Opinions http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6699/more en Natural products: Six steps to supermarket big leagues http://supermarketnews.com/blog/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues <div class="node-body blog-body">Natural products suppliers are vying to introduce new items to supermarkets, but often they don’t understand how this retail channel really works. Here's how.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/viewpoints">Viewpoints</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/natural-products-six-steps-supermarket-big-leagues#comments SN Viewpoints 2014 Expo East Viewpoints Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 491401 at http://supermarketnews.com The Lempert Report http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/lempert-report <div class="node-body video-body">The Lempert Report: Marketing analysis, issues and trends from supermarket industry analyst Phil Lempert.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/lempert-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Phil Lempert Videos Videos Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:49:00 +0000 7800 at http://supermarketnews.com Four years of Mariano's in Chicagoland http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland <div class="node-body blog-body">We’ve plotted the location and opening date — along with photos and social media posts — for each of Mariano’s 27 stores in an interactive map to track the retailer’s journey through Chicago and its suburbs. </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="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland#comments Retail & Financial SN Awards SN Social Mariano's Fresh Market Roundy's Supermarkets SN Social Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:44:00 +0000 491171 at http://supermarketnews.com Online retailer uses unexpected marketing tactic http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-retailer-uses-unexpected-marketing-tactic <div class="node-body blog-body">Relay Foods may be an online retailer, but its main marketing campaign isn’t a digital one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-retailer-uses-unexpected-marketing-tactic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/online-retailer-uses-unexpected-marketing-tactic#comments Total Access Event Coverage Online Retail 2014 Expo East Total Access Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:06:00 +0000 490991 at http://supermarketnews.com Reinventing the jerky http://supermarketnews.com/blog/reinventing-jerky <div class="node-body blog-body">Riding the momentum of a number of food trends including humanely raised meats, high-protein foods and reinventing familiar tastes, a variety of elevated meat jerky products were on display as the show floor of Natural Products Expo East opened Thursday in Baltimore.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/reinventing-jerky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/reinventing-jerky#comments Latest News Meat Total Access Event Coverage 2014 Expo East Total Access Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:00 +0000 491011 at http://supermarketnews.com Five ways to advance natural products through digital http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-ways-advance-natural-products-through-digital <div class="node-body blog-body">Natural products retailers and suppliers have big reasons to take a closer look at digital marketing strategies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-ways-advance-natural-products-through-digital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/five-ways-advance-natural-products-through-digital#comments Technology Marketing Total Access Event Coverage 2014 Expo East Total Access Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 490911 at http://supermarketnews.com Dietitians make bigger impact at Wakefern http://supermarketnews.com/blog/dietitians-make-bigger-impact-wakefern <div class="node-body blog-body">In less than a decade, Wakefern Food Corp. has expanded its dietitian program to cover some 102 of its stores, with plans for continued rollout.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/dietitians-make-bigger-impact-wakefern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/dietitians-make-bigger-impact-wakefern#comments Latest News Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Health & Wellness 2014 Expo East ShopRite Village Super Market Wakefern Food Corp. Total Access Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:41:00 +0000 490861 at http://supermarketnews.com Add some protein to that beverage http://supermarketnews.com/blog/add-some-protein-beverage <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Retailers should cater to lifestyle diets and focus on protein, said panelists at SN&rsquo;s Natural Products Expo East track in Baltimore.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/add-some-protein-beverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/add-some-protein-beverage#comments Latest News Beverage Total Access Event Coverage Center Store Health & Wellness 2014 Expo East Total Access Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:40:00 +0000 490851 at http://supermarketnews.com Supermarkets urged to take high road on wellness http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-urged-take-high-road-wellness <div class="node-body blog-body">Supermarkets need to step up their games in the face of mixed consumer reactions to their health and wellness efforts, Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert told an Expo East audience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-urged-take-high-road-wellness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/supermarkets-urged-take-high-road-wellness#comments Latest News Total Access Event Coverage Health & Wellness 2014 Expo East Total Access Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:18:00 +0000 490831 at http://supermarketnews.com Bugging out at SN's wellness event http://supermarketnews.com/blog/bugging-out-sns-wellness-event <div class="node-body blog-body">Crickets aren't the kind of thing you typically like to hear at a speaking engagement but in this case, it was totally apprporiate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/total-access">Total Access</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/bugging-out-sns-wellness-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/bugging-out-sns-wellness-event#comments Latest News Natural Food Stores Total Access Event Coverage 2014 Expo East Wakefern Food Corp. 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