SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed SN Social en Top 75: Sights on a moving target http://supermarketnews.com/blog/top-75-sights-moving-target <div class="node-body blog-body">As one of SN’s signature projects and among its most popular annual features, SN’s Top 75 list — and its companion, the Top 50 Independents ranking — are the topic of considerable internal interest long before they’re ever published.</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/top-75-sights-moving-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/top-75-sights-moving-target#comments Retail & Financial SN Social SN Social Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:06:00 +0000 505451 at http://supermarketnews.com FMI Midwinter: consumer research, awards http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards <div class="node-body blog-body">If you couldn't make it to the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is wrapping up on Tuesday in sunny Miami Beach, Fla., here are some highlights from the show posted to social media.</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/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards#comments Latest News SN Social SN Social Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 505171 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods gets crafty with beer http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-gets-crafty-beer <div class="node-body blog-body">Whole Foods caters to home brewers; opens on-site microbreweries. </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-gets-crafty-beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-gets-crafty-beer#comments Beverage SN Social Whole Foods Market SN Social Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:57:00 +0000 501911 at http://supermarketnews.com Sam Duncan to Aldi: Bring it on http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It looks like Aldi is increasing its presence in Pennsylvania, but Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan isn&rsquo;t scared of a little friendly competition for Save-A-Lot.</p> <p>&ldquo;We compete very well with Aldi. We will gladly take them on any time, any place. That&#39;s not an issue with us,&rdquo; Duncan said on Wednesday during a call with analysts.</p></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/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Deep Discount Aldi Save-A-Lot Supervalu SN Social Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 502041 at http://supermarketnews.com The Friday Five: Schadenfreude edition http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition <div class="node-body blog-body">Normally we hate being the bearer of bad news, but sometimes reading about other’s misfortunes can make us feel better about ourselves. </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/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition#comments Retail & Financial SN Social SN Social Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 497091 at http://supermarketnews.com What's next in 2015 food trends http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-next-2015-food-trends <div class="node-body blog-body">Food trends in 2015 will be marked by more sophisticated tastes aided by travel, technology and the entrepreneurial Millennium generation. </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/whats-next-2015-food-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whats-next-2015-food-trends#comments Beverage SN Social Produce Center Store Health & Wellness SN Social Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:52:00 +0000 496641 at http://supermarketnews.com The Friday Five: New school vs. old school http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-new-school-vs-old-school <div class="node-body blog-body">In this edition, we look at a few ways retailers are testing the boundaries of the traditional supermarket and a couple of arguments for keeping the food shopping experience old school. </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/friday-five-new-school-vs-old-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-new-school-vs-old-school#comments SN Social Technology Food Lion Loblaw Cos. Peapod SN Social Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 496511 at http://supermarketnews.com The Friday Five: Walmart edition http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-walmart-edition <div class="node-body blog-body">Welcome to the Friday Five, where SN rounds up the top articles from around the web that you may have missed this week. This inaugural edition focuses on the competitor everyone loves to hate: Walmart. </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/friday-five-walmart-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-walmart-edition#comments SN Social Walmart Wal-Mart Stores SN Social Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 495841 at http://supermarketnews.com Readers weigh in on e-grocery’s obstacles http://supermarketnews.com/blog/readers-weigh-e-grocery-s-obstacles <div class="node-body blog-body">This week, IdeaXchange Xpert Neil Stern wrote that “Online shopping barriers slowly dissolve.” Several of our readers responded with some ideas of their own.</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/readers-weigh-e-grocery-s-obstacles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/readers-weigh-e-grocery-s-obstacles#comments SN Social Online Retail SN Social Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:11:00 +0000 495341 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailer resources for reducing food waste http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailer-resources-reducing-food-waste <div class="node-body blog-body">Savvy food retailers know that reducing food waste isn’t just a feel-good story for customers — it can also help a business’s bottom line. But where can supermarkets turn if they don’t already have waste reduction programs in place? </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/retailer-resources-reducing-food-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailer-resources-reducing-food-waste#comments SN Social Sustainability SN Social Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:22:00 +0000 492231 at http://supermarketnews.com