Citations with the tag: GROCERS
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- Fresh Grocer Offers Healthy Field Trips.
// Supermarket News Expert Blog; 8/10/2012, p11
The article reports on the launch of a health-focused field trip program for first-, second- and third-grade students by the Fresh Grocer.
- The Proof is in the Profits.
Chanil, Debra // Progressive Grocer; Aug2012, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p107
The article discusses the results of the 2012 Bakery Operations Review by Progressive Grocer. It says that the market is experiencing healthier margins and more consistent overall performance. It adds that the overall profit of the bakery industry increased to 52.4 percent from 45.2 percent in 2011.
- Carefully Considered.
Chanil, Debra // SN: Supermarket News; 10/1/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 40, p33
Several photographs are presented that show the second store of Foragers City Grocer at Chelsea in Manhattan, New York.
- PGA names Failla president and CEO.
Chanil, Debra // Frozen Food Age; Dec96, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p8
Reports that John Failla has joined Progressive Grocer Associates as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. Other positions held by Failla; Career background on Failla.
- Locally Grown Grocer.
Petersen, Chris // Retail Merchandiser; Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p38
The article offers information on the connection of Fresh Grocer with the community in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. According to founder Pat Burns, they are proud in their mission of being community-minded and they attempt to take an interest of getting to know the customers through first names....
- Unified Launches Online Rewards.
Petersen, Chris // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 11/6/2012, p7
The article reports that supermarket chain Unified Grocers announced a rewards program called eShop-Rewards for their online buyers that allows them to earn points toward a 25 dollar prepaid Visa Rewards.
- Do Grocer Woes Put In-Store Pacts at Risk?
Jackson, Ben // American Banker; 3/25/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 57, p1
Reports on effects of financial problems of grocers on the in-store pacts of supermarket company Koninklijke Ahold NV. Ahold's association with banks Charter One Financial Inc. and People's Bank in Bridgeport, Connecticut; Details of business plans of the banks; Steps taken by the grocers to...
- Sprawling IGA achieves flexibility with Fourgen's solutions.
Jackson, Ben // Chain Store Age; Sep95 Supplement 3, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p16B
Reports on the use of software solutions from FourGen Software Technologies Inc. by the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) for its information management needs. Inconvenience encountered by the IGA with its IBM System 36 legacy information system; Ease for customizing FourGen's solutions;...
- In the Express Lane.
Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News; 11/1/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 44, p18
Information about topics discussed at the 111th annual convention of the California Grocers Association (CGA) on the collaboration of retailers and suppliers in the retail industry held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada is presented.
- Refinance Debt to Capitalize on Low Rates.
Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News; 12/13/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 50, p11
The article presents information on opportunities for supermarkets to benefit from low interest rates in debt refinancing, including those derived by Unified Grocers Inc., and Stater Bros.
- Unified's Sales, Profits Down.
ZWIEBACH, ELLIOT // SN: Supermarket News; 12/20/2010, Vol. 58 Issue 51, p4
The article offers information on the financial performance of Unified Grocers Inc. in 2010 in which it states that its sales and profits declined by 3.2 percent to 3.9 million dollars and 25.7 percent to 11 million dollars respectively.
- Haggai to Take on New Role at IGA.
Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News; 9/19/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 38, p8
Reports on the appointment of Thomas P. Haggai as non-executive chairman of the Independent Grocers Association after stepping down as chairman. Statement issued by Haggai on his retirement.
- Lagging Behind.
Misonzhnik, Elaine // Retail Traffic; Dec2006, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p83
The article focuses on the predicaments faced by grocers in Northeast, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania owing to competition from national chains, wholesalers of the U.S., Wal-Mart Inc., Target Corp., Whole Foods Market Inc. and others. Big box retailers in Northeast are affected by the shortage in...
- MAGA: Meeting the challenges of tomorrow.
Misonzhnik, Elaine // Hispanic; May1994, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p62
Reports on the anniversary conference of the Mexican American Grocers Association (MAGA) in Palm Springs, California. Participants; Background on the MAGA; Focus on purchasing habits and consumption patterns of the Hispanic market; Number of members in the MAGA; Number of employees; Annual sales...
- NATURAL GROCERS AND CURBSIDE BISTRO WILL OPEN SOON.
Morgan, Tara // Boise Weekly; 2/1/2012, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p39
The article discusses the move of Natural Grocers to open another natural-foods store in Boise, Idaho.
- Former Save Mart, United Grocers President Sprinkle Dies.
Morgan, Tara // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/23/2012, p3
The article presents an obituary for Chuck Sprinkle, former president of United Grocers and Save Mart Supermarkets.
- BECOMING A REAL CO-OP.
