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Kat Martin

Content Manager

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Kat Martin is content manager for Winsight Grocery Business with a focus on the independent grocery sector. Kat has more than 20 years of experience covering the retail food industry, including five years at Progressive Grocer, where she covered a range of industry segments from independent grocers to gourmet retail. She began her career at Modern Baking, covering the in-store and retail bakery markets. Kat holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English/Creative Writing and History from Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, Va.

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Kat Martin

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Technology

How Online SNAP Can Boost Independent Grocers

NGA and its member retailers and partners are working with the federal government to expand online availability of the federal food assistance program, which they say comes with both benefits and burdens.

Industry Partners

Pandemic Pushes Face Masks to Top of the Grocery Charts

Scan data illustrates how the pandemic has affected what is selling in grocery stores.

Shaquanda Gordon has been named VP of human resources, talent and diversity, in an effort to create an inclusive workforce.

Great Place to Work’s methodology is validated by employee feedback.

Nat Caputo is behind a new chain of stores in Chicagoland, the first set to open soon.

Consumers can opt in to the e-commerce platform, which provides consumers with a personalized shopping experience.

The retailer is extending its $1 an hour pay increase until Nov. 6 as a thank you to its front-line workers.

D’Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recognizes Donald and Michele D’Amour’s generosity to their alma mater.

The online retailer said sales are up from last year as families expect to prepare more meals at home, while new meal solutions bolster selection.

September’s Family Meals Month stresses meals together as more meals than ever are being enjoyed together in the home, a trend expected to outlast the pandemic.

Consumers rediscovered the versatility of pork, but pandemic-level sales may be tempered by supply and inflationary issues.

The initiative was developed in partnership with the National Fisheries Conservation Center to protect Salish Sea southern resident killer whales.

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