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Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Educate consumers and employees to boost produce sales

Providing more information to customers and store employees is a good way to set apart your produce department from the competition, produce managers....More
Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Each generation has own communication needs

Retailers who know the best way to communicate with the multiple generations of employees will increase profitability and reduce turnover, said a....More
Jun 11, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Crenshaw: Relationships are key to business success

Publix's success is based on the exceptional relationships it has with customers, suppliers and employees, CEO Ed Crenshaw said at the United Fresh....More
Jun 03, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Don't forget Boomers

Though Millennials may be tomorrow's shoppers, it's important not to forget about Baby Boomers and their significant spending power....More
Jun 03, 2014

United Fresh 2014: Produce in the Windy City

One session that will be particularly interesting for retailers attending the conference is Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw’s keynote address on Wednesday,....More
Jun 03, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Move over, Cronut

The IDDBA exhibit floor is a place to show off new, exciting and sometimes out there products. Multiple booths had intriguing hybrids in bakery to....More
Jun 02, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Go bold when marketing to male grocery shoppers

Food retailers should stick to bold colors and simple fonts when trying to make products appeal to men, said Bill Klump, chairman of the board of....More
Jun 02, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Kids' favorites are all grown up on the show floor

One item that really caught my eye in the Show & Sell Center looked like a grown-up version of a Pizza Lunchables....More
Jun 01, 2014

IDDBA 2014: Many Millennials leave primary channel to shop dairy, deli, bakery

Many Millennial shoppers look for items in dairy, deli and bakery outside of their primary store, The Hartman Group CEO Laurie Demeritt said in an....More
May 21, 2014

IDDBA 2014: What to watch at Dairy-Deli-Bake

Dairy-Deli-Bake 2014 promises to showcase the latest trends across diverse fresh departments in the supermarket....More
May 18, 2014

More consumers choosing “grocerants” over restaurants: Panel

Consumers are increasingly preferring heat and eat offerings of grocery and convenience stores over restaurant fare, said a panel Sunday at the....More
Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Revamp your seafood case

The lack of significant growth in the seafood department is due to lack of innovation in the seafood case, John Whitman of Whitman Management Group....More
Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Long John Silver’s focuses on product innovation

Long John Silver’s will be introducing a new line of sandwiches, soups and salads in May, said Chief Food Innovation Officer Marie Zhang at a panel....More
Mar 17, 2014

Seafood Expo: Chipotle exec talks marketing

The “Putting the Food Back into Seafood” panel at the Seafood Expo was almost more of a discussion in a classroom between people who are directly or....More
Mar 16, 2014

Seafood Expo: DeMoulas invested in seafood success

The DeMoulas Market Basket chain took its seafood sales from less than 1% of total store sales to 2% for fresh seafood and 2 to 2.5% for frozen....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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