Tag Archives: Trader Joe’s

Product Pet Peeves: It’s the little things

As the project editor for our Nonfoods Handbook I recently had the occasion to talk to Ron Boger, president and chief operating officer for … Continue reading

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Disruptive Innovation

It’s time to decide—Are you disruptive influence or just being disrupted?  Hopefully the former since these seem to be the true innovators—the gamechangers in … Continue reading

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The re-urbanization of America

With more consumers living in cities, retailers need to rethink their merchandising efforts. Continue reading

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Break Out the Elastic Waistbands – It’s National Ditch Your Resolution Day!

Today is National Ditch Your Resolution Day – no, really, it’s a thing. While I didn’t announce a formal resolution to go on a … Continue reading

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Capital ideas

Grocery Headquarters visited four retailers in Albany, N.Y. and observed the various ways in which they are doing business in a highly competitive market. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 12 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Simplicity pays

We all have our pet peeves when it comes to what we like and don’t like about certain retailers. Although what each of us … Continue reading

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Expanding the Frozen Food Aisle

It is not often that I am jealous of the French, but this morning I turned vert with envy over Picard, a French chain … Continue reading

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Keeping an eye on private label

Retailers have found meaning and purpose with private label programs. Now consumers are looking to them for meaningful answers—not to mention savings. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 11 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Trader Joe’s is Consumers’ Favorite Grocery Chain—Market Force Study

Trader Joe’s is North America’s favorite grocery store based on customer satisfaction, according to a new study of 6,600 consumers conducted by Market Force … Continue reading

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On Point: Innovation’s limitations

Tesco’s Fresh & Easy flop shows there are no sure bets. Back in 2007, one of the main topics of conversation in the industry … Continue reading

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