Opinions http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6699/more en Meat Conference 2015: Value-added meat growth outpacing department http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-value-added-meat-growth-outpacing-department <div class="node-body blog-body">Value-added meat presents big opportunities for growth in the meat case, according to IRI research presented during the session “Maximizing Growth for Value-Added Meat.” </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/meat-conference-2015-value-added-meat-growth-outpacing-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-value-added-meat-growth-outpacing-department#comments Meat Total Access Event Coverage 2015 Annual Meat Conference Total Access Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:49:00 +0000 510641 at http://supermarketnews.com Meat Conference 2015: New strategies needed to woo consumers back to meat http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-new-strategies-needed-woo-consumers-back-meat <div class="node-body blog-body">Troubling trends among meat shoppers do not bode well for the department or the rest of the store.</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/meat-conference-2015-new-strategies-needed-woo-consumers-back-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-new-strategies-needed-woo-consumers-back-meat#comments Meat Total Access Event Coverage 2015 Annual Meat Conference Total Access Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:01:00 +0000 509701 at http://supermarketnews.com Meat Conference 2015: Get ready for record meat and poultry production http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-get-ready-record-meat-and-poultry-production <div class="node-body blog-body">The drought and disease woes of the past few years have passed, and total U.S. meat and poultry production will hit a historic high in 2015.</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/meat-conference-2015-get-ready-record-meat-and-poultry-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-get-ready-record-meat-and-poultry-production#comments Meat Total Access Event Coverage 2015 Annual Meat Conference Total Access Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:57:00 +0000 509541 at http://supermarketnews.com Meat Conference 2015: Big opportunities in natural packaged meats for conventional retailers http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-big-opportunities-natural-packaged-meats-conventional-retailers <div class="node-body blog-body">Sales of natural packaged meat is far outpacing sales of conventional packaged meat, and conventional retailers should take note.</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/meat-conference-2015-big-opportunities-natural-packaged-meats-conventional-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-big-opportunities-natural-packaged-meats-conventional-retailers#comments Meat Total Access Event Coverage Organic & Natural 2015 Annual Meat Conference Total Access Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:25:00 +0000 509091 at http://supermarketnews.com Meat Conference 2015: Know your shoppers and give them what they want http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-know-your-shoppers-and-give-them-what-they-want <div class="node-body blog-body">While many retailers focus mainly on assortment, merchandising and pricing, the most important thing is to know who your shopper is and what your store means to that shopper, John Rand, SVP, retail insights at Kantar Retail said.</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/meat-conference-2015-know-your-shoppers-and-give-them-what-they-want" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/meat-conference-2015-know-your-shoppers-and-give-them-what-they-want#comments Consumer Trends Meat Total Access Event Coverage 2015 Annual Meat Conference Total Access Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 509081 at http://supermarketnews.com Stealing ideas for added value products http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stealing-ideas-added-value-products <div class="node-body blog-body">As I started pulling together examples of fresh ideas in produce, meat and deli, it occurred to me that some of the most interesting and unique finds actually may have been “borrowed” from somewhere else. </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/stealing-ideas-added-value-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/stealing-ideas-added-value-products#comments SN Viewpoints Deli Produce Viewpoints Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:15:00 +0000 508731 at http://supermarketnews.com How supermarkets can get ethnic foods momentum http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-get-ethnic-foods-momentum <div class="node-body blog-body">Deep discount grocers now offer a robust array of ethnic product choices at reasonable prices, presenting supermarkets with yet another competitive threat. </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/how-supermarkets-can-get-ethnic-foods-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/how-supermarkets-can-get-ethnic-foods-momentum#comments Industry Voices Deep Discount Ethnic Industry Voices Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:38:00 +0000 508231 at http://supermarketnews.com Pharmacy bills good for pharmacies, underserved patients http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients <div class="node-body blog-body">At a time when retail pharmacists are conducting diagnostic tests under collaborative practice agreements with physicians, and expanding into more lucrative services like dispensing specialty drugs, companion bills introduced in the House and Senate would further enhance the value of these professionals to their local communities while allowing them to tap a new revenue stream. </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/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/pharmacy-bills-good-pharmacies-underserved-patients#comments Nonfood & Pharmacy SN Viewpoints Health & Wellness Pharmacy Viewpoints Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 506081 at http://supermarketnews.com Independents show off their marketing talents http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independents-show-their-marketing-talents <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the highlights of The NGA Show, which takes place Feb. 8-11 in Las Vegas, will be the Creative Choice Awards.</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/independents-show-their-marketing-talents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independents-show-their-marketing-talents#comments SN Viewpoints 2015 NGA Show National Grocers Association NGA Viewpoints Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:05:00 +0000 505971 at http://supermarketnews.com Independents dig deeper for differentiation strategies http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independents-dig-deeper-differentiation-strategies <div class="node-body blog-body">Timed to coincide with the NGA Show in Las Vegas, SN has unveiled two research pieces that shed light on how independents approach differentiation. </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/independents-dig-deeper-differentiation-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/independents-dig-deeper-differentiation-strategies#comments SN Viewpoints 2015 NGA Show National Grocers Association NGA Viewpoints Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 505271 at http://supermarketnews.com