Tag Archives: National Grocers Association

Association Perspective: Addressing the independents

National Grocers Association’s 2013 NGA Show introduced several innovations developed to help small- to mid-sized grocers. By Peter J. Larkin, president & CEO, National … Continue reading

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2013 NGA Show Closes with Record Attendance Numbers

The National Grocers Association’s  2013 NGA Show has come to a close, having once again expanded its offerings to further its reputation as the … Continue reading

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NGA Launches Technology Resources for Independent Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) kicked off the 2013 NGA Show with an Opening General Session highlighting the organization’s achievements, as well as the … Continue reading

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NGA and First Data to Provide Online Training to Independent Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, announce a partnership that makes online … Continue reading

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Networking & Education Opportunities at NGA Show

The National Grocers Association (NGA) and the Food Industry University Coalition (FIUC) together announce a collaboration to further the professional development of students from … Continue reading

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A vision for 2020

Food retailing continues to undergo major changes. Some of the industry’s top executives offer insights and opportunities. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 01 Article Archives, Cover Stories

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

Ever-Growing Competition Rated Top Concern Among Independent Grocers

Competition, the cost of providing healthcare insurance and the economy are the three major worries among independent food retailers, according to the 2012 Independent … Continue reading

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CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Issue Digital Coupon Guidelines to Combat Fraud

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and National Grocers Association (NGA) released guidelines designed to promote model practices in the “end-to-end” … Continue reading

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NGA Fights for Competition, Transparency and Fairness

NGA and nine other named plaintiffs were joined by a growing community of merchants in filing objections with the U.S. District Court for the … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Ranks First in Independent Grocers’ Political Concerns Index

Independent grocers express a great level of concern over the financial impact of the changes to healthcare insurance mandated by the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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NGA Continues Fight for Credit Card Reform

NGA and eight other national associations vowed to continue the fight for credit card reform and oppose the proposed settlement in the case of … Continue reading

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Retail Executive of the Year

Steve Smith, K-VA-T’s president and CEO, follows his father’s example of community involvement. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Cover Stories

NGA Announces New Board of Director Member at Fall Conference

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that Steve Hall, President of Lowes Foods in Hickory, NC, was appointed to serve on … Continue reading

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NGA Kicks Off 30th Anniversary

The National Grocers Association (NGA) launched the beginning of a yearlong celebration at a special reception on Thursday, September 20 at the Fall Conference … Continue reading

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NGA Announces New Study: Independent Grocers’ Economic Impact on U.S.

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce a first of its kind study commissioned by the NGA Board of Directors, announced at … Continue reading

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Talent Search

By Barrie Dawson Can supermarkets compete with other industries for top executives? The workday begins before the doors swing open and it often drones … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Upfront

NGA Opposes Proposed Interchange Fee Settlement with Visa and Mastercard

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Directors of the National Grocers Association (NGA) approved a resolution opposing the proposed interchange fee settlement agreement … Continue reading

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NGA Supports Bill Introduction Preventing New Regulations on Grocers

The National Grocers Association (NGA) applauds the introduction today of the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2012, bi-partisan legislation that will prevent the … Continue reading

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NGA President & CEO Statement on President Obama’s Tax Increase

Peter Larkin, President and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA), released the following statement on President Obama calling for tax increases on entrepreneurs: … Continue reading

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John Dumais Receives N.G.A. Association Leadership Award

John Dumais, President & CEO of the New Hampshire Grocers Association (NHGA) was presented the National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Association Leadership Award for his … Continue reading

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N.G.A., Sterilox Fresh Form Partnership

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) has formed a partnership with Malvern, PA.-based Sterilox Fresh to provide its members with a special promotion for their … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: The man cave

Enticing adult men into your grooming section is only half the battle. Retailers need to target teenagers as well if they want to maximize … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

What happens in Vegas…

My favorite aspect of my job is attending trade shows. It is an opportunity to see friends from the industry, match faces to the … Continue reading

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The 2012 N.G.A. Show Concludes as the Largest in the Association’s History

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) 2012 N.G.A. Show in Las Vegas met important milestones and fulfilling its promise as the place to be “Where … Continue reading

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