Product Categories en Paninos, kombucha among Kroger's private label standouts <div class="node-body article-body">Drinks and snacks sold under Kroger’s Simple Truth brand are hitting the mark with shoppers, said Kroger Co. chairman and CEO Rodney McMullen during its 3Q earnings call Thursday. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Kroger Private Label Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:08:00 +0000 554831 at <p>Kroger&#39;s Simple Truth private label line has maintained double-digit sales growth.</p> 2016 Retailer of the Year: The sleeping giant awakens <div class="field-deck"> In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bakery Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Center Store Private Label Online Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 554581 at <p>Greg Foran, Walmart&rsquo;s U.S. CEO, is an avowed &ldquo;Fresh Food Person,&rdquo; which is reflected in the company&rsquo;s major push to improve the quality of its consumables.</p> Jon Springer Adventures in pet food shopping: How my cats eat better than I do <div class="node-body blog-body">I can’t afford to eat all my meals from Whole Foods, but two members of my household can.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Center Store Private Label 10 Items or Less Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:58:00 +0000 554781 at Gallery: Food Lion debuts second seasonal flavor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Food Lion is adding peppermint flavors to its mix of private label products for a limited time.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Center Store Private Label Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:26:00 +0000 554771 at <p>Photo: Food Lion</p> Beef, pork prices to drop, poultry prices to rise in 2017, says USDA <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA Economic Research Service is predicting consumer prices for beef and pork will keep falling in 2017 while poultry prices will start to creep up.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Meat Registration Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:31:00 +0000 554711 at <p>Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images News/Getty Images</p> Marsh serves Lemon Snap, Raspberry Beret mocktails <div class="node-body article-body">Marsh Supermarkets is sampling mocktails made with Wilks & Wilson mixes at five locations. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Beverage Center Store Registration Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:19:00 +0000 554551 at <p>Marsh Supermarkets cross-merchandise&nbsp;mocktail mixes with tequila, gin and vodka. Photo: Wilks &amp; Wilson</p> Wegmans reduces prices on healthy products <div class="node-body article-body">Wegmans announced it had lowered prices on more than 40 healthy private label products, citing deflation in other categories as a factor in the decision. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Retail & Financial Produce & Floral Center Store Private Label Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:50:00 +0000 554481 at <p>Wegmans&#39; fresh produce department offers some of the new lower prices on private label products.</p> Wegmans Dierbergs adds new flavors of Global Bowls meals <div class="node-body article-body">Dierbergs has introduced eight new varieties to its selection of Global Bowls, a line of international rice and noodle bowls available in the deli.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deli Prepared Foods Multicultural Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:58:00 +0000 554441 at zhanglianxun/iStock/Thinkstock Cook County commissioner says drink tax is bad idea <div class="node-body article-body">A member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, which last month approved a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages to help balance its budget, denounced the tax in a recent letter to the editor saying that its bad for businesses and residents, is too expansive and unfairly singles out a specific industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Beverage Laws & Regulations Center Store Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:08:00 +0000 554431 at Siraphol/iStock/Thinkstock Central Grocers joins Topco <div class="field-deck"> CEO: Deal to bring more brands to stores, lower internal costs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wholesale cooperative Central Grocers has agreed to become a member-owner in Topco Associates, saying the move would provide new products and lower prices for Central&rsquo;s retailers while lowering its cost of doing business, Central CEO Ken Nemeth told SN in an interview Tuesday.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Center Store Private Label Registration Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:57:00 +0000 554421 at