William Smyth

William
Smyth
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TASTE OF THE ORIENT 
While retailers continue to struggle with how to merchandise the fluctuating category, Oriental foods have been inching their way onto supermarket shelves
BRAND NEW FACES FOR PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS 
Private label products have been dipping into national brand sales steadily throughout the year by using a variety of promotions featuring big-name personalities
NEW NATURAL CENTER STORE SECTION AT LUNDS AND BYERLY 
EDINA, Minn. -- As part of Lund Food Holdings new "Living Wise" whole-health program (SN, Nov. 29), 20 categories of Center Store products will be represented
EXPERTS: ORGANICS WILL SURGE IN POPULARITY 
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Higher quality Center Store products, such as upscale salts, mustards, flavored olives and mayonnaises, will see a surge in popularity
ACME MARKETS, KRAFT HELP FOOD BANKS 
MALVERN, Pa. -- Acme Markets here got into the holiday groove last week by raising funds for local food banks in the Delaware Valley region through a
KROGER TAKES HOME MOST KOSHER AWARDS 
CHICAGO -- The Kosher Food Distributors Association here recently announced the retail winners of its annual Rosh Hashanah ad contest, which helped promote
HIGH ON WINE 
Break out the bottle and pop the cork! Wine sales have retailers celebrating, and destination centers for wine and spirits in supermarkets are becoming
NOT JUST KIDS' GAMES 
With baby-product sales booming in supermarkets nationwide, retailers are trying to make it easier for new and expectant mothers to shop for their baby
PORK-RIND SALES STILL HIDE FOR MANY RETAILERS 
Pork rinds are fast becoming a staple of dieters across the country as consumers look to indulge a high-protein fix. However, for many retailers, the
KIDS STICK TO CANDY AS MOST DANDY: SURVEY 
McLEAN, Va. -- According to a survey conducted by the National Confectioners and Chocolate Manufacturers Associations here, candy is still tops among
NEW INTENSE GUMS, MINT ARE CHEWING UP VOLUME 
The gum-and-mint industry, spearheaded by its intense flavors, is doing well and retailers are finding new ways to market these items to consumers at
POP N GO COMING TO POP POPCORN AT 50 FOOD LION UNITS 
WHITTIER, Calif. -- Pop N Go Inc. here, a specialty food-service manufacturer, will install 50 Pop N Go popcorn machines in Food Lion supermarkets due
SWEET SEASONS 
Seasonal candy continues to create sales opportunities for retailers looking to cash in during the holidays, and supermarket chains are setting up creative
SAFEWAY, MCGWIRE GO TO BAT FOR ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION 
PLEASANTON, Calif. -- Safeway here has announced a partnership with St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire for an exclusive opportunity to lend financial
SHAW'S CO-BRANDING HOUSEHOLD-CLEANER LINE 
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Shaw's Supermarkets here and SafeScience Inc., a biotechnology-based developer and marketer of safe products, have agreed to
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