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Aug 04, 2015
5 ways retailers are snapping out of the stagnant-sales malaise
At a time when overall sales in traditional supermarkets remain unchanged, Americans are deeming differentiated products worth the investment....
Jul 17, 2015
5 facts from Kroger's latest Sustainability Report
Kroger's annual report highlighted impressive progress on sustainability while also revealing a few facts about the company as a whole....
Jun 24, 2015
Kroger private label SKUs get tough love
As Kroger expands its corporate brand offerings, it also discontinues items that don’t perform....
Jun 18, 2015
Aldi tops SN readers' growth list
We invited readers to tell us which of the Growth List companies they think will grow the most in 2015....
Jun 03, 2015
Walmart's plan for employees in 5 tweets
SN colleague Jon Springer live tweeted from the first day of Walmart's Annual Shareholder's Week in Fayetteville, Ark., Wednesday. He....
Jun 01, 2015
What's in a name for Whole Foods spinoff?
Just how many plays on words is Whole Foods good for? If our readers are any indication, plenty....
May 19, 2015
Teel had youthful doubts about role in family business
Michael Teel, the new majority owner of Raley’s Supermarkets, once had doubts about his role in the company that bears his grandfather’s name....
May 05, 2015
Poll results: Readers rate Haggen's prospects
When it comes to Haggen, SN’s readers aren’t afraid to express their opinions — at least in our anonymous quick polls that readers can take online....
May 01, 2015
My entry into the new world of chocolate
But after reading SN’s special report on chocolate, I decided to try some of the more innovative flavors on the market....
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....
Mar 20, 2015
'They turned the Albertsons green'
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....
Mar 16, 2015
It's not you, AmazonFresh, it's me
All that stood between me and Internet groceries was a cartoon monster, writes SN's Retail Editor Jon Springer about his experience using AmazonFresh....
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-....
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....
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....
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