Center Store en The Fresh Market remakes its image, offering <div class="node-body article-body">In a push to turn around disappointing sales and connect with value-oriented customers, The Fresh Market announced a new logo, lowered prices and expanded product offerings.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Center Store Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:55:00 +0000 553011 at GMA weighs in on sodium reduction targets <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association, in comments submitted to the FDA regarding its sodium reduction guidelines, has recommended that categories be streamlined and the timeline to meet short-term reduction goals be extended from two to four years. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Laws & Regulations Center Store Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:16:00 +0000 552881 at Early Halloween sales up at Meijer <div class="node-body article-body">Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer is attributing a 50% increase in shoppers taking advantage of early savings on Halloween candy, décor and costumes, to excitement surrounding the days of celebration that will lead up to the actual holiday.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Nonfood & Pharmacy Center Store Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:18:00 +0000 552611 at <p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to view Meijer&#39;s &quot;bewitching&quot; Halloween infographic.</p> Nutrition, functionality drive pet food sales <div class="node-body article-body">Consumers aren’t just scrutinizing the ingredient labels on their own food these days — they’re paying closer attention to what goes into every kibble for Fido as well. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Winning in Pet Care Center Store Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:31:00 +0000 552471 at <p>More pet owners are choosing food that is packed with health benefits.</p> AVAVA/iStock/Thinkstock Gallery: Food Lion's pumpkin (product) patch <div class="node-body gallery-body">Food Lion is merchandising its first-ever pumpkin-flavored line of private brand products through Nov. 1. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Center Store Fri, 07 Oct 2016 19:32:00 +0000 552441 at Gallery: Bashas' celebrates Carefree grand reopening <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bashas’ opened its newly remodeled store in Carefree, Ariz., Wednesday. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Store Design & Construction Organic & Natural Produce & Floral Deli Prepared Foods Dairy Center Store Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:38:00 +0000 552401 at Mintel: Premium pet treats poised for growth <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of dog and cat treats are growing at a faster rate than pet food, according to Mintel analysts who suggest that retailers position these products near checkout aisles and other high traffic areas to incite impulse purchases.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Winning in Pet Care Center Store Registration Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:03:00 +0000 552321 at <p>Mintel says Americans spend $67.5 billion annually on pets.</p> stocksnapper/iStock/Thinkstock Southeastern Grocers debuts Whiskers & Tails <div class="node-body article-body">Southeastern Grocers is launching Whiskers & Tails, a private label brand of wet and dry dog and cat foods, treats and biscuits that are packed with protein, vitamins and minerals.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Winning in Pet Care Center Store Private Label Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:59:00 +0000 552301 at <p>Southeastern is offering dozens of varieties of wet and dry dog and cat food.</p> Tops names VP of center store <div class="node-body article-body">Kristen Hanson has been named VP of center store sales and merchandising at Tops Friendly Markets. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Executive Changes Center Store Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:09:00 +0000 552211 at <p><span>Kristen Hanson&nbsp;</span></p> Gallery: Expo East’s NEXTY award winners <div class="node-body gallery-body">The New Hope Network and a panel of industry judges have chosen 25 NEXTY Award winners from Natural Products Expo East 2016. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bakery Beverage Health & Wellness Nonfood & Pharmacy Organic & Natural Meat Seafood Center Store Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:41:00 +0000 552171 at