Tag Archives: Grocery

National Retail Conference Will Feature Six Retail Marketing Panelists

The theme for the 2013 Retail Merchandising & Marketing Conference to be held in Scottsdale in April is “Learn. Change. Grow.” The selection of … Continue reading

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Chobani SoHo Inspires Versatility

Just before Nemo took Manhattan, I was able to make good on an invitation to visit Chobani SoHo. The rain had yet to turn … Continue reading

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Consumer Products Industry Expects Sales in Warehouse Club Stores to Outpace Other Retail Channels

Consumer products executives expect their highest growth to come from the warehouse club channel compared with any other retail sales channel over the next … Continue reading

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Here comes the future – are you ready?

It’s no secret that for years the biggest trends impacting the grocery channel have typically originated in food service. If you were wondering what’s … Continue reading

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Bistro Bites Mini Pizzas from The Gluten Free Bistro

For those looking for a gluten-free snack are in luck. The Gluten Free Bistro has launched Bistro Bites Mini Pizzas. Available in Margherita and … Continue reading

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Weis Markets Starts New Price Freeze Program

Weis Markets announced the launch of its 10th round of price freezes, effective in all 163 store locations. More than 2,000 products have been … Continue reading

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Coborn’s Continues North Dakota Expansion

Coborn’s announced that it has acquired Mike’s Super Valu in Watford City, ND. The store has served the community under the leadership of local … Continue reading

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Produce(ing) a new start

With the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions, often creating opportunities for retailers to promote fresh fruits and vegetables. After indulging in delectable treats … Continue reading

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Hooked on seafood

Increased costs for beef, chicken and pork have consumers trawling the seafood aisle in search of protein. Continue reading

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RPE Donates 40,000 Pounds of Potatoes

Milwaukee television station TODAY’S TMJ4 and Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin teamed up on Tuesday in an effort to provide one million meals to those … Continue reading

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Frieda’s Offers Clients Improved 2013 Promotional Planning Calendar

Frieda’s annual Promotional Planning Calendar has received an exciting redesign with a new poster format.  Included is a chart of best sellers by specialty … Continue reading

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Market Demand Drives Growth at Natural Products Expo West

The world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products tradeshow, Natural Products Expo West, produced by New Hope Natural Media, has unveiled a new exhibit … Continue reading

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Chobani Celebrates Grand Opening of a New Manufacturing Plant

Chobani has outgrown its current facilities and is opening its second domestic manufacturing facility. Located in Twin Falls, Idaho, Chobani has invested $450 million … Continue reading

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Annual Meat Conference to Feature Comprehensive Education Program

A full slate of education sessions and workshops has been announced for the Annual Meat Conference (AMC), to be held February 24-26, 2013, at … Continue reading

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Cargill Acquires Wipro’s Sunflower Vanaspati Brand

Cargill has signed an agreement with Wipro Ltd. to acquire its flagship brand Sunflower Vanaspati, being marketed in the hard fats category (Vanaspati). Sunflower … Continue reading

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Fans Elect New Color Mix for Special M&M’S Package

M&M’S have a colorful history that dates back more than 70 years. But never before have fans been given the opportunity to choose the … Continue reading

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Rocket Farms Herbs Acquires HerbThyme Farms

Rocket Farms Herbs, Inc., a subsidiary of Monterey Peninsula Horticulture, Inc., has acquired the assets of HerbThyme Farms, a cut herb producer. The acquisition … Continue reading

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Pinned with Love

Santa came early for me this year. Last week I purchased a KitchenAid Stand Mixer. The KitchenAid 5-Quart Tilt-Head Artisan Series in Buttercup Yellow, … Continue reading

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Elden’s Fresh Foods

According to Elden’s Fresh Foods’ customers say there is no comparison to the thriving one-unit independent from the northern Minnesota lake resort community of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Photos, Retail Spotlights, Web-Exclusive Content

Stockholders Approve Sale of Dole’s Worldwide Packaged Foods and Asia Fresh Businesses

Dole Food Company, Inc. announced that it has moved much closer to completing the sale of its worldwide packaged foods and Asia fresh businesses … Continue reading

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National Mango Board Announces Mango Retailer of the Year

The National Mango Board (NMB) honored four retailers for being the “best of the best” in mango retailing and providing outstanding support and promotion … Continue reading

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Tops Friendly Markets to Acquire Three Big M Supermarkets

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, today announced that the company has entered … Continue reading

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Market Street Brand Gets New Logo

United Supermarkets officially unveiled a new logo for its Market Street store chain, just in time for the opening of the 11thlocation. The new … Continue reading

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ADC Announces the Availability of the Retalix Headquarters Interface

Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh item management (FIM), recipe management and scales management software to the grocery retail and food … Continue reading

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Fearsome predator

Amazon.com is stressing price, convenience and selection; center store, nonfoods and even fresh items are at risk. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Cover Stories