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Mike Troy

Editorial Director, Grocery Group

Mike Troy is Editorial Director of EnsembleIQ's Grocery Group, consisting of Progressive Grocer, Retail Leader and Store Brands


April 2020

The New Normal Will Be Anything But
We know peoples’ attitudes and expectations have been greatly impacted, we just don’t quite know all of the ways how
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September 2020

Whole Foods Left Out of Prime Day Promotions

Food retailer's involvement in promotional event to involve in-store activities

Rise of the Autonomous Grocer

Industry has experienced a tremendous amount of change over the past decade, and then squeezed in another decade’s worth of change in the past seven months

Aftershock: What’s Next for a Hungry Nation

Understanding the pandemic’s lasting effects on the way America eats, and the implications for retail foodservice and restaurants

August 2020

Enhancements to CitrusAd e-commerce advertising platform improve brand sales

Q2 comps up 18.8% on broad-based strength

Edible Spotlight: Food Sales Soared, Double-Digit Growth Common

Spending in edible grocery departments driven by foodservice establishments forced to close

Giant Food Powers Through Pandemic To Open New Store

Unique store location opens amid challenging circumstances in D.C., suburb

Nonedible Spotlight: Slow Overall Growth Rate Concealed Sales Volatility

See solid growth rate, although un-pandemic-like compared with the gains seen in the edible and perimeter areas

73rd Annual Consumer Expenditures Report: Upheaval and Opportunity

In an extraordinary year, the 73rd annual report looks at food and consumables retailers

Perimeter Spotlight: Sales Pain and Gain on the Perimeter

The pandemic caused uneven gain and pain throughout the perimeter

Walmart Sales Surge on Food and Consumables Strength

U.S. e-commerce sales advance 97%

Aldi CEO on Being America's Fastest-Growing Grocer

Having surpassed 2,000 stores in July, the retailer continues to refine its unique operating model

As pandemic-driven pantry loading subsides and restaurants reopen, food retailers will be looking at challenging sales trends

Time to Enter PG’s 2020 Category Captains Contest

Nominations now being accepted for the COVID-19 Edition of annual rewards program

The New Point of Purchase for Food Retailers

Massive shift in shopper behavior has transformed parking lots into highly influential touchpoints

Sprouts Expansion on Target in Q3

An inside look at the retailer's newest store in the Tampa market

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