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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
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
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