Citations with the tag: GROCERS
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- Neighborhood shops are the new retail winners.
// MarketWatch: Food; Jan2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p12
The article reports that the arrival of the major grocers in Great Britain's small store arena is driving improved sector performance. Smaller convenience stores need to improve their service offerings to counter the threat posed by supermarket giants. Presence of major grocers into the...
- Grocers' Pact Defuses Plan By Strikers.
Greenberg, David // San Diego Business Journal; 11/17/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p3
Focuses on the revenue-sharing agreement of unionized grocery workers and the three major grocery chains in San Diego, California. Significant provision of the agreement; Implication for the removal of the picket lines; Necessity to reduce the labor costs.
- Nutrition Keys Going on AWG Private Brands.
Greenberg, David // Supermarket News Exclusive Insight; 4/ 4/2011, p3
The article reports on the inclusion of Nutrition Keys on the Best Choice and Always Save products distributed by Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG).
- Jackson Named to OGA Hall of Fame.
Greenberg, David // Supermarket News Exclusive Insight; 4/ 7/2011, p5
The article reports on the induction of Thomas S. Jackson, the outgoing president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Ohio Grocers Association (OGA), into the OGA Hall of Fame.
- Jurgens Gets NGA Spirit of America Award.
Greenberg, David // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 1/20/2012, p9
The article reports that Hy-Vee Stores chairman and executive officer Ric Jurgens was awarded the Spirit of America Award by the National Grocers Association.
- Unified Q1 Sales Rise on Speciality Business.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/22/2012, p3
The article reports on the financial performance of Unified Grocers for the first fiscal quarter of 2011.
- IGA Upgrades Website Program.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 6/ 5/2012, p8
The article previews the IGALink 2.0 digital marketing platform launched by the Independent Grocers Alliance (IGA).
- Getting Fit at The Fresh Grocer.
Haak, Alyssa // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 6/ 5/2012, p9
This article reports on the success of the Fresh n Fit Challenge, a weight-loss competition launched for employees of the Fresh Grocer store in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The program was developed by human resource director Shelia Lajolie after a health insurance change. A total of 150...
- Southern Exposure for Associated Wholesale Grocers.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 6/18/2012, p1
This article reports on the plan of retailer-owned grocery wholesaler Associated Wholesale Grocers to open a distribution center in Pearl River, Louisiana in early 2013. The plan is aimed at easing the strain on the company's distribution center in Memphis, Tennessee. The facility will help...
- Unified Rolls Out Nutrition Labels.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 7/ 9/2012, p3
The article reports that Unified Grocers collaborated with Guiding Starts and healthAisles to start the Guiding Stars nutrition-rating initiative, which features lists of particular properties of different food products according to the MyPyramid initiative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Natural Grocers Set for IPO Wednesday.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 7/24/2012, p4
The article reports on the plan by small-format natural and organic specialist Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage to launch an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S.
- Friendliness, Quality Outpace Price for Shoppers.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/14/2012, p3
The article focuses on the importance of friendliness of employees and quality of perishables for customers, which was revealed by industry executives at the breakfast meeting of the National Grocers Association.
- Independents Encourage Use of Social Networks.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/14/2012, p13
The article focuses on the need for independent supermarkets to harness the power of social media in reaching out to their customers, which was one of the topics discussed at the 2012 National Grocers Association annual convention.
- C&S Wholesale opens on-site health center.
Zwiebach, Elliot // New Hampshire Business Review; 12/17/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p30
The article reports on the opening of C&S Wholesale Grocers' health and wellness facility at its headquarters located in Keene, New Hampshire in 2010.
- Fresh Grocer Offers Healthy Field Trips.
Zwiebach, Elliot // 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- IGA Names Retailer Award Finalists.
MORGAN, TARA // 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.
- Co-Op Group Gets B Corp Status.
MORGAN, TARA // 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.
MORGAN, TARA // 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.
MORGAN, TARA // 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.
- 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...
- AWG Launches Social Media Monitoring.
Bird, Michael // 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.
Bird, Michael // 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).
- A Homemade Rebellion.
Bird, Michael // Time; 10/25/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 17, p32
The article reports on the dismal and rebellious situation of employees of Israel where they are demanding pay increases in order to meet higher taxes and spiraling living costs. As stated, grocers recently struck to protest Israel's 20 percent devaluation in the wake of U.S. economic moves. It...
- Gourmet Grocer to Launch New Concept to Gain Back Hometown Glory.
Bird, Michael // Retail Traffic Exclusive Insight; 10/17/2011, p1
The article reports on the plan of gourmet grocer, Balducci's to launch its 2,150 square-foot Gourmet CafÃ© in Manhattan, New York. It states that the grocer will open its store at 300 W. 57th Street and other parts in Manhattan. It also mentions that the store will open in February 2012 and...
- DENGES TO RETIRE AT CENTRAL.
Bird, Michael // SN: Supermarket News; 7/22/2013, Vol. 61 Issue 29, p7
The article announces the retirement of Jim Denges from the post of chief executive officer (CEO) at Central Grocers Inc.
- Keeping a head.
Gatty, Bob // Progressive Grocer; 11/1/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 16, p42
Focuses on marketing strategies employed by grocers to improve the sales of beer in the U.S. Statistics on the sales of beer from 2001 to 2004, according to ACNielsen; Factors that affect the sales performance of beer; Reason of grocers for adding imported beer and specialty products to...
- Operation "Green Grocer" Targets Convenience Store Food Stamp Fraud.
