Total Access http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2137/feed en PLMA 2014: Curated commerce http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-curated-commerce <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Speeding up the path to purchase is what&rsquo;s necessary for retailer&rsquo;s to thrive over the next few years. &ldquo;This is what&rsquo;s going to set apart retailer&rsquo;s that win,&rdquo; Stephen Mader, digital retailing director for Kantar Retail, said in his Tuesday keynote.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-curated-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-curated-commerce#comments Marketing Total Access Event Coverage 2014 PLMA Show Target Corp. Total Access Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:06:00 +0000 496821 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Kid cuisine http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-kid-cuisine <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Moms want to buy better-for-you foods for their kids, but often struggle to find products that meet their nutrition standards, but also taste good.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-kid-cuisine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-kid-cuisine#comments Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Asda PCC Natural Markets Total Access Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:36:00 +0000 496801 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Martha Stewart's pet project http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewarts-pet-project <div class="node-body blog-body">Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is deepening its commitment to the pet category, the businesswoman said in keynote presentation Monday at the 2014 PLMA store brands trade show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewarts-pet-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewarts-pet-project#comments Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Total Access Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:41:00 +0000 496711 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Martha Stewart speaks with SN http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewart-speaks-sn <div class="node-body blog-body">The Martha Stewart brand can be found at Kmart, Home Depot, Macy’s, PetSmart and other retailers. But does the businesswoman have plans for food retail?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewart-speaks-sn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-martha-stewart-speaks-sn#comments Beverage Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Total Access Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:27:00 +0000 496701 at http://supermarketnews.com AWG's organics label gains store presence http://supermarketnews.com/blog/awgs-organics-label-gains-store-presence <div class="node-body blog-body">Cooperative food wholesaler Associated Wholesale Grocers is rapidly expanding its reintroduced Clearly Organic label, the company announced at the 2014 PLMA show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/awgs-organics-label-gains-store-presence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/awgs-organics-label-gains-store-presence#comments Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Associated Wholesale Grocers Total Access Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:00 +0000 496691 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Fetching sales http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-fetching-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">A variety of unique pet products are being introduced at the PLMA show. Among them: sweet potato and cranberry strips from the Crump Group and easy-to-swallow dog treats from Buddy’s Kitchen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-fetching-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-fetching-sales#comments Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Total Access Sun, 16 Nov 2014 22:15:00 +0000 496661 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Promise on the perimeter http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-promise-perimeter <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the trends from PLMA's just-announced 2014 Salute to Excellence awards is how retailers have improved their store brand fresh products, from produce to dairy, deli and bakery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-promise-perimeter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-promise-perimeter#comments Total Access Event Coverage 2014 PLMA Show Ahold USA Hannaford Bros. Kroger Co. Sobeys Total Access Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:56:00 +0000 496571 at http://supermarketnews.com PLMA 2014: Let the treasure hunt begin http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-let-treasure-hunt-begin <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>PLMA&rsquo;s annual trade show is so big that each year, I map out my show floor strategy the day of the event.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-let-treasure-hunt-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/plma-2014-let-treasure-hunt-begin#comments Total Access Event Coverage Private Label 2014 PLMA Show Total Access Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 496151 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: New produce merchandising, products http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-new-produce-merchandising-products <div class="node-body blog-body">As customers are looking for new ways to consume fruits and vegetables, some suppliers gave showgoers creative applications of their products at the PMA Fresh Summit conference in Anaheim. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-new-produce-merchandising-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-new-produce-merchandising-products#comments Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Total Access Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 494221 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: How marketers can connect with Gen Z http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-how-marketers-can-connect-gen-z <div class="node-body blog-body">Today's 23 million American Gen Zers have $44 billion a year in spending power. However, tapping into that buying power will require new ways of marketing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-how-marketers-can-connect-gen-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-how-marketers-can-connect-gen-z#comments Marketing Total Access Event Coverage 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Total Access Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:30:00 +0000 494181 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: Brave new produce world http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brave-new-produce-world <div class="node-body blog-body">During the state of the industry address, the PMA leaders urged the industry to adapt a change of perspective and to utilize Jack Uldridge's concept of "unlearning" what they know in order to consider new changes in technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brave-new-produce-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brave-new-produce-world#comments Technology Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Total Access Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:37:00 +0000 494201 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: Industry vet honored with Carey Award http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-industry-vet-honored-carey-award <div class="node-body blog-body">At the beginning of Fresh Summit each year — at the start of the popular brunch general session — PMA honors an industry veteran with the Robert L. Carey award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-industry-vet-honored-carey-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-industry-vet-honored-carey-award#comments Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Total Access Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:22:00 +0000 494191 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: Wakefern wants its competitors to join Eat Brighter http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-wakefern-wants-its-competitors-join-eat-brighter <div class="node-body blog-body">Wakefern Food Corp. may be among the first retailers to sign on to the Eat Brighter movement, but it hopes its competitors follow suit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-wakefern-wants-its-competitors-join-eat-brighter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-wakefern-wants-its-competitors-join-eat-brighter#comments Marketing Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Wakefern Food Corp. Total Access Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:04:00 +0000 494171 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: Retail tour highlights different approaches to produce http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-retail-tour-highlights-different-approaches-produce <div class="node-body blog-body">This year's retail produce tour included four very different stores, each with its own strategy for produce. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-retail-tour-highlights-different-approaches-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-retail-tour-highlights-different-approaches-produce#comments Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Costco Wholesale Corp. Gelson's Markets Sprouts Farmers Market Total Access Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:55:00 +0000 493951 at http://supermarketnews.com PMA 2014: Brightening the prospects for produce http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brightening-prospects-produce <div class="node-body blog-body">A new event this year during Friday’s education panels is the Eat Brighter Town Hall, where early adopters of the Eat Brighter program will share how they’ve incorporated Sesame Street characters into their produce marketing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brightening-prospects-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pma-2014-brightening-prospects-produce#comments Total Access Event Coverage Produce 2014 PMA Fresh Summit Total Access Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 493661 at http://supermarketnews.com