Liz Webber

Senior Digital Manager,
Supermarket News
Ahold Delhaize provides update on combined strategy
Ahold Delhaize laid out ways in which the new company will be greater than the sum of its parts in a strategy called “Better Together."
Fiesta buys 3 Houston-area stores
Fiesta Mart announced the acquisition of another three stores Tuesday, this time in the Houston market.
Sprouts expands reach with Amazon delivery partnership
Amazon’s new store may be a direct competitor to supermarkets, but Sprouts is still enjoying the benefits of a home delivery partnership with the online retail giant.
Gallery: The 2016 Disruptors in pictures 
From leaders like Mark Gross and Dean Janeway to new apps and robotics , from rising company costs to fall food prices, here are this year’s Disruptors in the food retailing industry.
2016 Disruptors: The App 
New innovations promise to upend how consumers shop and how retailers interact with their customers.
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Disruptors 2016: Food waste 
Increasing consumer awareness around food waste has spurred many retailers to think more creatively about unsold and expired products.
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Disruptors 2016: Betsy Babcock, Handsome Brook Farm 
Handsome Brook Farm follows animal welfare considerations far above and beyond what’s required and its business has grown astronomically over the last decade.
Gallery: Albertsons-Price Chopper deal leads the Top 10 1
Kroger’s thin same-store sales gain, Save Mart’s new CEO and articles about A&P’s former sites, Wegmans and Central Grocers also made the latest Top 10 stories and galleries that SN's newsletter readers found interesting.
Meijer names Keyes CEO
Meijer announced Friday President Rick Keyes would also take on the role of CEO, with Hank Meijer moving to executive chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
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H-E-B announces fate of 6 stores acquired from Sun Fresh
H-E-B plans to open two Central Market stores in the Dallas area in former Sun Fresh Market locations acquired earlier this year, the retailer announced.
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Beef, pork prices to drop, poultry prices to rise in 2017, says USDA 
The USDA Economic Research Service is predicting consumer prices for beef and pork will keep falling in 2017 while poultry prices will start to creep up.
Gallery: The rise and fall of same-store sales
Kroger, which reported a thin 0.1% 3Q rise in same-store sales Thursday, leads a parade of supermarket companies that saw their comps gain or decline in recent quarterly reports.
Wegmans reduces prices on healthy products 1
Wegmans announced it had lowered prices on more than 40 healthy private label products, citing deflation in other categories as a factor in the decision.
Dierbergs adds new flavors of Global Bowls meals
Dierbergs has introduced eight new varieties to its selection of Global Bowls, a line of international rice and noodle bowls available in the deli.
4Q promises strong pork sales 
Pork sales have historically been strong in the fourth quarter, and this year should be no different.
Price Chopper reveals Market 32 facade
April 9, 2015

The chain has actually only been known as Price Chopper since the 1970s. Originally, it was called Public Service Market and then Central Market.

Study: Meat department losing Millennials
March 11, 2015

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Making the case for in-store tracking
October 23, 2014

The technology may not be there yet, but I think consumers might be more open to in-store tracking if they are using it to interact with the retailer, rather than the retailer...

How social is your business?
October 7, 2014

There is certainly a risk to opening up communication via social media, as some customers will only use those channels to complain or promote negative opinions. However, if...

How not to be one of 'those' stores
October 2, 2014

Cleanliness of stores and the friendliness of its employees are definitely key factors for customers. Beyond convincing senior managers of this, how do you convey its...

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