Sarah Mulholland

Sarah
Mulholland
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BALL'S TO USE CRM TO TAP NEW SHOPPERS 
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- In a novel use of frequent shopper data, Ball's Food Stores, a 29-store chain here, is planning to employ a new customer relationship
PRICE CHOPPER TO USE CHECK IMAGING 
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- Following a two-store test, Price Chopper here now plans a chainwide rollout of an electronic check-conversion system that incorporates
SAFEWAY UK LINKS ESLS TO PRICING OPTIMIZER 
LONDON -- Safeway UK here has committed to becoming one of the first chains to use electronic shelf labels to empower a price optimization system.ESLs,
S(H)ELF IMPROVEMENTS 
Manufacturers and retailers are in striking accord regarding the progress made in overall shelf conditions, according to the 2002 Survey of Merchandising
BY THE NUMBERS 
Promotions drive traffic in the Center Store. This is not a groundbreaking development. Yet in the face of ever-increasing competition and the modern
7-ELEVEN NOW SELLS ORGANIC COOKIES 
DALLAS -- 7-Eleven here has begun selling organic cookies at 600 stores in Southern California, Dana Manley, a spokeswoman for the chain, told SN.This
RETAILERS URGED TO PROMOTE ORGANICS 
WASHINGTON -- Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Organic Trade Association, both here, encourage retailers to become active
FEAR FACTOR: GROCERY TRAILS IN CANDY SALES 
WASHINGTON -- While Halloween sales continue to grow across categories, a majority of shoppers do not intend to buy Halloween candy from a supermarket
SUGARRUSH 
As we head into the holiday season, industry observers anticipate steady sales in the candy category, despite some disheartening economic indicators.
NATURAL PROGRESSION 
On Oct. 21, uniform organic standards will be fully realized across the country. After 10 years of debate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will become
PARENTS URGED TO GO ORGANIC FOR KIDS' SAKE 
NEW YORK -- As federally mandated organic standards take effect later this month, conventional retailers would be wise to target parents in the grocery
CRUMBLING SALES 
As grocers report recent stagnant sales in the cookie and cracker categories, industry observers point to the weak economy and unimpressive manufacturer
UNEVEN FLOW 
The beverage industry has become a hydra-headed beast, with new segments and subcategories cropping up overnight. Manufacturers flood the market in an
OVER THE RAINBOW 
Heinz's green ketchup made headlines across the country when it first hit shelves in the fall of 2000. Blue french fries and color-morphing Cheetos would
DISCOUNTER INTRODUCES GOURMET SECTION 
CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif. -- 99 Cents Only Stores, the deep-discount retailer based here, has introduced a separate Gourmet Fancy Food section at its new
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