Walmart is merchandising a new exclusive line of refrigerated sides called Signature Sidekicks by Robert Irvine, in Garlic Balsamic Broccoli, Sesame Ginger Stir Fry, Braised Collard Greens and Provencal Rataouille varieties.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association, in comments submitted to the FDA regarding its sodium reduction guidelines, has recommended that categories be streamlined and the timeline to meet short-term reduction goals be extended from two to four years.
Price Chopper’s new pharmacy app, which alerts users when their prescription is ready for pickup and when it’s time to take their medication, is well received by shoppers, Kathy Bryant, Price Chopper’s VP of pharmacy told SN.
Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer is attributing a 50% increase in shoppers taking advantage of early savings on Halloween candy, décor and costumes, to excitement surrounding the days of celebration that will lead up to the actual holiday.
Sales of dog and cat treats are growing at a faster rate than pet food, according to Mintel analysts who suggest that retailers position these products near checkout aisles and other high traffic areas to incite impulse purchases.