Liz Webber

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stop waste together metcalfe's market
New program offers discounts on soon-to-expire products 
A new program called Stop Waste Together that launched last month aims to reduce food waste by selling soon-to-expire products at discounted prices.
Gallery: Los Angeles Gelson’s store gets an upgrade
Gelson’s Markets announced it has given its store in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles a full makeover, including new décor, energy efficient cases, and updates in its fresh departments.
The Fresh Market wants to be customers' everyday store  1
Changes at The Fresh Market are designed to get customers to come to stores more often while maintaining the store's positioning as a gourmet shopping destination.
Whole Foods Detroit store linked to hepatitis A illnesses
Two recent cases of hepatitis A in Detroit include a Whole Foods Market food handler and a customer who ate at the retailer’s food bar.
How bad can it get for Whole Foods?  4
When it comes to Whole Foods Market’s legacy business, these days it seems to be all bad news.
The Fresh Market remakes its image, offering 3
In a push to turn around disappointing sales and connect with value-oriented customers, The Fresh Market announced a new logo, lowered prices and expanded product offerings.
Retailers play up citrus 
Supermarkets celebrate citrus with new varieties, a longer season and enticing branded products.
Three retailers make e-commerce moves
Tom Thumb launches delivery, Supervalu expands e-commerce, and Harris Teeter partners with Shipt.
WinCo plans smaller format store in Oregon 
WinCo foods announced it would construct a smaller format store — to be called Waremart by WinCo — on a recently purchased site in Keizer, Ore.
Hannaford to buy two Bud's Shop 'n Save stores in Maine
Hannaford Supermarkets announced it will buy two stores in Maine from its wholesaler customer Bud’s Shop ‘n Save.
Wegmans, Price Chopper see benefits in full-service restaurants  2
Full-service restaurants at supermarkets remain a rarity, but grocers choosing that route reap the benefits.
Gallery: Kroger-Whole Foods rumor mill, Roundy's future and more trending stories 
Clinton's Walmart connection, Walmart's Cyber Sam Walton, Albertsons IPO and Food Lion's Charlotte revamp were other popular SN newsletter reads recently.
Weis rapidly completing Food Lion conversions 
Weis Markets has completed its fourth round of conversions of acquired Food Lion stores and is on track to reopen all 38 locations by early November.
Clinton lauds Walmart in document released by WikiLeaks  9
Hillary Clinton praised Walmart and its founder Sam Walton in speech excerpts included as part of WikiLeaks’ release of campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails.
Wegmans adds to veggie kit offerings
As consumer interest in veggie noodles grows, Wegmans has added new options to its prepped fresh vegetable kits.
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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