GMO, Other Issues Progress As Summer Ends

New GMO Rules Enacted As Summer Ends

Summer is coming to an end but progress on GMO disclosure and other issues may make autumn a little easier. The big news was enactment of federal legislation on GMO disclosure. Regulatory agencies also gave the green light to the merger of Ahold and Delhaize in the U.S. and Europe. The Institute of Food Technology had words of wisdom regarding clean labels and PLMA released its new research study “How America’s Eating Habits Are Changing." Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff for in-depth coverage. Click here for video.

Category Profiles: Frozen Meals are Finding New Ways To Please The Palate

  • Category Profiles:  Frozen Meals are Finding New Ways To Please The Pallet
    Once the favorite of Baby Boomers, frozen is using innovation and creativity to spice up the menu. Anyone want to taste Tikka Masala or Gnocchi alla Sorrentino. What are retailers doing? How are manufacturers driving the strategy? Click here for this month's Category Profile.
From Online to Bricks-and-Mortar

Online retailing may need bricks-and-mortar after all. Many internet marketers are also talking about opening physical stores to build their brand. Len Lewis examines.

Doing It Yourself

The home-improvement boom sweeping the country has helped boost sales of store brand tools and products. Christopher Durham looks at the opportunities for business.

America’s Muslim Market

Though fewer than 4 million, Muslims in the U.S. are an important market, bringing ethnic and culinary traditions that retailers can tap. Brad Edmondson analyzes the potential.

Women in Waiting

Recent events have raised the profile of women around the world. Can the same trend benefit women leaders in food retailing? David Merrefield reports.

How are American shoppers changing?

Peter Francese is a demographic expert who says the emergence of millennials is only one of the big changes that are reshaping America’s population.