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Natalie Taylor

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Natalie Taylor is senior editor of Winsight Grocery Business, responsible for reporting on the fresh category and West Coast retailer news. After four years in finance and educational publishing, Natalie’s passion for the latest culinary trends led her to the food industry, where she reported as a restaurant secret shopper and ultimately landed in the grocery world. A graduate from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, Natalie has written for magazines, local newspapers and digital platforms. She loves soup dumplings and long walks down the produce aisle.

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Natalie Taylor

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Nonfood

Overcoming the ‘Other Channel’ Challenge

A study from Acosta and FMI reveals best practices for increasing key HBC and GM sales.

Retailers

Central Market, Wegmans, Trader Joe’s Score Best in Consumer Rankings

Shoppers cited competitive pricing as the most important factor in selecting a grocery store.

Habitat by Honestbee’s multi-sensory, omnichannel retail concept in Singapore has been voted as one of the top must-see retail innovations in the world for 2019.

The retailer is the latest to join the IBM Food Trust network to test new technology for enhanced supply chain transparency.

With transparency, quality and inspired meal occasions top of mind, WGB reveals its favorite finds from the showroom floor.

Top trends from the 2019 Annual Meat Conference suggest retailers and suppliers should rethink their approach to inspiring meat purchases as a meal occasion rather than relegating to one area of the store.

The retailer’s 500th location boasts a variety of local products, four fast-casual eateries and community events throughout the multilevel space.

The latest report by FMI finds that the category is a top driver for store trips and emotional connections with consumers.

The retailer is continuing its eastern expansion with new locations across Florida, Virginia and North Carolina.

Major CPGs such as Pepsi and General Mills have reported success in driving sales and surpassing benchmarks in year one of using the retailer's digital ad program.

The retailers are expanding their sustainability efforts, while New York imposes a statewide ban of single-use plastic bags.

The retailer has introduced 17 new “eco picnic” tableware and bamboo items in addition to its recently added line of compostable coffee pods and biodegradable household cleaners.