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Apr 01, 2015

Retailers tickle funny bones on April Fools'

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....More
Mar 20, 2015

'They turned the Albertsons green'3

With the idea of seeing how the Haggen has been received in new communities, I reached out to an old college friend for initial impressions. His....More
Mar 16, 2015

It's not you, AmazonFresh, it's me1

All that stood between me and Internet groceries was a cartoon monster, writes SN's Retail Editor Jon Springer about his experience using AmazonFresh....More
Mar 10, 2015

At Expo West: Five key health and wellness takeaways for supermarkets

The evidence continues to build that supermarkets need health and wellness strategies as much as their shoppers do. Natural, organic and better-for-....More
Mar 06, 2015

Food suppliers call for squeeze play

A trip through the aisles at Natural Products Expo West show on Friday indicates squeezable packaging isn't just for kids anymore....More
Jan 28, 2015

Top 75: Sights on a moving target

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....More
Jan 27, 2015

FMI Midwinter: consumer research, awards

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....More
Jan 12, 2015

Whole Foods gets crafty with beer

Whole Foods caters to home brewers; opens on-site microbreweries....More
Jan 08, 2015

Sam Duncan to Aldi: Bring it on

It looks like Aldi is increasing its presence in Pennsylvania, but Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan isn’t scared of a little friendly competition for....More
Nov 21, 2014

The Friday Five: Schadenfreude edition

Normally we hate being the bearer of bad news, but sometimes reading about other’s misfortunes can make us feel better about ourselves....More
Nov 14, 2014

What's next in 2015 food trends

Food trends in 2015 will be marked by more sophisticated tastes aided by travel, technology and the entrepreneurial Millennium generation....More
Nov 14, 2014

The Friday Five: New school vs. old school

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....More
Nov 07, 2014

The Friday Five: Walmart edition

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....More
Oct 31, 2014

Readers weigh in on e-grocery’s obstacles

This week, IdeaXchange Xpert Neil Stern wrote that “Online shopping barriers slowly dissolve.” Several of our readers responded with some ideas of....More
Oct 02, 2014

Retailer resources for reducing food waste4

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....More
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Jenna Telesca is the Content Director of Supermarket News. She joined SN in 2010.

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Jon Springer has been writing about food, food retailers and food retailing for more than 10 years, and is in his second tour of duty with Supermarket News. His prior experience includes covering the...
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