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Store NewsWinner Of Piggly Wiggly Jingle Contest Named

Winner Of Piggly Wiggly Jingle Contest Named

From May 5-31, Piggly Wiggly was on the lookout for a fresh take on its long-time “Piggly Wiggly, Shop the Pig!” jingle. It reached out to employees... read more

Grocery NewsFederated Foods Show Adds Solutions Providers Group To Show

Federated Foods Show Adds Solutions Providers Group To Show

The Federated Foods 2014 Summer Buying Show, held July 20-22 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, had the theme “Driving Success Through Effective Solutions.” “We... read more

Produce NewsThe Produce Mom Welcomes Chelan Fresh To Family Of Partners

The Produce Mom Welcomes Chelan Fresh To Family Of Partners

Chelan Fresh Marketing has joined The Produce Mom Family of Partners. The Produce Mom is the official blog and consumer brand of Indianapolis Fruit Co.,... read more

Independent Store NewsFresh Thyme Opening First Ohio Store Next Month

Fresh Thyme Opening First Ohio Store Next Month

Grand opening celebrations for Ohio’s first Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will be held in the Dublin community Wednesday, Aug. 13. The store is located... read more

Grocery NewsIndiana Cold Beer Battle Continues With Appeal, New Lawsuit

Indiana Cold Beer Battle Continues With Appeal, New Lawsuit

Executives and members of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (IPCA) will continue their legal challenge of Indiana’s law... read more

Grocery NewsKeHE Holiday Show Breaks Records

KeHE Holiday Show Breaks Records

KeHE Distributors’ annual Holiday Show at McCormick Place in Chicago, held June 8-9, brought together more than 3,000 retailers and suppliers focused... read more

Market ProfileKansas Needs More Rural Grocery Stores, But A Spoiler Halts Some Plans

Kansas Needs More Rural Grocery Stores, But A Spoiler Halts Some Plans

by Terrie Ellerbee/associate editor   There are small towns in Kansas begging for grocery stores. There also are small towns in Kansas that have... read more

Industry NewsHy-Vee’s Watson Appointed IGIA Chairman

Hy-Vee’s Watson Appointed IGIA Chairman

Tom Watson, EVP and chief retail officer for Hy-Vee Inc., has been appointed as chairman of the Iowa Grocery Industry Association (IGIA) board of directors. He... read more