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Latest Mobile App Rollouts Raise In-Store Stakes 4 Aug 2012 | 02:00 pm
In late 2010 SN published a survey that found only 6% of consumers were actively using smartphones while shopping (for lists, coupons, etc). That result would be unthinkable today. Vie...
Supermarket Slide: Down 15 Points in 11 Years 4 Aug 2012 | 01:55 pm
The 15-point decline in sales share should serve as a wake-up call to supermarkets and their employees. Viewpoints read more
'World's Largest' ShopRite Opens 4 Aug 2012 | 01:07 am
BRODHEADSVILLE, Pa. — Officials of Wakefern Food Corp. and members of the Kinsley family that owns the local ShopRite here unveiled a new, 95,000-square-foot replacement store on Friday, nearly doubli...
Fairway Said to File for IPO 4 Aug 2012 | 12:42 am
NEW YORK — Fairway Market here, which has been expanding through the New York City area in recent years, has “confidentially” filed for an initial public offering, according to a Reuters report. read...
Co-Op Group Rejects Interchange Settlement 4 Aug 2012 | 12:02 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa — National Cooperative Grocers Association here on Friday said it has joined other retail groups in rejecting the recently proposed settlement of a class-action antitrust lawsuit again...
Which retailer pricing strategy will gain the most new coverts in the next few years? 3 Aug 2012 | 09:16 pm
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PCC Highlights Kids Program via Facebook 3 Aug 2012 | 08:17 pm
SEATTLE — To draw attention to its Healthy Kids initiative, through Aug. 13 PCC Natural Markets here is offering shoppers a chance to win one of three PCC gift cards — two for $50, one for $100 — by s...
Loblaw Rolls Out Guiding Stars 3 Aug 2012 | 08:10 pm
BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. here said it will be the first Canadian retailer to roll out the Guiding Stars nutritional labeling program when it introduces the shelf tags at its Ontario stores on A...
Comps Up, Profits Down at Harris Teeter 3 Aug 2012 | 07:34 pm
MATTHEWS, N.C. — Harris Teeter Supermarkets here said third-quarter profits were down compared with a year ago, despite a 3.7% increase in comparable-store sales. read more
Wal-Mart, P&G Construct 'Tour of London' Display 3 Aug 2012 | 07:18 pm
AMERICAN CANYON, Calif. — A 535-square-foot London re-creation complete with landmarks is being sponsored by Procter & Gamble at a Wal-Mart here to celebrate the Olympic Games. read more