MORGAN, TARA // Boise Weekly; 8/17/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12
The article reports that Boise Co-op became a member of the National Cooperative Grocer's Association (NCGA) on August 1, 2011, which Boise media director Michael Boss says would give the co-op access to the next largest natural foods-purchasing group outside of Whole Foods Market Inc.
- Ground Rules.
Dudlicek, James // Progressive Grocer; Oct2010, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p52
This article discusses the trend of U.S. grocers leveraging treatment and safety concerns in response to the popularity of ground poultry products. As reported, the ground poultry section significantly grow since 2007 as the products continue to increase in popularity. The popularity is...
Dudlicek, James // Progressive Grocer; Oct2010, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p59
A correction to the article about Elaine Shaffer of Unified Grocers that was published in the September 2010 issue is presented.
- city news.
Dudlicek, James // Grocer; 7/14/2012, p7
This article reports on the market performance of several British grocers including Thorntons, Britvic and Associated British Foods.
- on the web.
Dudlicek, James // Grocer; 9/1/2012, p6
This section offers online news briefs related to British grocers as of September 2012 including Wilkinson staff at 80 stores to take a voluntary cut in work hours, five percent profit improvement at United Biscuits in 2011, and Marks & Spencer's rollout of free wireless Internet in all its stores.
- on the web.
Dudlicek, James // Grocer; 9/1/2012, p30
This section offers web-based news briefs related to British grocers as of September 2012 including the launch of the Wisemilk project by Robert Wiseman regarding farmgate milk pricing and Red Tractor's claim about its pork that is deemed misleading by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
- Retailer of the Year: Excellence to a 'T'.
Major, Meg // Progressive Grocer; Oct2012, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p5
The article announces that Harris Teeter has been honored as 2012 Retailer of the Year of "Progressive Grocer" journal.
- IGA Names Retailer Award Finalists.
Major, Meg // SN: Supermarket News; 12/3/2012, Vol. 60 Issue 49, p34
The article reports on the seven finalists that has been named by the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) for the 2013 IGA USA International Retailer of the Year award in Chicago, Illinois.
- How to Get Grocery Shoppers to Complain More.
Orgel, David // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 1/14/2013, p17
The article discusses a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 2012 which found that almost half of grocery shoppers do not report their bad experiences to their grocers but will most likely share them with their friends. With these findings, the author offers guidelines on how grocers can get...
- Co-Op Group Gets B Corp Status.
Orgel, David // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 12/4/2012, p3
The article reports that Iowa City, Iowa-based National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) has achieved a B Corp. status, a certification managed by the nonprofit group B Lab.
- AWG Expands HQ Facility.
Orgel, David // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 12/5/2012, p5
The article announces the opening of the 35,000-square-foot addition to the corporate building of the Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) in Kansas City that will consolidate several area offices and provide employment to 90 new workers in the city.
- 19 AL PLAMANN.
Enis, Matthew // SN: Supermarket News; 7/18/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 29, p48
The article profiles Al Plamann, chief executive officer (CEO) of Unified Grocers Inc., who is ranked Number 19 in the journal's 2011 annual all-star ranking, the Power 50, of the most popular leaders of the retail industry.
- NGA Elects Five Execs To Its Board.
Enis, Matthew // MMR; 3/8/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p21
The article announces the appointment of five new members of National Grocers Association in the U.S. including Barry Queen, Donald Weiss, and James Denges.
- Sustainability Is 'a Way of Thinking': Unified CEO.
ZWIEBACH, ELLIOT // SN: Supermarket News; 9/26/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 39, p19
The article reports on the perspective of Unified Grocers Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Al Plamann on the issue of sustainability in the U.S. retail industry.
- 2012 food shows welcome state ag products.
ZWIEBACH, ELLIOT // Michigan Farmer (0026-2153); May2012, Vol. 316 Issue 5, p5
The article offers information on the Michigan Restaurant Association (MRA) to be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi on October 16-17, 2012, and Michigan Grocers Association (MGA) shows to be held at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn on September 10, 2012.
- Health consciousness tipping point.
Turock, Art // Progressive Grocer; 5/1/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p38
The article discusses misconceptions about the health and wellness category in supermarkets. To proclaim wellness as a mainstream market can be factually accurate, depending on the definition of terms, but the assumption lacks a precise target-customer segmentation on which to focus innovations...
- THE CUSTOMER IS ALWAYS RIGHT.
Bellas, Michael C. // Beverage World; 9/15/2004, Vol. 123 Issue 9, p24
Discusses the trend in the retail sector in the U.S. as of September 2004. Percentage of U.S. sales accounted by the top 10 grocers; Effects of the trend on the beverage industry; Demands of retailers.
Bellas, Michael C. // Inside Tucson Business; 10/27/2008, Vol. 18 Issue 21, p10
The article announces that Progressive Grocer magazine was awarded 2008 Category Captain award from Eurofresh Farms.
- 2013 NGA Show Atwitter.
