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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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Untapped Potential

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Wine consumption by Hispanic consumers soars, but marketing has to catch up.  Imagine you’re a retailer ignoring 25% of your customers! Sound outlandish … Continue reading

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The First Family of wine

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Draeger’s has been in the wine business for nearly 90 years and remains a top shop for everyone from everyday consumers and oenophiles to … Continue reading

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Finding great wines close to home

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Fresh & Easy ramps up wine sales by expanding its offerings of wines from California vintners. Continue reading

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Q&A with Jeff Manning, Cherry Marketing Institute

Jeff Manning with the Cherry Marketing Institute has been fortunate to have worked on a very wide range of category programs, from beef and … Continue reading

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POS Shakeup

It wasn’t a surprise when IBM exited the POS market earlier this month—Greg Buzek at IHL Group called it one of the worst kept … Continue reading

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A helping hand for the elderly

This weekend my 93-year-old grandfather died. He got sick a few short months after his wife of 68 years passed away. Whatever the doctors … Continue reading

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I always feel like Big K is watching me!

Suggestive selling hits a little too close to home. One of my favorite things to do at lunch hour is to take a walk … Continue reading

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Weis Markets

The opening of Weis Markets’ latest flagship store in Bellefonte, Pa., in late February attracted all three local Central Pennsylvania TV station’s news crews. … Continue reading

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Dinner from an ATM

I was super excited to hear about the Sprinkles Cupcake ATM that hit the streets of Beverly Hills last month. The vending machine can … Continue reading

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Boston Seafood Show 2012

Lobsters, flounder and shrimp, oh my! Here are some highlights from GHQ’s visit to the International Boston Seafood Show. Continue reading

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The Food Emporium, NYC

GHQ’s Executive Editor Richard Turcsik visited The Food Emporium on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. Continue reading

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Relying on Reliable

You know, you just can’t please some people! The term “retail experience” often tops the list of industry issues and those in the know … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction

In writing this year’s State of the Wellness Industry article for our April issue, experts I spoke with resoundingly agreed the future of the … Continue reading

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Advertising in need of some fuel

During a family discussion this weekend about saving money and racking up loyalty points at our various preferred supermarkets, I made a discovery. I … Continue reading

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