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July 2021 Issue of Progressive Grocer
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July 2021

  • Retail Profile: Food City’s winning combo is food, family and fun
  • Consumer Expenditures: Progressive Grocer’s 74th annual report
  • Store Operations: The power of parking lots
  • Sustainability: The regenerative retailer

...and more.

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June 2021

  • 2021 Top Women In Grocery: Unprecedented success
  • Retailer Deep Dive: Albertsons accelerates technology transformation 
  • The Pork Report: Innovations expand as cook-at-home consumers get more familiar with the protein 
  • Center Store: Energy drinks shed their unhealthy halo in the better-for-you space

... and more


MAY 2021

  • Retailer Profile: Grocery Outlet gathers momentum 
  • 88th Annual Report & The PG 100: What’s next for America’s grocers
  • Solutions: Summer grilling Grate ideas for seasonal success
  • Technology & Innovation: Google and the future of grocery shopping 

... and more.

APRIL 2021

  • Retailer Profile: Giant Co. CEO Nick Bertram details company’s new urban growth strategy
  • Special Report: Alternative proteins make meat inroads
  • Supply Chain: Racing to fulfill online orders with micro fulfillment
  • Merchandising & Marketing: 3 strategies to overcome traffic challenges

...and more

MARCH 2021

  • Retailer Profile: How Hy-Vee plans to grow 
  • Fresh Food: Value-added produce lives up to its name
  • Technology Innovation: Envisioning a frictionless future 
  • Nonfoods: Housewares category remains hot 

...and more.  

February 2021
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  • 2021 Outstanding Independents: Recognizing 21 grocers that rose to the occasion during challenging times
  • Retailer Deep Dive: Amazon advances food agenda and retail ranking
  • Special Report: What you should know about PPE and sanitation
  • Protein: Beefing up sales 

...and more.  


  • Retailer Profile: Lowes Foods President Tim Lowe offers perspective on the super regionals
  • Nonfoods: 6 ways to win the new beauty shopper
  • Technology: How AI can help with assortment planning
  • Solutions: Ensuring packaging protects against contamination, viruses

...and more.


  • What’s Cooking at Southeastern Grocers: Inspired associates execute a renewed growth strategy
  • 2020 Category Captains Awards: This year’s Category Captains navigate unfamiliar terrain
  • Executive Insights: Shipt’s CEO is building a retail ecosystem
  • New Horizons: Understanding the ‘Shecession’

...and more.


  • E-Commerce: The predictable rise of Instacart
  • Diversity & Inclusion: Reckoning with race
  • Exclusive Research: Beef and pork keep sizzling
  • Technology: Supermarkets adding media companies

...and more.


  • 2020 Retailer of the Year: Publix shares secrets of its success
  • 2020 GenNext Awards: 40 under 40 making a difference
  • Industry Events: Top Women in Grocery trade ideas in virtual program
  • 2020 Grocery Tech Trends Study: Food retailers invest for what's next

...and more.


  • Editors' Picks: 100 winners revealed
  • Featured Retailer: Wegmans keeps winning
  • Fresh Foods: Cultivating better produce 
  • Foodservice Innovation: What's next for a hungry nation

...and more. 



  • 73rd Annual Consumer Expenditures Study
  • Featured Retailer: Aldi as America's fastest growing grocer
  • Food Tech: Gene editing meets supermarket shelves
  • Beverages: Consumer trends provide grocery guidance

...and more

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JULY 2020 

  • Special Report: The Sustainability Imperative
  • Ask a Chef: Wahlburger's co-founder dishes on menu trends
  • Innovation: 20 retailers redefining the grocery experience
  • Technology: Speed and efficiency with curbside pickup

...and more.

JUNE 2020

  • Top Women in Grocery: Including Trailblazers Susan Morris & Judi Kletz
  • Diversity & Inclusion: More women join boards of directors
  • Technology: Upgrading employee engagement
  • Food Safety & Sanitation: Being a post-pandemic grocer

... and more.

MAY 2020

  • The PG 100: North America's top retailers of food and consumables
  • Technology: Occupancy monitoring during COVID-19 and beyond
  • Operations: Solving the pandemic sanitation challenge 
  • Candy & Snacks: Healthier treats take more important role

... and more

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