Fit List http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27815/more en The Fit List: The Best in Health, Wellness and Sustainability http://supermarketnews.com/fit-list/fit-list-best-health-wellness-and-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">SN Whole Health’s 2012 Fit List celebrates the efforts of food retailers leading the industry in health, wellness and sustainability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/fit-list/fit-list-best-health-wellness-and-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/fit-list/fit-list-best-health-wellness-and-sustainability#comments Walmart Kroger Safeway Supervalu Fit List Sustainability Top 75 Retailers & Wholesalers Health & Wellness Aldi Annual H.E. Butt Grocery Co. Kroger Co. Registration Safeway Supervalu United Supermarkets Wal-Mart Stores Wegmans Food Markets Weis Markets Whole Foods Market Mon, 21 May 2012 19:55:00 +0000 376921 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Whole Health: A Fresh Start http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/sn-whole-health-fresh-start <div class="field-deck"> The 2011 Fit List salutes companies that are leading the way in health, wellness and sustainability </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HEALTH AND WELLNESS has been officially declared cured of the recession. Industry statistics show that the organic industry the benchmark by which all</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/sn-whole-health-fresh-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Fit List Health & Wellness Registration Mon, 23 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 11992 at http://supermarketnews.com CONSUMER EDUCATION: Topco Associates http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/consumer-education-topco-associates <div class="field-byline"> KELLY GATES </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> After several years of planning, Topco Associates is poised to begin licensing and implementing the Overall Nutritional Quality Index, developed by a team of nutrition scientists at Yale University. As a universal, objective nutrient-evaluation program, retailers will be able for the first time to help their customers cut through the often-conflicting information they find on product packaging and in advertisements.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/consumer-education-topco-associates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fit List Health & Wellness Hy-Vee Food Stores Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 34061 at http://supermarketnews.com INTEGRATION LEADER: Tree of Life http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/integration-leader-tree-life <div class="field-byline"> KELLY GATES </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Tree of Life has demonstrated itself to be among the most progressive thinkers in the area of integration. The company&#39;s proprietary &ldquo;Smart Assortment&rdquo; system identifies the demographics of each store&#39;s trade area before offering advice on what products to carry and how to merchandise them. Regarding integration of health and wellness items, six key questions form the basis of Tree of Life&#39;s analysis:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/integration-leader-tree-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Marketing Fit List Health & Wellness Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 53711 at http://supermarketnews.com SINGLE EVENT: Supervalu http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/single-event-supervalu <div class="field-byline"> JEFF WELLS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Some companies will go to the ends of the earth to support a good cause. That&#39;s literally what Supervalu did this spring by co-sponsoring a renowned explorer&#39;s expedition to Ellesmere Island, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/single-event-supervalu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Supervalu Fit List Sustainability Center Store Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 61101 at http://supermarketnews.com PHARMACY SERVICES: Meijer http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood/pharmacy-services-meijer <div class="field-byline"> ROBERT VOSBURGH </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> As a regional supercenter, Meijer has a lot to offer customers. The retailer&#39;s pharmacy department is no exception.</p> <p> The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based chain (winner of <i>SN Whole Health</i>&#39;s 2007 Enterprise Award) has more than 180 stores in three states hard-hit by the current economic downturn and the continuing decline in the region&#39;s traditional manufacturing jobs. Any free or subsidized health care-related services are in great demand, and Meijer is widely admired for its generosity.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood/pharmacy-services-meijer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fit List Nonfood Health & Wellness Meijer Inc. Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 99581 at http://supermarketnews.com RECYCLING PROGRAMS: Kroger Co. http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/recycling-programs-kroger-co <div class="field-byline"> JEFF WELLS </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> For most businesses, recycling is a hassle. That&#39;s not the case with Kroger, which has taken the initiative and developed a comprehensive, chainwide recycling system that helps find new life for everything from plastic bags to corrugated cardboard.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/recycling-programs-kroger-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retail & Financial Kroger Fit List Sustainability Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 107011 at http://supermarketnews.com SUPPLY-CHAIN OPERATIONS: Wal-Mart Stores http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/supply-chain-operations-wal-mart-stores <div class="field-byline"> KELLY GATES </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> In November 2007, Wal-Mart Stores released a top-to-bottom update of its sustainability efforts. The overview looked at company initiatives ranging from improving operational efficiencies through packaging and waste reduction, to reducing energy usage and promoting the idea to customers, to upgrading employee health benefits.</p> <p> This comprehensive approach continues to impress many in the industry, if for no other reason than the global retailer&#39;s ability to create a ripple effect up and down the supply chain.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/supply-chain-operations-wal-mart-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Fit List Sustainability Supplier News Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 192431 at http://supermarketnews.com KIDS' MARKETING: Minyard Foods http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/kids-marketing-minyard-foods <div class="field-byline"> KELLY GATES </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, Texas, is taking childhood wellness to the next level. The retailer hosts a number of events throughout the year, including twice-monthly Lean Family Nutrition Tours at its Carnival Super Market in North Dallas. Tour guests are offered advice on how to choose better foods, eat more healthfully and improve overall nutrition for children.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/kids-marketing-minyard-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Fit List Speciality Health & Wellness Registration Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 195251 at http://supermarketnews.com CONSUMER MEDIA: Wegmans Food Markets http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/consumer-media-wegmans-food-markets <div class="field-byline"> ROBERT VOSBURGH </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Consumers rave about the in-store shopping experience at Wegmans, but the Rochester, N.Y.-based company&#39;s media selection can be just as rewarding.</p> <p> Wegmans offers both traditional and technological wellness resources. In either case, success comes from providing shoppers with clear, concise information that is often personalized with a Wegmans point of view. There&#39;s very little generic content, and this is one of the open secrets that helps explain the extraordinary loyalty exhibited by Wegmans&#39; customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-amp-wellness/consumer-media-wegmans-food-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Fit List Health & Wellness Registration Wegmans Food Markets Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:00:00 +0000 226671 at http://supermarketnews.com