James Tenser

James
Tenser
Articles
The New Accountability 
The merchandising services personnel who toil at supermarkets every day are on the front lines of a massive and complex effort to ensure that shelf sets
Festival Foods Harnesses the Sun in Wisconsin 
Green initiatives may at times seem like programs better suited for the big chains, along with things like enterprise resource planning or corporate social
Supermarkets Need Multi-Focused Positioning: A&P 
Supermarkets planning to survive the present economic downturn would be wise to avoid middle-market positioning, said an A&P executive in an address
Lund Seeks to Improve Forecasting With New Technology 
LAS VEGAS — What does a data warehouse project have to do with boosting profits on Halloween? Executives at Lund Food Holdings, Edina, Minn., are confident
Brookshire Launches Customer-Focused Software 
Brookshire Grocery Co.'s 156 stores are offering more customized product assortments that better reflect local shopper demographics and behavior
Wal-Mart Launches Entry in Small-Format Fray 
In an event greatly anticipated by the supermarket industry, Wal-Mart has debuted its modern take on the corner grocery store with four 15,000-square-foot
Publix to Suppliers: Help Us Do Better 
TEMPE, Ariz. — Publix Super Markets claims an impressive 55.1% market share of traditional grocery business in its five-state trading area, yet it's striving
PUSHING STORE BRANDS 
FORT WORTH, Texas -- There's nothing generic about store-brand marketing.The retail branding proposition has expanded to encompass a rich mix of skill
ASMC CHIEF PUTS ISSUE OF MANDATING ON FRONT BURNER 
SAN FRANCISCO -- Food brokers are closing ranks to challenge the growing phenomenon of retail merchandising mandates.The emerging practice -- whereby
FLEMING SETS FEES ON PROMOTION BILLBACKS 
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here has issued new policies at several of its divisions that impose "administrative fees" of between 2% and 10% on promotion
SCAN-BASED TEST OF DSD REPORTED TO PARE COSTS 
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- A new model for handling direct-store-delivered products promises to cut supply chain costs while simultaneously building
TIME SEEKS FORTUNE BY MOVING PEOPLE FASTER 
NEW YORK -- Emboldened by new insights into magazine single-copy sales, Time Inc. here is pushing to change the publication cycle for its People magazine
P&G ENDS THREE-CITY TEST OF ZERO COUPONING 
CINCINNATI -- Procter & Gamble here said it has discontinued its 14-month test of coupon elimination in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, N.Y., and is
PROCTER & GAMBLE REVAMPS RETAIL INCENTIVES 
CINCINNATI -- Procter & Gamble here has mobilized its customer business teams to present retailers with details of its latest program for improving the
CANDY MAKERS DISCUSS INDUSTRY CHALLENGES AT ROUNDTABLE 
PHOENIX -- "We don't charge a slotting fee," said Kenneth Fries, category manager for confectionery at the 7-Eleven convenience store chain."So many retailers
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