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Meg Major

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Meg Major is responsible for driving and evolving the overall content strategy and operations for Winsight Grocery Business. Major has more than 25 years of experience covering the U.S. retail grocery industry, including 18 years at Progressive Grocer, where she held numerous positions of increasing responsibility, including fresh food editor, executive editor, editor-in-chief, editorial director and content chief. In addition to her content leadership duties at PG, Major spearheaded Top Women in Grocery since its inception in 2007. She began her career at the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA), followed next as editor-in-chief of Philadelphia-based Food Trade News. She holds a B.A. in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and was a finalist in the 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards for Best Commentary.

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Meg Major

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Industry Partners

How Grocery Partners Are Responding to the Government Shutdown

A look at how grocery industry trading partners are stepping up to help affected federal government workers feed their families.

Retailers

1-on-1 With Bashas' President, CEO Edward 'Trey' Basha

WGB’s January 2019 Endcap guest reflects on how the legacy of giving back imbued by his great-grandmother was instrumental to the 130-store food retailer’s company survival; the invaluable lessons passed on by his late father, Eddie Basha Sr.; the privilege of serving guests on the Navajo Nation; and the ideal ingredients for the perfect tamale.

What are the most important factors shoppers weigh when choosing a grocery store?

Exploring shopper penetration of online grocery services

Obvious frontrunners emerge, including Walmart, Kroger, Aldi, Costco, H-E-B and Trader Joe’s.

Walmart, Target rank high among U.S. shoppers.

Exclusive research reveals the nation’s most influential grocery suitors.

The retailer readies for the rollout of new Aprons Cooking School classes on Jan. 12, showcasing “smart, fast simple ways to get cooking in the new year.”

Colorado retailer touts 100-product line for "New Relaxed You" consumer education effort.

A new Brick Meets Click study finds that households that use an online grocery delivery or pickup service place more frequent orders and spend considerably more money per monthly orders.

Beyond our futuristic forecast, our December issue also includes a multitude of here-and-now content designed to help our readers better succeed in the year ahead.

“Ono” Rodriquez discusses how his “leap of scary faith” led him to a fulfilling role with the Houston-area discount grocery banner.