VIEWPOINTS & DEPARTMENTS
8 From the Publisher
By Seth Mendelson
14 Talking Shop with...
Mark Chenoweth, Carlson-AirFlo
130 Nonfoods Talk
By Seth Mendelson
154 Sounding Board
By Len Lewis
NONFOODS FOR PROFIT
125 In the Cards
A well-stocked assortment of greeting
cards can significantly boost supermarket
nonfoods sales and profits.
132 Girl Power
Natural products and social media
awareness are generating interest in
the feminine care aisle.
145 Making the Most of NAFEM
North American Association of Foodservice
Equipment Manufacturers biennial show
encourages learning and innovation.
38 Spotlight On: Gaea
41 Praise for Private Label
Grocery Headquarters recognizes the
companies driving the growth of private
label with the 2017 Private Label
76 Inspired by the Raley’s Way
By delivering on its “five promises,” Raley’s
creates loyal customers and provides a
superior shopping experience.
85 Tapping into Profits
By highlighting the latest products, flavors
and trends retailers can improve the cash
flow of their beer aisles.
FOCUS ON FRESH
91 Here’s the Beef… and More
The Annual Meat Conference allows meat
and poultry professionals to discover the
latest trend and product innovations in
103 Sweet Tears
Retailers are crying tears of joy when it
comes to sweet onion sales.
106 Sales review: Onions/garlic
110 Organics Continue to Produce
Household penetration is up to nearly 20
percent for certain organic commodities.
121 Cleaning Up Breakfast
Consumers are demanding quick, on-the-go breakfasts that do not force them to
compromise their high standards of health.
A Macfadden Publication | Volume 83 Number 2 | FEBRUARY/17
CON TEN TS
| G H Q | Febr uar y
A LEGACY OF
Raley’s is Grocery Headquarters’
2017 Independent Retailer of
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