Liz Webber

Senior Digital Manager,
Supermarket News
Gallery: Save Mart unveils new store logo at remodeled Calif. store
Save Mart Supermarkets remodeled a store in Porterville, Calif., that highlights the chain’s roots in the Central Valley with in-store signage and a new store logo.
Balls sees 'win-win' with SNAP produce pilot 
A pilot program at Balls Food Stores that rewards SNAP recipients for spending their benefits on local produce has been a “win-win” for customers, farmers and the retailer
Meijer talks turkey with help from National Turkey Federation 
In preparation for Thanksgiving and beyond, Meijer held a Twitter chat on Nov. 16 to talk to customers about turkey preparation.
Produce managers say more training needed 4
During a panel discussion of produce managers at PMA’s Fresh Summit, a common theme emerged: Retailers aren’t providing enough training for clerks and managers in order for them to be successful at their jobs.
Gallery: Focus on food at Atlanta Costco
The layout of Costco’s store in Atlanta is one of the “most modern” for the retailer, according to produce buyer Frank Padilla.
Gallery: Convenience rules at PMA's Fresh Summit
Products on display on the Fresh Summit show floor in Atlanta last week played on current food trends while underscoring convenience for the consumer.
Walmart to switch to wood-grain RPCs for produce 2
Walmart plans to transition to wood-grain reusable plastic containers for transporting and merchandising produce at all U.S. stores, VP of produce Dorn Wenninger announced at PMA’s Fresh Summit show in Atlanta on Saturday.
Gallery: Kroger freshens up in Atlanta
A Kroger store in Atlanta’s Brookhaven neighborhood caters to shoppers with an outsize produce section, fresh prepared foods, and other standout perishables departments.
Gallery: 'State-of-the-art' ShopRite of Newark opens in food desert
Brookdale ShopRite owner Neil Greenstein opened a second store in Newark, N.J., Sept. 30. The 70,000-square-foot store is located in a food desert
PMA 2015: Fresh Summit stays ahead of the trends 
SN spoke with PMA CEO Bryan Silbermann about what to expect at Fresh Summit in Atlanta on Oct. 23-25.
Retailers need to start FSMA plans now: FMI webinar
Though companies won’t need to comply with the just-released final FSMA rule on preventive controls for at least a year, retailers should start planning now.
Gallery: Ralphs expands, remodels largest SoCal store 3
The 93,400-square-foot store, located in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, is the first to feature a food court style restaurant area.
Industry's stance on antibiotics in livestock production evolves 
Due in large part to consumer pressure, suppliers, retailers and foodservice operators are increasingly updating their stances on antibiotics in livestock production.
Grocery bakery, deli need more digital efforts: Report
In order to grow sales and be competitive with foodservice and standalone bakeries, supermarkets will have to step up on digital merchandising, according to new research from IDDBA conducted by Brick Meets Click.
Coborn's gluten-free bakery off to a strong start 
Since opening its gluten-free bakery facility in August, Coborn’s has raced to keep up with demand from customers — and even has received requests for products from other retailers.
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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