TOPICS & ANALYSIS

How Online Opportunities Vary by Category

How Online Opportunities Vary by Category

Report by dunnhumby details online grocery purchase patterns around the world; U.S. classified as ‘emerging’ in Internet commerce.…

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Study: Consumers Willing to Pay ‘Healthy Tax’

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay ‘Healthy Tax’

Respondents to an AlixPartners survey say they’ll pay more for foods they perceive as healthy—and the trend is increasing.…

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How Online Can Complement Brick-and-Mortar

How Online Can Complement Brick-and-Mortar

Report suggests strategies for developing online retailing that enhances, instead of competes with, conventional retailing.…

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New Features


CEOs Should Be Designers, Not Dictators

CEOs Should Be Designers, Not Dictators The CEO of the future will be a “designer-in-chief” who empowers employees to think and work like designers, according to…
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‘Food Destination’ Opens in Cleveland

‘Food Destination’ Opens in Cleveland Heinen’s, a new supermarket in downtown Cleveland, features elaborate ready-to-eat food offerings and other amenities that call to mind food…
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International Business
image Whole Chickens in UK Microbe-Infested

Three-quarters of the fresh chickens for sale in Great Britain’s supermarkets are contaminated with campylobacter, a potentially lethal microorganism, according to the country’s Food Standards Agency.


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Industry News
image Giant Eagle to Close Discount Banner

Giant Eagle is closing down Good Cents + More, the discount banner it opened to compete with the now-shuttered Bottom Dollar banner.


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International Business
image Tesco Exec is New Morrisons CEO

Morrisons has hired a former Tesco executive as its new CEO.


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Trends
image Millennials Like Private Label

Millennials are better-disposed toward private label products than American shoppers as a whole, according to a survey from Mintel. 


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Trends
image Cost Drives Consumers Away from Red Meat

Price per pound is the top factor in consumers’ meat purchases, especially as beef and pork get more expensive, according to a study titled “The Power of Meat.”


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Industry News
image Target Boosts Same-Store Sales

Target Corp. posted a quarterly earnings report with its first good news in a long time. 


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Industry News
image Suit Alleges that Dogs Killed by Beneful

A lawsuit filed in California alleges that Nestlé Purina’s Beneful dog food is killing dogs, according to the website Top Class Actions.


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