The Grocery Manufacturers Association, with the Snack Food Association, International Dairy Foods Association and the National Association of Manufacturers, filed a lawsuit challenging Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling law, Act 120, Thursday....More
Supermarkets should consider rewarding shoppers for purchasing more healthful foods, providing more transparency and information about the products they carry, and making the shopping experience more convenient through technology and store design....More
Executives of Wal-Mart Stores on Wednesday highlighted efforts to integrate virtual and physical shopping, ranging from store circulars to shelving to checkout lanes and delivery trucks reinvented behind new technical capabilities....More
Village Super Market’s new ShopRite store in Morristown, N.J., illustrates many of the health and wellness attributes that made the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative the recipient of SN’s annual Whole Health Enterprise award.
Despite the widespread capabilities of the social web, supermarket shoppers so far seem very limited in how they use any of the platforms for any activities around purchasing or meal preparation. And the reason for that limited behavior may come from supermarket companies themselves....More
Social media is an increasingly important part of marketing, and retailers need to make the most of their efforts, said a speaker Tuesday at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago....More
Supermarket operators need to join the digital conversation immediately “because it’s happening whether you’re there or not,” Bill Bishop told the 2014 Executive Forum sponsored by Portland State University....More
Buehler’s Fresh Foods, Wooster, Ohio, is expanding the benefits of its loyalty-card program to customers at seven of its 14 stores — giving shoppers a choice to redeem earned loyalty points for fuel or food....More