Gourmet A’Fare, a new supermarket serving a remote but fast-growing pocket of Brooklyn, N.Y., had a soft opening over the weekend...
SN newsletter subscribers had lots of big news to read, including Amazon’s plan to purchase Whole Foods, Aldi’s expansion, Kroger’s investments and Wegmans’ partnership with Instacart.
New packaging maintains the store’s signature “quirkiness”
Other popular SN newsletter content includes a slideshow of deli, dairy and bakery trends; the Lidl-Heidi Klum partnership; the Dollar Express lawsuit and countersuit; and Publix’s Instacart expansion.
Convenience, snacking and new products highlight trends at this year’s IDDBA show.
Distribution can be an issue, but consumers will eat up and pay for local cheese
Farmers struggle to find market for milk as exports to Canada dry up
Most fresh produce categories rebound
Most categories see improvement, led by produce, suggesting retail deflation could be ending
Retailers report increased sales of more innovative frozen offerings.