Liz Webber

Senior Digital Manager,
Supermarket News
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.
Kings shows off private label line 
The retailer has been gradually introducing Kings Own products to stores over the past few months.
Retailers invest in produce to thwart competition 
Many retailers are making investments in the produce department as a way to differentiate their offerings. Others have been playing catch up as competition heats up.
Gallery: Reasor's opens reimagined store in Tulsa
Reasor's recently opened a new store that features some new concepts for the retailer, including the first in-store restaurant separate from the deli.
Sprouts expands new deli offerings after successful test 
Sprouts Farmers Market plans to update the deli in four more stores this quarter following a test of new offerings, the retailer announced.
Gallery: 2015 fastest growing subcategories
The following slides show the subcategories that grew the most, with more than 5% increase in dollar sales in the past year, according to IRI.
Gallery: Wedding floral blooms at Roche Bros., United
Retail florists say consumers have gotten over the stigma of purchasing wedding arrangements at supermarkets.
2015 Category Guide: Innovation that excites 
Product innovation is moving the needle in select categories at a time when overall sales in traditional supermarkets remain stagnant
Up, up and away: 2015 fresh food category guide 
The perimeter continues to be a bright spot in the grocery store.
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.
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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