OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016

FEATURES

RETAILER PROFILE

Surfas Culinary District For the Love of Good Food

Natalie Hammer Noblitt

 Serving chefsand shoppers from near and far

MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Seasonal Staff

Kristin MacMillan

 'Tis the season for new employees

CASE & COUNTER

The Cheese in Winter

Jan Fialkow

 Cold weather spurs comfort food yearnings

TGR EDITOR'S PICKS 2016 BEST NEW PRODUCT

TGR's Editors' Picks Housewares Winners

SPECIAL REPORT: BREAKFAST FOODS

Breakfast of Champions

Natalie Hammer Noblitt

 Solutions for school-day breakfasts

SPECIAL REPORT: MADE IN THE USA

Stars and Stripes Forever

Lynn Petrak

 Made-in-the-USA products resonate with consumers

SPECIAL REPORT: COOKWARE

The Right Stuff

Anna Wolfe

 Retailers are stocking their stores with specialty pans 

SPECIAL REPORT: PRIVATE LABEL

All About That Taste

Michal Christine Escobar

 Today's store brands offer foodies indulgent and uncommon foods

DEPARTMENTS

EDITORIAL

A Unique Proposition

Anna Wolfe

BUYERS CORNER

Events Drive Traffic at Simplee Gourmet

 Will open second store in NoLa in 2017

THE LAST BITE

Naturally Yours

Anna Wolfe

 A look at Natural Products Expo East