Liz Webber

Engagement Director / Fresh Market Editor ,
Supermarket News
Gallery: Key Food opens first Windsor Farms store
Earlier this month, Key Food Stores Co-operative opened a store in the Windsor Terrace neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., under a new banner, Windsor Farms Market.
Retailers report produce sales bump from 'Eat Brighter'
Three retailers using “Eat Brighter” promotional materials with Sesame Street characters in the produce department report that fruit and vegetable sales are higher this year than the same period last year.
Gallery: Earth Fare opens urban-focused store in Atlanta
Earlier this month, Fletcher, N.C.-based organic and natural retailer Earth Fare opened its first Atlanta store in the Emory Point development.
New United bakery director outlines plans for department  1
United Supermarkets’ new bakery director, Gaston Luna, told SN he sees a lot of potential to enhance the department at the retailer’s different banners.
Gallery: Local produce promotions go big
With the continued popularity of all things local, retailers across the country have increased their commitments to local produce.
Uncertainty surrounds egg prices following avian flu outbreak 
Despite the culling of 42.1 million egg-laying hens and young chickens as a result of avian flu, a number of factors make it difficult to determine the impact on retail egg prices this year, experts say.
Gallery: Metro revamps Plus store in Quebec
A Metro Plus store in Levis, Quebec, reopened last week after major updates that the retailer called “the banner’s latest store concept.”
Gallery: Seventh Hornbacher's opens in Minnesota 1
Supervalu-operated Hornbacher’s opened its seventh location in South Moorhead, Minn., on Wednesday.
Gallery: Ideas to steal from IDDBA's Show & Sell
The Show & Sell Center at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake is an opportunity for retailers to learn about new merchandising ideas as well as rethink traditional concepts.
Gallery: Substance and whimsy on the show floor at IDDBA 2015
At this year’s Dairy-Deli-Bake in Atlanta, several products on the show floor hit on hot consumer trends, from added protein to special diets to “clean” labels.
IDDBA Show & Sell takes on Millennials, cross-merchandising 
This year’s Show & Sell Center at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake in Atlanta last month played on the show’s theme of “Growing the Future” with a focus on Millennials while also emphasizing cross-merchandising for the first time.
Gallery: Fast-growing retailers in 2015 1
SN’s second annual Growth List highlights food retailers with significant plans for new stores in 2015.
Gallery: Second Detroit Meijer focuses on community
Last week, Meijer opened a second supercenter in Detroit on the city’s northwest side near the Old Redford and Brightmoor neighborhoods.
Gallery: 30-year veteran wins 2015 IDDBA cake competition
First place in IDDBA’s Cake Decorating Challenge this year went to Donna Barley, a decorator with 30 years of experience who currently works at Publix Super Markets in Cape Coral, Fla.
Retailers make progress on FSMA compliance 
Retailers, wholesalers and suppliers have begun taking steps to comply with Food Safety Modernization Act regulations, but companies are in different stages of preparedness and concerns still remain.
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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