Mike Sternman

Mike
Sternman
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INK-JET TECHNOLOGY ADDS A PERSONAL TOUCH TO DECORATING WITH EDIBLE REPRODUCTIONS OF COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS TO TOP -- AND TAKE -- THE CAKE 
Technology based on ink-jet printers is putting extra frosting onto the supermarket bakery's special-order decorated-cake business.The patented system
CHARACTER LICENSING TURNS BAKERY INTO A STAR 
Promotional talent scouts have discovered a licensing star they overlooked until a couple of years ago, and it's bakeries in supermarkets.A case in point:
HEAT OF SPECIALTY BAKE SHOPS MAKES IN-STORE BAKERIES RISE 
Supermarket in-store bakeries are facing their own kinds of category-killers lately, but rather than getting burned from the heat of extra competition,
NW PASSAGE: INDEPENDENTS SEEK TO SURVIVE 
PORTLAND, Ore. (FNS) -- Supermarket industry consolidation in the Pacific Northwest has turned "business as usual" into "survival of the fittest" for
SUPER BOWL WINNERS 
In perhaps their most ambitious attempts ever to enliven the January doldrums, well-positioned supermarket delis scored spectacularly thanks to the heavy
CHILD PLAY 
Once upon a time, merchandising to youngsters was a simple affair for supermarket bakeries, handled nicely with some cookie freebies and perhaps kid-level
COBORN'S CAPS CONVERSION OF HOLIDAY UNITS 
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Coborn's here said it has completed the conversion of six former Holiday Stationstores to the Coborn's and Cash Wise banners.Don Wetter,
ONE-TIME WONDERS 
Single-use cameras continue to energize a mature photo-film business, especially at supermarkets.New products, improved features, added value, aggressive
EXOTIC TASTES 
Ethnic cuisines recently added to America's melting pot are helping to drive supermarket sales of spices and seasonings, retailers told SN.An ever-widening
ROLLING OATS 
Despite in-aisle expansion for a host of new breakfast options, hot cereal is enjoying its best season in years.As reported in SN, the category got a
WALKING THE WOK 
Sizzling sales of stir-frys, blends and other vegetable mixtures are offsetting sluggish results among commodity vegetables, helping the embattled frozens
THE HIP DIP 
Salsa just keeps getting hotter. Three years after it passed ketchup as America's No. 1 condiment, the Mexican-born product continues to be a big winnerfor
DRESSING UP 
There's gold in the condiments aisle. Bottled salad dressing has become one of the section's most precious liquids, pouring $1.1 billion in annual sales
A NICHE FOR NOVELTIES 
The hot product trends in kids' novelty candy can burn out as fast as the batteries in a favorite Christmas toy come January.But as a category, novelty
SPACE CRAFT 
Once viewed as a single-use tool to visualize shelf setups, computerized planogramming systems are proving vital to broader applications in space management.Retailers

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