Telesca, Jenna // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/12/2013, p2
The article discusses the highlights of the 2013 National Grocers Association show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Shoppers' Concerns Over Prices May Be Coming Back, Batenic Says.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/13/2013, p1
The article reports that, according to the National Grocers Association, the new tax law will likely prompt U.S. consumers to decrease their spending for grocery items and therefore, retailers will have to put fast checkouts and good customer service as top priorities to maintain sales.
- Green grocers.
Bird, Michael // In-Store; Jul2003, p31
Describes how grocery retailers in Great Britain are borrowing values from food markets to satisfy customer demand for freshness and tradition. Design of Albert Heijn's XL stores for the Dutch market by Conran Design Group (CDG); Interior decoration of Marks and Spencer's Simply Food and...
- Boparan tops off big-hitting year with Grocer Cup win.
Bird, Michael // Grocer; 10/13/2012, p5
The article announces that Ranjit Singh Boparan has been given The Grocer Cup for Outstanding Business Achievement.
- NGA Renames Annual Convention.
Bird, Michael // Supermarket News Exclusive Insight; 8/ 5/2011, p4
The article reports on the move of the National Grocers Association (NGA) to change the name of its annual meeting from the "NGA Annual Convention and Supermarket Synergy Showcase" to the "NGA Show: Where Independents Gather" for the event to be readily identified by its members and the industry.
- Supermarket sweep.
Pamben, Deven // Cabinet Maker; 3/21/2008, Issue 5580, p10
The article reports on the impact of supermarkets on the furniture industry in Great Britain. Based on the latest market research, it was found that more than 62 percent of all shoppers regularly use supermarkets to buy non-food items. The housewares sector has been affected by the trend as the...
- Natural Grocers Continues Arizona Expansion.
Pamben, Deven // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 8/14/2012, p13
The article reports on the opening of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage's new store in Prescott, Arizona, to offer natural and organic food.
- AWG Launches Social Media Monitoring.
Pamben, Deven // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 3/28/2013, p6
The article reports on the launching Associated Wholesale Grocers' social media monitoring and engagement program for its members.
- AWG Names Pedersen to New Post.
Pamben, Deven // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 4/ 4/2013, p1
The article announces the promotion of Jeff Pedersen as senior vice president of member services at Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG).
- Co-operatives: striving and thriving.
Margolis, Ramsey // Chartered Accountants Journal; Aug2008, Vol. 87 Issue 7, p36
This article focuses on Fonterra Cooperative Group, New Zealand's largest commercial business. It discusses that there are five other cooperatives among the 25 largest businesses by turnover, two of which are in the rural sector including Silver Fern Farms and Alliance Group, as well as...
- Who is the 'greenest' grocer of them all?
Margolis, Ramsey // MarketWatch: Global Round-up; Oct2006, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p55
The article reports that retail grocers across Great Britain have started to focus more on consumer loyalty. Market experts believe that price and range will be the key determinant of consumer loyalty at super markets in Great Britain. Grocers are busy enhancing their green credentials by...
Bielby, James; Marks, Peter; Lidington, David; Bellamy, David; Simpson, Maggie // Grocer; 10/22/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8027, p26
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Landmark hits out as Asda for selling Bud 24-pack for 11 British pounds," in the October 15, 2011 issue, "Will government call in Arla Aylesbury bid?," in the September 24, 2011 issue, and "Grocers...
- Make 'Em Feel at Home.
Hubbs, Jack E. // Progressive Grocer; Apr2012, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p18
The article highlights sales events that grocers can build to invite new customers to visit the store and increase sales. It is stated that customers are familiar with open-house events that specialty retailers and real estate agents used to build sales with a formal invitation to see what they...
- Pint-size Supremacy.
Strailey, Jennifer // Progressive Grocer; Apr2012, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p108
The article discusses grocer strategies in selling berries which according to Chicago's Mintel account for 17% of U.S. fresh fruit sales for 52 weeks ending October 31, 2011. It is stated that Oregon's Harvest Fresh Grocery and Deli receives berry deliveries daily and sells out using a...
- Geissler's IGA Celebrates Anniversary With Cake.
Harper, Roseanne // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 5/ 1/2013, p13
The article reports that in celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA) Supermarkets of Geissler, cake-cutting celebrations were held at its seven stores in April 2013 where the first 90 customers to arrive at each store received a 10 U.S. dollars gift card.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
BARNES, McKIM N.; LANAHAN, JACK; ROTH, MONROE; WHITE, KENNETH; Miller, Dan // Crain's Chicago Business; 1/10/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p16
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles published in the previous issues of the journal including, "Walgreen wants to be your grocer," "Our View," and "Chicago pitches an idea to Cuba: the Cubs in a Caribbean Classic," in the December 13, 2010 issue of the journal.