Food City en Ethnic retailing: Targeted formats expand amid shifting tastes, demographics <div class="node-body article-body">Some of the fastest-growing food-retailing chains in the country are those targeting ethnic groups such as Hispanics and Asians, as illustrated by the numbers in SN’s 2014 lists of the Top 75 Retailers and Wholesalers in North America and the Top 50 Small Chains and Independents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retailers Ethnic Amigos Bashas' Food City The United Family Online 2014 Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 461681 at Food City Offers First Local Strawberries of the Season <div class="node-body article-body">ABINGDON, Va. — Food City has started stocking select stores with local strawberries from farms in Virginia and Tennessee. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latest News Produce Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Mon, 13 May 2013 15:37:00 +0000 415502 at Retailers Promote Freebies for Moms <div class="node-body blog-body">Retailers across the country are promoting in-store tastings and giving out flowers this week in honor of Mother’s Day. </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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latest News SN Social Meals Floral 99 Ranch Market Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Kings Food Markets Tawa Supermarket Whole Foods Market SN Social Tue, 07 May 2013 20:51:00 +0000 414682 at Spring Gardening Starts Early for Retailers <div class="node-body article-body">Bedding plants merchandised out front can mean valuable benefits, but lots of work, retailers say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Consumer Trends Floral Brigido’s Fresh Market Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Publix Super Markets Registration Rouses Enterprises Rouses Markets Seasonal The United Family Mon, 01 Apr 2013 14:54:00 +0000 409031 at <p> Many customers expect to see floral out front when spring hits.</p> K-VA-T Offers Downloadable Coupons <div class="node-body article-body">ABINGDON, Va. — K-VA-T Food Stores here, which operates 104 Food City supermarkets, has announced the launch of e-ValuCard Savers, which allows shoppers to electronically download manufacturers coupons from the company’s website to their ValuCard loyalty card. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latest News Technology Marketing coupons Digital marketing Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Registration Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:22:00 +0000 404931 at CEOs Make Cloudy Forecast for 2013 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Food retailers have a lot of questions heading into 2013.</p> <p> Will the economy improve? Will consumer confidence improve? How much inflation will there be? What new taxes and regulations will they face?</p> <p> <em>SN</em> surveyed supermarket and wholesaler chief executive officers around the country about their outlook for the year ahead, and those questions loomed large.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Retail & Financial Walmart Top 75 Retailers & Wholesalers Top 50 Small Chains & Independents Al Plamann Chris Coborn Coborn's Food City Jay Campbell K-VA-T Food Stores Karns Quality Foods Mike Provenzano Pat Fox Pro's Ranch Markets Registration Scott Karns Steve Smith Unified Grocers 2013 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 398691 at Food City Readies 2 New Stores <div class="node-body article-body">KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Food City on Monday held groundbreaking ceremonies for two new stores to be built here next year, local reports said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latest News Retail & Financial Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Registration store openings Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:29:00 +0000 396731 at Food City Hosts Tamale Festival <div class="node-body article-body">PHOENIX – Bashas’ Food City division will showcase the state’s best tamale makers at its 12th annual Tamale Festival here Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Produce Ethnic Bashas' Food City Registration Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:55:00 +0000 395961 at Snacking Trend Turns Healthy at Supermarkets <div class="node-body article-body">Supermarkets and their suppliers are making sure ‘healthy’ and ‘snack’ can co-exist in the same sentence, and it’s paying off, as the snack trend continues to grow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deli Produce Health & Wellness Deli Fresh Meals Spotlight Food City K-VA-T Food Stores Kowalski's Markets PCC Natural Markets Registration Mon, 03 Dec 2012 17:23:00 +0000 395851 at <p> Photo courtesy of Kowalski&rsquo;s</p> Kale Goes Mainstream <div class="node-body article-body">Kale, along with other dark green leafy vegetables like collards and chard, has enjoyed a surge of popularity beyond natural food stores and beyond the traditional cooked dishes typically associated with such produce. These types of leafy greens resonate with customers won over by their health benefits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Natural Food Stores Produce Food City Registration Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:35:00 +0000 392051 at <p> Raw kale salads have been growing in popularity with customers.</p>