Interviews http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27811/more en At 97, Schwartz still advises Unified members http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members <div class="node-body article-body">Once known as “Mr. Certified” before Certified Grocers morphed into Unified Grocers, 97-year-old Ben Schwartz still comes into the company’s offices two or three days a week to talk with anyone who needs his help or asks for his advice. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/news/97-schwartz-still-advises-unified-members#comments Interviews News Retail & Financial Unified Grocers Online Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:09:00 +0000 512921 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Insights from an 80-year grocery veteran http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ben Schwartz is closing in on age 98, but he still thinks about the future of the grocery industry a lot, as well as its past. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-insights-80-year-grocery-veteran#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:00 +0000 512971 at http://supermarketnews.com Haggai receives FMI humanitarian award http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute on Saturday presented its Herbert Hoover Award to Dr. Thomas S. Haggai, chairman of IGA, for his longtime humanitarian service to the retail food industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/community-service/haggai-receives-fmi-humanitarian-award#comments Community Service Interviews Latest News FMI Food Marketing Institute IGA Registration Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 504871 at http://supermarketnews.com McCann: Workers driving change at Ahold http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-workers-driving-change-ahold <div class="node-body article-body">In the third and final installment of SN’s exclusive interview with James McCann, the Ahold USA COO discusses how the chain is bringing its “better every day” brand promise to life through a new coaching framework encouraging “bottom-up” improvements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-workers-driving-change-ahold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-workers-driving-change-ahold#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Ahold USA Ahold USA Giant-Carlisle Giant-Landover James McCann Peapod Registration Stop & Shop Online 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 488901 at http://supermarketnews.com James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from 'good' to 'great' http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/james-mccann-s-ambitious-vision-ahold-usa-goes-good-great <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. COO James McCann’s ambitious vision: Go from ‘good’ to ‘great.’</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/james-mccann-s-ambitious-vision-ahold-usa-goes-good-great" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/james-mccann-s-ambitious-vision-ahold-usa-goes-good-great#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Retailers Ahold USA Ahold Ahold USA Giant-Carlisle Giant-Landover James McCann Peapod Registration Stop & Shop Online 2014 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 488481 at http://supermarketnews.com McCann on ‘Reshaping Retail’ http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-reshaping-retail <div class="node-body article-body">Following is Part 1 of a three-part transcript of the interview between SN retail editor Jon Springer and Ahold USA&rsquo;s chief operating officer James McCann, who discusses the origins and progress of the Reshaping Retail strategy and how it is being deployed at stores and with associates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-reshaping-retail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/mccann-reshaping-retail#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Ahold USA Ahold USA James McCann Registration Online 2014 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 488541 at http://supermarketnews.com How Mariano's CEO created his grocery empire http://supermarketnews.com/how-marianos-ceo-created-his-grocery-empire <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Bob Mariano of Inverness walked around the newly converted Mariano's grocery store in Northfield like a proud father.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/how-marianos-ceo-created-his-grocery-empire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interviews Recommended Reading Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:13:00 +0000 469571 at http://supermarketnews.com Fareway leadership is a family affair http://supermarketnews.com/fareway-leadership-family-affair <div class="node-body link-body">An interview with Reynolds Cramer, the new chief executive of the family-owned Boone-based Fareway Stores Inc.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/fareway-leadership-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Interviews Recommended Reading Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:43:00 +0000 469621 at http://supermarketnews.com The practice of consumer neuroscience http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/practice-consumer-neuroscience <div class="node-body article-body">Carl Marci is co-founder and chief science officer of Innerscope Research, which uses biometrics, eye tracking, facial coding and other techniques to predict consumer behavior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/practice-consumer-neuroscience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/practice-consumer-neuroscience#comments Interviews Marketing 2014 Shopper Marketing Summit Registration 2014 Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 466161 at http://supermarketnews.com NGA Show: Expo showcases solutions for independents http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/nga-show-expo-showcases-solutions-independents <div class="node-body article-body">Independent operators seeking to boost their top lines are attending this year’s National Grocers Association Show looking for new and better ideas, president and CEO Peter Larkin told SN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/nga-show-expo-showcases-solutions-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/interviews/nga-show-expo-showcases-solutions-independents#comments Interviews Retail & Financial Retailers National Grocers Association NGA Peter Larkin Registration 2014 Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:59:00 +0000 461631 at http://supermarketnews.com