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2014-02-11 12:24:19

Top Digital Coupon Platform Provider Combines with Leader in Customer Personalization CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it has purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based leader in digital coupons and promotions. Founded in 2008, YOU Tech's retailer-centric, cloud-based platform bridges the gap between online engagement and in-store purchases, creating a measurable way for...

Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University. Disadvantaged neighborhoods often lack access to low-cost healthy foods, which has led to recent US policy initiatives that focus on increasing the number of local supermarkets through grants and loans. These programs include...

2014-01-30 08:36:56

Online Marketing On Par With Traditional Newspaper Advertising For New Grocery Product Discovery CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An exclusive study of over 2,200 moms who primarily buy food for their family at supermarkets reveals that an overwhelming majority (89%) are regularly influenced by coupons to try new food and drink products. Conducted by the popular online community Womensforum.com, the "Womensforum.com Supermarket Moms Survey" also finds nearly half (49%) of...

2014-01-23 04:21:58

LUXEMBOURG, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The regional supermarket chain WASGAU introduces the new cross-channel payment method / Customers can comfortably pay for their everyday purchases using their smartphones Whether you are buying organic products, fine wines or freshly prepared pastries - shopping at WASGAU is an experience, and has been for the past 88 years. Still in the first half of 2014, customers at any of WASGAU's 90 branches will be enjoying...

2014-01-22 08:26:30

Companion BrandSpark/BHG American Shopper Study Reveals Climate of Economic Caution Remains with 76% of Americans Saying They Are Always Looking for Ways to Reduce Spending NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Homes and Gardens along with leading market research firm BrandSpark International, today announced the winners of the 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards (BNPAs). The Best New Product Awards is the leading consumer-voted CPG awards program in North America,...

2014-01-17 23:03:08

Over the next five years, per capita disposable income and consumer confidence will increase, as the economy continues to strengthen, providing consumers with more discretionary income to spend on the industry's premium items. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Specialty Food Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The Specialty Food Stores industry has consistently experienced...

2014-01-13 08:25:18

Offering More Real-Time Digital News and Data, Curating Social Digital Insights in Print NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Supermarket News, the industry's leading resource of news and information for executive decision-makers in the food industry, today announced it has repositioned and redesigned its content for multi-platform users. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/CL44419 ) "Supermarket News is evolving as part of Penton's overall effort to deliver...

2014-01-07 08:32:58

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With a population base of 222 million 0-15-year-old children and 16 million newborns each year, as reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China, China ranks second as the world's largest consumer market for babies' and children's goods after the United States. The increasing disposable income and the new generation of parents continue to drive the children, baby and maternity products industry in China. China's latest relaxation of its...

2014-01-06 12:29:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company's 88 in-store Pharmacies are providing up to a 30-day supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the Affordable Care Act's Public Health Insurance Marketplace but do not yet have identification information from an insurer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130715/LA47427LOGO) "Our pharmacists are again available to answer questions and provide information about the...

2014-01-02 12:23:09

CINCINNATI, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Family of Pharmacies is providing up to a 30-day supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the Affordable Care Act's Public Health Insurance Marketplace but do not yet have identification information from an insurer. "Every January, our pharmacists and technicians help customers navigate through new plan transitions. It is part of our commitment to the health and wellness of...


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