Christina Veiders

Managing Editor, Supermarket News

Christina is a long-standing member of the Supermarket News editorial team. As managing editor, she supervises the day-to-day editorial workflow with production, making sure everyone meets tight weekly deadlines. At the same time, she is responsible for nonfood coverage and oversees the retail/financial and technology sections. Christina is responsible for coordinating special issues such as the Power 50 and SN’s Annual IRI Category Review, as well as other reader favorites. Prior to being named managing editor in 2000, Christina was SN’s nonfood editor.

Posts by Christina Veiders

in Viewpoints Jan 13, 2012

Bets On as Industry Awaits PBM Merger Decision

It could be a watershed year for retail pharmacy as a proposed merger of two of the country’s largest pharmacy benefit managers — Express Scripts and....More
in Viewpoints Dec 05, 2011

Food Retailers Should Weigh In on Black Friday

Over 200 million shoppers spent an estimated $52 billion on Black Friday, up an estimated 9% over last year. The witching hour — many doors opened at....More
in Viewpoints Oct 10, 2011

No Real Winners Seen in Durbin Amendment

Swipe fee reform known as the Durbin Amendment finally took effect on Oct. 1, although it was a watered down reform, capping rates at 21 cents instead....More
in Viewpoints Aug 15, 2011

Buy American Is Good Community Leadership

The refrain echoes back to the Great Depression: Buy American. A movement is afoot to do just that as a stimulus to jobs and the economy. Lord knows....More
in Viewpoints Jun 20, 2011

Consider UNFI's Triple Bottom Line Strategy

My stock investment strategy is simple. I invest in what I like. For example, I like to eat wholesome, natural, healthy foods. I like companies that....More
in Viewpoints Apr 25, 2011

Healthy Food Vending: Is It Right for Retailers?

The rush to the machine for a pick-me-up snack is a workplace ritual. But for those conscious about healthy eating that trip can be disappointing. It....More
in Total Access Mar 09, 2011

A Wrap Up

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told International Housewares Association members during the annual industry breakfast on Tuesday that President Obama....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2011

Chicago Mayor Emanuel: No More Food Deserts

Newly elected Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had some words of wisdom for food retailers, including Wal-Mart, planning to grow their businesses in the....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2011

Searching for the Next Hula Hoop

I tracked down Joe Kirby, vice president category management, Imperial Distributors, Auburn, Mass., to ask him about his impression of the housewares....More
in Total Access Mar 08, 2011

Day Two: Take It Up a Notch

On Monday, the show floor of the International Home + Housewares Show was buzzing and busy. The traffic that moved through the three exhibit halls at....More
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