Mark Hamstra

Mark
Hamstra
Supermarket News
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TECHNOLOGY AND NEW-PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION 
Sales and marketing agencies are using technology more than ever before to assist in making sure new products are cut in properly at retail, but sometimes
BROKERS PLAY ACTIVE ROLE IN NEW-PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT 
In addition to their roles as the frontline sales force for new products and the in-store labor providers for the cutting in of new products, brokers
BUILT FOR SPEED 
Tom Grosserode, advertising category director for Affiliated Foods Midwest, Norfolk, Neb., was listening to a presentation by a group of vendors recently
DELHAIZE SEES TRENDS IMPROVING 
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Delhaize Group here last week said it was optimistic that the second half of 2005 would be better than the first.After reporting
UFCW, TEAMSTERS SEEN TAKING AIM AT WAL-MART 
WASHINGTON -- The departure of the United Food and Commercial Workers and Teamsters, both based here, from the AFL-CIO network of unions could lead to
PRICE WAR COULD TEST WAKEFERN'S LEADERSHIP IN N.Y. AREA 
One of the first things I was told when I moved into my former neighborhood in New Jersey 12 years ago was not to shop at A&P."ShopRite has much better
DIFFERENT PATHS SEEN FOR CONSOLIDATION IN NORTHEAST 
Analysts seem to agree that consolidation is looming in the New York metropolitan market -- the question is whether it will occur through a brutal price
NASH FINCH RETAINS ROUNDY'S CUSTOMERS 
MINNEAPOLIS -- Nash Finch here said it lost only one customer in the wake of its acquisition earlier this year of two warehouses from Roundy's Supermarkets,
37. DOUGLAS CONANT 
Key development: Sales of condensed soups up 6% through the fiscal 2005 third quarter.What's next: Expanding gravity-fed shelving to other soups.Any discussion
SUPERVALU TO BOOST SAVE-A-LOT SALES 
MINNEAPOLIS -- Supervalu here last week said its Save-A-Lot licensees would remodel 200 to 300 stores this year as the company focuses on rebuilding flagging
WAL-MART DETAILS ACCUSATIONS AGAINST COUGHLIN 
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Former Wal-Mart Vice Chairman Tom Coughlin used gift cards that were meant as rewards for other employees to purchase items for himself,
47. JOE HANSEN 
Key development: Reorganized the UFCW to establish unified national bargaining platforms and a stronger focus on recruiting new members.What's next: Building
CHAINS SUE VISA OVER INTERCHANGE FEES 
NEW YORK -- Four of the nation's largest supermarket companies and three of the largest drug store chains filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District
HARRIS-TEETER OFFERS MORE FOR WINN-DIXIE STORES 
MATTHEWS, N.C. -- If Harris-Teeter here had designs on expanding throughout the Southeast, Winn-Dixie Stores might have been able to make its creditors
WINN-DIXIE RECEIVES BIDS FOR 79 STORES 
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores here said it had received bids totaling $38.7 million for 79 of the 326 stores it has slated for disposal. It
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