Julie Gallagher

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Supermarket News
Gallery: Walmart, Kroger, Target lead Kantar's 2015 PoweRanking
More than half of manufacturer respondents polled for Kantar Retail’s annual PoweRanking report, which identifies best-in-class retailers and manufacturers, with manufacturers ranking retailers and vice versa, cited Walmart as the overall best-in-class retailer.
Wegmans buyer: Perishable baby food sales growing 
Wegmans is experiencing an increase in sales of the first line of baby food to secure space in its refrigerated dairy case, Heather Gilbert, category merchant for baking, spices and baby products at Rochester, N.Y.-based Wegmans, told SN.
How suppliers are spurring sales 
Retailers’ supplier partners are inciting trial and improving sales with an array of strategies ranging from product innovations geared to specific consumer sets.
Gallery: Beverage trends abound at Expo East 1
Tea-based beverages, coffee drinks and even a product that combined the two, could be found on the show floor at last month’s Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore.
SFA: Specialty food market ripe with growth opportunities
Opportunities for increased sales of specialty foods exist among lower income consumers and the roughly 24.5 million Americans who are familiar with specialty foods but don’t currently purchase products in the space.
Proposed serving size updates would spur reformulation: Speaker 1
The updated serving size requirements proposed by the FDA as part of its changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel would drive beverage makers to reformulate products for health, predicted Justin Prochnow, an attorney with Greenberg Traurig LLP, who specializes in food and beverage-related regulatory issues, at Natural Products Expo East, Thursday.
Andronico's Monford encourages summit attendees to 'follow the fitness'
Andronico’s Community Markets’ CEO, certified health coach and group exercise instructor Suzy Monford, wears a lot of hats. Several of which she transitioned between during the session “Improving the Health of Your Brand” which she kicked off at The Health and Wellness Summit presented by SN, with an energizing group stretch.
AmazonFresh scores in NYC, but... 
A 20-SKU basket was shopped for via AmazonFresh, FreshDirect, Whole Foods via Instacart, and Fairway Market via Instacart, for home delivery in Manhattan, N.Y., during the weeks of Aug. 3, 10 and 17.
Industry praises FDA's finalization of two FSMA rules
Industry groups commended the FDA for finalizing the first two of seven rules that have been proposed to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act, Thursday.
Healthy snacks furnish kids with fuel for school 
Supermarkets are assisting parents in their quest for healthy kid-friendly snacks.
Haggen sues Albertsons for more than $1 billion 3
Haggen is seeking more than $1 billion in damages in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC.
Gelato, vanilla wafers, pie named H-E-B's 'Texas Best'
Austin, Texas-based TEO Gelato took the $25,000 grand prize in H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. The gelato also won featured placement as a Texas Best Primo Pick.
Walmart leads 2015 Top 25 Global Retailers 
A shifting focus toward smaller retail formats and the strong U.S. dollar influenced Planet Retail’s list of the Top 25 Global Retailers, on which Walmart, Costco and Carrefour took the top three spots, respectively.
2015 Category Guide: Innovation that excites 
Product innovation is moving the needle in select categories at a time when overall sales in traditional supermarkets remain stagnant
Healthy meets indulgent: 2015 center store category guide 
Center store suppliers gained traction during the past year by making indulgent snacks healthier and healthy snacks more indulgent.
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