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Is America ready for zero-waste grocery stores?
Is America ready for zero-waste grocery stores?
Conservation is the key to helping the planet, and unless we actively combat waste we cannot lessen the terrible burden our planet is under. The concept of the zero-waste grocery store has spread across Europe quickly, and now it's finally set to debut...
Pentagon: School lunch prices to increase for overseas military kids
Pentagon: School lunch prices to increase for overseas military kids
School lunch prices will go up for military kids stationed overseas who attend Defense Department schools, officials announced.
Are meal kit delivery services as popular as they seem?
Are meal kit delivery services as popular as they seem?
New data from The NPD Group has revealed that, despite the increase in awareness and the buzz around meal kit delivery services, the trial of delivery kits remains rather low. Within the last year, only 3 percent of the U.S. adult population tried a me...
Top 10 most powerful retail brands
Top 10 most powerful retail brands
Nothing is more valuable to a retailer looking to build and maintain a loyal and profitable customer base than its brand. In fact, as consumers continue to change the way they shop, having a strong brand image that is synonymous with your offerings can...
Is online food shopping the new 'convenience store'?
Is online food shopping the new 'convenience store'?
Online shopping has become a staple for many consumers, and it has moved beyond just clothing and electronics. According to The Harris Poll, 31 percent of Americans purchased food products online in the past six months, which works out to be 45 percent...
If war is hell, then coffee has offered US soldiers some salvation
If war is hell, then coffee has offered US soldiers some salvation
If war is hell, then for many soldiers throughout American history, it is coffee that has offered some small salvation. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
Hormel sued over its 'misleading' use of term 'natural' on meat products
Hormel sued over its 'misleading' use of term 'natural' on meat products
Hormel Foods is facing a lawsuit that challenges its use of the word "natural" on several products including a line of lunch meats and bacon. The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, claiming the...
Kmart's retail experiment is freaking out employees
Kmart's retail experiment is freaking out employees
Eddie Lampert's latest retail experiment has Kmart employees freaking out. The hedge fund billionaire-cum-Sears Holdings chief executive has started moving Kmart stockroom merchandise onto the sales floor. The move, according to the company, is aimed a...
GMO labels: Win, lose or draw?
GMO labels: Win, lose or draw?
A large number of Americans claim to want genetically modified organism labeling on the food they buy. In the face of Congress' years-long inability to put together any type of GMO legislation, states began taking matters into their own hands.
7-Eleven seeks to 'redefine convenience' with drones
7-Eleven seeks to 'redefine convenience' with drones
After achieving what it says is the first fully autonomous drone delivery to a customer's residence, 7-Eleven Inc. plans to eventually make the entire assortment of merchandise in its convenience stores available via an unmanned aerial vehicle.
High ethanol blends come to terminals in US
High ethanol blends come to terminals in US
HWRT Oil Co. has announced that it will soon offer pre-blended gasoline with E15 at the terminal level. According to a report from Morning Consult, with this introduction, HWRT will become the first company in the U.S. to offer these blends at the term...