Kristina Hurtig

Senior Editor, Winsight Grocery Business

Articles by
Kristina Hurtig

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3 Big Trends From FMI’s 2021 Grocery Shopper Report

The association explores how food retail will be affected by the pandemic, which sparked an increase in at-home cooking, accelerated adoption of e-commerce, and fostered a focus on health and wellness.

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9 Snacks for Every Snacking State

Recent introductions span sweet and salty, healthy and indulgent

COVID-19 drove consumers online for their grocery purchases, and many shoppers won’t be changing their shopping habits as the crisis eases, Coresight Research’s latest report finds.

The replacement stores in Bethlehem and Lower Macungie cement the retailer’s commitment to Pennsylvania region, offering customers more amenities and a broader range of products.

The trade associations new tag line, “At the Heart of the Community,” emphasizes the importance of independent community grocers to their markets as drivers of the economy and supporters of local families.

Through the expansion of the retailer’s AdvantEdge Rewards Program, customers can now choose to pay down student loans, support local schools, enter sweepstakes and more.

The deal will help the Chicago-based firm better aid retailers and manufacturers in meeting consumers’ needs in the $175 billon health and wellness space.

Guillaume McIntyre has been named VP of marketing to accelerate customer adoption of Weee.

In a letter to the president, trade association President and CEO Greg Ferrara calls for fixes to the unemployment insurance program to encourage people to find jobs as the grocery industry struggles to fill open positions.

The latest enhancement to the grocer’s rewards loyalty program, “rewards Boosters” offers customers “uniquely tailored savings on the products they buy most,” CEO Anthony Hucker says.

The program furthers the retailer’s commitments to building and investing in a diverse network of local, regional and small businesses and to making fresh food available to everyone.

Promotion involves leading the wholesaler’s Professional Services and e-commerce business units while also developing new business models and pursuing innovation opportunities.

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