TOPICS & ANALYSIS

To Get More, Give Less

To Get More, Give Less

Fewer resources can motivate a company unit to cooperate better, Boston Consulting Group authors say in a new book.…

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Training Increases Floor Sales

Training Increases Floor Sales

Study shows how a little training can make a lot of difference in helping associates sell on the floor.…

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Marketing can work at work

Marketing can work at work

Report says the workplace is one of the best, and least utilized, places to influence female grocery shoppers.…

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New Features


Family Dollar Urges Rejection of Dollar General

Family Dollar Urges Rejection of Dollar General Family Dollar is urging its shareholders to reject a hostile bid from Dollar General in favor of a lower one…
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CEOs Mustn’t Wait to Develop IT

CEOs Mustn’t Wait to Develop IT Many CEOs are dragging their heels when it comes to implementation of information technology, with potentially harmful consequences. …
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International Business
image President’s Choice to Take Next Step

President’s Choice, the private label brand of Loblaw Cos. Ltd., is evolving beyond the simple introduction of new food concepts to Canadians.


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Industry News
image Walmart Settles ‘Phantom Tax’ Case with N.Y.

Walmart will have to pay more than $66,000 to New York State to settle complaints about charging consumers for a soft-drink tax that does not, in fact, exist.


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Trends
image Consumers dislike GMOs but fail to grasp concept

Many consumers want to avoid genetically modified organisms (GMOs) but lack a fundamental understanding of how to do so or what they are, according to a study by The Hartman Group.


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International Business
image Aussie Consumer Website Rates Food

A consumer advocacy group in Australia has established a website that evaluates the nutritional value of tens of thousands of packaged foods.


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Industry News
image QuikTrip Wins C-Store Consumer Poll

QuikTrip Corp. scored the highest in a customer satisfaction survey of convenience stores conducted by Market Force Information.


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Industry News
image Click-and-Collect at Cincy Kroger

Kroger plans to start click-and-collect service in its hometown of Cincinnati.


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Industry News
image Competition Heats Up in N.C.

The Triangle Research region of North Carolina is seeing intense competition in grocery stores.


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