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Traceability Programs Deliver Food Safety and Bottom Line Benefits

Traceability Programs Deliver Food Safety and Bottom Line Benefits

Today’s food supply chain, as well as the products that travel within it, has become more complex than ever before.…

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Rethinking Loyalty

Rethinking Loyalty

Report on loyalty programs urges less effort on ‘functional elements,’ more on ‘satisfaction.’…

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Online Retail Sales to Continue Strong Growth in 2015

Online Retail Sales to Continue Strong Growth in 2015

A survey of 100 CFOs reveals strong faith in online sales potential.…

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Amazon Tests Car Delivery in Germany

Amazon Tests Car Delivery in Germany Amazon is testing a tweak to its delivery service that would allow German consumers to have items delivered directly to…
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Tesco Plans to Cut SKUs by One-Third

Tesco Plans to Cut SKUs by One-Third Tesco plans to reduce the total number of grocery items it offers by about one-third, the better to compete with…
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Industry News
image Retail Analytics Program at Northwestern

The Retail Analytics Council of Northwestern University will hold its Executive Development Program, “Using Analytics to Develop Customer-Driven Retail Solutions,” June 10-11 on the campus. 


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Industry News
image Multicultural Immersion Tour Set

Emphasizing heavily ethnic neighborhoods in southern California, this year’s Multicultural Retail 360 Summit Cultural Immersion Tour will include stops at supermarkets Tawa 99 Ranch, Super King Market and Superior Grocers, as well as electronics chain Curacao.


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Industry News
image Blue Bell Recall Empties Freezers

A product recall for Blue Bell ice cream is so massive that it’s causing big empty stretches in freezer space for some supermarkets. The company issued the recall, for 8 million gallons of product, April 20 after two samples


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Trends
image Walmart Tops in IT Spending

Walmart was the biggest consumer of IT services among American businesses in 2014, according to tech consultancy International Data Corp.


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International Business
image ‘Free-From’ Store Debuts in UK

A British health-food chain has opened a store stocked entirely with products that have none of the most common food allergens, including gluten, milk, nuts, egg and fish.


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Industry News
image Ahold Tests Small Stores in Philly

Ahold USA is entering the small-format grocery store trend, with plans to open eight such stores in Philadelphia’s Center City neighborhood.


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International Business
image Tesco Posts Record Loss

Once the darling of the grocery industry, British retailer Tesco recently reported a 64-million-pound loss, the worst in its 96-year history. 


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