In this market, the only way to grow at more than 1% or 2% is to take business from someone else, and one area where food retailers are stealing share is from what we’ve traditionally called foodservice, i.e. the restaurant business....More
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....More
For many in-store bakeries, the FDA’s proposed ban on partially hydrogenated oils — a major source of artificial trans fat — seemed like a no-brainer given what their customers are asking for and the progress they’ve already made in reformulating products....More
A record number of consumers who are eating breakfast, lunch and dinner in the grocery store. Today, in-store dining is one of the fastest-growing segments of the grocery industry, according to Chicago-based researchers NPD Group....More
As part of its goal to redefine pharmacy, drugstore chain CVS changed its corporate name to CVS Health, from CVS Caremark Corp., and has ceased tobacco sales chainwide a month earlier than expected....More
SN's exclusive interview with Ahold's James McCann also struck a chord with e-newletter readers, as did news about Keurig's new pods, Kroger's cookie happy hours, and a new Coke product sold only at The Fresh Market.