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Oct 02, 2014
Retailer resources for reducing food waste
Savvy food retailers know that reducing food waste isn’t just a feel-good story for customers — it can also help a business’s bottom line. But where....
Oct 01, 2014
WinCo customers sound off on self-checkout
WinCo Foods has begun adding self-checkout stations to all its stores, and the retailer asked Facebook fans for feedback on the experience. While the....
Sep 22, 2014
Four years of Mariano's in Chicagoland
We’ve plotted the location and opening date — along with photos and social media posts — for each of Mariano’s 27 stores in an interactive map to....
Sep 15, 2014
Schnucks encourages feedback on healthier meal deal
In response to customer requests for a healthier meal deal with a beverage option other than soda, this week Schnuck Markets included ground turkey,....
Sep 10, 2014
Behind the Ahold story
Jon Springer, writer of the story “James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from ‘good’ to ‘great’” that published in SN last month, talks....
Aug 29, 2014
Stew Leonard’s, Whole Foods kick off apple season
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and some retailers have started getting into the fall spirit by highlighting apples on social media....
Aug 19, 2014
Price Chopper, Whole Foods employees accept Ice Bucket Challenge
Supermarket executives and employees have not been immune to the Ice Bucket Challenge, which asks participants to dunk themselves with ice water and....
Aug 07, 2014
Retailers shift promotions to nonfood categories
The majority of key nonfood categories profiled in SN’s Annual Category Guide posted flat to modest sales increases....
Jul 29, 2014
Industry reports expect WFM to grow in long term
Despite the retailer’s recent decline in stock price, media reports are not counting Whole Foods Market out....
Jul 24, 2014
Albertsons, Weis handle stone fruit recall confusion
Whenever a food recall garners national media attention, as the stone fruit recall from Wawona Packing Company has this week, many consumers only....
Jul 01, 2014
Price Chopper, Rouses named best local grocers
Retailers are bragging on social media about being named the “best” or “favorite” by local shoppers....
Jun 30, 2014
Beef prices catch attention
Between high corn prices, growing international demand and the drought, the beef industry hasn’t been able to grow the herd for many years and has....
Jun 29, 2014
Retailers gear up for July 4
The 4th is less than a week away and supermarkets are reaching out to customers on Twitter to encourage them to purchase their July 4 supplies from....
Jun 19, 2014
Tops, Winco push World Cup promotions
Who says Americans don’t care about soccer? Retailers across the country are betting on the World Cup with contests, events and other promotions....
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....
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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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