July/August 2016

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July/August 2016

A collection of news, articles and other featured content about July/August 2016.

There is a retail revolution taking place. As consumers' interest in developing fresh and healthy diets grows, their shopping carts mirror this shift, and retail needs to adjust to meet their needs. Fresh produce is the No.

H-E-B is regarded as one of the nation's best retailers, but you wouldn't know it from hearing president and COO Craig Boyan talk about the company and its future prospects. H-E-B has performed quite well since Boyan joined the company in 2005, leaving a role as a consultant with the now defunct

The ability for anyone, anywhere, to know virtually anything is transforming the retail and consumer goods world in new, exciting and incredibly challenging ways. By Dan Wilkinson Today's consumers are empowered in ways few saw coming just 10 y

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The introduction of category management nearly three decades ago marked a turning point in how retailers and suppliers approached merchandising and assortment planning decisions.

When leaders at Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets decided to recall cartons of Central Market Classics Chocolate Ice Cream last April because it was cross-contaminated with strawberries, a potential allergen, their first move was to notify shoppers in their AdvantEdge loyalty card program

Survival of tradition-bound brick-and-mortar retailing requires more than just hitting quarterly numbers and making incremental enhancements.

The proliferation of new and increasingly digital touchpoints on the path to purchase has transformed how retailers and brands inspire, engage and activate shoppers.

The holidays are fast approaching, and shifting consumer behaviors are driving innovation and change in retail.

If differentiation is the secret sauce for successful retailers and brands, company culture is the behind-the-scenes bread and butter. It's also a factor in the long-term success of privately held companies, experts suggest. Rallying troops to keep up the fight against an onslaught of new com

Collaboration among retailers and suppliers around product innovation is evolving rapidly amid technology-driven changes in the modern retail environment. Digital platforms are enabling product manufacturers to bypass traditional retailers, who are under increasing pressure to improve the store exp

Andronico's Community Markets is what CEO Suzy Monford calls "an 88-year-old teenager." The chain of five grocery stores in the San Francisco Bay Area was founded in 1929 when Greek immigrant Frank Andronico opened a store on Solano Avenue in Berkeley.

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