Viewpoints http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2468/feed en The satellites of Planet Walmart http://supermarketnews.com/blog/satellites-planet-walmart <div class="node-body blog-body">The Bay Area has Silicon Valley. New York has Silicon Alley. Northwest Arkansas has… “The Silicon Alley of Retail.”</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/satellites-planet-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/satellites-planet-walmart#comments SN Viewpoints Walmart Wal-Mart Stores Viewpoints Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:36:00 +0000 472431 at http://supermarketnews.com Five timely insights about price and service battles http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-timely-insights-about-price-and-service-battles <div class="node-body blog-body">Price and service battles are playing out much like trench warfare in markets across the country, according to SN data that stems from a new partnership.</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/five-timely-insights-about-price-and-service-battles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-timely-insights-about-price-and-service-battles#comments Retailers SN Viewpoints Walmart Safeway H-E-B Meijer Inc. 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Wal-Mart Stores Viewpoints Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 471701 at http://supermarketnews.com New recipes for success with Millennials http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-recipes-success-millennials <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Treat Millennials as unique and special, because that’s important to this generation.</p><p> </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/new-recipes-success-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-recipes-success-millennials#comments SN Viewpoints 2014 FMI Midwinter Executive Conference Food Marketing Institute Viewpoints Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 469801 at http://supermarketnews.com GE fish is losing the PR war http://supermarketnews.com/blog/ge-fish-losing-pr-war <div class="node-body blog-body">While genetically engineered salmon are hardly killer velociraptors, I don’t see how AquaBounty can win over the majority of consumers with Jurassic Park-like logic, no matter how scientifically driven. </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/ge-fish-losing-pr-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/ge-fish-losing-pr-war#comments SN Viewpoints Seafood Laws & Regulations Viewpoints Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 469691 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA authority should keep pace with innovation http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fda-authority-should-keep-pace-innovation <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week, attorneys general from more than two-dozen states and jurisdictions implored the CEOs of Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Safeway and Kroger to stop selling tobacco products in stores with pharmacies.</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/fda-authority-should-keep-pace-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fda-authority-should-keep-pace-innovation#comments SN Viewpoints Laws & Regulations Health & Wellness Viewpoints Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:48:00 +0000 468861 at http://supermarketnews.com Why industry collaboration has surged in importance http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-industry-collaboration-has-surged-importance <div class="node-body blog-body">Anyone on the industry conference circuit knows this fact: The focus on industry collaboration efforts is heating up.</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-industry-collaboration-has-surged-importance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-industry-collaboration-has-surged-importance#comments SN Viewpoints FMI Food Marketing Institute National Grocers Association NGA Viewpoints Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 468711 at http://supermarketnews.com With Safeway, Cerberus acquires management talent http://supermarketnews.com/blog/safeway-cerberus-acquires-management-talent <div class="node-body blog-body">Albertsons, it appears, has acquired a succession plan for its aging lineup of leaders.</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/safeway-cerberus-acquires-management-talent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/safeway-cerberus-acquires-management-talent#comments SN Viewpoints Safeway Acme Albertsons Genuardi's Jewel-Osco Robert L. Edwards Robert Miller Safeway Shaw's Star Market Viewpoints Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:17:00 +0000 467701 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers dance to faster beat with local products http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-dance-faster-beat-local-products <div class="node-body blog-body">The fresh side offers the best example of the behind-the-scenes logistics involved in local product merchandising. </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-dance-faster-beat-local-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-dance-faster-beat-local-products#comments SN Viewpoints Seafood Produce Health & Wellness Balls Food Stores Kings Food Markets Viewpoints Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 466091 at http://supermarketnews.com Bourbon is a boon to sales http://supermarketnews.com/blog/bourbon-boon-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Bourbon is busting out of the confines of mint julep glasses and oak-paneled men&rsquo;s clubs to become one of the fastest growing liquors, with sales skyrocketing 40% in the last five years, according to Euromonitor.</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/bourbon-boon-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/bourbon-boon-sales#comments Beverage Consumer Trends SN Viewpoints Shopper Insights Viewpoints Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:00:00 +0000 464671 at http://supermarketnews.com Four timely questions about supermarket health boom http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-timely-questions-about-supermarket-health-boom <div class="node-body blog-body">Coming soon is Natural Products Expo West, the giant annual exhibition and educational event, so it's appropriate here to examine four key questions about the future of health and wellness at retail. </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/four-timely-questions-about-supermarket-health-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-timely-questions-about-supermarket-health-boom#comments SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Viewpoints Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 464171 at http://supermarketnews.com WFM shows it’s hip to be Square http://supermarketnews.com/blog/wfm-shows-it-s-hip-be-square <div class="node-body blog-body">Whole Foods’ announcement earlier this month that it has partnered with Square for payment processing at select in-store venues should help ease some in-store congestion. </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/wfm-shows-it-s-hip-be-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/wfm-shows-it-s-hip-be-square#comments SN Viewpoints Technology Natural Food Stores Whole Foods Market Viewpoints Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:31:00 +0000 463521 at http://supermarketnews.com Independent retailers step up their offense http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independent-retailers-step-their-offense <div class="node-body blog-body">The annual NGA Show under way in Las Vegas is a time to spotlight the independent retail sector. Here are some examples of how independents are breaking out with new growth strategies.</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/independent-retailers-step-their-offense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independent-retailers-step-their-offense#comments SN Viewpoints Top 50 Small Chains & Independents Top 50 Small Chains & Independents All American Quality Foods Dorothy Lane Market Harps Food Stores Homeland Stores Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Niemann Foods Peter Larkin Reasor's Rich Niemann Viewpoints Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 462321 at http://supermarketnews.com The future of natural supermarkets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/future-natural-supermarkets <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets have always been resilient to meet consumer needs, changing innovations and 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/future-natural-supermarkets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/future-natural-supermarkets#comments SN Viewpoints Natural Food Stores Viewpoints Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 462281 at http://supermarketnews.com A new approach to health and wellness http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-approach-health-and-wellness <div class="node-body blog-body">An interview with Margaux Drake is always a lively and educational one.</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-approach-health-and-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-approach-health-and-wellness#comments SN Viewpoints Community Service Health & Wellness D&W Viewpoints Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:00:00 +0000 461591 at http://supermarketnews.com Food Lion revamp wins over a longtime supporter http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-lion-revamp-wins-over-longtime-supporter <div class="node-body blog-body">Pricing and service investments are reawakening sales at Food Lion.</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/food-lion-revamp-wins-over-longtime-supporter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-lion-revamp-wins-over-longtime-supporter#comments SN Viewpoints Beth Newlands Campbell Delhaize America Delhaize Group Food Lion Viewpoints Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:00:00 +0000 461201 at http://supermarketnews.com