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How to tell your shoppers about shrinkflation 

By Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru

Shrinkflation, where food products decrease in size or quantity while their prices remain the same or increase, has become a notable trend in the retail sector, affecting consumers’ perceptions and… Read more

The ever-confusing world of food labeling 

By Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru

 In the evolving landscape of nutrition and food science, the role of registered dietitians and health professionals has never been more crucial. As guardians of dietary wisdom, you are instrumental… Read more

The pivotal role of retail dietitians in ethnic supermarkets

By Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru

In today’s global village, supermarkets are not just food retail spaces; they’re cultural crossroads where diverse culinary traditions converge. The recent opening of Northgate Markets’ Mercado Gonzalez in Costa Mesa,… Read more

Paving the way for healthier online grocery shopping

By Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru

Last week’s announcement that Ahold Delhaize USA is selling Fresh Direct to Turkey’s Getir seems to be antithetical to the online grocery shopping trend. Getir, who entered the ultrafast delivery… Read more

The GS1 barcode revolution is coming in 2027 

By Phil Lempert, Supermarket Guru

In the rapidly evolving world of retail, every tool and innovation that enhances user experience or facilitates accurate information dissemination is worth its weight in gold. Enter the latest iteration… Read more

Making nutritious choices simple for shoppers

By Sponsored by Guiding Stars

For health and wellness professionals, breaking through with your nutrition messaging can get more complicated during the busy holiday season. As you look for ways to promote better nutrition to… Read more

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