Julie Gallagher

Julie
Gallagher
Senior Content Manager,
Supermarket News
Articles
Gun-control group asks Kroger to ban firearms 
The anti-gun group that convinced Target to ask shoppers in operating areas where carrying guns is legal, to leave their firearms at home, now has Kroger in its crosshairs.
2014 SN Category Guide: The new normal 
A newfound optimism has blended with lessons learned from the recession to inform a value-based shopping strategy and the occasional, conservative splurge.
Home and away in center store categories 
Many consumers — especially Millennials — are entertaining more at home to save money, and those who do go out are turning more and more to on-the-go snacks
Attorneys general urge Market Basket to abide by law  2
In the wake of an ultimatum set forth by the management of Demoulas Market Basket, stating that any associates who fail return to work by Monday could be replaced, attorneys general for New Hampshire and Massachusetts acknowledged their awareness of the possible layoffs in a memo to the company.
Weis opens new beer cafes  1
Weis Markets has opened its second in-store beer café in as many weeks.
Gallery: Top 25 Global Food Retailers 2014
Increased merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. grocery landscape and more insights.
Kees Kruythoff, Unilever North America 
Kees Kruythoff, president of Unilever North America, is ranked No. 4 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Muhtar Kent, The Coca-Cola Co. 
Muhtar Kent, chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Co., is ranked No. 5 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez International 
Irene Rosenfeld, chairman and CEO of Mondelez International, is ranked No. 6 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Kendall J. Powell, General Mills 
Kendall J. Powell, chairman and CEO of General Mills, is ranked No. 9 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
The Genetically Modified Ingredient 
The Genetically Modified Ingredient is ranked No. 7 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2014 Power 50.
Target asks consumers not to carry firearms in stores  3
Target has changed its “open carry” firearm policy in operating areas where carrying guns is legal, according to a note written by interim CEO John Mulligan and shared with team members Wednesday.
Gallery: SN’s Survey of Center Store Performance 
Food retailer respondents to SN’s 11th annual Survey of Center Store Performance are switching out underperforming products, enhancing fresh food departments and testing aisle layouts, in an effort to grow center store sales.
Wegmans heeds shoppers' sunscreen warnings 
Wegmans is taking safety precautions with its newly launched private label sunscreen pouches on the advice of shoppers, according to a Fresh Stories blog post by Mary Ellen Burris, Wegmans’ SVP of consumer affairs.
Pet foods 'made in the USA' could contain ingredients from China: Senator 
At a hearing of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China last week, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, raised concerns that pet foods labeled as American-made may contain tainted ingredients from China.
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