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Feb 24, 2015

Meat Conference 2015: Value-added meat growth outpacing department

Value-added meat presents big opportunities for growth in the meat case, according to IRI research presented during the session “Maximizing Growth....More
Feb 23, 2015

Meat Conference 2015: New strategies needed to woo consumers back to meat

Troubling trends among meat shoppers do not bode well for the department or the rest of the store....More
Feb 23, 2015

Meat Conference 2015: Get ready for record meat and poultry production

The drought and disease woes of the past few years have passed, and total U.S. meat and poultry production will hit a historic high in 2015....More
Feb 23, 2015

Meat Conference 2015: Big opportunities in natural packaged meats for conventional retailers

Sales of natural packaged meat is far outpacing sales of conventional packaged meat, and conventional retailers should take note....More
Feb 22, 2015

Meat Conference 2015: Know your shoppers and give them what they want

While many retailers focus mainly on assortment, merchandising and pricing, the most important thing is to know who your shopper is and what your....More
Nov 18, 2014

PLMA 2014: Curated commerce

Speeding up the path to purchase is what’s necessary for retailer’s to thrive over the next few years. “This is what’s going....More
Nov 17, 2014

PLMA 2014: Kid cuisine

Moms want to buy better-for-you foods for their kids, but often struggle to find products that meet their nutrition standards, but also taste good....More
Nov 17, 2014

PLMA 2014: Martha Stewart's pet project

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is deepening its commitment to the pet category, the businesswoman said in keynote presentation Monday at the 2014....More
Nov 17, 2014

PLMA 2014: Martha Stewart speaks with SN

The Martha Stewart brand can be found at Kmart, Home Depot, Macy’s, PetSmart and other retailers. But does the businesswoman have plans for food....More
Nov 17, 2014

AWG's organics label gains store presence

Cooperative food wholesaler Associated Wholesale Grocers is rapidly expanding its reintroduced Clearly Organic label, the company announced at the....More
Nov 16, 2014

PLMA 2014: Fetching sales

A variety of unique pet products are being introduced at the PLMA show. Among them: sweet potato and cranberry strips from the Crump Group and easy-....More
Nov 16, 2014

PLMA 2014: Promise on the perimeter

One of the trends from PLMA's just-announced 2014 Salute to Excellence awards is how retailers have improved their store brand fresh products, from....More
Nov 12, 2014

PLMA 2014: Let the treasure hunt begin

PLMA’s annual trade show is so big that each year, I map out my show floor strategy the day of the event....More
Oct 19, 2014

PMA 2014: New produce merchandising, products

As customers are looking for new ways to consume fruits and vegetables, some suppliers gave showgoers creative applications of their products at the....More
Oct 18, 2014

PMA 2014: How marketers can connect with Gen Z

Today's 23 million American Gen Zers have $44 billion a year in spending power. However, tapping into that buying power will require new ways of....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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Jenna Telesca is the Content Director of Supermarket News. She joined SN in 2010.
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