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From the Publisher: Of gas prices and Costco

With lower energy costs and a bump in the economy, 2015 could be the best year for grocery retailers in a decade. What does … Continue reading

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Harris Poll Highlights Traditional Grocery Stores

The 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study, which measures brand equity for more than 1,500 brands across 170 categories, finds traditional grocery store brands … Continue reading

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The re-urbanization of America

With more consumers living in cities, retailers need to rethink their merchandising efforts. Continue reading

Posted in 2014 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Safeway Progresses in Eliminating Pig Cages from Supply Chain

Safeway announced that it has begun eliminating gestation crates from its pork supply. Gestation crates are cages used to confine breeding pigs so restrictively, … Continue reading

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Level One to Bring Gardein Meatless Proteins to Club Warehouses Nationwide

Level One Marketing announced that it has partnered with Gardein, an award-winning range of nutritious, convenient foods made from a blend of non-GMO soy, wheat, and … Continue reading

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Major Retailers Opt Out of Class Action Settlement In Visa/Mastercard ‘Interchange’ Swipe Fees Case

An unprecedented group of 19 of the largest retailers in the United States announced today that they have each individually decided to object and … Continue reading

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Costco Teamsters Ratify Three-year Contract

Teamster members at Costco have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new three-year contract that includes a 9 percent wage increase over the term … Continue reading

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With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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Costco Applauded for Calling on Pork Suppliers to Eliminate Controversial Pig Gestation Crates within 10 Years

The Humane Society of the United States welcomes the announcement by Costco—the nation’s second-largest food retailer—that the chain is calling on its pork suppliers … Continue reading

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Grocery and Wholesale Retailers are America’s Favorite Gas Stations

Costco and Kroger are consumers’ favorite places to fill their gas tanks, according to a new consumer study by Market Force Information, a leading … Continue reading

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Study Finds Giant Food and ShopRite are Consumers’ Favorite Grocers

Giant Food is consumers’ favorite grocer, followed closely by ShopRite and then Walmart, according to a new consumer study by Market Force Information. The … Continue reading

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