Topic | Experiential

Account-Specific Spotlight: Detroit

Motor City markets are big on coupons, but short on some of the services that are standard in other cities. Detroit is the No. 1 market for stores offering

Convenience is Work

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

Aside from obvious issues of size and selection, what distinguishes the convenience store channel from its supermarket, mass merchandise, and drug store

Malling Betty

General Mills begins construction this month Betty Crocker Kitchen, a retail bakery outlet in the Mall of America. The store will open in mid-October,

Account-Specific Spotlight: Phoenix

Phoenix grocers are big on free samples, but light on frequent-shopper deals. Only 11 percent of stores here have frequent-shopper programs. Fully 94

Chain Link

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

Shopping Habits Do Prepared Home Meal purchasers leave the supermarket with a couple of carts crammed to the rims with goodies? Not so, says New York

Resetting the Shelf

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

With Albertson's and American Stores merged, can Kroger and Safeway be far behind? Apparently, they can be.Though rumors boomeranged about a merger between

Chugging Along

|  by Chief Marketer Staff

Jim Page doesn't think much about the breakfast table these days. Page is the ringleader for Dean Food Co.'s $13 million rollout of Milk Chug, resealable