Jack Robertiello

Articles by Jack Robertiello
STAKE IN BAKE 
DAYTON, Ohio -- When Dorothy Lane Market here added a new $60,000 French hearth oven to their Washington Square store here, their primary reason was to
WHOLE FOODS IS BITING INTO NEW IDEA IN FOOD SERVICE 
AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market Inc. is testing a new food-service concept, put together by a team of Austin restaurateurs, at a store near its corporate
FIVE SAFEWAY DIVISIONS ARE SERVING UP HMR FORMAT 
PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here has introduced a long-awaited home-meal replacement program at more than 700 stores in five of the supermarket chain's
ALBERTSON'S IS SEEDING HALF ITS UNITS WITH ORGANICS 
BOISE, Idaho -- Albertson's here has introduced organic fresh fruits and vegetables to about half of its 850-plus stores.Albertson's launched the program
GOURMET-TO-GO COMES TO DALLAS BEFORE GOING NATIONAL 
DALLAS -- An upscale St. Louis-based prepared-foods company has established a beachhead here in Eatzi's backyard, as a prelude to a national rollout.Gourmet-To-Go,
DESIGN AND FUNCTION 
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Most supermarket operators would be exasperated if a planned store expansion and remodel got hung up by road reconstruction and red
KMART RENDERS FOOD-SERVICE CONTRACT UNTO LITTLE CAESARS 
TROY, Mich. -- In an attempt to revive its food-service operations, Kmart here has reached an agreement with Little Caesars Pizza, Detroit, for the chain
GARDNER'S UNIT SETS STAGE FOR RETAIL 'THEATER' 
MIAMI -- Gardner's Markets here is set to open a new store designed as a mix of retail and restaurant operations.The new Gardner's is being developed
MEALSOLUTIONS '97 
LOS ANGELES -- To hear fresh-meals executive Martin van Zwanenberg tell it, Marks & Spencer has found an ultimate meal solution.Marks & Spencer's success
CONSULTANTS SERVE UP VARIABLE HMR FORMULAS AT SHOW 
LOS ANGELES -- At the Food Marketing Institute's MealSolutions show here, three consultants displayed dramatically different options for retailers who
SMITH'S CLOSES DOWN RESTAURANT OPERATIONS IN 20 UNITS 
SALT LAKE CITY -- Smith's Food and Drug Centers here has shuttered its restaurant operations in 20 Smitty's Super Valu supermarkets in the Phoenix area.Many
PRICE CHOPPER WOLFPAK SCORES GOAL IN HMR FIELD 
KANSAS CITY, KAN. -- Price Chopper stores in the Kansas City area are pinning the autumn promotion of their expanded meals program on the power of the
MEIJER FIELDS FORMATION OF MEAL LINES, DELI, BAKERY 
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Meijer Inc. has dramatically expanded the size and range of its fresh meals operations in a supercenter the company opened in its
BOSTON CHICKEN HYBRID IS SET FOR TEST FLIGHT 
GOLDEN, Colo. -- The chicken is on the wing again.Boston Chicken, based here, plans to begin rolling out its new-format meals/market store, moving on
HMR TASTE AT HOME, NOT STORE, CALLED KEY 
Supermarkets can grab a major portion of the emerging home-meal replacement business, but they'll have to change strategies and management styles to do

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