Ashley Nickle

Ashley Nickle

Citrus plentiful for summer season, marketers say

The summer citrus season is underway, with a bevy of items from California and the Southern Hemisphere.

Corrigan taking first steps as United Fresh chairman

Greg Corrigan received a surprising item from his predecessors as he began his term as United Fresh Produce Association chairman.

Corrigan taking first steps as United Fresh chairman

Greg Corrigan received a surprising item from his predecessors as he began his term as United Fresh Produce Association chairman.

Stores look to elevate experience with new ‘pineapple bar’

A dozen Dunnes Stores locations in Ireland will be letting shoppers chop their own pineapples this summer with the help of a high-tech machine from Fyffes.

Packer Insight — Mexico tariffs and the future of grocery

The Packer editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss some of the topics of interest this week, from new tariffs on Mexican products to a report detailing projections for the future of grocery.

Kantar issues sales forecasts for top U.S. retailers

Consulting firm Kantar has released its 2019 forecasts for the top U.S. retailers, a list that includes numerous grocery companies.

Millennials Eat — Papayas!

Ashley Nickle and Amelia Freidline discuss Fresh Trends consumer research on papayas — and try out a preparation that was recently recommended by a supplier.

Nominations open for Produce Retailer of the Year

Every year we recognize one of the industry's best on the buy side with our Produce Retailer of the Year award.

Focus on the phone

How does the average shopper experience your brand on her phone? That question should be a guide for your marketing efforts in the coming years.

Grocery pickup still not in the cards for Costco

Costco reported $33.96 billion in net sales for the third quarter, an increase of 7.4% from the same period in 2018.