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Feb 02, 2015

Independents dig deeper for differentiation strategies

Timed to coincide with the NGA Show in Las Vegas, SN has unveiled two research pieces that shed light on how independents approach differentiation....More
Jan 05, 2015

SN takes deeper dive in 2015

A year ago, SN unveiled new content plans to keep pace with the fast-changing food distribution industry. For 2015 we’re taking an even deeper dive....More
Dec 15, 2014

Top 2014 searches targeted hot topics

What were readers searching for on SN’s website in 2014? They were seeking more information about companies in transition and trends and topics in....More
Dec 05, 2014

New solutions to reducing food waste

Given that there is still a long way to go to divert all of the food that retailers waste, it’s refreshing to see some companies trying out....More
Nov 26, 2014

Treating hunger as a health issue

Just as health systems are improving patient outcomes by basing in-store clinics in food stores and partnering with retail dietitians and pharmacists....More
Nov 25, 2014

What to expect from food in 2015

It's that time once again where we pull back the curtain and reveal our annual food and shopping predictions based on our research conducted with our....More
Nov 17, 2014

Millennials drive food trends despite lag in spending

Millennials are becoming known for something very different than underperforming. Their influence is bursting out all across the industry, even....More
Nov 03, 2014

Supermarkets are ‘dead,’ long live supermarkets

If all your market knowledge came from the general media, you’d already have concluded supermarkets are goners. While these "death" proclamations....More
Oct 31, 2014

How being too late and selling too little will help Kroger win, again

While Kroger still isn’t doing a whole lot of sales on the Internet, the foundation upon which it could build sales might surprise you....More
Oct 30, 2014

Halloween has gone to the dogs

So whether it’s a photo contest like the one at Albertsons or a complete revamp of a pet department, retailers need to take animal lovers seriously....More
Oct 24, 2014

Organic is back in the spotlight

After ceding the spotlight to local for the past few years, organic may once again be having a moment....More
Oct 20, 2014

Click-and-collect gaining more curb appeal

Click-and-collect, the online grocery strategy that requires customer pickup of merchandise at store curbside or elsewhere, is on a faster track....More
Oct 03, 2014

Cash-strapped Millennials will splurge on food

Spicy quinoa salad with Chimichurri dressing and a cold-pressed apple, celery, beet, ginger, parsley, spinach and lemon concoction seem like a....More
Sep 29, 2014

Natural products: Six steps to supermarket big leagues

Natural products suppliers are vying to introduce new items to supermarkets, but often they don’t understand how this retail channel really works....More
Sep 08, 2014

The final word on Market Basket’s meltdown

We need to capture the best takeaways and create something positive for the entire industry from this unprecedented Market Basket saga....More
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Liz Webber

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...

Elliot Zwiebach

Elliot Zwiebach has been with Supermarket News for more than 45 years — a span difficult for him to comprehend, having once been the youngest reporter on the staff. During that time he has...
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