Viewpoints http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2468/feed en Why supermarkets are only fair in health and wellness http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-supermarkets-are-only-fair-health-and-wellness <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets are ringing up healthy sales in wellness, but a new industry survey shows supermarkets' efforts leave a lot to be desired — by their customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-supermarkets-are-only-fair-health-and-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-supermarkets-are-only-fair-health-and-wellness#comments SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Viewpoints Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 526051 at http://supermarketnews.com A rising tide lifts all boats: Successful approach for winning the clean label challenge http://supermarketnews.com/blog/rising-tide-lifts-all-boats-successful-approach-winning-clean-label-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">If the clean label trend is here to stay, consumers, brands and private label can all come out winners if manufacturers and retailers develop a long-term blueprint for success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/rising-tide-lifts-all-boats-successful-approach-winning-clean-label-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/rising-tide-lifts-all-boats-successful-approach-winning-clean-label-challenge#comments Consumer Trends SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Organic & Natural Viewpoints Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:50:00 +0000 525971 at http://supermarketnews.com Supermarkets must help shoppers understand climate change http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change <div class="node-body blog-body">Most shoppers do not make the connection between weather conditions and the prices (or availability) of the foods they have on their shopping list. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-must-help-shoppers-understand-climate-change#comments SN Viewpoints Sustainability Viewpoints Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:19:00 +0000 525861 at http://supermarketnews.com Andronico’s offers innovative approach to health http://supermarketnews.com/blog/andronico-s-offers-innovative-approach-health <div class="node-body blog-body">Natural and organic foods have become democratized, and supermarket retailers have made registered dietitians available to the masses, but now health aspirations could become even more attainable as Andronico’s Community Markets adds certified holistic health coaching to the mix. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/andronico-s-offers-innovative-approach-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/andronico-s-offers-innovative-approach-health#comments SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Andronico's Community Markets Viewpoints Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:07:00 +0000 525671 at http://supermarketnews.com 5 myths of online grocery, debunked http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-myths-online-grocery-debunked <div class="node-body blog-body">The supermarket industry's digital adoption has yet to explode due to industry myths, but data actually shows that, when done right, online grocery has huge potential.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-myths-online-grocery-debunked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-myths-online-grocery-debunked#comments SN Viewpoints Online Retail Viewpoints Fri, 21 Aug 2015 14:29:00 +0000 525571 at http://supermarketnews.com Five reasons why nonfoods need a bigger stage http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-reasons-why-nonfoods-need-bigger-stage <div class="node-body blog-body">You don’t have to be in the food retail industry to know many supermarkets don’t consider nonfoods a core segment — but there are a number of reasons why nonfoods need a higher profile.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-reasons-why-nonfoods-need-bigger-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-reasons-why-nonfoods-need-bigger-stage#comments Nonfood & Pharmacy SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:25:00 +0000 523981 at http://supermarketnews.com Time to rethink the produce department? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department <div class="node-body blog-body">The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department#comments SN Viewpoints Produce & Floral Viewpoints Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 523721 at http://supermarketnews.com Gen Y finally comes of age in retailers’ eyes http://supermarketnews.com/blog/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes <div class="node-body blog-body">For years, Millennials were influential, but they weren’t moving the needle for supermarkets as much as hoped. Gen Y was on the radar, but not the front burner. Things have changed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes#comments SN Viewpoints Marketing Viewpoints Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:53:00 +0000 521831 at http://supermarketnews.com Food industry 2025 comes into view http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-industry-2025-comes-view <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s only 2015 but we can already see 10 years out. That’s the conclusion of Technomic in a new and convincing report on where things are headed</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-industry-2025-comes-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-industry-2025-comes-view#comments SN Viewpoints Grocery Outlet Kroger Co. ShopRite Sprouts Farmers Market Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market Viewpoints Tue, 26 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 518881 at http://supermarketnews.com Food safety tops list of retailers' fears in fresh foods http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods <div class="node-body blog-body">SN's first Fresh Foods survey asked retailers to choose their top two greatest fears in the perimeter. At the top of the list was food safety, which 50% of retailers said was one of their biggest fears.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-tops-list-retailers-fears-fresh-foods#comments Food Safety SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 12 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 517851 at http://supermarketnews.com From the heart http://supermarketnews.com/blog/heart <div class="node-body blog-body">Just over 30 years ago the idea of a woman president of the Western Association of Food Chains — or any trade group — seemed foreign to some industry executives. Of course I mean male executives because, with few exceptions, those were the only kind there were.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/heart#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 11 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 517691 at http://supermarketnews.com A new type of craft store http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-type-craft-store <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers have embraced craft beer, ice cream and now, soda.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-type-craft-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-type-craft-store#comments Beverage SN Viewpoints Jungle Jim's International Market Straub's Markets Viewpoints Wed, 06 May 2015 15:42:00 +0000 517371 at http://supermarketnews.com Five things retailers want from fresh food suppliers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-things-retailers-want-fresh-food-suppliers <div class="node-body blog-body">SN just released the findings of its perishables state-of-the-industry survey, and the data will open some eyes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-things-retailers-want-fresh-food-suppliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-things-retailers-want-fresh-food-suppliers#comments SN Viewpoints Product Categories Viewpoints Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 516541 at http://supermarketnews.com How will the California drought affect food retailing? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-will-california-drought-affect-food-retailing <div class="node-body blog-body">In the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown&rsquo;s order to impose mandatory cuts to water usage for the first time in the California&rsquo;s history, much has been made about the state&rsquo;s use of water for agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-will-california-drought-affect-food-retailing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-will-california-drought-affect-food-retailing#comments SN Viewpoints Produce & Floral Sustainability Viewpoints Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:51:00 +0000 515301 at http://supermarketnews.com The power of protein http://supermarketnews.com/blog/power-protein <div class="node-body blog-body">Consumers want more protein in their diets. While they can get it in beef, eggs and cheese and other foods that are naturally high in protein, they are increasingly seeking it out in packaged goods. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/power-protein" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/power-protein#comments Consumer Trends SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:42:00 +0000 514261 at http://supermarketnews.com