Polls & Opinions http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27821/more en SN Poll Results: Still Difficult to Gauge Impact of 2% Tax http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-still-difficult-gauge-impact-2-tax <div class="node-body blog-body">Many retailers have reported a perceived pullback in consumer spending at the start of the new year, but for the most part have not been able to attribute it specifically to the reinstatement of 2% of the Social Security tax.</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/sn-poll-results-still-difficult-gauge-impact-2-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-still-difficult-gauge-impact-2-tax#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Polls & Opinions SN Social Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:00:00 +0000 406741 at http://supermarketnews.com From Food Safety to Storms, Good Crisis Management Starts Before the Crisis http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-storms-good-crisis-management-starts-crisis <div class="node-body blog-body">Advance industry preparation for emergencies such as storms and food safety issues can ease challenges when they actually occur.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-storms-good-crisis-management-starts-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/food-safety-storms-good-crisis-management-starts-crisis#comments Food Safety Polls & Opinions Community Service David Dillon Kroger Co. Wegmans Food Markets Viewpoints Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 405391 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Voters Think Immigration Reform Won't Affect Industry http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-voters-think-immigration-reform-wont-affect-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 40%of respondents to a poll on SN’s website said that they think immigration reform will not affect the supermarket industry. </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/sn-poll-results-voters-think-immigration-reform-wont-affect-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-voters-think-immigration-reform-wont-affect-industry#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Laws & Regulations Polls & Opinions SN Social Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:00:00 +0000 404981 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Most Bakeries Offer Gluten-Free http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-most-bakeries-offer-gluten-free <div class="node-body blog-body">Customers on a gluten-free diet can usually find options catering to their needs in the in-store bakery, according to an SN poll. Over two-thirds (67%) of the 18 respondents said they stock packaged gluten-free products, while 11% are baking gluten-free items in-store. </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/sn-poll-results-most-bakeries-offer-gluten-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-most-bakeries-offer-gluten-free#comments Bakery SN Social Polls & Opinions Gluten-free SN Social Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:00:00 +0000 404391 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Will Ahold USA Buy Harris Teeter? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-will-ahold-usa-buy-harris-teeter <div class="node-body blog-body">The industry seems to believe that Ahold USA, parent of the Stop & Shop, Giant-Landover and Giant-Carlisle chains, is the most likely candidate to acquire Matthews, N.C.-based Harris Teeter.</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/sn-poll-results-will-ahold-usa-buy-harris-teeter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-will-ahold-usa-buy-harris-teeter#comments Retail & Financial Publix SN Social Polls & Opinions Ahold USA Harris Teeter Kroger Co. Publix Super Markets SN Social Fri, 08 Feb 2013 19:00:00 +0000 406131 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Divided on Food Retail Stocks http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-divided-food-retail-stocks <div class="node-body blog-body">About a third of the respondents to a poll on SN’s website last week said they thought Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, would be the top-performing food retail stock again in 2013, after leading the sector in percentage gains for the last four years in a row.</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/sn-poll-results-divided-food-retail-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-divided-food-retail-stocks#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Polls & Opinions Financial Performance SN Social Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:00:00 +0000 402791 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Embracing Specialty Cheese http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-embracing-specialty-cheese <div class="node-body blog-body">Consumers likely don’t have to try very hard to find specialty cheeses at their local supermarket, according an SN poll with 33 respondents.</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/sn-poll-results-embracing-specialty-cheese" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-embracing-specialty-cheese#comments SN Social Dairy Polls & Opinions SN Social Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 402711 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Food Safety Rules http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-food-safety-rules <div class="node-body blog-body">Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration on Friday released two long-awaited rules for produce growers and processers related to the Food Safety Modernization Act. </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/sn-poll-results-food-safety-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-food-safety-rules#comments SN Social Food Safety Polls & Opinions Food Safety SN Social Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 400321 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Retailers Uncertain on Health Care Impact http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-retailers-uncertain-health-care-impact <div class="node-body blog-body">About a third of respondents to a poll on SN’s website last week said they still have “more questions than answers” about the potential impact of health care reform on their businesses.</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/sn-poll-results-retailers-uncertain-health-care-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-retailers-uncertain-health-care-impact#comments SN Social Polls & Opinions SN Social Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:30:00 +0000 399821 at http://supermarketnews.com SN Poll Results: Consumer Spending Is Top Concern http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-consumer-spending-top-concern <div class="node-body blog-body">Concerns about consumer spending in the year ahead beat out concerns about taxes and health care costs in a poll on SN’s website last week.</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/sn-poll-results-consumer-spending-top-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/sn-poll-results-consumer-spending-top-concern#comments SN Social Polls & Opinions SN Social Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 398731 at http://supermarketnews.com