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Apr 06, 2016

Why Millennials still mystify the food industry1

I’ve seen two main reactions when the subject of Millennials comes up among retailers and manufacturers, as it often does these days....More
Apr 04, 2016

Millennials come of age: How will their eating behaviors evolve?

Manufacturers and retailers want to know how Millennials' eating behaviors will change as they form households, raise children and go through other....More
Mar 31, 2016

Milestone anniversaries link industry's past to present2

Business anniversaries are certainly a cause for celebration, and 2016 marks 100 years for Wegmans and United Supermarkets, and 90 years for AWG,....More
Mar 10, 2016

5 cloud levers that drive category sales and margins

Retailers and CPGs can take advantage of shopper data to align assortment offerings and space allocations with the behavior and preferences of their....More
Mar 08, 2016

Millennials in the grocery store: Are they really that much different from older generations?2

Millennials have been, arguably, the most scrutinized generation to date. But are they really that much different from older generations?....More
Mar 07, 2016

New findings spotlight long-running natural merchandising debate 

SN's Whole Health Survey helps answer the question: Should you integrate or segregate natural and organic products in the supermarket?....More
Mar 02, 2016

Build trust, grow sales with allergen best practices

Creating magical service experiences for customers who have special dietary requests starts with a C-suite commitment to a special diets program....More
Mar 01, 2016

7 steps for supermarket online growth2

Seven steps grocery retailers need to take now to ensure they don’t lose out as online grocery grows in overall share of purchases....More
Feb 11, 2016

Retailers, suppliers take the lead on cage-free eggs

Treating animals better and providing consumers with a safer product seems to be the push that everyone — grocery chains, CPG giants and egg....More
Feb 09, 2016

How Instacart's pricing changes impact retailers

Given Instacart’s rapid market expansion, it is important for retailers to understand how Instacart is recalibrating online grocery pricing at a....More
Feb 02, 2016

Lessons in great customer experience from an unexpected place

A most satisfying customer experience reminded me of independent food retailers and how they often ace the needs of shoppers in local markets....More
Jan 29, 2016

Retailers, are you making the most of price optimization?

Here are four things you can do to make the most of your price optimization strategy....More
Jan 15, 2016

How to expand fresh departments while avoiding pitfalls

Just because there may be strategic value in expanding your fresh offerings, does not mean that you are ready to do so....More
Jan 05, 2016

SN's 2016 directions serve 'disrupted' industry 

Last month SN presented its inaugural list of 25 “Disruptors” — people transforming food retailing in an era of unprecedented change. So how do we....More
Dec 22, 2015

5 things to consider before selecting an online marketplace for your supermarket

Setting up a marketplace is technically complex and any supermarket should ensure that it gets the appropriate technical and business help....More
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Julie Gallagher’s delicious foray into coverage of the food industry was purely accidental. With a background in technology, she joined Supermarket News as associate editor of its Technology...

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Liz Webber is Senior Digital Manager at Supermarket News. She covers fresh foods for the magazine and creates multimedia, blog posts and other content for the website. She joined SN in August 2012.
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