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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
Jul 01, 2014

Price Chopper, Rouses named best local grocers

Retailers are bragging on social media about being named the “best” or “favorite” by local shoppers....More
Jun 30, 2014

Beef prices catch attention

Between high corn prices, growing international demand and the drought, the beef industry hasn’t been able to grow the herd for many years and has....More
Jun 29, 2014

Retailers gear up for July 4

The 4th is less than a week away and supermarkets are reaching out to customers on Twitter to encourage them to purchase their July 4 supplies from....More
Jun 19, 2014

Tops, Winco push World Cup promotions

Who says Americans don’t care about soccer? Retailers across the country are betting on the World Cup with contests, events and other promotions....More
May 30, 2014

Retailers build excitement for summer on social media

Now that the weather is warming in most parts of the country, consumers are giddy with the impending....More
May 29, 2014

Billion dollar choices for Hillshire Brands

Processed-meat supplier Hillshire Brands has some deciding to do. After Pilgrim’s Pride offered $6.4 billion to purchase Hillshire earlier this week....More
May 08, 2014

Retailers get creative for Mother's Day

Supermarkets are moving beyond basic recipe suggestions this Mother’s Day and touting hobby-inspired gift finding tools, kid-friendly events....More
Apr 25, 2014

Whole Foods responds to meat display backlash

Whole Foods Market apologized after photos of a meat display created controversy on Facebook....More
Apr 22, 2014

Grocers go green with Earth Day tweets

Supermarket companies took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish their customers a happy Earth Day, with tweets ranging from the practical tips for energy....More
Mar 27, 2014

Competition squeezing retailers in some markets

Retailers across the country are getting squeezed by a glut of competition....More
Mar 26, 2014

Shopper Summit: Top Marketing Tweets

With all the marketing industry leaders attending the 2014 Shopper Marketing Summit in Schaumburg, Ill., it's not surprising that the conference has....More
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Liz Webber

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...

Carol Angrisani

Carol Angrisani is an associate editor at Supermarket News. Along with covering the packaged goods beat, she also manages SN’s annual private-label and ethnic marketing supplements. Carol...
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