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Aug 24, 2015

Andronico’s offers innovative approach to health

Natural and organic foods have become democratized, and supermarket retailers have made registered dietitians available to the masses, but now health....More
Aug 21, 2015

5 myths of online grocery, debunked2

The supermarket industry's digital adoption has yet to explode due to industry myths, but data actually shows that, when done right, online grocery....More
Jul 29, 2015

Five reasons why nonfoods need a bigger stage1

You don’t have to be in the food retail industry to know many supermarkets don’t consider nonfoods a core segment — but there are a number of reasons....More
Jul 24, 2015

Time to rethink the produce department?1

The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same....More
Jun 29, 2015

Gen Y finally comes of age in retailers’ eyes

For years, Millennials were influential, but they weren’t moving the needle for supermarkets as much as hoped. Gen Y was on the radar, but not the....More
May 26, 2015

Food industry 2025 comes into view

It’s only 2015 but we can already see 10 years out. That’s the conclusion of Technomic in a new and convincing report on where things are headed....More
May 12, 2015

Food safety tops list of retailers' fears in fresh foods1

SN's first Fresh Foods survey asked retailers to choose their top two greatest fears in the perimeter. At the top of the list was food safety, which....More
May 11, 2015

From the heart

Just over 30 years ago the idea of a woman president of the Western Association of Food Chains — or any trade group — seemed foreign to some industry....More
May 06, 2015

A new type of craft store

Retailers have embraced craft beer, ice cream and now, soda....More
Apr 28, 2015

Five things retailers want from fresh food suppliers

SN just released the findings of its perishables state-of-the-industry survey, and the data will open some eyes....More
Apr 10, 2015

How will the California drought affect food retailing?2

In the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s order to impose mandatory cuts to water usage for the first time in the California’s history, much has....More
Mar 27, 2015

The power of protein

Consumers want more protein in their diets. While they can get it in beef, eggs and cheese and other foods that are naturally high in protein, they....More
Mar 17, 2015

Trade shows through the 'lens of food'

Phil Lempert writes about how trade shows can encourage a vibrant discussion about the food industry....More
Mar 02, 2015

Playing offense with online shopping

There are lots of ways to approach online shopping, even if you’re just a one-store retailer, and you shouldn't let fear get in your way....More
Feb 20, 2015

Stealing ideas for added value products

As I started pulling together examples of fresh ideas in produce, meat and deli, it occurred to me that some of the most interesting and unique finds....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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