Sam’s Club Redesign Includes More Fresh Foods

September 15, 2010 David Kaplan, Houston Chronicle

A Sam’s Club near Houston has been renovated and now sells prepared meals, imported cheeses and more fresh food.

Supermarkets Hiring In-Store Dietitians

September 15, 2010 Mary Kay Kleist, CBS 2 Chicago

Grocery stores are hiring registered dietitians to give shoppers nutrition information and help them make healthy food choices.

Restaurant Visits Down, But Trend Eased In Spring

September 15, 2010 Associated Press

Restaurant visits dropped for the eighth consecutive quarter in spring, but the rate of decline slowed from the same period last year, according to a new NPD Group report.

Restaurants See Social Media As The “Great Equalizer”

September 15, 2010 Chris Kridler, Florida Today

Restaurants have rapidly ramped up their use of Twitter, Facebook and other social networks this year, finding success at getting out their messages quickly and cost-effectively.

Giant Eagle Uses Customers, Employees In New Ad Campaign

New TV commercials for Giant Eagle show customers and employees telling what they like about the grocery chain.