Industry Voices http://supermarketnews.com/blog/388981/feed Here you'll find a wide variety of industry stakeholders weighing in on the important issues that define today's retail food business. en Reduce shoplifting, increase profitability http://supermarketnews.com/blog/reduce-shoplifting-increase-profitability <div class="node-body blog-body">Managing vendor, employee and consumer shrink is one of the industry’s greatest bugbears and one likely to grow in 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/reduce-shoplifting-increase-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/reduce-shoplifting-increase-profitability#comments Industry Voices Technology Industry Voices Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:35:00 +0000 488131 at http://supermarketnews.com The challenge of Hispanic retailers in the U.S. http://supermarketnews.com/blog/challenge-hispanic-retailers-us <div class="node-body blog-body">The Hispanic demographic will continue to evolve, so it’s up to Hispanic retailers to continue evolving with them.</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/challenge-hispanic-retailers-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/challenge-hispanic-retailers-us#comments Consumer Trends Industry Voices Ethnic Mi Pueblo Food Centers Industry Voices Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:32:00 +0000 487511 at http://supermarketnews.com Why retailers and suppliers should attend next year’s FMI Connect http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-retailers-and-suppliers-should-attend-next-year-s-fmi-connect <div class="node-body blog-body">FMI’s return to an annual trade show — FMI Connect: The Global Food Retail Experience — was an important step in maintaining the connectivity of our industry.</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/why-retailers-and-suppliers-should-attend-next-year-s-fmi-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-retailers-and-suppliers-should-attend-next-year-s-fmi-connect#comments Retail & Financial Industry Voices 2014 FMI Connect Industry Voices Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:16:00 +0000 486311 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers should remove junk food from checkout aisles http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-should-remove-junk-food-checkout-aisles <div class="node-body blog-body">In an age when people struggle with obesity and diabetes, promoting impulse purchases of candy and soda in the checkout aisle is irresponsible and unethical.</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/retailers-should-remove-junk-food-checkout-aisles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-should-remove-junk-food-checkout-aisles#comments Industry Voices Marketing Health & Wellness Industry Voices Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 485031 at http://supermarketnews.com Cybercrime compromises more than data http://supermarketnews.com/blog/cybercrime-compromises-more-data <div class="node-body blog-body">What can you do to limit the reputational fallout from a a data security breach? </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/cybercrime-compromises-more-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/cybercrime-compromises-more-data#comments Retail & Financial Industry Voices Industry Voices Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:33:00 +0000 480151 at http://supermarketnews.com How grocery retailers can deliver more value through personalized marketing http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-grocery-retailers-can-deliver-more-value-through-personalized-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">From relevant offers to tailored solutions, here's how grocery retailers can deliver more value through personalized marketing. </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-grocery-retailers-can-deliver-more-value-through-personalized-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-grocery-retailers-can-deliver-more-value-through-personalized-marketing#comments Industry Voices Marketing Industry Voices Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:53:00 +0000 479011 at http://supermarketnews.com Pest management challenges and best practices for grocery stores http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pest-management-challenges-and-best-practices-grocery-stores <div class="node-body blog-body">Pests need three things to survive: food, water and shelter. A well-stocked supermarket contains an overabundance of all three. </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/pest-management-challenges-and-best-practices-grocery-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pest-management-challenges-and-best-practices-grocery-stores#comments Bakery Industry Voices Deli Meat Center Store Industry Voices Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:40:00 +0000 478331 at http://supermarketnews.com Get creative to engage shoppers with social media http://supermarketnews.com/blog/get-creative-engage-shoppers-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite the widespread capabilities of the social web, supermarket shoppers so far seem very limited in how they use any of the platforms for any activities around purchasing or meal preparation. And the reason for that limited behavior may come from supermarket companies themselves.</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/get-creative-engage-shoppers-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/get-creative-engage-shoppers-social-media#comments Marketing Social media Industry Voices Tue, 27 May 2014 17:49:00 +0000 475941 at http://supermarketnews.com Connecting with customers on wellness http://supermarketnews.com/blog/connecting-customers-wellness <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s an exciting time to be in the grocery business, as food retailers have the opportunity to make a measurable difference in consumers’ lives. Grocers have truly become a destination for health and wellness, writes Industry Voices contributor Natalie Menza, health and wellness manager at Wakefern.</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/connecting-customers-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/connecting-customers-wellness#comments Industry Voices Health & Wellness Industry Voices Fri, 16 May 2014 13:20:00 +0000 475001 at http://supermarketnews.com Maximizing the value of a retail loyalty program http://supermarketnews.com/blog/maximizing-value-retail-loyalty-program <div class="node-body blog-body">The grocery industry seemingly changes daily, with new products and initiatives to meet rapidly shifting consumer preferences, writes Fred Thompson from LoyaltyOne.</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/maximizing-value-retail-loyalty-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/maximizing-value-retail-loyalty-program#comments Industry Voices Industry Voices Fri, 09 May 2014 19:51:00 +0000 474311 at http://supermarketnews.com