Cora Weisenberger

Midwest Associate Editor
Supermarket News

Cora Weisenberger is Midwest Associate Editor of Supermarket News. In addition to covering the Midwest region, she writes stories related to fresh foods and groceries. She joined SN in Dec. 2013.

Articles by Cora Weisenberger
Schnucks closing raises concerns 3
The announcement on Monday that Schnucks Markets will close a North St. Louis store on May 10 has sparked criticism from both city officials and residents.
Lawmakers call for e-cigarette regulations
Amid growing concern about the marketing of e-cigarettes to children and teens, lawmakers Monday released a congressional report urging for the regulation of the fast-growing industry.
Sendik’s partners with university for nutritional info
Sendik’s Food Markets has launched a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee that will provide nutritional information for the retailer’s deli items.
Grocery delivery serves niche markets — for now 
Online grocery delivery services in the Midwest are growing in popularity, although they are still primarily serving smaller, niche markets.
Winter expected to damage Michigan fruit crop: Report
One of the region’s coldest winters in two decades may have harmed this season’s Michigan fruit crop, said a report released recently by the Michigan Farm Bureau.
Casey’s to build new Indiana distribution center
Casey’s General Store announced Tuesday that it plans to break ground on a new $30 million distribution center in Terra Haute, Ind.
Lessons to be learned from retailers overseas
U.S. retailers should look to the growth strategies of their European counterparts to achieve the same success, said speakers at the “Going Global – What Shoppers Wants; Retailers Need; What Brands Must Deliver” session at the Shopper Marketing Summit.
Enable shoppers to plan meals via mobile: Shopper Summit presenters
Retailers should embrace mobile technology to make it convenient for consumers to access meal planning information, said speakers during "The Future of Mobile: Influencing the Path to Purchase" session at the Shopper Marketing Summit, Tuesday.
Consumers want fresh, made-to-order pizza 
Pizza consumers are looking past the familiar and want things fresh: fresh ingredients and freshly made pies.
Gallery: International Home + Housewares Show highlights
Consumer demand for fresh and locally grown foods is increasing and so is the need for better storage and preservation, according to Tom Mirabile, consumer forecaster for the International Housewares Association.
Strack & Van Til stays true to its deli roots

Strack & Van Til has modernized its grab-and-go sandwiches, but the northwest Indiana chain is continuing to provide its customers with the popular comfort foods they love.

Gallery: Tried-and-true Midwest prepared foods
More than 80 years ago, Strack & Van Til started as a single grocery store in downtown Griffith, Ind. Today there are 20 stores with all but one located in northwest Indiana.
Wegmans adds to gluten-free options
Wegmans Food Markets has added to its already expansive line of gluten-free products, said the retailer’s dietitian in a recent Fresh Stories blog post.
Boomers and Millennials are similar: panelists
They’re decades apart in age, but when it comes to consumer attitudes, Boomers have a lot in common with Millennials, said analysts speaking at the International Home + Housewares Show at Chicago’s McCormick Place, Monday.
Gluten-free goodness that tastes good 
Ingredient improvements and increased consumer demand have boosted sales of gluten-free foods.

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