VIEWPOINTS & DEPARTMENTS
8 From the Publisher
By Seth Mendelson
10 Food Forum
By Ann Diamante, Bamboo Rose
14 Talking Shop with…
Mara Washington, Pernod Ricard USA
16 Talking Shop with…
Andy Urban, Perdue Foods
120 Nonfoods Talk
By Seth Mendelson
134 Sounding Board
By Len Lewis
107 Wellness Heads West
Better-for-you products and the latest wellness
trends will highlight Natural Products Expo West.
NONFOODS FOR PROFIT
115 (House)wares It Well
Innovation, technology and the intersection of
food and food prep will be key themes at the
2017 International Home + Housewares Show.
127 Going GlobalShop-ping
On its silver anniversary, the GlobalShop Show
promises to be as fresh as ever.
26 Leader of the Pack
With a new upscale, easy-to-shop format
focusing on customer service, Cub Foods aims
to remain the Twin Cities market leader.
36 Spotlight On: Nestlé Purina
38 Gourmet by the Bay
San Francisco was awash in upscale food
innovations during the Winter Fancy Food Show.
47 Pet Aisle: Special Report
63 Celebrating Center Store
Grocery Headquarters’ inaugural Center Store
Trailblazer Awards honor the CPG companies
that are thriving.
FOCUS ON FRESH
73 Fully Exposed
Short and sweet, the Southeast Produce Council’s
Southern Exposure show packs quite a punch.
78 Spotlight On: North Shore
80 Across the Boards
In commodity boards, retailers looking to
increase produce sales have many friends to
turn to for help.
86 Indulgences In-store
Consumers seek creative in-store bakery items
with clean labels and small packaging.
94 Anchors Away
Boston will be awash in the latest seafood
merchandising trends, marketing ideas
and new products at the 2017 Seafood Expo
98 Sales review: Packaged Salads
A Macfadden Publication | Volume 83 Number 3 | MARCH/17
CON TEN TS
| G H Q | March
For grocers, online retailing is more of a
defensive play; but that will soon change
for those that can integrate e;ectively.