Though they still make shopping lists, shoppers continue to make brand decisions in-store, a study found. Digital signs can influence planned purchases, and online advertising has little effect on either planned or spontaneous buys.
Meijer will run its "Simply Give" food donation program from Sunday through May 30 in the Midwest. Shoppers can buy a donation card for $10, which will be converted to gift cards for local food pantries.
Two studies show that the health benefits of antioxidant-rich foods decrease during storage. Green tea and olive oils stored unopened and not exposed to light or moisture showed dramatic drops in antioxidant activity within six months.
FMI partnered with the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to file a motion in court to halt average wholesale price reductions in Massachusetts. The reductions would cut Medicaid reimbursement dramatically, by about $68 million annually.