GourmetRetailer.com is a website created for retailers in the specialty food and housewares industries. On our site, you will find the latest industry news, trade show dates and information, links to industry associations, web-exclusive articles, and a searchable archive of hundreds of articles from The Gourmet Retailer print edition.

The Gourmet Retailer’s Mission

The Gourmet Retailer’s editorial mission is to provide aggressive and successive specialty food and kitchenware retailers with information on merchandising, store operations/education, new product news, product category knowledge and trends that helps them meet the needs of their customers while increasing store sales and profits.

This information is blended with coverage of the specialty food and kitchenware segments for the most comprehensive source of news and information and provided through our magazine, website, newsletter and annual retailing conference.

By delivering the most needed and trusted information to aggressive and successful specialty foods and kitchenware retailers and in the format they desire, The Gourmet Retailer provides manufacturers and distributors with a direct connection to a community of over 51,000 retailing executives whose stores annual sales volume collectively exceeds $36 billion.

These key decision-makers rely on The Gourmet Retailer for ideas to grow sales, insights to improve retailing operations and to source suppliers who can provide products that will help drive their profitable growth.

Consequently, advertising in The Gourmet Retailer’s audience is read by more retailing buyers who are more likely to make buying decisions as a result of the advertising they see in The Gourmet Retailer which delivers substantiated ROI.


The Gourmet Retailer Magazine has been serving retailers in the specialty food and housewares industries for over thirty years. The Gourmet Retailer magazine offers comprehensive articles on various issues that concern specialty food and housewares retailers, from staff training to the latest trends in prepared foods. Our issues feature articles on a wide variety of topics, including: product merchandising, display ideas, the coordination of special events, product introductions, gourmet food retail marketing, trade show previews and reviews, coffee and tea studies, housewares research reports, perishable foods, and much more.


Gourmet food retailers visit GourmetRetailer.com daily for breaking industry news, web-exclusive articles, and a searchable archive of hundreds of feature articles from The Gourmet Retailer print edition. Our Web site offers an excellent opportunity for manufacturers and distributors to connect with specialty retailers. For more information on advertising, click here.


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Jeff Friedman, VP, Group Publisher
Tel: 201-855-7621, jfriedman@stagnitomail.com
Shari Levenson, National Marketing Executive
Tel: 201-855-7623, slevenson@stagnitomail.com
Susan Babin, National Housewares Sales
Tel: 773-275-4020,
Keith Neighbour, National Housewares Sales
Tel: 773-275-4020, kneighbour@stagnitomail.com
Anna Wolfe, Editor-in-Chief
Tel: 207-773-1154,
Jan Fialkow, Senior Editor
Tel: 561-706-3241, jfialkow@stagnitomail.com
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Debra Chanil, Director of Market Research
Tel: 201-855-7605, dchanil@stagnitomail.com
Robert Kuwada, Corporate Marketing Director
Tel: 201-855-7616, rkuwada@stagnitomail.com
Roz Gilman, Ad Manager
Tel: 224-632-8243, rgilman@stagnitomail.com
Jeffrey Bowes, Art Director
Tel: 224-632-8225, jbowes@stagnitomail.com
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