Tag Archives: technology

Kellogg Improves Family Rewards Program

Millions of Kellogg’s Family Rewards program members in the U.S. will now be able to collect their points automatically thanks to the use of … Continue reading

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Alto-Shaam Introduces a Line of Combis for 2014

Engineered with a commitment to foodservice innovation, Alto-Shaam announces its latest line of Combi ovens, the CT PROformance Combitherm Ovens. Delivering a  combination of … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, What's New

Second ROFDA Member Adopts ReposiTrak

ReposiTrak, a food safety solution provider backed by international food safety consultants Leavitt Partners and retail technology experts Park City Group announced the successful … Continue reading

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Food Forum: The mobile lifestyle

New technologies will allow retailers to satisfy shoppers’ appetite for apps—inside the store and beyond. By Giovanni DeMeo At any time there are nearly … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 09 Article Archives, Columns

The Hartman Group Launches Video-based Food Website

The Hartman Group has launched a new video-based website at hartbeatvista.com. The in-house-designed site, created and developed by The Hartman Group’s digital production and … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Phoning it in at the front-end

Consumers seem to be more intent on surfing the Internet than perusing the front end. How does this impact the sales of products at … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 05 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

New Technology from Food City

Food City has launched several programs designed to bring added value and convenience to their consumers.  Among the newest features is their e-ValuCard Savers, … 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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A time and place for technology

Some of my colleagues have used this space to extol the virtues of technology and how consumers use it. They, as well as many … 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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Fresh Summit Education Highlights Include “communities of interest”

Attendees of the 2012 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition will see key changes to the convention’s educational programming when they gather in California … Continue reading

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Produce Pro Software creates the PPro Sales App

Produce Pro Software plans to launch the PPro Sales App at PMA Fresh Summit on October 26th in Anaheim, California. The PPro Sales App … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Technology, What's New

Shoppers Want Self-Checkout—Survey

A just-released survey from NCR Corporation shows that shoppers appreciate the speed and efficiency of self-checkout (SCO), recognize the choice of SCO as a … 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

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Food Forum: Protecting sensitive data

As thieves become more advanced, retailers must be careful to purge customer data and other information before discarding hard drives. By Andrew Kelleher Hackers … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Columns

On Point: Checking out the future

In a world of change, customer focus is the constant. Technologies come and go. Today’s bells and whistles will be tomorrow’s antiques—obsolete, unnecessary, unwanted. … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Columns

Crime stoppers

By focusing their loss prevention efforts on the entire enterprise, grocers are in a better position to combat internal and external theft. Supermarkets are … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 11 Article Archives, Tech Solutions

Food Forum: Time to rethink center store

Grocers have done a great job attracting shoppers to the perimeter departments. Now they need to apply that expertise to the center store. By … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 05 Article Archives, Columns