News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6689/more en House bill would tax sugar-sweetened beverages http://supermarketnews.com/house-bill-would-tax-sugar-sweetened-beverages <div class="node-body link-body">Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax (SWEET) Act — a tax on drinks such as sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks.</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/house-bill-would-tax-sugar-sweetened-beverages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:55:00 +0000 485711 at http://supermarketnews.com Publix posts Q2 sales, earnings gains http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-posts-q2-sales-earnings-gains <div class="node-body article-body">Publix Super Markets said Friday that sales for the second quarter of 2014 were $7.5 billion, a 6.6% increase from last year’s $7 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-posts-q2-sales-earnings-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/publix-posts-q2-sales-earnings-gains#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Publix Publix Super Markets South 2014 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:49:00 +0000 485661 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Safeway-Albertsons merger and more trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-safeway-albertsons-merger-and-more-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Stories about Market Basket, Family Dollar and Whole Foods, plux two photo galleries, also caught readers' attention. In case you missed them, here is popular content from SN's Daily newsletter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-safeway-albertsons-merger-and-more-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-safeway-albertsons-merger-and-more-trending-stories#comments Safeway Financial Performance Photo Gallery 2014 Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:19:00 +0000 485641 at http://supermarketnews.com Attorneys general urge Market Basket to abide by law http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/attorneys-general-urge-market-basket-abide-law <div class="node-body article-body">In the wake of an ultimatum set forth by the management of Demoulas Market Basket, stating that any associates who fail return to work by Monday could be replaced, attorneys general for New Hampshire and Massachusetts acknowledged their awareness of the possible layoffs in a memo to the company.</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/laws-regulations/attorneys-general-urge-market-basket-abide-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/attorneys-general-urge-market-basket-abide-law#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Laws & Regulations Demoulas Market Basket Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:59:00 +0000 485611 at http://supermarketnews.com Natural Grocers continues focus on store growth http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/natural-grocers-continues-focus-store-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage said Thursday it is continuing to focus on new-store investments, including infrastructure, to support future growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/natural-grocers-continues-focus-store-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/natural-grocers-continues-focus-store-growth#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Natural Grocers Quarterly Results Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:48:00 +0000 485601 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Executive promotions, departures for July http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/gallery-executive-promotions-departures-july <div class="node-body gallery-body">Key executives came and went all over the world in July, with top-level changes at Walmart, Loblaw and Tesco.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/gallery-executive-promotions-departures-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/gallery-executive-promotions-departures-july#comments Latest News Executive Changes Photo Gallery Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:35:00 +0000 485541 at http://supermarketnews.com Skogen named Wisconsin grocer of the year http://supermarketnews.com/festival-foods/skogen-named-wisconsin-grocer-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Wisconsin Grocers Association said it has named Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Festival Foods, Onalaska, Wis., grocer of the year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/festival-foods/skogen-named-wisconsin-grocer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/festival-foods/skogen-named-wisconsin-grocer-year#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Festival Foods Independents Wisconsin Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:44:00 +0000 485531 at http://supermarketnews.com Target appoints new CEO http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/target-appoints-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">Brian Cornell will be joining Target Corp. as the new chairman and CEO of the company, effective Aug. 12.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/target-appoints-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/target-appoints-new-ceo#comments Latest News Executive Changes Target Corp. 2014 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:42:00 +0000 485511 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Fairway opens Long Island store http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-fairway-opens-long-island-store <div class="node-body gallery-body">Fairway Market opened a 50,000-square-foot store in Lake Grove, N.Y., July 23. It is the retailer’s 15th store.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-fairway-opens-long-island-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-fairway-opens-long-island-store#comments Store Design & Construction Photo Gallery Fairway Market Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:34:00 +0000 485501 at http://supermarketnews.com Whole Foods sets first national marketing effort http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-sets-first-national-marketing-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, said Wednesday it plans to launch its first-ever national marketing and brand campaign in the fall — a program focused on responsible growing standards for the produce and flowers it sells</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-sets-first-national-marketing-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/natural-food-stores/whole-foods-sets-first-national-marketing-effort#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Natural Food Stores Quarterly Results Whole Foods Market Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:14:00 +0000 485491 at http://supermarketnews.com