Industry Voices http://supermarketnews.com/blog/388981/feed Here you'll find a wide variety of industry stakeholders weighing in on the important issues that define today's retail food business. en How supermarkets can better serve SNAP beneficiaries http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries <div class="node-body blog-body">The SNAP program is a literal lifeline for 14% of America, and now it’s time for retailers and grocers to step up to the plate to help. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-better-serve-snap-beneficiaries#comments Latest News Consumer Trends Center Store Shopper Insights Industry Voices Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:40:00 +0000 471191 at http://supermarketnews.com Assessing the values of ‘talent’ versus ‘performance’ http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance <div class="node-body blog-body">Companies claim the need for talent, but what they really need is performance, writes Jose Tamez of executive search firm Austin-Michael.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/assessing-values-talent-versus-performance#comments Executive Changes SN Viewpoints Industry Voices Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:13:00 +0000 470821 at http://supermarketnews.com Online grocery: Strategies to win within and beyond the store http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store <div class="node-body blog-body">A battle is brewing in the online grocery space between traditional retailers and online only retailers. Both are trying to expand their capabilities to offer a broader total solution to the customer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-grocery-strategies-win-within-and-beyond-store#comments Industry Voices Online Retail Industry Voices Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:12:00 +0000 468621 at http://supermarketnews.com Paper war rages between national brands, private labels http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels <div class="node-body blog-body">Who will win the battle for paper category share?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/paper-war-rages-between-national-brands-private-labels#comments Industry Voices Nonfood Private Label Industry Voices Mon, 10 Feb 2014 21:01:00 +0000 462931 at http://supermarketnews.com Unlocking Value Through Virtual Integration http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration <div class="node-body blog-body">Managing the private label portfolio will become increasingly strategic for food retailers in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/unlocking-value-through-virtual-integration#comments Industry Voices Private Label Kroger Co. Safeway Industry Voices Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:07:00 +0000 457721 at http://supermarketnews.com Signs Point to Another Robust Year for M&A, Capital Market Activity http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Like most industries after the financial crisis of 2008, the grocery sector was broadly negatively impacted by macroeconomic factors, as well as increasing competition and changes in consumer behavior.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/signs-point-another-robust-year-ma-capital-market-activity#comments Industry Voices Albertsons Fairway Market Harris Teeter Kroger Co. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Sprouts Farmers Market Industry Voices Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:55:00 +0000 454111 at http://supermarketnews.com The Battle for Dinner http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner <div class="node-body blog-body">Dinner will prove to be the key battleground for supermarket fresh prepared foods and restaurants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/battle-dinner#comments Industry Voices Meals Industry Voices Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:07:00 +0000 447162 at http://supermarketnews.com Amazon’s Impact on Shopper Marketing http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing <div class="node-body blog-body">As a shopper marketer, where should you be investing your digital dollars? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/amazon-s-impact-shopper-marketing#comments Industry Voices Marketing 2013 Shopper Marketing Expo Amazon.com Wal-Mart Stores Industry Voices Tue, 08 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 443682 at http://supermarketnews.com Social Web Success: Big Tools for Small Retailers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body">For independent supermarket operators, today’s times require a social web presence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/social-web-success-big-tools-small-retailers#comments Industry Voices Community & Social Networking Social media Industry Voices Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:06:00 +0000 440362 at http://supermarketnews.com Filling the Sustainable Shopping Cart http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart <div class="node-body blog-body">In the World of Sustainability, there is a widening chasm between what consumers say they want and what they actually buy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/filling-sustainable-shopping-cart#comments Consumer Trends Industry Voices Sustainability Health & Wellness Shopper Insights Industry Voices Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:18:00 +0000 436962 at http://supermarketnews.com