SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed en Albertsons, Weis handle stone fruit recall confusion http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion <div class="node-body blog-body">Whenever a food recall garners national media attention, as the stone fruit recall from Wawona Packing Company has this week, many consumers only hear the part about “don’t eat peaches.” </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion#comments Latest News SN Social Food Safety Produce Albertsons Bashas' Weis Markets SN Social Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 484931 at http://supermarketnews.com Price Chopper, Rouses named best local grocers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers are bragging on social media about being named the “best” or “favorite” by local shoppers. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers#comments Latest News SN Social Dierbergs Markets Foodland Super Market Price Chopper Supermarkets Rouses Enterprises SN Social Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 480121 at http://supermarketnews.com Beef prices catch attention http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-prices-catch-attention <div class="node-body blog-body">Between high corn prices, growing international demand and the drought, the beef industry hasn’t been able to grow the herd for many years and has long been expecting supplies to grow tighter and prices to go higher.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-prices-catch-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-prices-catch-attention#comments Latest News SN Social Meat SN Social Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:16:00 +0000 479871 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers gear up for July 4 http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-gear-july-4 <div class="node-body blog-body">The 4th is less than a week away and supermarkets are reaching out to customers on Twitter to encourage them to purchase their July 4 supplies from their stores.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-gear-july-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-gear-july-4#comments Latest News SN Social Meat SN Social Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:31:00 +0000 479551 at http://supermarketnews.com Tops, Winco push World Cup promotions http://supermarketnews.com/blog/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions <div class="node-body blog-body">Who says Americans don’t care about soccer? Retailers across the country are betting on the World Cup with contests, events and other promotions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions#comments Latest News SN Social Marketing Earth Fare Mi Pueblo Food Centers Northgate Gonzalez Market Tops Friendly Markets WinCo Foods SN Social Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 478551 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers build excitement for summer on social media http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-build-excitement-summer-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Now that the weather is warming in most parts of the country, consumers are giddy with the impending</p> </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-build-excitement-summer-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-build-excitement-summer-social-media#comments SN Social Floral SN Social Fri, 30 May 2014 20:37:00 +0000 476391 at http://supermarketnews.com Billion dollar choices for Hillshire Brands http://supermarketnews.com/blog/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands <div class="node-body blog-body">Processed-meat supplier Hillshire Brands has some deciding to do. After Pilgrim’s Pride offered $6.4 billion to purchase Hillshire earlier this week, Tyson Foods threw its hat in the ring with an offer valued at $6.8 billion. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands#comments SN Social Meat Supplier News SN Social Thu, 29 May 2014 20:50:00 +0000 476251 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers get creative for Mother's Day http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-get-creative-mothers-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets are moving beyond basic recipe suggestions this Mother&rsquo;s Day and touting hobby-inspired gift finding tools, kid-friendly events and product giveaways via social media. H-E-B is promoting everything from gardening tools and juicers to wine accessories and mobile phones for &ldquo;The Outdoor Mom,&rdquo; &ldquo;The Hostess Mom,&rdquo; and &ldquo;The Techie Mom&rdquo; with its online Mother&rsquo;s Day Gift Guide, promoted on Twitter.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-get-creative-mothers-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-get-creative-mothers-day#comments SN Social Thu, 08 May 2014 19:31:00 +0000 474241 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods responds to meat display backlash http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-responds-meat-display-backlash <div class="node-body blog-body">Whole Foods Market apologized after photos of a meat display created controversy on Facebook. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-responds-meat-display-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-responds-meat-display-backlash#comments Latest News SN Social Meat Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:45:00 +0000 472551 at http://supermarketnews.com Grocers go green with Earth Day tweets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-go-green-earth-day-tweets <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarket companies took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish their customers a happy Earth Day, with tweets ranging from the practical tips for energy conservation, to descriptions of their own green credentials, to just plain humorous.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-go-green-earth-day-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/grocers-go-green-earth-day-tweets#comments Latest News Publix Kroger Safeway Albertsons Grocery Outlet Kroger Co. Lucky's Market Meijer Inc. Publix Super Markets Safeway SN Social Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:24:00 +0000 472301 at http://supermarketnews.com Competition squeezing retailers in some markets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/competition-squeezing-retailers-some-markets <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers across the country are getting squeezed by a glut of competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/competition-squeezing-retailers-some-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/competition-squeezing-retailers-some-markets#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Albertsons Giant Eagle Kroger Co. Marsh Supermarkets Meijer Inc. Piggly Wiggly Safeway The Fresh Market Wal-Mart Stores SN Social Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:27:00 +0000 469271 at http://supermarketnews.com Shopper Summit: Top Marketing Tweets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-top-marketing-tweets <div class="node-body blog-body">With all the marketing industry leaders attending the 2014 Shopper Marketing Summit in Schaumburg, Ill., it's not surprising that the conference has led to a vibrant discussion on Twitter. Here are some highlights from the first two days of the show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-top-marketing-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-top-marketing-tweets#comments SN Social Marketing Center Store 2014 Shopper Marketing Summit SN Social Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 468961 at http://supermarketnews.com Shopper Summit: Collaboration, marketing Tweet tips http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-collaboration-marketing-tweet-tips <div class="node-body blog-body">The Shopper Marketing Summit conference in Schaumburg, Ill. wrapped up today, but not before marketing executives shared education session insights on Twitter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-collaboration-marketing-tweet-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/shopper-summit-collaboration-marketing-tweet-tips#comments SN Social Marketing 2014 Shopper Marketing Summit SN Social Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 469231 at http://supermarketnews.com Advocacy group faults Whole Foods for candy at checkout http://supermarketnews.com/blog/advocacy-group-faults-whole-foods-candy-checkout <div class="node-body blog-body">CSPI called out Whole Foods Market on Twitter for stocking chips and candy at checkout. The retailer responded by touting its quality standards and thanking the group for its feedback. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/advocacy-group-faults-whole-foods-candy-checkout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/advocacy-group-faults-whole-foods-candy-checkout#comments Latest News SN Social Health & Wellness Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:47:00 +0000 468441 at http://supermarketnews.com Pies celebrate Pi Day http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pies-celebrate-pi-day <div class="node-body blog-body">How best to show your devotion to the mathetmatical constant π pi than to eat tons of pie on Pi Day? Luckily, retailers are helping those consumers purchase pie while also showing off their playful side on social media. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pies-celebrate-pi-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pies-celebrate-pi-day#comments Bakery SN Social SN Social Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:58:00 +0000 467431 at http://supermarketnews.com