TITLE

Dare to the different

AUTHOR(S)
Tarnowski, Joseph
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;2/1/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the findings of the fourth annual technology research conducted by the "Progressive Grocer" magazine among retailers in the U.S. The research found that large conventional supermarket chains are establishing their own formulas for competition. In response to such competition threat, multistore independents have placed greater importance on service. The research also discovered the so called small-size syndrome among independents.
ACCESSION #
30024017

 

Related Articles

  • Supermarket availability levels are shocking. Hepworth, Malcolm // Grocer;7/30/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8015, p20 

    In the article, the author discusses developments in the supermarket sector in Great Britain. He claims that the issues that should be tackled by the major retailers are the service and accessibility in their stores. He cites as example their experience at Gateway Foodmarket chain, in which they...

  • New Strategies Needed to Compete With Value Retailers. Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News;5/9/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 19, p18 

    Discusses the competition between conventional operators and value retailers in the supermarket industry, as presented at the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) show held in Chicago, Illinois in May 2005. Changes in grocery retailing; Representation of value retailers in the grocery market; Program...

  • Setting he stage foodservice. RIVKIN, JILL // Progressive Grocer;Nov2015, Vol. 94 Issue 11, Special section p10 

    The article discusses the efforts of supermarkets in offering customer-pleasing dining experiences for the shoppers. Topics covered include the things to consider in launching a successful foodservice operation in a grocery, how the whole foodie movement drives the growth of grocerants, and the...

  • The antisocial network: how Facebook 'fans' can turn foe. Montague-Jones, Guy // Grocer;9/3/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8020, p14 

    The article discusses a love-hate relationship of big name brands in Great Britain with Facebook. It states that Tesco has attracted 260,000 people to its Facebook page but all too often these so-called fans turn out not to be the most faithful of supporters. A survey found that more than a...

  • Priming the Next-gen Pantry. Major, Meg // Progressive Grocer;Aug2014, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p146 

    The article focuses on how food retailers are finding ways on how to connect with shoppers before, during, and after their store experience. Topics discussed include the efforts of retail facilities to offer customer-tailored services and the development of new store formats and networks with a...

  • Supermarketers Get Creative. Pinto, David // MMR;2/25/2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p8 

    The author reflects that the U.S. grocery retailers and supermarket stores have adopted a creative strategy to improve their business performance which include establishment of multi-ethnic stores to attract local customers and implementing health and wellness related products in stores.

  • Staff notes. RIVKIN, JILL // Progressive Grocer;Nov2015, Vol. 94 Issue 11, Special section p13 

    The article discusses the importance of having employees with good customer service and communication skills in grocerant-level environments in retails stores. Topics covered include tips on recruiting and training grocerant-level staff according to company president Janet Hoffmann of human...

  • A new paradigm for indian supermarket retailers based on customer-centric strategic approach. Shenoy, Seema S.; Sequeira, A. H.; Devaraj, K. // Manager (University of Bucharest, Faculty of Business & Administ;Dec2011, Issue 14, p238 

    Supermarket retailers in India admist fierce competition and the only way out is through the attainment of competitive advantage. Strategy is the route to attain competitive advantage that could facilitate firms attain superior performance. The objective of this paper is to develop a conceptual...

  • Untiled.  // Grocer;12/12/2015, p1 

    The table of contents for the December 12, 2015 issue of the magazine "The Grocer," is presented.

  • A GOOD NEIGHBOR. Mummert, Roger; Angrisani, Carol // SN: Supermarket News;4/3/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 14, p29 

    This article focuses on the success of the Good Neighbor Oriental Food Outlet in Hicksville, New York. The single-unit operator displays more than 4,000 stockkeeping units. While supermarkets in urban ethnic enclaves might stock exclusively Chinese or Korean goods, Good Neighbor carries a much...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics