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ARE COOLER SCREENS COOL?

Well, yes and no. Some say they’re annoying. Others say they sell more product and strengthen brands. Are Cooler Screens a boon for manufacturers and

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ALBERTSONS’ CEO ON INFLATION

“First, the cost increases are real, right? We are seeing it in our supply base. I think they’re seeing it in ingredients, packaging, transportation, labor,

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LET’S STOP FIGHTING!

It’s time to refocus on maximizing consumer satisfaction while minimizing cost. We tried once and failed. It’s time to try again. Remember Efficient Consumer Response,

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THE ENDCAP

‘WHOOPS, TYPO!’ In late October, Whole Foods started charging $9.95 per delivery. Here’s how Walmart helped spread the word. “You may have heard that starting

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A $15 Minimum Wage?

Retailers recognize the need for change regarding minimum wage, but worry about how much and how soon. With a $15 minimum wage potentially looming on

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Opportunities Abound for 2021

Here’s an expert look at rapidly evolving consumer trends and how you can profit from them. Shoppers are experimenting with home cooking, using new foods

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Farewell, 2020

An intercepted verbal battle between Vinnie Vendor and Rhonda Retailer (remember them?) as we bid adieu to a horrible year. VINNIE VENDOR: What’s with all

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TV Dinner Memories

Back in the last century, when this cartoon first appeared in The New Yorker, my kids were still small. TV dinners never met with their

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Fighting Cooking Fatigue

Shoppers are tired of cooking. How can you offer differentiation so they prefer your stores, and not your competitors’? Acosta’s recent COVID-19: Reinventing How America

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