The overall feeling at NGA's annual convention was one of optimism for independent grocers in the face of increasing competition.
SAN DIEGO – Even with all the changes the grocery industry deals with, when it comes to working with grocery wholesalers one challenge remains for independent retailers: retaining their niche.
Dwayne Campbell, assistant manager of perishables for a Hy-Vee store in Des Moines, IA, is the winner of the 2019 Best Bagger contest held at the National Grocers Association Show on Feb. 25.
SAN DIEGO – Dollar stores present serious competition to independent retailers, increasingly in food, but there are a few key ways to differentiate with them.
SAN DIEGO – Deep discount retailers’ growth is on the rise, and independent grocers need to …
SAN DIEGO – Independent retailers can fight against the competition of online grocery by being more of what they already are online and in stores.
One of the things I’ve appreciated covering the annual NGA Show through the years is how so many NGA retail members are on the forefront of grocery trends.
While feeding programs are being funded during the government shutdown, some retailers are unable to acquire or renew their SNAP licenses, which they say hurts consumers and local economies.
After months of debate, both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed the farm bill rather quickly this week, and fresh produce was one of the winners.