Opinions http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6699/more en Schnucks encourages feedback on healthier meal deal http://supermarketnews.com/blog/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">In response to customer requests for a healthier meal deal with a beverage option other than soda, this week Schnuck Markets included ground turkey, bagged salad and iced tea as part of its Friday Drive Time Special. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/schnucks-encourages-feedback-healthier-meal-deal#comments Latest News SN Social Meals Schnuck Markets SN Social Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:21:00 +0000 490511 at http://supermarketnews.com Four crucial wellness questions for supermarkets http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-crucial-wellness-questions-supermarkets <div class="node-body blog-body">From consumer attitudes to emerging trends, the health and wellness space often produces more questions than answers for supermarkets. Four of these questions are showcased in this blog post that serves as a curtain raiser for SN's upcoming event at Natural Products Expo East. </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/four-crucial-wellness-questions-supermarkets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-crucial-wellness-questions-supermarkets#comments Total Access Event Coverage Health & Wellness 2014 Expo East Total Access Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:02:00 +0000 490441 at http://supermarketnews.com Behind the Ahold story http://supermarketnews.com/blog/behind-ahold-story <div class="node-body blog-body">Jon Springer, writer of the story “James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from ‘good’ to ‘great’” that published in SN last month, talks about his research for the story and his perspective on Ahold's positioning. </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/behind-ahold-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/behind-ahold-story#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Ahold USA Ahold USA SN Social Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:49:00 +0000 490161 at http://supermarketnews.com Local: It’s not just for produce anymore http://supermarketnews.com/blog/local-it-s-not-just-produce-anymore <div class="node-body blog-body">For the smart retailer, these products present a golden opportunity. The smart retailer will join forces with these independent inventors, and feature their food in our stores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/industry-voices">Industry Voices</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/local-it-s-not-just-produce-anymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/local-it-s-not-just-produce-anymore#comments Industry Voices Produce Center Store Industry Voices Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:10:00 +0000 490101 at http://supermarketnews.com Phil Lempert's New Products Hits & Misses (video) http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/phil-lemperts-new-products-hits-misses-video-50 <div class="node-body video-body">Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert samples five new products this week: sweet and spicy popcorn; zucchini chocolate muffins; spicy arrabbiata pasta sauce; “free run” grape juice; and white cheddar puffs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/phil-lempert-videos/phil-lemperts-new-products-hits-misses-video-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Phil Lempert Videos Center Store Registration 2014 Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 +0000 488841 at http://supermarketnews.com 2014 Expo East: ShopRite to highlight SN event http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2014-expo-east-shoprite-highlight-sn-event <div class="node-body blog-body">Representatives of Wakefern Food Corp. and its ShopRite retailers will be on hand in Baltimore this month to receive the 2014 SN Whole Health Enterprise Award as part of an educational track hosted by SN at Natural Products Expo East.</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/2014-expo-east-shoprite-highlight-sn-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/2014-expo-east-shoprite-highlight-sn-event#comments Latest News Total Access Event Coverage Health & Wellness ShopRite Wakefern Food Corp. Total Access Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:44:00 +0000 489971 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 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:49:00 +0000 7800 at http://supermarketnews.com The final word on Market Basket’s meltdown http://supermarketnews.com/blog/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown <div class="node-body blog-body">We need to capture the best takeaways and create something positive for the entire industry from this unprecedented Market Basket saga.</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/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/final-word-market-basket-s-meltdown#comments Retail & Financial SN Viewpoints Demoulas Market Basket Viewpoints Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 489501 at http://supermarketnews.com Stew Leonard’s, Whole Foods kick off apple season http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season <div class="node-body blog-body">Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and some retailers have started getting into the fall spirit by highlighting apples on social media. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stew-leonard-s-whole-foods-kick-apple-season#comments SN Social Produce Stew Leonard's Whole Foods Market SN Social Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:08:00 +0000 489091 at http://supermarketnews.com Why Uber matters in food http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-uber-matters-food <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m sure you have noticed how Uber has upped the game in same-day delivery, social media, mobile payments – and food. </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/why-uber-matters-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/why-uber-matters-food#comments SN Viewpoints Viewpoints Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 489131 at http://supermarketnews.com