Tag Archives: supermarkets

CGA President Testifies in Opposition to Proposition 37

California Grocers Association President Ronald K. Fong testified before a California Legislature Joint Informational Hearing, telling legislators that a controversial initiative on the November … Continue reading

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FMI Foundation to Award $100,000 in Grants to Fund Healthy Eating Initiatives At Schools

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Foundation awarded $100,000 to Fuel Up to Play 60’s (FUTP 60) Healthy Lifestyle Grant program in an effort to encourage … Continue reading

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The CIAA Annouces Food Retailers Selected for Trip to the Sial Trade Show

The Cheese Importers Association of America is thrilled to name the selected food retailers for its trip to the SIAL Trade Show in Paris, … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Expands Fuel Savings Program to New Jersey

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company and Shell are announcing the expansion of Stop & Shop’s Gas Rewards program to customers in New Jersey. … Continue reading

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Tyson Foods Teams Up for Football Season

Tyson Foods, Inc., is kicking off the football season with savings on the perfect party, including Tyson Wings & Boneless Wings, Dr Pepper soft drinks, … Continue reading

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Two New V8 Juice Varieties Offer Flavorful Twists

Campbell Soup Company is expanding its line of V8 100% vegetable juices with the addition of two new varieties: V8 100% vegetable juice Hint … Continue reading

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Nielsen Perishables Group creates syndicated reports for all fresh departments

A total-store perspective is essential to understand and manage complementary and competitive fresh products, and to identify opportunities for growth and innovation. The Nielsen … Continue reading

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Shifting Shopper Behavior

Rising from the ashes of the recession, shoppers are hitting the stores with their smartphones and a new attitude. Continue reading

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Remodeling the Housewares Department

With the right mix and category focus, supermarkets can thrive in the many different housewares categories. Mass merchants continue to intrude on grocery’s bread … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

GMA Presents Wakefern President with Industry Award

Joe Sheridan, President and COO of Wakefern Food Corp., was recognized by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) with the 2012 Industry Collaboration Leadership Award. … Continue reading

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Produce for Kids Partners with Grocery Stores and Sprouts to Encourage Healthy Eating

This fall, Produce for Kids and select grocery stores will be launching the Healthy Schools, Healthy Minds campaign to raise money for local health and nutrition-based … Continue reading

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GMA, McKinsey & Company and Nielsen Release Customer and Management Channel Survey

According to the 2012 Customer and Management Channel Survey released at the GMA Executive Conference, consumer packaged goods companies winning in their categories are … Continue reading

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Harris Teeter to Feature Wines of Chile

Harris Teeter stores in the DC and VA markets will be conducting in-store tastings of Chilean wines Sept. 15-30th.  Featured items include Cono Sur … Continue reading

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Stemilt Celebrates Back to School with Bartlett pears, Lil Snappers

Stemilt Growers is celebrating Back to School month by adding a new item to its line of kid-sized apples and pears, Lil Snappers. Bartlett … Continue reading

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Market Street Enhances Smart Rewards Loyalty Program After Successful First Year

Lubbock-based United Supermarkets, LLC, parent company of Market Street, is enhancing its Smart Rewards loyalty program, which attracted more than 140,000 members since its … Continue reading

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Two Major Grocery Customers Begin Implementation of Park City Group’s Food & Drug Safety Technology

Park City Group, Inc., a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology, has announced that Global Supply Chain Systems, Inc., the food and drug … Continue reading

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Loblaw Introduces Guiding Stars Program

Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries … Continue reading

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The GMO debate

Retailers play an important role in educating consumers. GMOs are at the top of the list of what people want to know about. Some … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Sounding Board: The universal language of medicine

The pharmacy offers a great opportunity for retailers to attract—and interact with—a diverse customer base. Walk the aisles of any store these days and … Continue reading

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Producer Support of Beef Checkoff Remains High

Support for the beef checkoff remains high, despite weather and economic pressures facing the industry, according to a recent survey of U.S. beef and … Continue reading

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Consumers Plan to Indulge in the Back-to-School Shopping Season

The NPD Group, a leading market research company, released the results of its annual back-to-school study of consumers’ purchasing intentions for the 2012 season. … Continue reading

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Natural Delights Introduces Country’s First Pitted Medjool Dates

Bard Valley Natural Delights is offering consumers a convenient new way to enjoy the lusciousness and all-around snackability of Medjools with the introduction of … Continue reading

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Decas Cranberry Products Announces National Rollout of Reduced-Sugar Cranberries

Decas Cranberry Products Inc. have announced the national rollout of two reduced-sugar dried cranberry lines, Paradise Meadow LeanCrans and Funny Face Dried Cranberries. LeanCrans, designed to appeal … Continue reading

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The Cold-Brew Expansion Effect

Austin-based, Chameleon Cold-Brew is proud to announce expansion into Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New … Continue reading

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Target Remodels 30 Stores to Expand Fresh Food Selection

Target announced that it has begun remodeling 30 general merchandise stores in the U.S. Upon completion of the construction in October 2012, the remodeled … Continue reading

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