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Sep 1, 2015
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Why supermarkets are only fair in health and wellness

Supermarkets are ringing up healthy sales in wellness, but a new industry survey shows supermarkets' efforts leave a lot to be desired — by their customers....More
Aug 28, 2015
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A rising tide lifts all boats: Successful approach for winning the clean label challenge 1

If the clean label trend is here to stay, consumers, brands and private label can all come out winners if manufacturers and retailers develop a long-term blueprint for success....More
Aug 26, 2015
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Supermarkets must help shoppers understand climate change

Most shoppers do not make the connection between weather conditions and the prices (or availability) of the foods they have on their shopping list....More
Aug 24, 2015
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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 aspirations could become even more attainable as Andronico’s Community Markets adds certified holistic health coaching to the mix....More
Aug 21, 2015
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5 myths of online grocery, debunked 1

The supermarket industry's digital adoption has yet to explode due to industry myths, but data actually shows that, when done right, online grocery has huge potential....More
Jul 29, 2015
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Five reasons why nonfoods need a bigger stage 1

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 why nonfoods need a higher profile....More
Jul 24, 2015
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Time to rethink the produce department? 1

The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same....More
Jun 29, 2015
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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 front burner. Things have changed....More
Jun 12, 2015
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United Fresh 2015: Produce merchandising strategies 1

Some of the 2015 United Fresh Produce Manager Award winners shared their tips and tricks during a panel at the United Fresh Produce Show in Chicago....More
Jun 9, 2015
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IDDBA 2015: Omni-channel efforts must start now

IDDBA president and CEO Mike Eardley used his keynote remarks at Dairy-Deli-Bake on Monday to emphasize the importance of developing an omni-channel strategy....More

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