Industry Voices http://supermarketnews.com/blog/388981/feed en How supermarkets can better serve SNAP beneficiaries http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries <div class="node-body blog-body">The SNAP program is a literal lifeline for 14% of America, and now it’s time for retailers and grocers to step up to the plate to help. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries#comments Latest News Consumer Trends Center Store Shopper Insights Industry Voices Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:40:00 +0000 471191 at http://supermarketnews.com Assessing the values of ‘talent’ versus ‘performance’ http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies claim the need for talent, but what they really need is performance, writes Jose Tamez of executive search firm Austin-Michael.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance#comments Executive Changes SN Viewpoints Industry Voices Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:13:00 +0000 470821 at http://supermarketnews.com Online grocery: Strategies to win within and beyond the store http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store <div class="node-body blog-body">A battle is brewing in the online grocery space between traditional retailers and online only retailers. Both are trying to expand their capabilities to offer a broader total solution to the customer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store#comments Industry Voices Online Retail Industry Voices Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0000 468621 at http://supermarketnews.com Paper war rages between national brands, private labels http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels <div class="node-body blog-body">Who will win the battle for paper category share?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels#comments Industry Voices Nonfood Private Label Industry Voices Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:01:00 +0000 462931 at http://supermarketnews.com Unlocking Value Through Virtual Integration http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration <div class="node-body blog-body">Managing the private label portfolio will become increasingly strategic for food retailers in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration#comments Industry Voices Private Label Kroger Co. Safeway Industry Voices Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:07:00 +0000 457721 at http://supermarketnews.com Signs Point to Another Robust Year for M&A, Capital Market Activity http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Like most industries after the financial crisis of 2008, the grocery sector was broadly negatively impacted by macroeconomic factors, as well as increasing competition and changes in consumer behavior.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity#comments Industry Voices Albertsons Fairway Market Harris Teeter Kroger Co. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Sprouts Farmers Market Industry Voices Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:55:00 +0000 454111 at http://supermarketnews.com The Battle for Dinner http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner <div class="node-body blog-body">Dinner will prove to be the key battleground for supermarket fresh prepared foods and restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner#comments Industry Voices Meals Industry Voices Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:07:00 +0000 447162 at http://supermarketnews.com Amazon’s Impact on Shopper Marketing http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">As a shopper marketer, where should you be investing your digital dollars? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing#comments Industry Voices Marketing 2013 Shopper Marketing Expo Amazon.com Wal-Mart Stores Industry Voices Tue, 08 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 443682 at http://supermarketnews.com Social Web Success: Big Tools for Small Retailers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body">For independent supermarket operators, today’s times require a social web presence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers#comments Industry Voices Community & Social Networking Social media Industry Voices Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:06:00 +0000 440362 at http://supermarketnews.com Filling the Sustainable Shopping Cart http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart <div class="node-body blog-body">In the World of Sustainability, there is a widening chasm between what consumers say they want and what they actually buy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart#comments Consumer Trends Industry Voices Sustainability Health & Wellness Shopper Insights Industry Voices Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:18:00 +0000 436962 at http://supermarketnews.com Beef Industry Addresses Pricing, Supply to Meet Consumer Demand http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-industry-addresses-pricing-supply-meet-consumer-demand <div class="node-body blog-body">Rising costs and supply-chain pressures are a fact of life throughout the food industry. As a longtime beef producer, I know that the beef industry is no exception. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-industry-addresses-pricing-supply-meet-consumer-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-industry-addresses-pricing-supply-meet-consumer-demand#comments Industry Voices Meat Industry Voices Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:51:00 +0000 432442 at http://supermarketnews.com Grocers Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-support-comprehensive-immigration-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">Independent grocers are willing to be part of the solution as long as employers are provided with appropriate safe harbors to ensure their ability to comply without fear of criminal or civil reprisals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-support-comprehensive-immigration-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-support-comprehensive-immigration-reform#comments Industry Voices Laws & Regulations National Grocers Association Peter Larkin Industry Voices Fri, 28 Jun 2013 18:13:00 +0000 424702 at http://supermarketnews.com Today's Consumer Is a SHE http://supermarketnews.com/blog/todays-consumer-she <div class="node-body blog-body">Who are the main consumers today? Women. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/todays-consumer-she" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/todays-consumer-she#comments Industry Voices Shopper Insights Industry Voices Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:46:00 +0000 424382 at http://supermarketnews.com New ‘Fair Share’ Bills Aim Beyond Big Box Stores http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-fair-share-bills-aim-beyond-big-box-stores <div class="node-body blog-body">Employers must get better at illustrating how food prices are calculated, and defending the jobs they create.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-fair-share-bills-aim-beyond-big-box-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-fair-share-bills-aim-beyond-big-box-stores#comments Industry Voices Laws & Regulations Legislation Wal-Mart Stores Industry Voices Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:32:00 +0000 422862 at http://supermarketnews.com How to Grow Sales Beyond Gluten Free http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-grow-sales-beyond-gluten-free <div class="node-body blog-body">In the U.S., the gluten-free segment actually represents a subset of a much larger category – consumers with food allergies and/or intolerances beyond gluten. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-grow-sales-beyond-gluten-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-grow-sales-beyond-gluten-free#comments Industry Voices Health & Wellness Gluten-free Industry Voices Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:51:00 +0000 420442 at http://supermarketnews.com