This Provigo is one of the signature Loblaws orange floor concepts, with fresh-cut done in view of shoppers, lots of organics, and a wide assortment of the company's "imperfect" brand.
This is stop 2 for my walking retail tour in downtown Montreal. Adonis is Metro banner, purchased in 2011.
There's no official bus tour for the Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention this year, but organizers were kind enough to give walking directions to a quartet of stores within range of the event, so accepted the step challenge.
April Fool’s Day gives us all a chance to have a lighthearted laugh in the produce industry.
I often encounter people turning up their nose at our lack of seasonality in some categories, saying maybe we shouldn’t have some fresh produce items on shelves 52 weeks a year and should learn to appreciate produce that is at its peak and turn to other foods in the off-season. I respectfully disagree in some cases, and especially with apples.
While I may live in one of the most enviable places in the world for grocery shoppers—Austin, TX, a place where I can reach one of the world’s best grocery stores in less than 10 minutes—I’ll never forget my roots.
I think there is a lot of opportunity, particularly for consumer-facing produce and floral brands to reach an influential audience. SXSW has a reach far broader than just the in-person appeal.
For the second year in a row, Greensboro, NC-based The Fresh Market garnered the “Best Supermarket in America” award from a USA Today-backed vote naming the Top 10 Best Supermarket Brands in the U.S.
Indoor farming, especially for leafy greens, is expanding rapidly in North America. Is it a threat to field-grown lettuce?
You know how Target has that reputation for hypnotizing customers (typically suburban moms) into walking in for cat litter and somehow spending $170 on curtains, clothing, and napkin rings? I must have become immune somewhere along the way.