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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 waste

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
Oct 01, 2014

WinCo customers sound off on self-checkout

WinCo Foods has begun adding self-checkout stations to all its stores, and the retailer asked Facebook fans for feedback on the experience. While the....More
Sep 22, 2014

Four years of Mariano's in Chicagoland

We’ve plotted the location and opening date — along with photos and social media posts — for each of Mariano’s 27 stores in an interactive map to....More
Sep 15, 2014

Schnucks encourages feedback on healthier meal deal

In response to customer requests for a healthier meal deal with a beverage option other than soda, this week Schnuck Markets included ground turkey,....More
Sep 10, 2014

Behind the Ahold story

Jon Springer, writer of the story “James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from ‘good’ to ‘great’” that published in SN last month, talks....More
Aug 29, 2014

Stew Leonard’s, Whole Foods kick off apple season

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and some retailers have started getting into the fall spirit by highlighting apples on social media....More
Aug 19, 2014

Price Chopper, Whole Foods employees accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Supermarket executives and employees have not been immune to the Ice Bucket Challenge, which asks participants to dunk themselves with ice water and....More
Aug 07, 2014

Retailers shift promotions to nonfood categories

The majority of key nonfood categories profiled in SN’s Annual Category Guide posted flat to modest sales increases....More
Jul 29, 2014

Industry reports expect WFM to grow in long term

Despite the retailer’s recent decline in stock price, media reports are not counting Whole Foods Market out....More
Jul 24, 2014

Albertsons, Weis handle stone fruit recall confusion

Whenever a food recall garners national media attention, as the stone fruit recall from Wawona Packing Company has this week, many consumers only....More
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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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Jenna Telesca is the Content Director of Supermarket News. She joined SN in 2010.
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