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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 Flame1

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 Theft1

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
May 07, 2013

Retailers Promote Freebies for Moms

Retailers across the country are promoting in-store tastings and giving out flowers this week in honor of Mother’s Day....More
May 06, 2013

Most Viewed Stories: A&P, Publix, Kroger

Most viewed content on for the week of April 28....More
Apr 23, 2013

Most Viewed Stories: Acquisitions and Sales

Most viewed content on for the week of April 15....More
Apr 15, 2013

Most Viewed Stories: Kroger and Albertsons Look Ahead

Most viewed content on for the week of April 8....More
Apr 10, 2013

More of the Summit on Twitter

The Shopper Marketing Summit wrapped up on Wednesday, but industry stakeholders kept talking right through the end, as they sat in on educational....More
Apr 09, 2013

The Summit on Twitter

Given their expertise in using digital media, it's no surprise that stakeholders attending the Shopper Marketing Summit know how to tweet highlights....More
Apr 09, 2013

Tweets From Shopper Marketing Summit: Day 1

Attendees have taken to the Path to Purchase Institute's Shopper Marketing Summit — and Twitter — with zeal. Tweets embedded below spotlight some....More
Apr 08, 2013

Most Viewed Stories: Supervalu Focuses on Save-A-Lot

Most viewed content on for the week of April 1....More
Apr 01, 2013

Most Viewed Stories: Supervalu Cuts Jobs, Names New Staff

Most viewed content on for the week of March 25....More
Mar 28, 2013

A Closer Look at the FDA Antibiotic Retail Meat Report6

12% of retail chicken sampled contained salmonella, and of those salmonella samples, 74.1% were resistant to one or more antibiotics, according to....More
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Elliot Zwiebach

Elliot Zwiebach has been with Supermarket News for more than 45 years — a span difficult for him to comprehend, having once been the youngest reporter on the staff. During that time he has...

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Don Cuppett Jr. is content production director for Supermarket News, a Penton Media publication.
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