Industry Voices http://supermarketnews.com/blog/388981/feed en 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 Five strategies to profit from personalization http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-strategies-profit-personalization <div class="node-body blog-body">Strong, personalized relationships show shoppers you care about them and want to help them get the right products.</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/five-strategies-profit-personalization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-strategies-profit-personalization#comments Consumer Trends Industry Voices Marketing Industry Voices Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 472681 at http://supermarketnews.com It’s time for wine: How retailers won in Tennessee http://supermarketnews.com/blog/it-s-time-wine-how-retailers-won-tennessee <div class="node-body blog-body">When Governor Bill Haslam signed the “Wine in the Grocery Stores” bill in Tennessee last month, it was the culmination of a nearly seven-year-long process and marks the first time in decades that a state has passed legislation to open up wine sales to grocery stores.</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/it-s-time-wine-how-retailers-won-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/it-s-time-wine-how-retailers-won-tennessee#comments Beverage Publix Kroger Laws & Regulations Beverage Kroger Co. Industry Voices Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:33:00 +0000 472051 at http://supermarketnews.com 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. 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