Julie Gallagher

Senior Content Manager,
Supermarket News
Off Center: Retailers revitalize the center aisles 
Retailer respondents to SN’s 11th annual Survey of Center Store Performance weigh in on their efforts to enliven center store sales.
Gallery: SFA unveils contenders for Outstanding New Product sofi Award
Category buyers from supermarket chains, several specialty retailers, executive chefs, food journalists and even a food historian, selected 10 finalists for the Specialty Food Association’s sofi Award.
Gallery: Multicultural consumers present significant sales opportunity
Asian Americans, African Americans and Latinos possess close to $3 trillion in spending power.
ShopRite, P&G invest in Caroline's Carts
ShopRite and Procter & Gamble will bring 250 Caroline’s Carts, designed to accommodate special needs children, to ShopRite stores.
Wegmans, Kroger add Caroline's Cart
Wegmans is the latest chain to make Caroline’s Cart, a special shopping cart equipped with a seat for children and adults with special needs, available in nearly all of its stores.
Water sourced from plants on upswing: Presenter
Cold pressed juices; coconut water as an ingredient; and water sourced from plants are trending in the natural and organic beverage space, Kathryn Peters, EVP of SPINS told attendees of the Bevnet Beverage Entrepreneur & Innovation Conference, Thursday.
Consumers want the truth: Kroger presenter 1
To resonate with contemporary consumers who relish authentic foods, brand marketers must be transparent, said Mathis Martines, Kroger’s senior category manager for innovation and snacks, at the Bevnet Beverage Entrepreneur & Innovation Conference in New York, Wednesday.
Coca-Cola increases stake in Keurig
Coca-Cola has become the largest shareholder of Keurig Green Mountain by increasing its stake in the single cup coffee giant to 16%, according to reports.
H-E-B wine buyer hosts Twitter party
H-E-B wine buyer Dan Schuette fielded shoppers’ questions during a Twitter wine party Tuesday.
GMA calls 'Fed Up' movie misleading 2
The Grocery Manufacturers Association set up a website to defend its members against the “Fed Up” documentary, which GMA says provides an inaccurate view of the packaged foods industry.
Supermarket News fields center store survey
Supermarket News is conducting its 11th annual survey of center store performance with the objective of developing an industry-wide snapshot of the challenges and opportunities facing this anchor department, with results to be shared in the June 9 issue and other SN media.
Fairway attempts to draw mainstream consumers with non-GMO products  1
Fairway Market hopes to attract value-conscious shoppers who want to avoid genetically modified foods by expanding its selection of non-GMO foods that are not organic.
Marketers should address cultural nuances 
Untapped growth opportunities exist within Asian American, African American and Latino demographics, according to experts who presented during last week’s Nielsen webinar “Demystifying Multicultural Consumers.”
Wegmans to 'Celebrate Organics!' (with video)
Wegmans will host a Celebrate Organics! event this Saturday with organic sampling stations throughout the store.
GMA: Vermont GMO bill a step in wrong direction 3
The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which backs a federal bill that would preempt states from legislative efforts to require labeling of GM foods, says that a Vermont measure to mandate labeling is “a step in the wrong direction for consumers.”
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