Liz Webber

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Supermarket News
Gallery: Suppliers/Sales Agency of the Power 50
SN's continuing coverage of the 50 people defining the food retailing industry today.
Fresh & Easy croissant-pretzel a hit with customers
The food hybrid craze is not slowing down, if the success of Fresh & Easy’s croissant-pretzel is any indication.
Quiz: Test your knowledge of the Power 50
Do you think you know the executives and companies on this year’s Power 50 list? Take the quiz and find out!
Ed Crenshaw, Publix Super Markets 
Ed Crenshaw, CEO of Publix Super Markets, is No. 4 in both The Trending Ten and Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Steven Spinner, United Natural Foods Inc. 
Steve Spinner, president and CEO of United Natural Foods Inc., is ranked No. 6 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Donnie Smith, Tyson Foods 
Donnie Smith, president and CEO of Tyson Foods, is ranked No. 7 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Jeff Bezos, 
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of, is ranked No. 9 in The Trending 10 and No. 10 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Rick Dreiling, Dollar General Corp.  1
Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corp., is ranked No. 11 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Leslie G. Sarasin, Food Marketing Institute 
Leslie G. Sarasin, president and CEO of Food Marketing Institute, is ranked No. 1 in Associations/Government/Public Sphere of SN’s 2014 Power 50.
Gallery: Inside Eataly Chicago
The Chicago location, opened in December 2013 and now one of 27 stores worldwide, brings a new type of marketplace to the Midwest.
Eataly Chicago focuses on quality, education
Opened in December 2013, Eataly Chicago combines a European-style market with 23 restaurants, a wine shop and cooking school.
Whole Foods works to save the bees
Whole Foods Market is once again showing the importance of bees to the global food system and lamenting the plight of pollinators.
Albertsons offers Facebook deal for first growler station
Albertsons announced via Facebook that is it opening its first growler station today at a store in Boise, Idaho.
The Big Overlap: Albertsons and Safeway
Of the 10 key markets, San Diego and the Oxnard-Ventura counties had the greatest overlap for Albertsons and Safeway store marketshare. SN maps out the distribution of retailers in those markets.
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.
Why today’s supermarkets need to sell food-for-now as well as food-for-later
September 9, 2014

I think some of the smaller retailers have really adapted well to this trend. One example that comes to mind is Dorothy Lane Market in Ohio, which does a good mix of fresh...

Why retail marketers should be leading the way
August 25, 2014

Some great points, Simon. Retailers are still working on this too, but I think the next phase of marketing will be figuring out the best way to capitalize on the in-store...

Thirsty for change: Turning shrink into traffic
August 24, 2014

What a great idea! Where do you put the water bar in the store? Is it near the entrance or next to the deli?

The social 75: Walmart dominates Facebook, Whole Foods wins Twitter
January 17, 2014

Thanks for the tip, Jay. That's interesting that Trader Joe's would choose LinkedIn over Facebook or Twitter.


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