Gatty, Bob // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition; 12/5/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1
The article reports on the "Operation Green Grocer" by Cook County prosecutors in Illinois targeting grocers who are making fraud transactions on the food stamp program which resulted to the arrest of convenience store owners Imad Qatanani, Walid A. Mohammed , and Mohammed Abuzir.
- PAC RETAILERS.
Gatty, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review; 08/11/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p1
Reports on developments related to the activities of trade associations in New Hampshire as of August 11, 2000. New Hampshire Retail Grocers Association's formation of a political action committee to support political candidates it sees furthering the group's agenda; New Hampshire Lodging and...
- NGA APPOINTS SEVEN NEW DIRECTORS.
Gatty, Bob // SN: Supermarket News; 2/21/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p8
The article reports that several members were elected by the National Grocers Association (NGA) including the retail board members Spencer Coates, Richard McMenamin and Cheryl Sommer.
- NGA Members Seek More Government-Relations Activity.
ZWIEBACH, ELLIOT // SN: Supermarket News; 2/21/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p16
The article reports that the members of the National Grocers Association (NGA) wants the association to expand government relations and also collaborate with other trade associations.
- Front-of-Pack Labeling Helps 'Conflicted' Shoppers.
ZWIEBACH, ELLIOT // SN: Supermarket News; 2/21/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p16
The article offers information on the views expressed by panelists, at the annual National Grocers Association (NGA) Convention, on food labeling and health of consumers in the U.S.
- The Biggest Noise in Switzerland.
Jennings, Dean // Saturday Evening Post; 5/22/1948, Vol. 220 Issue 47, p26
The article features grocer Gottlieb Duttweiler. He has bulldozed a trail around Switzerland in a one-man crusade to provide people with more food and better living at lower cost. One of the contributions made by the grocer to the country is providing language schools for those who want to learn...
- Klug Wins Award for Education Efforts.
Jennings, Dean // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 10/21/2013, p13
The article announces that Sue Klug, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of retailer Unified Grocers, received the 2013 Torch Award from the Illuminators Educational Foundation.
- Celebrating Excellence.
Garry, Michael // SN: Supermarket News; 2/6/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p31
Highlights the fourth annual Technology Excellence Awards of "Supermarket News" that was held in San Diego, California in 2006. Award won by Associated Wholesale Grocers; Overview of the attendees of the event.
- Strange Named to NGA Communications Post.
Garry, Michael // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 11/18/2013, p18
The article announces the appointment of Laura Strange as director of communications and marketing at the National Grocers Association.
- Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie Parent Posts Q3 Sales Decline.
Garry, Michael // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 12/ 2/2013, p4
The article reports on the decline in sales and net income to 597.9 million dollars and 14.2 million dollars, respectively, posted by food-store chain Southeastern Grocers in the U.S. for the fiscal third quarter of 2013.
- ARE RETAILERS' REQUESTS FOR SLOTTING FEES DISCRIMINATORY OR ANTI-COMPETITIVE? AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF RETAIL BUYERS' PRODUCT ACCEPTANCE DECISIONS.
White, J. Chris; Gerlich, R. Nicholas // AMA Winter Educators' Conference Proceedings; 1996, Vol. 7, p69
Investigates retail buyers' product acceptance decisions and their request for slotting fees. Increased rate of new product introductions; Product acceptance and deletion decisions of grocers; Concept of slotting fees; Manufacturers' complaints against the fees; Explanation given by grocers for...
- Retailers in Southwest Prepare to Face New Competition.
Zwiebach, Elliot; Springer, Jon; Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 7/9/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 28, p28
The article reports on the preparations being taken by food retailers in the U.S. Southwest following the announcement of British retailer Tesco that it is slated to open 100 small-format stores focused on fresh and prepared foods in the area. Albertsons LLC have been working to improve fresh...
- NGA Show Introduces 'Produce Pavilion'.
Zwiebach, Elliot; Springer, Jon; Hamstra, Mark // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 2/6/2012, p1
The article offers information on the National Grocers Association show "The PMA Produce Pavilion," held at the Mirage Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 12 to 15, 2012.
- Digging deep.
McTaggart, Jenny // Progressive Grocer; 7/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p22
This article focuses on the use of modeling tools and data analysis applications by U.S. grocers in the site selection process. In addition to helping grocers find the best sites, these tools be useful for making merchandising and marketing decisions. Details on the case of retailers Kroger Co....
- Going mobile.
Diamond, David // Progressive Grocer; 7/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p60
The author comments on the arrival of the so-called mobile marketing. He discusses the reasons for the burst of interest from marketing executives. He describes specific consumer concerns that must be addressed before mobile marketing can spread. The author mentions the pros and cons of mobile...
- AWG Sales Rise 1% in 2012.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 3/27/2013, p9
The article reports the one percent increase in the sales of Associated Wholesale Grocers for its most recent fiscal year hitting a high of 7.85 billion dollars while patronage dividend reached an all-time high of 2.84 percent totaling 173 million dollars.
- Nature's Pantry.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 6/28/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 26, p1
The article features Nature's Pantry, an organic local produce and natural foods grocer in Hill County, Texas. The business which is owned by Paula Aldridge aims to provide tasty and healthy foods for the community and highway travelers with an emphasis to purchase from local producers. The...
- Spend Less on Groceries.
Wuorio, Jeff // Good Housekeeping; Nov2009, Vol. 249 Issue 5, p123
The article offers suggestions to shoppers on cost effective shopping. Suggestions are offered to make a list of the brands of packaged foods one wants to buy and then ask the store manager if he/she can buy by the case at a lower price. It is suggested that one should write up a list and stick...