Target Corp., Minneapolis, is committed “to making things right” following the data breach that was discovered in mid-December, Gregg W. Steinhafel, chairman, president and chief executive officer, told financial analysts Wednesday.
This winter’s harsh weather conditions may be having a negative impact on impulse spending at supermarkets, industry analysts told SN last week — although overall the cold and snow may be a positive force for at-home dining.
As Safeway continues to discuss the possible sale of the company, it said Wednesday it is continuing to move forward on a variety of store-level initiatives, including clustering, localization and personalization.
Consumers are willing to shop at regional food chains and independents who offer significant points of competitive difference, according to a report conducted for the National Grocers Association by Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru.
Retailers interested in making their stores a health and wellness destination need to be sure to let customers know they are in that business through signage and other point-of-sale materials, speakers told a workshop session Tuesday during the annual convention of the National Grocers Association in Las Vegas.
The kind of security breach experienced by Target Corp. should never happen to independent retailers, the president and CEO of Mollie Stone's Markets, Palo Alto, Calif., told the National Grocers Association annual convention in Las Vegas.
Mobile and social media are merging technologies that need to be part of an overall strategy, not a separate course of action, the author of "Socialnomics" told the National Grocers Association convention Tuesday in Las Vegas.
Women in the grocery business have to figure out how to balance work and family more so than men do, a panel of women acknowledged during a workshop session Tuesday at the annual convention of the National Grocers Association in Las Vegas.
Balls' Food Stores has been able to increase sales of organic produce by 30% over the last year by promoting it more —featuring six to 10 organic items in its ads each week and between four and eight in-store specials — at price points close to conventional products, Mike Beal, COO for the Kansas City, Mo.-based chain, said Monday at the annual convention of National Grocers Association in Las Vegas.