Liz Webber

Liz
Webber
Engagement Director / Fresh Market Editor ,
Supermarket News
Articles
Gallery: New exhibit hall format excites Meat Conference
For the first time, this year’s Meat Conference included a sizeable exhibit hall where producers, manufacturers and related companies could show off their products.
Hy-Vee promotes new muffins, cookies 1
Hy-Vee has been using social media to highlight new offerings in the bakery, including bigger muffins and crispy cookies.
Audio slideshow: Breaking down the 2015 Center Store Survey
SN’s annual Center Store Survey provides a look into this year’s consumer trends and market forces affecting the category. Here, Center Store Editor Carol Angrisani discusses some of the exclusive findings and provides tips for retailers.
Brown’s Super Stores stocks live fish 1
While many stores have a lobster tank in the seafood department, Brown’s Super Stores takes it a step further with live fish at a store in Philadelphia.
Chart: Retail pork sales slumped in 2014
Although some retailers have reported strong pork sales, overall the category has not fared as well as other proteins in the past year.
Gallery: Nugget opens new Fork Lift concept
Nugget Markets launched a new brand called Fork Lift by Nugget Markets that aims to offer warehouse prices while still providing the same customer service and high-quality, healthy products the retailer is known for.
Gallery: CEO changes at Top 75 companies 3
The past year has seen shake-ups in leadership at several Top 75 companies.
Rouses emphasizes local seafood at newest store
Rouses Market put a focus on fresh Gulf seafood through social media posts and store ads for a store in Denham Springs, La., that opened this week.
Mariano’s is first grocer to participate in Chicago Restaurant Week
Restaurants at five Mariano’s stores will offer lunch for two for $22 during Chicago Restaurant Week Jan. 30-Feb. 12.
Gallery: Top 75 retailers with the most stores
Alternative formats dominate the list of Top 75 retailers with the most stores, proving their sheer ubiquity remains one of the biggest challenges for traditional supermarkets.
Top regulatory issues for fresh foods in 2015
A host of rules on nutrition, food safety and country-of-origin labels that will be released or take effect this year promises to keep retailers on their toes in 2015.
2 King Kullen perishables executives retire
King Kullen announced the retirement of two long-time perishables executives: Sue Brooks, director of bakery and frozen foods, and Guy Savio, produce and floral coordinator.
House votes to change full-time definition to 40-hour week 2
The House of Representatives today passed a bill to change the definition of a full-time employee under the Affordable Care Act to one who works 40 hours per week, rather than 30 hours per week.
Gallery: Stop & Shop adds four local restaurants to Mass. store
A Stop & Shop store in Somerville, Mass., opened outposts of four popular Boston restaurants: Carol Ann’s Bake Shop, Fisherman’s Net, Salsa’s and The Sausage Guy.
On Topic: Menu labels 
How will the FDA’s new menu labeling rule affect the grocery industry?
Comments
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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