Citations with the tag: GROCERS
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- 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...
- AG New England Sales Up 20%.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 7/ 5/2012, p5
The article reports that Associated Grocers of New England generated 20 percent sales growth, causing its sales to grow to 458 million dollars as of 2012.
- 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.
- Scottish MPs voice alcohol pricing fears.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Convenience Store; 2/3/2012, p4
The article discusses the concerns of Scottish Ministers of Parliament (MPs) on the effect of the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing ) (Scotland) Bill when it becomes a law as to the fears cited by the Scottish Grocers' Federation on minimum pricing driving internet and cross-border sales.
- 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.
- Jackson Decides Against NGA Post.
Zwiebach, Elliot // MMR; 1/25/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p23
The article reports on the decision of the former Supervalu Inc. president and chief operating officer Mike Jackson on the job being offered to him as head of the National Grocers Association (NGA).
- Knapp Named Chair of N.H. Grocers.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 5/23/2012, p9
The article announces the appointment of Judy Knapp as chairman of the board for the New Hampshire Grocers Association.
- Wagner Elected Chair of Ohio Grocers.
Zwiebach, Elliot // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 5/23/2012, p11
This article announces that the Ohio Grocers Association elected Wally Wagner Jr., owner of Wagner's IGA in Minster, as chairman for a two-year term.
- 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.
- Unified Launches Online Rewards.
Chanil, Debra // 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- Co-Op Group Gets B Corp Status.
Major, Meg // 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.
Major, Meg // 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.
- NGA Elects Five Execs To Its Board.
Major, Meg // 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).
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...
- 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.
- Fishing lessons.
Tarnowski, Joseph // Progressive Grocer; 3/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p4
Presents several technology products that can help grocers on retail businesses. Benefits of Cash Works kiosk to consumers; Significance of the MS Market from Microsoft to the company's employees; Innovation need of the business of grocers.
- NGA Show Floor Sells Out, Registration Up.
Tarnowski, Joseph // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 12/7/2012, p11
The article offers information on the National Grocers Association's annual convention to be held from February 10 to 13, 2013 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- A Homemade Rebellion.
Tarnowski, Joseph // 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...
- NGA Adds Food Safety Expertise.
Tarnowski, Joseph // Supermarket News Expert Blog; 6/ 4/2013, p13
The article announces that food safety expert Gale Prince was retained by the National Grocers Association (NGA) to provide resources on food safety issues to NGA and its members.