SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed SN Social en Retailers tickle funny bones on April Fools' http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailer jokesters showed off the food industry's a sense of humor on April Fools' Day with video spoofs, fake press releases and other silly promotions. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-tickle-funny-bones-april-fools#comments SN Social Dairy Center Store SN Social Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:16:00 +0000 514631 at http://supermarketnews.com 'They turned the Albertsons green' http://supermarketnews.com/blog/they-turned-albertsons-green <div class="node-body blog-body">With the idea of seeing how the Haggen has been received in new communities, I reached out to an old college friend for initial impressions. His comments follow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/they-turned-albertsons-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/they-turned-albertsons-green#comments SN Social Safeway-Albertsons Merger Albertsons Haggen Inc. SN Social Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:45:00 +0000 513801 at http://supermarketnews.com It's not you, AmazonFresh, it's me http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-not-you-amazonfresh-its-me <div class="node-body blog-body">All that stood between me and Internet groceries was a cartoon monster, writes SN's Retail Editor Jon Springer about his experience using AmazonFresh. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-not-you-amazonfresh-its-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/its-not-you-amazonfresh-its-me#comments Consumer Trends Retail & Financial SN Social Online Retail Amazon.com SN Social Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:27:00 +0000 513151 at http://supermarketnews.com At Expo West: Five key health and wellness takeaways for supermarkets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/expo-west-five-key-health-and-wellness-takeaways-supermarkets <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The evidence continues to build that supermarkets need health and wellness strategies as much as their shoppers do. Natural, organic and better-for-you products have become proven winners, so the big question now is how can retailers best succeed in the face of increased competition? That was the focus of SN&rsquo;s second annual Health and Wellness Summit at Expo West in Anaheim this month.</p> <p>Here are five key takeaways from the Summit sessions along with related social media posts:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/expo-west-five-key-health-and-wellness-takeaways-supermarkets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/expo-west-five-key-health-and-wellness-takeaways-supermarkets#comments SN Social Organic & Natural SN Health & Wellness Summit SN Social Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:28:00 +0000 512431 at http://supermarketnews.com Food suppliers call for squeeze play http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play <div class="node-body blog-body">A trip through the aisles at Natural Products Expo West show on Friday indicates squeezable packaging isn't just for kids anymore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-suppliers-call-squeeze-play#comments SN Social Supplier News Center Store SN Health & Wellness Summit SN Social Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:28:00 +0000 511961 at http://supermarketnews.com Top 75: Sights on a moving target http://supermarketnews.com/blog/top-75-sights-moving-target <div class="node-body blog-body">As one of SN’s signature projects and among its most popular annual features, SN’s Top 75 list — and its companion, the Top 50 Independents ranking — are the topic of considerable internal interest long before they’re ever published.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/top-75-sights-moving-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/top-75-sights-moving-target#comments Retail & Financial SN Social SN Social Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:06:00 +0000 505451 at http://supermarketnews.com FMI Midwinter: consumer research, awards http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards <div class="node-body blog-body">If you couldn't make it to the FMI Midwinter Executive Conference is wrapping up on Tuesday in sunny Miami Beach, Fla., here are some highlights from the show posted to social media.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/fmi-midwinter-consumer-research-awards#comments Latest News SN Social SN Social Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 505171 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods gets crafty with beer http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-gets-crafty-beer <div class="node-body blog-body">Whole Foods caters to home brewers; opens on-site microbreweries. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-gets-crafty-beer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-gets-crafty-beer#comments Beverage SN Social Whole Foods Market SN Social Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:57:00 +0000 501911 at http://supermarketnews.com Sam Duncan to Aldi: Bring it on http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It looks like Aldi is increasing its presence in Pennsylvania, but Supervalu CEO Sam Duncan isn&rsquo;t scared of a little friendly competition for Save-A-Lot.</p> <p>&ldquo;We compete very well with Aldi. We will gladly take them on any time, any place. That&#39;s not an issue with us,&rdquo; Duncan said on Wednesday during a call with analysts.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sam-duncan-aldi-bring-it#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Limited Assortment Aldi Save-A-Lot Supervalu SN Social Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:45:00 +0000 502041 at http://supermarketnews.com The Friday Five: Schadenfreude edition http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition <div class="node-body blog-body">Normally we hate being the bearer of bad news, but sometimes reading about other’s misfortunes can make us feel better about ourselves. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-schadenfreude-edition#comments Retail & Financial SN Social SN Social Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 497091 at http://supermarketnews.com