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Feb 22, 2016
Meat Conference 2016: Don’t call it 'ethnic'
Given changes in demographics and consumer tastes, retailers should think of multicultural cuisines in a much more nuanced way, according to a....
Feb 21, 2016
Meat Conference 2016: Make cuts work for you
Retailers need to have different strategies for how they sell different cuts of meat depending on which consumer is most likely to buy that cut,....
Dec 22, 2015
3 trends being pioneered by Whole Foods
SN spoke to Whole Foods’ executive global grocery coordinator Errol Schweizer about the trends and product types it’s helping pioneer....
Oct 26, 2015
PMA 2015: Understanding why consumers make shopping decisions
Consumers can be broken down into five basic types, each with their own motivations for why they buy the things that they buy. Retailers can target....
Oct 23, 2015
PMA 2015: FNV partners with celebrities to market produce
The Eat Brighter campaign to use Sesame Street characters to make produce more appealing to young children has been a huge success so far, but....
Sep 03, 2015
McMillon, McMullen, each one side of the other
Dougie McMillon and Rodney McMullen, One can’t be beaten; the other, not sunken....
Aug 10, 2015
Readers voted: Here's the news event with biggest industry impact
SN has reported on a boatload of big news in food retailing in recent months, but which is the biggest story of them all, according to....
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....
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