Liz Webber

Engagement Director / Fresh Market Editor ,
Supermarket News
Gallery: On the show floor at IDDBA
Exhibitors at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver earlier this month showed off new products and creative merchandising ideas.
Rouses, Kings detail produce merchandising successes 
Executives from Rouses and Kings Food Markets discussed ways to drive sales with produce displays at a session at the United Fresh Retail Produce Marketing and Merchandising Conference in Chicago earlier this month.
Show & Sell provides ideas for flavors, convenience 
The Show & Sell Center at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver demonstrated actionable tactics — and over-the-top displays — with ideas for retailers.
Gallery: Learning from IDDBA’s Show & Sell
SN showcases a selection of concepts in the Show & Sell Center at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver earlier this month.
Attendees support annual FMI conference
Although some retailers and wholesalers said they thought attendance was a little lighter than they expected at FMI Connect and United Fresh 2014, they were broadly and enthusiastically supportive of the return to an every-year educational conference and trade show, and also appreciated having the event in Chicago again.
Gallery: FMI Connect Opening Reception
All are welcome at the FMI Connect Opening Reception.
Millennials leave primary channel to shop deli, bakery 
Many Millennial shoppers look for items in dairy, deli and bakery outside of their primary store, The Hartman Group CEO Laurie Demeritt said in a session at IDDBA’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver.
Gallery: Behind the scenes at Urban Organics
Lund Food Holdings recently began selling organic greens and tilapia produced by Urban Organics, whose facility combines hydroponics and aquaculture in St. Paul, Minn.
Gallery: IDDBA takes the cake
Publix Super Markets cake decorator Sarah Watts won IDDBA’s 19th Annual Cake Decorating Challenge at last week’s Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 in Denver.
Winn-Dixie, Bashas’ give away treats for Donut Day
Today is National Donut Day, and many retailers have chosen to celebrate by giving away doughnuts in stores.
Urban Organics takes aquaponics to Lunds & Bylerly's 
Year-round locally grown produce is coming to the Twin Cities, thanks to a new venture called Urban Organics.
Gallery: Roche Bros. opens Brothers Marketplace
Roche Bros. opened the first store in a new banner, Brothers Marketplace, in Weston, Mass., on May 18. Dubbed a “next generation community market,” the store hopes to take advantage of consumers’ growing interest in where their food comes from.
Sobeys, Fresh & Easy market specialty burgers
Several retailers have used social media to promote more sophisticated burgers, whether value-added options sold in stores or recipes for consumers to try at home.
Gallery: Home cooks compete at Harmons
Three customers each prepared a course for 50 people in the finale of Harmons’ Sliced home cook competition, which took place at a store in Salt Lake City on May 10.
Taking customers beyond celery and carrots 
Despite an abundance of options in the produce department, many consumers return to the same fruits and vegetables, according to D&W Fresh Market’s Living Well lifestyle expert, Margaux Drake.
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