Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Eat Smart Sweet Kale bagged salads recalled in Canada

Canadian Food Inspection Agency test results have triggered the recall of certain Eat Smart Sweet Kale bagged salads due to potential listeria contamination.

Strawberries in demand for Valentine's Day as California rains persist

Demand is high for Florida strawberries as Valentine's Day approaches and rain hampers production in California.


SpartanNash hires former Albertsons exec to lead merchandising

Lori Raya, the division president for Albertsons who led the post-merger transition with Safeway, is the new chief merchandising and marketing officer for SpartanNash.

Super Bowl ad features Hy-Vee, Oprah partnering to feed kids in need

Hy-Vee has launched a new campaign to feed hungry kids, and the announcement of the program came in a Super Bowl ad featuring Oprah Winfrey.

H-E-B showcases store brand in Super Bowl commercial

H-E-B featured its private brand products, including guacamole and queso, in a commercial that ran in more than a dozen Texas markets during the Super Bowl.

Marketing inspiration from Super Bowl ads

Many people watch the Super Bowl for the commercials as much as the game, and I imagine marketers in particular observe with interest the ads that companies pay millions to air.

Hy-Vee targets food waste with Flashfood app

Hy-Vee has launched a pilot program that lets shoppers buy products approaching their “best before” date at a significant discount.

Retail Feedback Group survey shows Aldi rising

Aldi continues to make a positive impression on shoppers as it remodels stores and adds to its assortment, according to a new report from Retail Feedback Group.

Newsweek lists best supermarkets for customer service

Newsweek ranked Publix, ShopRite and Trader Joe’s as best among supermarkets for customer service.

DMA Solutions lists trends from field to store to kitchen to table

Dallas-based firm DMA Solutions has released its trends projections for 2019, with sustainability, convenience and specialty diets among them.