Viewpoints http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2468/feed en How Instacart's pricing changes impact retailers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-instacarts-pricing-changes-impact-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body">Given Instacart’s rapid market expansion, it is important for retailers to understand how Instacart is recalibrating online grocery pricing at a local level. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-instacarts-pricing-changes-impact-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-instacarts-pricing-changes-impact-retailers#comments SN Viewpoints Online Retail Viewpoints Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:57:00 +0000 538311 at http://supermarketnews.com Lessons in great customer experience from an unexpected place http://supermarketnews.com/blog/lessons-great-customer-experience-unexpected-place <div class="node-body blog-body">A most satisfying customer experience reminded me of independent food retailers and how they often ace the needs of shoppers in local markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/lessons-great-customer-experience-unexpected-place" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/lessons-great-customer-experience-unexpected-place#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:52:00 +0000 537781 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers, are you making the most of price optimization? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-are-you-making-most-price-optimization <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are four things you can do to make the most of your price optimization strategy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-are-you-making-most-price-optimization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-are-you-making-most-price-optimization#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:32:00 +0000 537511 at http://supermarketnews.com How to expand fresh departments while avoiding pitfalls http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-expand-fresh-departments-while-avoiding-pitfalls <div class="node-body blog-body">Just because there may be strategic value in expanding your fresh offerings, does not mean that you are ready to do so. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-expand-fresh-departments-while-avoiding-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-expand-fresh-departments-while-avoiding-pitfalls#comments Food Safety SN Viewpoints Produce & Floral Meat Viewpoints Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:13:00 +0000 536271 at http://supermarketnews.com SN's 2016 directions serve 'disrupted' industry http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sns-2016-directions-serve-disrupted-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Last month SN presented its inaugural list of 25 “Disruptors” — people transforming food retailing in an era of unprecedented change. So how do we classify everyone else in the industry who didn’t make the list?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sns-2016-directions-serve-disrupted-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sns-2016-directions-serve-disrupted-industry#comments Top 75 Retailers & Wholesalers Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Registration Viewpoints Tue, 05 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 535221 at http://supermarketnews.com 5 things to consider before selecting an online marketplace for your supermarket http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-things-consider-selecting-online-marketplace-your-supermarket <div class="node-body blog-body">Setting up a marketplace is technically complex and any supermarket should ensure that it gets the appropriate technical and business help. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-things-consider-selecting-online-marketplace-your-supermarket" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-things-consider-selecting-online-marketplace-your-supermarket#comments SN Viewpoints Online Retail Viewpoints Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:45:00 +0000 535061 at http://supermarketnews.com How the U.S. can grow organic production http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-us-can-grow-organic-production <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers looking to expand their organic food offerings are finding that consumer demand is growing faster than supply. What can be done to stimulate more organic production? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-us-can-grow-organic-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-us-can-grow-organic-production#comments SN Viewpoints Organic & Natural Viewpoints Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:46:00 +0000 533721 at http://supermarketnews.com How ‘Disruptors’ are exploding business models http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-disruptors-are-exploding-business-models <div class="node-body blog-body">Disruption is all about throwing things into confusion and disorder. For better or worse, that’s a familiar scenario to many in the food industry right now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-disruptors-are-exploding-business-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-disruptors-are-exploding-business-models#comments SN Viewpoints Andronico's Community Markets BrightFarms Eataly Target Corp. Viewpoints Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:29:00 +0000 533321 at http://supermarketnews.com Great people, great grocery — and the link to operational excellence in support of the shopper http://supermarketnews.com/blog/great-people-great-grocery-and-link-operational-excellence-support-shopper <div class="node-body blog-body">The fuel powering great grocery is often linked to important aspects of operations — supply chain, merchandising, planning and daily execution. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/great-people-great-grocery-and-link-operational-excellence-support-shopper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/great-people-great-grocery-and-link-operational-excellence-support-shopper#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:44:00 +0000 533301 at http://supermarketnews.com What the two R’s can learn from each other http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-two-r-s-can-learn-each-other <div class="node-body blog-body">You'd be surprised by how much the two R’s — retailers and restaurants — have in common, even excluding the obvious fact that both sell food. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-two-r-s-can-learn-each-other" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-two-r-s-can-learn-each-other#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:05:00 +0000 530371 at http://supermarketnews.com I read the news today, oh boy http://supermarketnews.com/blog/i-read-news-today-oh-boy <div class="node-body blog-body">Mary Luzetski is 93 years old. She lives in a retirement rental community in Greenlawn, N.Y. known as Paumanack Village, which opened in 1980 as a pioneering result of citizen advocacy for affordable senior housing on Long Island. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/i-read-news-today-oh-boy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/i-read-news-today-oh-boy#comments SN Viewpoints A&P Bankruptcy 2015 Viewpoints Fri, 16 Oct 2015 20:55:00 +0000 529901 at http://supermarketnews.com 4 ways natural retailers can attract new moms http://supermarketnews.com/blog/4-ways-natural-retailers-can-attract-new-moms <div class="node-body blog-body">First-time mothers represent a window of opportunity for natural retailers. If new moms can be reached while on the cusp of a new life stage (preferably while they are still pregnant), retailers could potentially keep them as loyal shoppers for a long time to come. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/4-ways-natural-retailers-can-attract-new-moms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/4-ways-natural-retailers-can-attract-new-moms#comments SN Viewpoints Organic & Natural Viewpoints Wed, 14 Oct 2015 19:39:00 +0000 529631 at http://supermarketnews.com It's time to look around at new competitors http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-time-look-around-new-competitors <div class="node-body blog-body">A supermarket’s competition these days includes just about everyone — not just other supermarkets. It is not about market share; it is about share of stomach.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-time-look-around-new-competitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-time-look-around-new-competitors#comments The New Consumer SN Viewpoints Small Format Supermarket Online Retail Viewpoints Mon, 12 Oct 2015 18:48:00 +0000 529411 at http://supermarketnews.com 3 ways to convert social media insights to real world successes http://supermarketnews.com/blog/3-ways-convert-social-media-insights-real-world-successes <div class="node-body blog-body">Monitoring online conversations enables food retailers to adapt their offerings accordingly. Here are three top tips for food retailers on how to use insights from social data effectively. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/3-ways-convert-social-media-insights-real-world-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/3-ways-convert-social-media-insights-real-world-successes#comments SN Viewpoints Marketing Viewpoints Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:39:00 +0000 529251 at http://supermarketnews.com Nothing lasts forever: Just ask National Tea, Penn Fruit, Grand Union http://supermarketnews.com/blog/nothing-lasts-forever-just-ask-national-tea-penn-fruit-grand-union <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets, like all businesses, come and go. Some disappear suddenly, while others fade ever so slowly from sight. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/nothing-lasts-forever-just-ask-national-tea-penn-fruit-grand-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/nothing-lasts-forever-just-ask-national-tea-penn-fruit-grand-union#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints A&P Haggen Inc. Loblaw Cos. Schnuck Markets Viewpoints Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:00:00 +0000 528831 at http://supermarketnews.com