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Apr 21, 2016

3 fresh channels retailers should invest in now

Retailers who don’t want to get left in the dust by consumers need to be thinking about these three areas, according to a recent webinar from FMI and....More
Mar 16, 2016

5 prepared foods trends to watch

In a recent industry webinar, FMI and IRI showcased the current state of supermarket prepared foods and where it’s going. Here are five trends to....More
Mar 09, 2016

Seafood Expo 2016: Selling seafood to Millennials

In order to get Millennials to buy more seafood, the industry needs to promote a better message around eating fish and provide more products that....More
Mar 08, 2016

Seafood Expo 2016: Distributor helps make seafood a differentiator at Giant Eagle

Sean Sullivan, VP at seafood importer and distributor Euro USA, detailed how he and his company have helped build Giant Eagle’s seafood program....More
Mar 07, 2016

5 Millennial takeaways from NGA

Retailers had Millennials on their minds during the annual convention of the National Grocers Association in Las Vegas, with a variety of speakers....More
Mar 07, 2016

Seafood Expo 2016: 3 steps for becoming a 'purposeful brand'1

Today’s consumers — particularly younger generations like Millennials — are increasingly looking for brands with a message, especially in the food....More
Feb 24, 2016

Meat Conference 2016: Meat shifts from center of plate to ingredient

Consumers are preparing and eating more meals at home even as the economy improves, but meat consumption has not kept pace with the trend, according....More
Feb 22, 2016

Meat Conference 2016: Recent beef woes changed the retail meat case

The record high prices of beef over the past few years had a major impact on the make-up of the retail meat case, according to a new study from....More
Feb 22, 2016

Meat Conference 2016: Don’t call it 'ethnic'

Given changes in demographics and consumer tastes, retailers should think of multicultural cuisines in a much more nuanced way, according to a....More
Feb 21, 2016

Meat Conference 2016: Make cuts work for you

Retailers need to have different strategies for how they sell different cuts of meat depending on which consumer is most likely to buy that cut,....More
Dec 22, 2015

3 trends being pioneered by Whole Foods

SN spoke to Whole Foods’ executive global grocery coordinator Errol Schweizer about the trends and product types it’s helping pioneer....More
Oct 26, 2015

PMA 2015: Understanding why consumers make shopping decisions

Consumers can be broken down into five basic types, each with their own motivations for why they buy the things that they buy. Retailers can target....More
Oct 23, 2015

PMA 2015: FNV partners with celebrities to market produce

The Eat Brighter campaign to use Sesame Street characters to make produce more appealing to young children has been a huge success so far, but....More
Sep 03, 2015

McMillon, McMullen, each one side of the other

Dougie McMillon and Rodney McMullen, One can’t be beaten; the other, not sunken....More
Aug 10, 2015

Readers voted: Here's the news event with biggest industry impact1

SN has reported on a boatload of big news in food retailing in recent months, but which is the biggest story of them all, according to....More
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Don Cuppett Jr. is content production director for Supermarket News, a Penton Media publication.

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Liz Webber is Engagement Director / Fresh Market Editor at Supermarket News. She covers fresh foods for the magazine and creates multimedia, blog posts and other content for the website. She joined...
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