William Smyth

Articles by William Smyth
SHOPRITE HELPS LATHER UP CLEAN HANDS HEALTH CAMPAIGN 
EDISON, N.J. -- ShopRite Supermarkets here recently conducted a program to bring public-health messages to consumers.Called "Fight BAC! and Softsoap Lather
NCA: 1998 WAS RECORD YEAR FOR CANDY CONSUMPTION 
MACLEAN, Va. -- According to the latest review from The National Confectioners Association here, 1998 was the best year on record for candy consumption
SNACK SURGE 
The current surge in popularity of meat snacks has retailers cashing in on these salty, smoked products as they re-position the items within the center
ALCOHOLIC ICE CREAM DEBUTS IN MINNESOTA 
MINNEAPOLIS -- A new alcoholic ice cream product by Ice Cream Bar Inc. here has been raising eyebrows as well as sales in the state of Minnesota.Ice Cream
SFA: SALTY-SNACK SALES ARE SOARING IN 1999 
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- The salty-snack-foods category is performing well due to a variety of products, according to the Snack Food Association's annual report
FARMER JACK OFFERS FREQUENT-FLIER MILES TO CUSTOMERS 
DETROIT -- Farmer Jack Supermarkets here is soaring to new heights and giving consumers a new option for travel through a program with Northwest Airlines.
STUDY SAYS SUPER SIZE ISN'T ALWAYS SUPER VALUE 
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Consumers aren't comparing per-ounce and per-unit prices when supermarket shopping, according to a new study from Purdue University
MAKING A SPLASH 
The beverage industry in the United States is more robust than it has ever been, with manufacturers increasing distribution of all drinks, from carbonated
SAM'S WINE HAS THE SPECIALTY-FOODS SPIRIT 
CHICAGO -- Sam's Wine and Spirits on Marcey Street here has been serving Chicago-area residents with wine and liquor since 1942 and three years ago the
PANEL: ORGANIC FOOD IS READY FOR A MAJOR UPSWING 
NEW YORK -- The best period of growth is yet to come for the organics industry, according to a panel of experts brought together by the Private Label
COUPON REDEMPTION RISES 
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Coupon usage was up 4% during the first half of 1999, mostly due to tactical changes in distribution methods and offer structure,
NESTLE AND HAAGEN DAZS TO JOIN FORCES 
NEW YORK -- Nestle USA and the Pillsbury Company announced an agreement to form a joint venture between Nestle's novelty ice cream business and Pillsbury's
PIGGLY WIGGLY, MAGAZINE HOSTING SCHOOL NUTRITION SHOW 
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Piggly Wiggly here has once again teamed up with Southern Living magazine to host a nutrition show, but this year they are taking the
DOG-GONE GOOD 
Supermarketers continue to build pet care centers to help boost sales in the dog-food category, and they are bringing in more special-diet varieties to
SWEET CENTER 
Retailers are using candy destination centers to lure customers into Center Store and, by all accounts, the strategy continues to be a winning one."We've

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