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RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Oh, what a difference a year makes! In 2021, consumers flush with stimulus cash were happy to splurge on premium products, and those still worried

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Young Guns

A wise man once said, “Never tell a young person that something cannot be done.” Judging by the achievements of the under-40-year-olds making their mark

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Chicago Shows Off

From independent ethnic grocers to big national chains, the Windy City’s dynamic supermarket scene puts it on the map. Like many great American cities, Chicago

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HOME RUN

Delivery is a big hit with consumers, but are retailers better off leaving it to third-party providers? We look at the pros and cons Online

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Home Run

Delivery is a big hit with consumers, but are retailers better off leaving it to third-party providers? We look at the pros and cons. Online

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ALDI RISES TO THE OCCASION

Whether supply chain disruptions, labor shortages or inflation, the rapidly expanding hard discounter is uniquely positioned to meet today’s challenges. Ask any supermarket operator to

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TRANSITIONS…

A new editorial director, and a new editor emeritus Denise Leathers is being promoted to editorial director of Frozen & Refrigerated Buyer on January 1.

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A Fresh Approach

Amazon’s new tech-enabled supermarket concept offers seamless omnichannel grocery shopping. But dominating the brick-and-mortar space may not be the goal. When Amazon first started selling

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Holy Plant-Based!

Plant-based sales are up 27.1%, but a health halo that doesn’t cover all products could turn off some shoppers. Retail sales of plant-based foods totaled

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Target Hits The Mark

The Target chain’s omnichannel excellence helped drive a 23% increase in Q1 sales. But persistent out-of-stocks remain a challenge. There are plenty of chains that

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The Road to Recovery

Now that the worst of the pandemic is behind us, how can retailers make sure frozen gains stick? A global pandemic doesn’t offer many silver

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