Julie Gallagher

Senior Content Manager,
Supermarket News
The New Consumer: 5 things marketers should know about Hispanic Millennials 
Hispanic consumers 20 to 30 years old comprise the second largest Hispanic demographic in the U.S., and account for 29% of all Millennials living here.
Disruptors 2015: Errol Schweizer, Whole Foods 
As global grocery coordinator for Whole Foods Market’s grocery departments nationwide, Errol Schweizer is helping pioneer, and ultimately drive, grocery trends.
Disruptors 2015: Margo Wootan, Center for Science in the Public Interest 
“The whole obesity epidemic is probably explained by an extra 100 calories per person per day,” says Margo Wootan of Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Disruptors 2015: The state of Vermont 
Retailers and product manufacturers who do business in Vermont remain in limbo as they prepare for the changes that will come next July when the state’s ground-breaking GMO labeling law is scheduled to take effect.
The Disruptors: Food industry game changers 
SN has curated a list of 25 food industry Disruptors, who for better or for worse are bucking the status quo and shaking up the way food retailers do business.
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.
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