SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed SN Social en 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 Retail bakeries celebrate Mardi Gras http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retail-bakeries-celebrate-mardi-gras <div class="node-body blog-body">Though Mardi Gras isn’t until next week, some retail bakeries have been celebrating early with traditional pre-Lenten cakes and pastries. </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/retail-bakeries-celebrate-mardi-gras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retail-bakeries-celebrate-mardi-gras#comments Bakery SN Social Big Y Foods New Seasons Market Riesbeck’s Food Markets Rouses Enterprises Tops Friendly Markets SN Social Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:45:00 +0000 464471 at http://supermarketnews.com Customers claim Fresh & Easy not living up to its name http://supermarketnews.com/blog/customers-claim-fresh-easy-not-living-its-name <div class="node-body blog-body">Fresh & Easy’s transition to new ownership has not been going smoothly, based on comments to its Facebook page. </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/customers-claim-fresh-easy-not-living-its-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/customers-claim-fresh-easy-not-living-its-name#comments SN Social Marketing Produce Fresh & Easy SN Social Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:05:00 +0000 463351 at http://supermarketnews.com NGA Show Twitter roundup http://supermarketnews.com/blog/nga-show-twitter-roundup <div class="node-body blog-body">This year's National Grocer's Association show in Las Vegas was packed with workshops, events and an active trade show floor. Here are some highlights from the show 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/nga-show-twitter-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/nga-show-twitter-roundup#comments SN Social 2014 NGA Show SN Social Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:35:00 +0000 463231 at http://supermarketnews.com Supermarkets tout local athletes at Sochi http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-tout-local-athletes-sochi <div class="node-body blog-body">Sandwiched in between the obvious marketing opportunities of the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day, the launch of this year’s Winter Olympics presents a challenge for food retailers.</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/supermarkets-tout-local-athletes-sochi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-tout-local-athletes-sochi#comments SN Social Delhaize America Digital marketing Fry's Hannaford Bros. King Kullen Grocery Co. Kroger Co. Meijer Inc. Stew Leonard's Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 07 Feb 2014 19:40:00 +0000 462601 at http://supermarketnews.com Debating a minimum wage increase http://supermarketnews.com/blog/debating-minimum-wage-increase <div class="node-body blog-body">Obama supports a minimum wage increase. Restaurants oppose it. Where will supermarkets stand? </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/debating-minimum-wage-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/debating-minimum-wage-increase#comments SN Social Laws & Regulations Costco Wholesale Corp. SN Social Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:13:00 +0000 461361 at http://supermarketnews.com