … Continue reading

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No Sugar, No Problem

Several weeks ago, while getting my morning coffee, I was handed an informational flyer along with my cup of joe. When I sadly realized … Continue reading

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