Tag Archives: gas prices

Foodservice Visits Flat as Consumers Eat More Meals at Home

Foodservice spending, which was up 3 percent in the year ending April 2015, did not equate to foodservice visits, which were flat in the … Continue reading

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Daymon Worldwide Consumer Survey Upends Conventional Wisdom About Private Brands

With consumers reaping the unexpected windfall of collapsing gas prices, a new survey from Daymon Worldwide reveals that sizable percentages of shoppers will use … Continue reading

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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

Posted in 2015 01 Article Archives, Columns

Checking gas prices

Though hard to fathom, higher oil prices may present a growth opportunity for grocers. For what it is worth, here is my read on … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Columns

Dissecting the data

The Grocery Headquarters annual State of the Industry Almanac delves into the performance of dozens of supermarket categories. Good times? Bad times? That is … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Cover Stories, Uncategorized

From the Publisher: Gas pump economics

Consumers are paying more for gas and other energy needs. Sounds like more bad news for retailers. Except there may be a silver lining … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Columns