Progressive Grocer Marks 90 Years of Continuous Publishing

To commemorate its 90th year of continuous publishing, Progressive Grocer’s yearlong 90th anniversary festivities get underway this month, with the first in a series of decade-by-decade retrospectives illustrating how America’s supermarkets — and the suppliers that serve them — have kept pace with the times.

PG’s January 2012 issue kicks off the series with a look back at the 1920s -- a decade of promise in America and a time when the grocery industry was on the verge of some exciting changes of its own.

The print publication’s decade-specific monthly 90th-anniversary series will culminate with a special keepsake networking issue in late 2012. This issue will chronicle the evolving U.S. grocery industry, with a special focus on its most historically influential leaders, along with guest essays penned by select experts and thought leaders from all walks of the industry.

PG’s 90th anniversary celebration includes a dedicated microsite  that will showcase the significant role U.S. supermarket industry trading partners have played in shaping American culture, commerce and community.

We invite you to take part in marking PG’s milestone by sharing your stories, memories, vintage photos, memorabilia and related materials that depict your companies’ most important historical people, places and events.

Please e-mail your materials to [email protected]. Multiple entries are welcome.

All photos, ads, memorabilia, etc., should be scanned in high-resolution .tif or .jpg format; 4x4 is preferable for size, and images should be 300 dpi in resolution. Videos should be supplied as an .mpeg, .avi, .mov or .wmv file, while audio can be provided in .mp3 or .wav format. All files should be under 10 megabytes.

If possible, please clearly indicate the decade and related category to which your materials pertain (e.g., seasonal selling events, store design, family members, etc.).

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