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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
Mar 26, 2014

Shopper Summit: Collaboration, marketing Tweet tips

The Shopper Marketing Summit conference in Schaumburg, Ill. wrapped up today, but not before marketing executives shared education session insights....More
Mar 21, 2014

Advocacy group faults Whole Foods for candy at checkout

CSPI called out Whole Foods Market on Twitter for stocking chips and candy at checkout. The retailer responded by touting its quality standards and....More
Mar 14, 2014

Pies celebrate Pi Day

How best to show your devotion to the mathetmatical constant π pi than to eat tons of pie on Pi Day? Luckily, retailers are helping those consumers....More
Feb 25, 2014

Retail bakeries celebrate Mardi Gras

Though Mardi Gras isn’t until next week, some retail bakeries have been celebrating early with traditional pre-Lenten cakes and pastries....More
Feb 12, 2014

Customers claim Fresh & Easy not living up to its name

Fresh & Easy’s transition to new ownership has not been going smoothly, based on comments to its Facebook page....More
Feb 11, 2014

NGA Show Twitter roundup

This year's National Grocer's Association show in Las Vegas was packed with workshops, events and an active trade show floor. Here are some....More
Feb 07, 2014

Supermarkets tout local athletes at Sochi

Sandwiched in between the obvious marketing opportunities of the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day, the launch of this year’s Winter Olympics presents a....More
Jan 30, 2014

Debating a minimum wage increase

Obama supports a minimum wage increase. Restaurants oppose it. Where will supermarkets stand?....More
Jan 27, 2014

Store Brands 2014: The consumer is king

Consumers want their voices to be heard. They’re eager to share their opinions about how a product performs....More
Jan 17, 2014

One third of Top 75 offer e-grocery

Twenty retailers offer “click and collect” while 23 provide grocery delivery; 15 have both services. Of those that deliver, four only do so for non-....More
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Jan 15, 2014

The social 75: Walmart dominates Facebook, Whole Foods wins Twitter

When it comes to social media, some members of the Top 75 perform much better than others....More
Jan 14, 2014

FMI Midwinter Twitter roundup

The 2014 FMI Midwinter Executive Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., wrapped up today after several insight-packed panels, industry events and....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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