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editor’snote
APR 11 | VOL 7 | ISSUE 3
INSIGHT FOR BUSINESS ON THE RISE

EDITORIAL STAFF
John Unrein | Editor Joanie Spencer | Managing Editor Anna Comstock | Online Editor Cayce Richardson | Senior Designer

SALES STAFF
Troy Ashby Associate Publisher/Sales Lily O’Kane Classified Sales Representative

PUBLISHING STAFF
Charles S. Sosland Chairman L. Joshua Sosland Vice-chairman Mark Sabo President & Publishing Director John Sonderegger Publisher Melanie Hepperly Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer Don Keating Audience Development Director Sadowna Conarroe Design Services Manager Steve Piatt Classified Designer Dana Holt Manager of Directories & Databases Carrie Fluegge Director of On-line Advertising & Promotions Jon Hall Director of e-Business Nora Wages Advertising Manager Sharon Alexander Advertising Materials Coordinator Marj Potts Digital Systems Analyst Becky White Manager of Advertising Design Judy Arnone Circulation Manager Alissa Nower Promotions Manager

High-Tech Anxiety
On her cell phone, my 11-year-old daughter has already learned how to record and use voice recognition commands to call the most important numbers in her address book. She has three: Mom, Dad and pizza. Meanwhile, I am still trying to figure out how to tap the tiny voicemail playback button on my new iPhone 4 with my big fat finger. Is it just me, or is new technology geared exclusively for the young and nimble? No one would ever call me a luddite because I do not fear technology. But I will admit to being intimidated by the notion of being left behind by the advances of a new generation. I no longer sleep well at night, and often wake up in the wee hours of the morning to check my email, perhaps afraid that I’ve missed something. What seldom occurs to me, though, is that even if there is a problem at work, whatever could I do at 3 a.m. to fix it? So, from this day forward, I vow to embrace technology where it helps make my life easier and try to avoid obsessing about everything else I can’t control. In other words, don’t sweat the small stuff. This personal pledge is not meant to discourage others from investing in new technology. Quite the opposite. I am a strong believer in its power and importance. Technology can enhance our lives, make our jobs easier to perform, and help our companies improve profitability. All great things. I just need a little help sometimes figuring out how to play back my voicemail messages. Next time, maybe I’ll ask my daughter.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of inStorebuyer - April 2011

inStorebuyer - April 2011
editor’s note - High-Tech Anxiety
contents
Target to Open Small-Format Store in Chicago
Robbie Unveils Fresh N Tasty Bakery Pouches
Wisconsin Over Top at U.S. Cheese Contest
Peapod Delivers Fresh Grocery to Manhattan
Eco-story Rolls Out LED Case Lighting
Comfort Foods Trend — Classic Desserts Revisited
Meijer to Invest in Michigan, Ohio Stores
Hobart Launches “Get Back to Scratch”
Appetizers Take the Lead
Salsa Spotlight
Airbrushing Techniques
Broaden Appeal with Bagel Varieties
Deli Pizzas Hold Steady
Smartphone Shopping
Sanitize + Save
THE WOW FACTOR
Freshologists
Other Departments’ “Wow” Features
Sampling
Get Your Groupon
Why Businesses Love Groupon
Similar Businesses
User Demographics
Learn More
3 to Watch
Specialty Cheeses & Prepared Foods are a Perfect Pair
Spotlight on Mozzarella
product trends
product showcase
ad index
A Better Meal Option
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 2
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - editor’s note - High-Tech Anxiety
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - contents
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 6
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 7
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Robbie Unveils Fresh N Tasty Bakery Pouches
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 9
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Eco-story Rolls Out LED Case Lighting
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Comfort Foods Trend — Classic Desserts Revisited
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Meijer to Invest in Michigan, Ohio Stores
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Hobart Launches “Get Back to Scratch”
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Salsa Spotlight
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 15
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Airbrushing Techniques
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 17
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 21
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Broaden Appeal with Bagel Varieties
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Deli Pizzas Hold Steady
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 29
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Smartphone Shopping
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 31
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Sanitize + Save
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 33
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - THE WOW FACTOR
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Freshologists
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Other Departments’ “Wow” Features
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 37
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 38
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Sampling
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 40
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Get Your Groupon
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Why Businesses Love Groupon
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Similar Businesses
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - User Demographics
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Learn More
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 3 to Watch
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 48
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 49
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Specialty Cheeses & Prepared Foods are a Perfect Pair
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - Spotlight on Mozzarella
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - product trends
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inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 54
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - product showcase
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - 56
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - ad index
inStorebuyer - April 2011 - A Better Meal Option
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