Opinions http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6699/more en Time to rethink the produce department? http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department <div class="node-body blog-body">The thing about produce departments is, they kind of all look the same. </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/time-rethink-produce-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/time-rethink-produce-department#comments SN Viewpoints Produce & Floral Viewpoints Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 523721 at http://supermarketnews.com 5 facts from Kroger's latest Sustainability Report http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report <div class="node-body blog-body">Kroger's annual report highlighted impressive progress on sustainability while also revealing a few facts about the company as a whole. </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/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/5-facts-krogers-latest-sustainability-report#comments Retail & Financial SN Social Kroger Sustainability SN Social Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:04:00 +0000 523331 at http://supermarketnews.com From Kroger to Sprouts: identifying different growth styles http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-sprouts-identifying-different-growth-styles <div class="node-body blog-body">In general, there are two types of growth: what is sometimes called Horizontal Growth, adding top lines sales in its various forms, and Vertical Growth, innovating and creating new markets. </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/kroger-sprouts-identifying-different-growth-styles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-sprouts-identifying-different-growth-styles#comments Industry Voices Retail & Financial Industry Voices Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:25:00 +0000 523171 at http://supermarketnews.com New insights for engaging Hispanic shoppers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-insights-engaging-hispanic-shoppers <div class="node-body blog-body">Acosta and Univision recently embarked on the fourth edition of The Why? Behind The Buy U.S. Hispanic Shopper Study and uncovered important shopper behaviors and marketing insights. The insights focus on three areas to boost engagement with these shoppers.</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/new-insights-engaging-hispanic-shoppers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/new-insights-engaging-hispanic-shoppers#comments Industry Voices Consumer Trends Industry Voices Wed, 08 Jul 2015 16:12:00 +0000 522711 at http://supermarketnews.com What shoppers want from retailers on social media http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-shoppers-want-retailers-social-media <div class="node-body blog-body">If you are a retailer without a customer-centric social media strategy, you are missing out on a rising demand by consumers, and you could lose those consumers to competitors that are more social media savvy.</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/what-shoppers-want-retailers-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/what-shoppers-want-retailers-social-media#comments Industry Voices Consumer Trends Marketing Industry Voices Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:10:00 +0000 522111 at http://supermarketnews.com Gen Y finally comes of age in retailers’ eyes http://supermarketnews.com/blog/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes <div class="node-body blog-body">For years, Millennials were influential, but they weren’t moving the needle for supermarkets as much as hoped. Gen Y was on the radar, but not the front burner. Things have changed. </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/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/gen-y-finally-comes-age-retailers-eyes#comments SN Viewpoints Marketing Viewpoints Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:53:00 +0000 521831 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger private label SKUs get tough love http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love <div class="node-body blog-body">As Kroger expands its corporate brand offerings, it also discontinues items that don’t perform. </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/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/kroger-private-label-skus-get-tough-love#comments Latest News SN Social Center Store Private Label SN Social Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:32:00 +0000 521491 at http://supermarketnews.com Aldi tops SN readers' growth list http://supermarketnews.com/blog/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list <div class="node-body blog-body">We invited readers to tell us which of the Growth List companies they think will grow the most in 2015.</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/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/aldi-tops-sn-readers-growth-list#comments SN Social Walmart Kroger Aldi Costco Wholesale Corp. Grocery Outlet Haggen Inc. Kroger Co. Save-A-Lot Sprouts Farmers Market Trader Joe's Market Wal-Mart Stores Whole Foods Market SN Social Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:51:00 +0000 521091 at http://supermarketnews.com United Fresh 2015: Produce merchandising strategies http://supermarketnews.com/blog/united-fresh-2015-produce-merchandising-strategies <div class="node-body blog-body">Some of the 2015 United Fresh Produce Manager Award winners shared their tips and tricks during a panel at the United Fresh Produce Show in Chicago.</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/united-fresh-2015-produce-merchandising-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/united-fresh-2015-produce-merchandising-strategies#comments Produce & Floral Total Access Event Coverage Total Access Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:48:00 +0000 520711 at http://supermarketnews.com IDDBA 2015: Omni-channel efforts must start now http://supermarketnews.com/blog/iddba-2015-omni-channel-efforts-must-start-now <div class="node-body blog-body">IDDBA president and CEO Mike Eardley used his keynote remarks at Dairy-Deli-Bake on Monday to emphasize the importance of developing an omni-channel strategy. </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/iddba-2015-omni-channel-efforts-must-start-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/iddba-2015-omni-channel-efforts-must-start-now#comments Bakery Deli Total Access Event Coverage Online Retail 2015 IDDBA Total Access Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:10:00 +0000 520291 at http://supermarketnews.com