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May 11, 2010

Adversity to Advantage

Erik Weihenmayer, the blind athlete whose pursuit of the Seven Summits, ice scaling, hang-gliding and other outdoor adventure sports made for a....More
May 11, 2010

FMI Makes Contact

“We named this event ‘Customer Connect’ and we did it for a reason,” Leslie Sarasin, president of Food Marketing Institute, said in opening remarks....More
May 10, 2010

Kudos to SN's Tech Award Winners

Supermarket News will be presenting the 2010 Technology Excellence Awards Tuesday morning at the FMI show at the “Consumers Rule” workshop....More
May 10, 2010

Supermarkets Need Diplomacy For Health Strategies

By default supermarkets will play a critical role in advancing health and wellness in the nation. Retailers, whose livelihoods depend on food sales,....More
May 10, 2010

Gearing Up for the Big Event

There’s something especially exciting about this week’s FMI 2010 event, which runs May 10-13 in Las Vegas. It’s the first opportunity in two years....More
Apr 23, 2010

Produce Managers Honored at Awards Banquet

Earlier tonight, the United Fresh Produce Association honored the 25 recipients of its 2010 Retail Produce Manager Awards, during a special ceremony....More
Apr 23, 2010

Retail Produce Managers Talk Trends and Strategy

One of the most interesting new features of this year’s United Fresh show has been the new learning center areas on the trade show floor. This....More
Apr 22, 2010

Fresh & Easy Now Accepting WIC Vouchers in Los Angeles Location

The United Fresh Produce Association scored a big victory for the industry and for low-income shoppers alike in 2008, when they got the federal....More
Apr 22, 2010

Making Fruits and Vegetables “Foods of Convenience”

The Salad Bar in Every School campaign is a major initiative for the United Fresh Produce Association this year, and attendees had a good opportunity....More
Apr 21, 2010

FDA Wants Food Safety Standards to be “Risk-based and Scale-appropriate”

Michael Taylor, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for food, spoke for half an hour at this morning’s opening general session. And he said something that....More
Apr 20, 2010

Looking forward to this year's United Fresh Show

I just arrived in Las Vegas on Tuesday for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2010 trade show and expo. They’ve got a really great program coming....More
Mar 25, 2010

Targeting Valuable Shoppers

An interesting presentation was given this morning by Grant LaMontagne, senior vice president and chief customer officer of The Clorox Co. In....More
Mar 24, 2010

Best Selling New Products

IRI released its annual list of New Product Pacesetters yesterday. In order to be considered for the list products must have earned at least $7.5....More
Mar 23, 2010

Say Cheese

Point-of-sale data allows retailers to figure out who purchased what, but its nearly impossible, without asking shoppers, to know why items included....More
Mar 23, 2010

Shoppers Start Your Engines

If you've noticed more cars on the road lately it may have something to do with the additional food shopping trips that consumers are taking in....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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