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JANUARY 2011 • VOLUME 90 • NUMBER 1 30 44 89 97
“This isn’t a complicated business as long as you remember that it is all about people.” —Peter Lynch, chairman, CEO and president, Winn-Dixie
30 Retailer Spotlight: Winn-Dixie’s Awakening In a PG exclusive, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based grocer’s chief executive discusses the company’s ongoing “transformational changes” to improve its brand and customer count.
at Gala Event An elegant D.C. hotel provided the perfect venue to fete the award winners. 44 Category Management: Mutual Beneﬁts Why settle for efﬁcient product assortments when you can be strategically effective as well? 51 Special Section: Progressive Grocer Independent: For Retailers, By Retailers Retail technology vendor RORC doesn’t just serve independent grocers — it’s also owned by them.
74 Energy Drinks/Shots: Energy Drinks Get a Jolt Nonalcoholic products are among those targeted by lawmakers.
97 Whole Health: Feeling Good in 2011 PG takes a look at the year’s top trends in health and wellness.
100 FutureTech: It’s a Mad, Mobile World Get an up-close and personal look at the most popular mobile devices used by members of Progressive Grocer’s Independent Grocer Network. 103 Progressive Voices: Retailers’ Value Equation = Customer-beneﬁt Costing The author of a new book identiﬁes leading retailers whose common denominator is their value-based strategies.
76 Winter Produce: Season of Plenty Imaginative promotions, as well as a mix of the novel and the familiar, can help keep produce sales hot through the winter. 83 Meat Merchandising Study: Meat to Meals Grocers can up their share of shoppers’ meat purchases with almost no cost other than time.
14 Best Practices: Are We There Yet? The sixth installment in SUPERVALU University’s organizational research series looks at trends in the survey results from 2003 to the present day. Store of the Month Special Edition: My H-E-B As part of PG’s continuing H-E-B Retailer of the Year coverage, a three-store snapshot offers a glimpse of how the Texas retailer delivers a unique experience to every one of its shoppers.
67 Condiments: A Matter of Taste Upscale private label and branded offerings alike tempt consumers’ palates.
89 Candles/Air Fresheners: Beyond Common Scents Innovative fragrance delivery systems, varieties and promotions are providing new selling opportunities for manufacturers and retailers. 92 Front End: The Front End Checkout: A Microeconomic Model of the Store An untapped growth opportunity exists in this often underused area.
Equipment & Design
106 Ovens and Rotisseries: Heating Up Ovens and rotisseries are playing increasingly important roles in the growing success of supermarket foodservice operations.
70 Butter/Margarine: Promise for the Future Margarine enjoys a richer outlook than butter as more consumers reach for healthier spreads.
24 Marketing: Circular Paradox Retailers are evolving their advertising practices in response to consumers’ needs and expectations. 26 GMA President’s Note: United We Stand Collaboration is the foundation of a genuine partnership with policymakers at all levels. 27 PG Special Events: PG Honors 2010 Top Women, Green Grocers
10 Nielsen’s Shelf Stoppers/ Spotlight: Medications and Remedies/Antacids Mintel Global New Products: Salty Snacks, Meat Snacks and Popcorn, Q2-Q3 2010
Retail Merchandising Solutions
72 Desserts: Sweet Solutions PG presents a ﬂurry of after-dinner treats and merchandising ideas to help retailers tap incremental sales.
Health & Wellness
94 Cough and Cold: A Tissue Please? Cough and cold products, hacked by government actions, are seeing sales declines.
112 What’s Next: Editors’ Picks for Innovative Products
A H E A D O F W H AT ’ S N E X T
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Nielsen’s Shelf Stoppers/ Spotlight: Medications and Remedies/antacids
Mintel Global New Products: Salty Snacks, Meat Snacks and Popcorn, Q2-Q3 2010
Best Practices: Are We There Yet?
Store of the Month Special Edition: My H-E-B
Marketing: Circular Paradox
Gma President’s Note: United We Stand
Pg Special Events: Pg Honors 2010 Top Women, Green Grocers at Gala Event
Retailer Spotlight: Winn-Dixie’s Awakening
Category Management: Mutual Benefi Ts
Special Section: Progressive Grocer Independent: For Retailers, by Retailers
Condiments: A Matter of Taste
Butter/margarine: Promise for the Future
Desserts: Sweet Solutions
Energy Drinks/shots: Energy Drinks Get a Jolt
Winter Produce: Season of Plenty
Meat Merchandising Study: Meat to Meals
Candles/Air Fresheners: Beyond Common Scents
Front End: The Front End Checkout: A Microeconomic Model of the Store
Cough and Cold: A Tissue Please?
Whole Health: Feeling Good in 2011
Futuretech: It’s a Mad, Mobile World
Progressive Voices: Retailers’ Value Equation = Customer-Benefit Costing
Ovens and Rotisseries: Heating Up
What’s Next: Editors’ Picks for Innovative Products
Progressive Grocer - January 2011