Latest News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6691/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 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 Strikes in Belgium shut down Delhaize stores: Reports http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/strikes-belgium-shut-down-delhaize-stores-reports <div class="node-body article-body">More than 100 stores owned by Delhaize in Belgium were unable to open Friday after employees at the company called a wildcat strike to protest the retailer’s proposed restructuring, reports said.</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/retail-financial/strikes-belgium-shut-down-delhaize-stores-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/strikes-belgium-shut-down-delhaize-stores-reports#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Delhaize Group Strike Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:34:00 +0000 494111 at http://supermarketnews.com AmazonFresh makes Brooklyn debut http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazonfresh-makes-brooklyn-debut <div class="node-body article-body">AmazonFresh said Friday that it was making its services available to parts of Brooklyn, the Internet giant’s first grocery offering in New York.</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/retail-financial/amazonfresh-makes-brooklyn-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/amazonfresh-makes-brooklyn-debut#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Amazon.com AmazonFresh Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:08:00 +0000 494101 at http://supermarketnews.com Study says shoppers base buying on social values http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-says-shoppers-base-buying-social-values <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers prefer buying products that support their own principles of social responsibility, according to a new study.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-says-shoppers-base-buying-social-values" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/study-says-shoppers-base-buying-social-values#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Sustainability Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:07:00 +0000 493911 at http://supermarketnews.com Metro Plus store opens in rebuilding Quebec town http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/metro-plus-store-opens-rebuilding-quebec-town <div class="node-body article-body">A new Metro Plus store opened Thursday in Lac-Mégantic — the first new business to open there since much of the Quebec town was devastated by a train derailment and subsequent explosion 15 months ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/metro-plus-store-opens-rebuilding-quebec-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/metro-plus-store-opens-rebuilding-quebec-town#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Metro Inc. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:46:00 +0000 493891 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Metro Plus is open for business in downtown Lac-M&eacute;gantic, where a train derailment last year killed 47 people and devastated much of the town.</p> Fairway names Carlow new chief merchandising officer http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/fairway-names-carlow-new-chief-merchandising-officer <div class="node-body article-body">Fairway Group Holdings said that Dorothy Carlow will be joining the company as chief merchandising officer, effective Nov. 3.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/fairway-names-carlow-new-chief-merchandising-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/fairway-names-carlow-new-chief-merchandising-officer#comments Latest News Executive Changes Fairway Market Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:57:00 +0000 493841 at http://supermarketnews.com