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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....
Jan 27, 2015
FMI Midwinter: consumer research, awards
If you couldn't make it to the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is wrapping up on Tuesday in sunny Miami Beach, Fla., here are some highlights from....
Jan 12, 2015
Whole Foods gets crafty with beer
Whole Foods caters to home brewers; opens on-site microbreweries....
Jan 08, 2015
Sam Duncan to Aldi: Bring it on
It looks like Aldi is increasing its presence in Pennsylvania, but Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan isn’t scared of a little friendly competition for....
Nov 21, 2014
The Friday Five: Schadenfreude edition
Normally we hate being the bearer of bad news, but sometimes reading about other’s misfortunes can make us feel better about ourselves....
Nov 14, 2014
What's next in 2015 food trends
Food trends in 2015 will be marked by more sophisticated tastes aided by travel, technology and the entrepreneurial Millennium generation....
Nov 14, 2014
The Friday Five: New school vs. old school
In this edition, we look at a few ways retailers are testing the boundaries of the traditional supermarket and a couple of arguments for keeping the....
Nov 07, 2014
The Friday Five: Walmart edition
Welcome to the Friday Five, where SN rounds up the top articles from around the web that you may have missed this week. This inaugural edition....
Oct 31, 2014
Readers weigh in on e-grocery’s obstacles
This week, IdeaXchange Xpert Neil Stern wrote that “Online shopping barriers slowly dissolve.” Several of our readers responded with some ideas of....
What's SN Social?
Don Cuppett Jr. is content production director for Supermarket News, a Penton Media publication.
Liz Webber is Senior Digital Manager at Supermarket News. She covers fresh foods for the magazine and creates multimedia, blog posts and other content for the website. She joined SN in August 2012.
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