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More Sprinkles, Please

Have I ever mentioned that I have a serious weakness for cupcakes? No? Well, I have a serious weakness for cupcakes. My borderline addiction … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of mobile payment

Imagine you’re shopping the aisles of your local supermarket and you pass a guy using his mobile phone. A common sight, right? But this … Continue reading

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Shady Maple Farms Market

Shady Maple Farm Market is a literal feast for the senses. Continue reading

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Put your waders and gatekeeper’s hat on

Whenever a topic is paid a lot of interest there’s never a shortage of folks looking to poke holes in the merit it offers. … Continue reading

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No longer one or the other

It used to be that if supermarkets wanted to save energy they had to sacrifice merchandising prowess and possibly sales. The old rule was … Continue reading

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Failing grade

One New Jersey school district puts the kibosh on birthday cupcakes. Students returning to school across the country this week will learn that “A” … Continue reading

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Fresh in the Northwest

Last week I visited Portland, Oregon, for the first time. Of all the city’s appealing characteristics that had been highlighted to me by every … Continue reading

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Millennial Tendencies

I’m excited that Stop & Shop’s Scan It! program has taken off at my local store. But I get pretty frustrated when I walk … Continue reading

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Harmons City Creek in Salt Lake City, Utah

With its outstanding made-from-scratch prepared foods; local produce, meats and specialty foods; plus traditional and gourmet groceries, Harmons City Creek has created a religious … Continue reading

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Fresh Item Management

The media’s attention to LFTB has raised the issue of fresh food safety and its role in consumer transparency. Continue reading

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Q&A with Rebecca MacKay, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy

Rebecca MacKay, vice president, strategy, insights and planning, for the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy talks to Grocery Headquarters about its recent research into … Continue reading

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The Panama Canal Expansion

I want you to keep one particular year in mind—2014! Given the state of the economy here and abroad it may be difficult for … Continue reading

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Rite Aid Ramping Up Wellness Efforts

Recently in my Sunday paper, I came across a sales flyer from Rite Aid, something honestly I would have put directly into the recycle … Continue reading

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Q&A with Ed Beckman, Certified Greenhouse Farmers

Ed Beckman, the president of Certified Greenhouse Farmers talks to Grocery Headquarters about greenhouse-grown produce and why the industry needs a standard definition for … Continue reading

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A convenient impulse

I live in the Fort Greene, which is a coveted Brooklyn neighborhood offering accessible transportation, delicious restaurants and fun bars. It’s a place where … Continue reading

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Eggnog on your face

Retailers should ensure clerks ask for frequent shopper cards. This past weekend I was shopping at a Kings supermarket in New Jersey when I … Continue reading

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IDDBA Show 2012

For three days in June, the food industry flocked to The Big Easy to check out the latest varieties of cheese and most innovative … Continue reading

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Food Safety Basics

When I embarked on the research for my story on food safety equipment for our July issue, I fully expected people to talking about … Continue reading

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A Quality Shopping Experience

On a recent trip with my family I had the pleasurable experience of checking out a QFC store in Seattle’s University District. It was … Continue reading

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Uptown Grocery Co.

A look at Uptown Grocery Co., GHQ’s Retail Spotlight of the month. Continue reading

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2012 Sweets & Snacks Expo

From May 8-10, Chicago’s McCormick Place was the sweetest place to be. Continue reading

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Don’t Hold the Mayo

Everybody’s always looking for that teachable moment—especially when it comes to consumers. But one place that seems to have been overlooked, or at least … Continue reading

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Say what?

Call it a disease, a compulsion or a case of simple curiosity, but I can’t seem to travel anywhere – whether for business or … Continue reading

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Pork, I’m inspired!

A couple weeks ago a friend invited me to attend the National Pork Board’s Pork Summit 2012. The two-day event at the Culinary Institute … Continue reading

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FMI Food Retail Show 2012

The Food Marketing Institute’s Food Retail Show 2012 was a hit. It was packed with food, equipment and packaging manufacturers, all featuring something hot … Continue reading

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