SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed SN Social en 5 ways retailers are snapping out of the stagnant-sales malaise http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-ways-retailers-are-snapping-out-stagnant-sales-malaise <div class="node-body blog-body">At a time when overall sales in traditional supermarkets remain unchanged, Americans are deeming differentiated products worth the investment. </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/5-ways-retailers-are-snapping-out-stagnant-sales-malaise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-ways-retailers-are-snapping-out-stagnant-sales-malaise#comments SN Social Center Store Private Label Speciality SN Social Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:36:00 +0000 524381 at http://supermarketnews.com 5 facts from Kroger's latest Sustainability Report http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report <div class="node-body blog-body">Kroger's annual report highlighted impressive progress on sustainability while also revealing a few facts about the company as a whole. </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/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Kroger Sustainability SN Social Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:04:00 +0000 523331 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger private label SKUs get tough love http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love <div class="node-body blog-body">As Kroger expands its corporate brand offerings, it also discontinues items that don’t perform. </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/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love#comments Latest News SN Social Center Store Private Label SN Social Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:32:00 +0000 521491 at http://supermarketnews.com Aldi tops SN readers' growth list http://supermarketnews.com/blog/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list <div class="node-body blog-body">We invited readers to tell us which of the Growth List companies they think will grow the most in 2015.</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/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list#comments SN Social Walmart Kroger Aldi Costco Wholesale Corp. Grocery Outlet Haggen Inc. Kroger Co. Save-A-Lot Sprouts Farmers Market Trader Joe's Market Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market SN Social Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 521091 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart's plan for employees in 5 tweets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/walmarts-plan-employees-5-tweets <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>SN colleague Jon Springer live tweeted from the first day of Walmart&#39;s Annual Shareholder&#39;s Week in Fayetteville, Ark., Wednesday. He summarized the days events which focused heavily on <a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-officials-outline-new-associate-initiatives" target="_blank">Walmart&#39;s plan for store associates</a>. There were 3,000 such employees in attendance.</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/walmarts-plan-employees-5-tweets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/walmarts-plan-employees-5-tweets#comments Latest News Retail & Financial SN Social Walmart SN Social Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:20:00 +0000 519631 at http://supermarketnews.com What's in a name for Whole Foods spinoff? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-name-whole-foods-spinoff <div class="node-body blog-body">Just how many plays on words is Whole Foods good for? 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Safeway Wal-Mart Stores SN Social Tue, 05 May 2015 17:43:00 +0000 517291 at http://supermarketnews.com My entry into the new world of chocolate http://supermarketnews.com/blog/my-entry-new-world-chocolate <div class="node-body blog-body">But after reading SN’s special report on chocolate, I decided to try some of the more innovative flavors on the market.</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/my-entry-new-world-chocolate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/my-entry-new-world-chocolate#comments SN Social Center Store SN Social Fri, 01 May 2015 16:53:00 +0000 517071 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers tickle funny bones on April Fools' http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailer jokesters showed off the food industry's a sense of humor on April Fools' Day with video spoofs, fake press releases and other silly 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/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools#comments SN Social Dairy Center Store SN Social Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:16:00 +0000 514631 at http://supermarketnews.com