News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6689/more en Another investor prods Family Dollar on merger http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Family Dollar Stores on Monday acknowledged receipt of a letter from minority investor Elliott Advisors critical of the company’s backing of a merger agreement with Dollar Tree — and the rejection of a competing offer from Dollar General.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions 2014 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:00:00 +0000 494321 at http://supermarketnews.com Channel Migration: The road to growth has many lanes http://supermarketnews.com/iri-reports/channel-migration-road-growth-has-many-lanes <div class="node-body article-body">To provide a framework for protecting and growing share of the nearly $737 billion omni-channel CPG world, IRI conducted a granular analysis of consumers’ evolving path to purchase and its impact on existing and emerging channel trends.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/iri-reports/channel-migration-road-growth-has-many-lanes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/iri-reports/channel-migration-road-growth-has-many-lanes#comments Marketing IRI Reports 2014 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:21:00 +0000 494311 at http://supermarketnews.com Safeway targets football fans http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/safeway-targets-football-fans <div class="node-body article-body">Safeway and PepsiCo have launched a collaborative football promotion that lets shoppers earn money towards NFL gear.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/safeway-targets-football-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/safeway-targets-football-fans#comments Latest News Beverage Marketing Shopper Insights Safeway Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:50:00 +0000 494301 at http://supermarketnews.com CPGs making healthier foods available, GMA says http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/cpgs-making-healthier-foods-available-gma-says <div class="node-body article-body">To meet changing consumer demand, the nation’s CPG companies have marketed more than 30,000 healthier products since 2002, including 10,000 in the last four years alone, according to a report from the Grocery Manufacturers Association. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/cpgs-making-healthier-foods-available-gma-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/cpgs-making-healthier-foods-available-gma-says#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Supplier News Health & Wellness Grocery Manufacturers Association Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:56:00 +0000 494291 at http://supermarketnews.com Meat groups applaud WTO ruling on COOL http://supermarketnews.com/meat/meat-groups-applaud-wto-ruling-cool <div class="node-body article-body">The World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in the countries’ challenge to updated country-of-origin labeling regulations in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/meat-groups-applaud-wto-ruling-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/meat-groups-applaud-wto-ruling-cool#comments Latest News Meat Laws & Regulations Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:35:00 +0000 494281 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods launches national ad campaign http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-launches-national-ad-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">Calling itself “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store,” Whole Foods Market on Monday launched its first-ever national advertising campaign.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-launches-national-ad-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-launches-national-ad-campaign#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Marketing Health & Wellness Whole Foods Market Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:15:00 +0000 494251 at http://supermarketnews.com New Walmart U.S. CEO Foran putting focus on fresh http://supermarketnews.com/news/new-walmart-us-ceo-foran-putting-focus-fresh <div class="node-body article-body">In his first public remarks since taking charge of Wal-Mart Stores’ U.S. business, Greg Foran said the retailer could turn around flat sales in part by “becoming really good shopkeepers.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/news/new-walmart-us-ceo-foran-putting-focus-fresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/news/new-walmart-us-ceo-foran-putting-focus-fresh#comments News Walmart Produce Greg Foran Registration Wal-Mart Stores Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:07:00 +0000 494241 at http://supermarketnews.com Quality and convenience right mix for Fruit Center http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/quality-and-convenience-right-mix-fruit-center <div class="node-body article-body">The compact specialty store may be the new hot format for some retailers but around the South Shore of Massachusetts, its nothing particularly novel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/quality-and-convenience-right-mix-fruit-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/speciality/quality-and-convenience-right-mix-fruit-center#comments Retail & Financial Speciality Massachusetts Online 2014 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 494271 at http://supermarketnews.com Big Heart Pet Brands: 2014 Supplier Leadership Award winner for Product Innovation http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/big-heart-pet-brands-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-product-innovation <div class="node-body article-body">Game-changing product innovation at Big Heart Pet Brands starts with thinking about the impossible, Geoff Tanner, VP of pet snacks, told SN. What if we could do this?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/big-heart-pet-brands-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-product-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/big-heart-pet-brands-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-product-innovation#comments SN Awards Supplier News Center Store Online Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 494081 at http://supermarketnews.com Frito-Lay: 2014 Supplier Leadership Award winner for New Media Marketing http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/frito-lay-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-new-media-marketing <div class="node-body article-body">In 2012-2013, Frito-Lay held its first “Do Us A Flavor” contest in the U.S. to invite consumers to pick a new flavor of chips. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/frito-lay-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-new-media-marketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/frito-lay-2014-supplier-leadership-award-winner-new-media-marketing#comments SN Awards Marketing Supplier News Center Store Online Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 494071 at http://supermarketnews.com