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A collection of featured Special Reports.

2019 Retail Produce & Floral Review

2019 Retail Produce & Floral Review: The Primacy of Produce

This year's survey shows that the category still helps customers decide where to shop

Giant free turkey

Giant Food Stores Lets Shoppers Earn Turkey and Trimmings

New rewards program enables participants to redeem points for free bird and more

How Independent Grocers Can Capitalize on Healthy Eating Trends

Smaller players can leverage their familiarity with local communities


The 72nd annual study utilizes data from Nielsen's Total Food View


Perishables performed the best and continue to show the most promise for the foreseeable future

CES beverage

Refreshment reigns, conventional wanes with bottled water, RTD coffee and tea as leaders in the category

Top 50 Grocers

Giants share the top; merger and acquisition activity plays a role

Top 50 Grocers

Download the 2019 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S. grocers, including last and this year's rankings, fiscal-year-end sales data, number of stores, banner names and more. Be sure to check out our full Super 50 coverage.

CES breakfast

What used to be a strictly morning meal with relatively few choices is now any time — and any cuisine — consumers prefer

CES yogurt

As nondairy yogurt grows more popular, it could steal share from traditional counterparts

CES snack bars

Finding a balance between health and indulgence increasingly guides consumers’ choices of such items


Exclusive research shows the indulgence factor could be the reason for increased bakery sales and profits

CES Meal Kits

What you’d think would be a slam dunk for grocers continues to be a work in progress as grocery retailers attempt to make a go of meal kits, searching for a profitable middle ground somewhere between the flailing subscription model and the in-store solution that leverages the broad competencies of

Progressive Grocer's Top 50 Grocers

Lower down on the list is where the action is occurring

CES smoothies

These meal-replacing drinks keep evolving in terms of ingredients, functionality and form

Annual Report Grocery

Most influential and successful departments for driving sales and traffic

Deli Sandwich

Nearly 75 percent of respondents said deli sales rose in 2018 compared with 2017

Annual Report Grocery

Benefits, competition and technology are some top worries

Annual Report Grocery

45 percent of grocery operators are more optimistic than a year ago

Top 50 Grocers

Half of the Super 50 are majority family-owned, employee-owned or privately held

Record bankruptcies, M&A activity continue as industry undergoes massive change

Meanwhile, leading animal proteins gain dollar sales but lose volume

Download the 2018 Super 50, Progressive Grocer's ranking of the top 50 U.S.

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