Viewpoints http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2468/feed en Treating hunger as a health issue http://supermarketnews.com/blog/treating-hunger-health-issue <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as health systems are improving patient outcomes by basing in-store clinics in food stores and partnering with retail dietitians and pharmacists, healthcare providers are paying close attention to social determinants of health, such as food insecurity, in traditional diagnostic settings. </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/treating-hunger-health-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/treating-hunger-health-issue#comments SN Viewpoints Pharmacy Health & Wellness Viewpoints Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:20:00 +0000 497451 at http://supermarketnews.com What to expect from food in 2015 http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-expect-food-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">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 partner ConAgra Foods and findings from the SupermarketGuru.com Consumer Panel.</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-expect-food-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-expect-food-2015#comments Beverage Consumer Trends SN Viewpoints Meals Meat Dairy Center Store Viewpoints Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:50:00 +0000 497351 at http://supermarketnews.com Millennials drive food trends despite lag in spending http://supermarketnews.com/blog/millennials-drive-food-trends-despite-lag-spending <div class="node-body blog-body">Millennials are becoming known for something very different than underperforming. Their influence is bursting out all across the industry, even revolutionizing food trends. </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/millennials-drive-food-trends-despite-lag-spending" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/millennials-drive-food-trends-despite-lag-spending#comments Consumer Trends SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 496541 at http://supermarketnews.com Supermarkets are ‘dead,’ long live supermarkets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-are-dead-long-live-supermarkets <div class="node-body blog-body">If all your market knowledge came from the general media, you’d already have concluded supermarkets are goners. While these "death" proclamations have been wildly exaggerated, conventional retailers cannot ignore recent dramatic developments.</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/supermarkets-are-dead-long-live-supermarkets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-are-dead-long-live-supermarkets#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 495361 at http://supermarketnews.com How being too late and selling too little will help Kroger win, again http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-being-too-late-and-selling-too-little-will-help-kroger-win-again <div class="node-body blog-body">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.</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-being-too-late-and-selling-too-little-will-help-kroger-win-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-being-too-late-and-selling-too-little-will-help-kroger-win-again#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Kroger Viewpoints Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:43:00 +0000 495331 at http://supermarketnews.com Halloween has gone to the dogs http://supermarketnews.com/blog/halloween-has-gone-dogs <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </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/halloween-has-gone-dogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/halloween-has-gone-dogs#comments SN Viewpoints Center Store Albertsons Hy-Vee Food Stores Publix Super Markets Viewpoints Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:09:00 +0000 495131 at http://supermarketnews.com Organic is back in the spotlight http://supermarketnews.com/blog/organic-back-spotlight <div class="node-body blog-body">After ceding the spotlight to local for the past few years, organic may once again be having a moment. </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/organic-back-spotlight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/organic-back-spotlight#comments SN Viewpoints Produce Associated Food Stores Viewpoints Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:25:00 +0000 494711 at http://supermarketnews.com Click-and-collect gaining more curb appeal http://supermarketnews.com/blog/click-and-collect-gaining-more-curb-appeal <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Click-and-collect, the online grocery strategy that requires customer pickup of merchandise at store curbside or elsewhere, is on a faster track.</p> <p>Both Kroger and Walmart recently unveiled efforts, putting this concept in the spotlight at two of the biggest food retailers.</p></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/click-and-collect-gaining-more-curb-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/click-and-collect-gaining-more-curb-appeal#comments SN Viewpoints Online Retail Kroger Co. 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Wal-Mart Stores Viewpoints Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 493881 at http://supermarketnews.com Cash-strapped Millennials will splurge on food http://supermarketnews.com/blog/cash-strapped-millennials-will-splurge-food <div class="node-body blog-body">Spicy quinoa salad with Chimichurri dressing and a cold-pressed apple, celery, beet, ginger, parsley, spinach and lemon concoction seem like a stretch for a chain that caters to the Slurpee and Big Bites crowd, but in an effort to appeal to discerning Millennials, 7-Eleven is giving these recipes – co-created with Tony Horton of P90X workout fame — a go in 104 L.A.-area stores. </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/cash-strapped-millennials-will-splurge-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/cash-strapped-millennials-will-splurge-food#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:32:00 +0000 492261 at http://supermarketnews.com Natural products: Six steps to supermarket big leagues http://supermarketnews.com/blog/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues <div class="node-body blog-body">Natural products suppliers are vying to introduce new items to supermarkets, but often they don’t understand how this retail channel really works. Here's how.</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/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues#comments SN Viewpoints 2014 Expo East Viewpoints Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 491401 at http://supermarketnews.com The final word on Market Basket’s meltdown http://supermarketnews.com/blog/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown <div class="node-body blog-body">We need to capture the best takeaways and create something positive for the entire industry from this unprecedented Market Basket saga.</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/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Demoulas Market Basket Viewpoints Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 489501 at http://supermarketnews.com Why Uber matters in food http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-uber-matters-food <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m sure you have noticed how Uber has upped the game in same-day delivery, social media, mobile payments – and 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/why-uber-matters-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-uber-matters-food#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 489131 at http://supermarketnews.com The new standard for local? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-standard-local <div class="node-body blog-body">Now some retailers are using a new criterion for local fruits and vegetables: how long it takes for produce to get from the field to the store. </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/new-standard-local" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-standard-local#comments SN Viewpoints Produce Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Kings Food Markets Viewpoints Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:00:00 +0000 488531 at http://supermarketnews.com A curtain rises on new idea-sharing platform http://supermarketnews.com/blog/curtain-rises-new-idea-sharing-platform <div class="node-body blog-body">SN just launched a new online idea-sharing platform called IdeaXchange, which it serves up thoughtful, conversational content from industry experts who we’ve dubbed Xperts.</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/curtain-rises-new-idea-sharing-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/curtain-rises-new-idea-sharing-platform#comments SN Viewpoints Tesco Viewpoints Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:00:00 +0000 488471 at http://supermarketnews.com The day I turned my car into a cart http://supermarketnews.com/blog/day-i-turned-my-car-cart <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I was shopping in my local Stop &amp; Shop when I passed an endcap display for laundry detergent. While the detergent specials were enticing, what really caught my attention was a shelf sign jetting out from the display.</p> <p>The sign had a picture of a car and read, &ldquo;Turn Your Car into a Cart.&rdquo;<br /> &nbsp;</p></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/day-i-turned-my-car-cart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/day-i-turned-my-car-cart#comments SN Viewpoints Ahold USA Center Store Online Retail Ahold USA Peapod Stop & Shop Viewpoints Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:43:00 +0000 486271 at http://supermarketnews.com