SN Social http://supermarketnews.com/blog/390891/feed en Schnucks encourages feedback on healthier meal deal http://supermarketnews.com/blog/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">In response to customer requests for a healthier meal deal with a beverage option other than soda, this week Schnuck Markets included ground turkey, bagged salad and iced tea as part of its Friday Drive Time Special. </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/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal#comments Latest News SN Social Meals Schnuck Markets SN Social Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:21:00 +0000 490511 at http://supermarketnews.com Behind the Ahold story http://supermarketnews.com/blog/behind-ahold-story <div class="node-body blog-body">Jon Springer, writer of the story “James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from ‘good’ to ‘great’” that published in SN last month, talks about his research for the story and his perspective on Ahold's positioning. </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/behind-ahold-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/behind-ahold-story#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Ahold USA Ahold USA SN Social Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:49:00 +0000 490161 at http://supermarketnews.com Stew Leonard’s, Whole Foods kick off apple season http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season <div class="node-body blog-body">Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and some retailers have started getting into the fall spirit by highlighting apples on 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/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season#comments SN Social Produce Stew Leonard's Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:08:00 +0000 489091 at http://supermarketnews.com Price Chopper, Whole Foods employees accept Ice Bucket Challenge http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarket executives and employees have not been immune to the Ice Bucket Challenge, which asks participants to dunk themselves with ice water and post social media videos in order to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association.</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/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-whole-foods-employees-accept-ice-bucket-challenge#comments SN Social Community Service Jerry Golub Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets Price Chopper Supermarkets Whole Foods Market SN Social Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 488161 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers shift promotions to nonfood categories http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-shift-promotions-nonfood-categories <div class="node-body blog-body">The majority of key nonfood categories profiled in SN’s Annual Category Guide posted flat to modest sales increases. </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-shift-promotions-nonfood-categories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-shift-promotions-nonfood-categories#comments Latest News Marketing Nonfood Pharmacy Health & Wellness SN Social Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:41:00 +0000 486761 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry reports expect WFM to grow in long term http://supermarketnews.com/blog/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite the retailer’s recent decline in stock price, media reports are not counting Whole Foods Market out.</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/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term#comments Latest News Retail & Financial SN Social Whole Foods Market SN Social Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:49:00 +0000 485281 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons, Weis handle stone fruit recall confusion http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion <div class="node-body blog-body">Whenever a food recall garners national media attention, as the stone fruit recall from Wawona Packing Company has this week, many consumers only hear the part about “don’t eat peaches.” </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/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/albertsons-weis-handle-stone-fruit-recall-confusion#comments Latest News SN Social Food Safety Produce Albertsons Bashas' Weis Markets SN Social Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 484931 at http://supermarketnews.com Price Chopper, Rouses named best local grocers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers are bragging on social media about being named the “best” or “favorite” by local shoppers. </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/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/price-chopper-rouses-named-best-local-grocers#comments Latest News SN Social Dierbergs Markets Foodland Super Market Price Chopper Supermarkets Rouses Enterprises SN Social Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 480121 at http://supermarketnews.com Beef prices catch attention http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-prices-catch-attention <div class="node-body blog-body">Between high corn prices, growing international demand and the drought, the beef industry hasn’t been able to grow the herd for many years and has long been expecting supplies to grow tighter and prices to go higher.</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/beef-prices-catch-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/beef-prices-catch-attention#comments Latest News SN Social Meat SN Social Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:16:00 +0000 479871 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers gear up for July 4 http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-gear-july-4 <div class="node-body blog-body">The 4th is less than a week away and supermarkets are reaching out to customers on Twitter to encourage them to purchase their July 4 supplies from their stores.</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-gear-july-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-gear-july-4#comments Latest News SN Social Meat SN Social Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:31:00 +0000 479551 at http://supermarketnews.com Tops, Winco push World Cup promotions http://supermarketnews.com/blog/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions <div class="node-body blog-body">Who says Americans don’t care about soccer? Retailers across the country are betting on the World Cup with contests, events and other 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/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/tops-winco-push-world-cup-promotions#comments Latest News SN Social Marketing Earth Fare Mi Pueblo Food Centers Northgate Gonzalez Market Tops Friendly Markets WinCo Foods SN Social Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 478551 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers build excitement for summer on social media http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-build-excitement-summer-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Now that the weather is warming in most parts of the country, consumers are giddy with the impending</p> </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-build-excitement-summer-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-build-excitement-summer-social-media#comments SN Social Floral SN Social Fri, 30 May 2014 20:37:00 +0000 476391 at http://supermarketnews.com Billion dollar choices for Hillshire Brands http://supermarketnews.com/blog/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands <div class="node-body blog-body">Processed-meat supplier Hillshire Brands has some deciding to do. After Pilgrim’s Pride offered $6.4 billion to purchase Hillshire earlier this week, Tyson Foods threw its hat in the ring with an offer valued at $6.8 billion. </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/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/billion-dollar-choices-hillshire-brands#comments SN Social Meat Supplier News SN Social Thu, 29 May 2014 20:50:00 +0000 476251 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers get creative for Mother's Day http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-get-creative-mothers-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets are moving beyond basic recipe suggestions this Mother&rsquo;s Day and touting hobby-inspired gift finding tools, kid-friendly events and product giveaways via social media. H-E-B is promoting everything from gardening tools and juicers to wine accessories and mobile phones for &ldquo;The Outdoor Mom,&rdquo; &ldquo;The Hostess Mom,&rdquo; and &ldquo;The Techie Mom&rdquo; with its online Mother&rsquo;s Day Gift Guide, promoted on Twitter.</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-get-creative-mothers-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/retailers-get-creative-mothers-day#comments SN Social Thu, 08 May 2014 19:31:00 +0000 474241 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods responds to meat display backlash http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-responds-meat-display-backlash <div class="node-body blog-body">Whole Foods Market apologized after photos of a meat display created controversy on Facebook. </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-responds-meat-display-backlash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/whole-foods-responds-meat-display-backlash#comments Latest News SN Social Meat Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:45:00 +0000 472551 at http://supermarketnews.com