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Jun 29, 2009

Product Pitches

My mouth starts watering every time I open my email. That’s because I’m on the press list for the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade’s....More
Jun 29, 2009

Feeling Special

Like most 9 to 5ers I usually hit the snooze button a few times on Monday mornings, but not today since I’m headed to the National Association of....More
Jun 19, 2009

Former Wal-Mart CEO Serves Humble Pie

Lee Scott, who recently retired as chief executive officer of the world's largest retailer, gave an aw-shucks performance today at the CIES World....More
Jun 19, 2009

Nutritionist Takes Food Companies to Task

Label this presentation with the advisory: Warning - May Induce Cringes Among Food Industry Executives. Nutritionist Marion Nestle cheerfully....More
Jun 19, 2009

Sainsbury's Finds Middle Ground

Sometimes it seems that all we ever hear about British food retailing is Tesco, Tesco, Tesco. But there are some other successful players over there....More
Jun 18, 2009

Trading Partners Talk Nutrition Education

This morning's sessions at the 53rd World Business Summit focused on simplicity. To that end roundtable participants Jeff Noddle, executive chairman....More
Jun 18, 2009

New Global Group Unites CPG and Retail

From now on, nobody has to wonder what CIES stands for. As of this morning, it no longer exists. Its members voted overwhelmingly today to form a new....More
Jun 17, 2009

Burd Gives His Health Care Talk

Steve Burd, the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Safeway, gave his inspired presentation about health care reform this afternoon at....More
Jun 17, 2009

Sustainability Still in Vogue at CIES

The enormity of the economic crisis has not diminished the importance of sustainability and other issues concerning social responsibility....More
Jun 17, 2009

Getting a Global Perspective at CIES

The U.S. tends to be a little bit isolated from the rest of the world in many ways....More
Jun 17, 2009

The World at My Fingertips

CIES' 53rd World Food Business Summit kicks off this afternoon, right here in the Big Apple, practically in SN’s backyard at the Waldorf-Astoria....More
Jun 16, 2009

The Best is Yet to Come

I’m sitting in the lobby of the Waldorf=Astoria hotel watching food retailers, private label suppliers and others who attended this inaugrural check....More
Jun 16, 2009

P&G's Perspective

This may be a private label show, but I’ve been on the lookout for one of the biggest names on the name-brand side of the business: Procter....More
Jun 15, 2009

The Voting Booth

I recently took an informal vote among my friends, all of whom are the primary household shopper. I asked them if they were buying more or less....More
Jun 15, 2009

The First of Its Kind

As I listened to Leslie Sarasin speak this morning, it became clear to me that I was witnessing an important moment for private label. By holding its....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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