68 The Lempert Report
The latest news, analysis and trends from an industry expert.
Q&A with Judy Spires, CEO of Kings Food Markets and Balducci’s
Food Lover’s Market.
36 The Most Popular Protein
Poultry reigns as a profitable growth driver, winning shoppers’ favor
with its versatility and value.
40 Produce Categories to Watch
Check out this snapshot of nine to keep an eye on.
42 Raw Talent
Sushi programs deliver theater and sales to the supermarket deli.
47 Getting Serious About Cereal
New eating occasions and new products are the operative words for
this nostalgic, snack-centric category.
50 Center Stage
Here are the center store products that caught our eye this month.
53 Top Specialty Trends in Private Label
A look at what’s driving the boom in store brands.
56 Paper Goods Go Premium
Innovation offers opportunity for growth in a highly competitve market.
59 Taking Stock of Inventory Automation
Warehouse and management systems can help reduce out-of-stocks.
Equipment & Design
65 Invest for Success
How to make the most of investments in retail foodservice equipment.
Winsight Grocery Business (ISSN 1094-1088; USPS 230-260) is published
monthly by Winsight, LLC, with its publishing office located at 300 S.
Riverside Plaza, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60606. Subscription: Manufacturers serving
the retail food industry are entitled to a special discount rate of $60. To all others—$120
U. S., $230 non-U. S., $205 Canada, airmail $345, single copy $12. Periodicals postage
paid at Chicago, IL and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER send address changes
to Winsight Grocery Business, P.O. Box 1328, Northbrook, IL 60065-1328. © Copyright
2018. All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce in whole or part. Grocery
Business® is a registered trademark of Winsight, LLC.
All GB email addresses are first initial and last name winsightmedia.com
300 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60606
VP Content, Grocery
Pan Demetrakakes, Kathleen
Furore, Phil Lempert, Jennifer
Director, Editorial Production
Director of Digital Products
Marketing & Media Operations
Director, Media Operations
Director, Content Marketing
VP Sales, Midwest
Sales Director, East Coast
Sales Director, West Coast
Director, New Business
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
President, Media & Events
Chief Customer Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Digital Officer
EVP, Talent and Culture
Andrea Scott McCluskey
Inquiries & Single-Copy Sales