Meg Major

Meg Major formerly lead the content and editorial strategy for Winsight Grocery Business. Meg 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, Meg 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. A native of Pittsburgh, Meg holds a B.A. in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP).  

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1-on-1 With Brad Brookshire of Brookshire Grocery Co.

The chairman and CEO of the family-run Texas retailer discusses how his teams have been holding up in wake of the coronavirus, a philosophy of serving others, and how the company embraced a “Saturday Night Live” sketch.

Retail Foodservice

Q&A: Technomic's Wade Hanson Talks Challenges, Opportunities in Retail Foodservice

Principal Wade Hanson says one of the most important things grocers can to do in the months ahead is "study the new needs of the shopper."

Retailer joins parent company Kroger’s expansion of plan to administer up to 100,000 coronavirus tests by the end of May.

The regional retailer's new series features Buddy Valastro, Jeff Mauro, Alex Guarnaschelli and Adam Richman.

The retailer is also waiving activation and monthly fees for prepaid Mastercards as part of a move that represents “a very well-timed strike against the dollar stores and Walmart.”

WGB’s May Endcap guest reflects on the silver lining that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has enabled families to see the “tremendous value—both financial and intrinsic—with eating meals together.”

Retailer and vendors donate 534,000 meals amid COVID-19 pandemic; customer-facing Round Up campaign will further benefit the efforts.

Applauding the public’s newfound appreciation for our industry’s—indeed, our nation’s—essential grocery workers.

Pantry and paper product purchases taper off to make way for more goodies, Acosta’s latest COVID-19 survey finds.

The new virtual platform was designed to deliver an equally valuable experience remotely as is possible with in-person meetings.

WGB's Endcap guest talks about his passion for the Buffalo Bills, Florence, Italy, and very hot wing sauce, as well as the hybridization of long-standing business strategies and an external role that has helped him become a better leader.

Experts from StoreMasters share observations and advice to help retailers navigate and plan for the next generation of complexities in a reordered grocery world.

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