Last week’s opening of the first Skechers concept store within a Meijer store in Grand Rapids, Mich., is the latest in a number of recent tie-ups between supermarket operators and nonfood retailers....More
Don’t you just love it when business partners are passionate about what they do, truly live the health and wellness lifestyle that they are selling, and go the extra mile for you so that you can increase your sales?...More
Many Brits supposedly lack confidence when it comes to preparing and eating fish, with a recent industry survey finding that more than half of adults don’t consume the recommended weekly amount of seafood. But now new sales data from Tesco shows that shoppers are starting to become more confident when choosing to cook at home....More
How do we get consumers to eat more seafood? Exhibitors at the 2015 Seafood Expo North America in Boston this month showcased plenty of ideas with products focused on convenience, flavor and new concepts.
Supermarket seafood departments need to make some big changes in order to increase sales beyond the current average of 1.8% of store sales, according to a panel of former retailers from Ahold, Kroger and Kings Food Markets....More
For many operators the attraction of ethnic products spreads beyond the original target group and begins to draw more mainstream shoppers. Meanwhile some ethnic supermarket operators are expanding their offerings with more mainstream product....More