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Meg Major

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Meg Major leads 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).  Follow her on Twitter @Meg_Major.

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Retailers

1-on-1 With SpartanNash's Lori Raya

WGB's February Endcap guest discusses what most fascinates her about AI, her appreciation for "Midwest nice," the importance of "the next question" and her beef with "bips."

Retailers

Sights and Scenes From FMI Midwinter

The annual event drew about 1,200 C-suite attendees from across the country to network, discuss and explore established and emerging trends and how they will influence future business operations.

Bob Harmon, chairman of the customer for Harmons Grocery, has been named Winsight Grocery Business’ first Independent Icon, which recognizes an independent grocer who has proven influential to their company as a whole and the industry at large.

In her annual state of the industry keynote, the trade association’s chief framed four key areas of the new food marketplace through the lenses “of what we need to learn, what we must unlearn and what we need to relearn.”

The trio of retail execs were among six leaders honored at the trade association’s 2020 Midwinter Executive Conference in Phoenix.

The regional retailer has opened its 19 statewide stores for residents to sign the Utah 2019 Tax Referendum, which opposes a looming 177% grocery sales tax increase.

The entrepreneur, innovator, produce pioneer, trailblazer and icon was featured on a CBS Sunday Morning segment that aired a day after her passing on Jan. 18 at 96.

WGB's Endcap guest on the nature of momentum, the value of store managers, and her most valuable possession.

The multiformat retailer has launched a strategic sustainability platform with pilot program at Waterworks Market District and GetGo in partnership with Allegheny County, the city of Pittsburgh and Sustainable Pittsburgh.

A look back at some of the most memorable quotes retail executives shared with WGB in 2019.

New insights find the mega-retailer gaining a commanding presence in the digital grocery space; online food shoppers register improved satisfaction scores.

Trade media brand's editorial staff unpacks their list of must-haves for their family feasts.

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