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Oct 09, 2013

Shoppers Really Want a Costco

Consumers are dying for a Costco to open up near their town. They want one in Las Cruces, N.M., in Jackson, Miss., and in Cumming, Ga. They want one....More
Oct 08, 2013

Shopper Expo Tweets From Chicago

Tuesday was the first day of the Shopper Marketing Expo held at Chicago's Navy Pier, and attendees have been sharing insights from the conference....More
Sep 30, 2013

Mix and Match: Merchandising Premixed Cocktails

A big player in the premade cocktail segment — pouches — lends itself to impulse displays....More
Sep 24, 2013

Click and Collect Presents Online Ordering Opportunities

Click and collect, where customers order groceries online but pick them up at a store or other designated location, might be a way for retailers to....More
Sep 19, 2013

Bloggers Fuel Duane Reade’s Buzz

NEW YORK — The Twitter-verse is abuzz about Duane Reade, and it’s no accident....More
Sep 12, 2013

After M&A News, Albertson's Facebook Response On the Mark While Fresh & Easy Stays Silent

Though comments on a Facebook post about Albertsons’ acquisition of The United Family were largely negative, the retailer took the time to craft....More
Sep 10, 2013

Cutting Double Coupons Unlikely to Hurt Kroger

Some shoppers love their double coupons. They love them so much that they can barely fathom a double-couponless world. If that world existed, surely....More
Aug 22, 2013

Should Supermarkets Worry About Drug Store Food Sales Growth?

Food sales at drug stores have surged in the past year, thanks in part to a dedicated push by some of the largest chains. What does this mean for....More
Aug 20, 2013

3 Ways Retailers Can Use ‘Tweet Chats’

A “tweet chat” is a new type of social media activity that has potential to help retailers form closer relationships with their shopper social media....More
Aug 16, 2013

Retailers Reassure Customers On Cotton Candy Grapes

A new variety of grapes that claims to taste like cotton candy has just hit stores, but some retailers have had to reassure customers who mistakenly....More
Aug 12, 2013

Retailers Use Shark Week to Promote Seafood

Last week, a few retailers joined in the Shark Week mania to show off the seafood department or just have some fun on their Facebook pages....More
Jul 31, 2013

Wal-Mart, Aldi Face Off Against Established Minneapolis Retailers [With Map]

If variety is the spice of life, then consider Minneapolis well-seasoned....More
Jul 10, 2013

Harris Teeter Adds Fuel to Facebook Flame

It’s great that Harris Teeter wants to keep shoppers informed during this process, but the retailer failed to provide personalized responses to....More
Jul 02, 2013

Retailers Showcase Fresh With Vine Videos

Retailers seem to be finding that the Vine video format particularly lends itself to highlighting the store’s fresh departments....More
May 09, 2013

A Suspicious Mind: 5 Ways to Deter Theft

Nine in 10 retailers say they have been victims of ORC in the past 12 months, and more retailers say the activity is on the rise, according to....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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