Roseanne Harper

Slicing it up in the deli 
Retailers make changes to maintain deli meat sales, but is it enough?
Supermarkets get back to their root vegetables 
With everyone from Oprah to Dr. Oz touting the health benefits of beets and other root vegetables, the whole category is attracting new attention.
Retailers respond to record beef prices 
As beef prices hit record highs, retailers began using new tactics to keep their sales growing.
Changing tastes in prepared foods 
To line up with consumer trends, retailers’ prepared food departments are cooking to order, offering more variety, and healthier, customized meals.
Retailers keep local produce growing 
Retailers have shifted into high gear to meet consumers’ ongoing demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables.
United Fresh show brings new partners, technology 
United Fresh president and CEO Tom Stenzel tells SN what to watch out for at this year's conference.
Giant/Martin's brings bakery into limelight 
In newer stores, the in-store bakery has moved from its former location at the end of the traffic pattern to stand alongside deli and produce in the first aisle as part of the chain’s successful Fresh Hall concept.
Waking up sales in the bakery department 
In-store coffee, accessibility and demographics all play a role in growing bakeries’ morning sales.
Stew’s bakery makes good use of customer input 
Stew Leonard's bakeries, with a dedicated team and from-scratch production, can act quickly to modify products or even whip up new ones.
Gallery: Fresh seafood teams up with other departments
Retailers’ seafood departments are collaborating with other fresh and dry grocery departments to add convenience, and get the “meal” idea across with sauces, sides and even desserts at the seafood service case.
Catching on: Cross-merchandising seafood 
Fresh seafood is smoothing relationships with other departments to best serve shoppers and increase sales and profits.
Tony Vernon, Kraft Foods Group  1
Tony Vernon, CEO of Kraft Food Group, is ranked No. 8 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Gary Rodkin, ConAgra 
Gary Rodkin, president and CEO of ConAgra Foods, is ranked No. 11 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup Co. 
Denise Morrison, president and CEO of Campbell Soup Co., is ranked No. 12 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
John P. Bilbrey, The Hershey Co. 
John P. Bilbrey, president and CEO of The Hershey Co., is ranked No. 13 in Suppliers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
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