The National Grocers Association calls for entries for its annual Creative Choice Awards

Winners will be revealed and highlighted at The NGA Show Arlington, VA , 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The National Grocers Association (NGA) is calling for entries for its annual Creative Choice Awards to honor and recognize the best marketing and merchandising programs in the grocery industry. Creative Choice winners will be honored at […]

National Grocers Association opposes the reintroduction of the Financial CHOICE Act

Arlington, VA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced its strong opposition to the reintroduction of the Financial CHOICE Act, which would nearly double the rates food retailers pay each time a consumer uses their debit card. A discussion draft of the Financial CHOICE Act was released by U.S. Representative […]

David Ochs and Jeff Strack appointed to National Grocers Association (NGA) Board of Directors

Arlington, VA, 2016-Oct-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced the appointment of David Ochs, Senior Vice President Sales, East of KeHE Distributors, LLC and Jeff Strack, President and CEO of Strack & Van Til, LLC, to fill recent vacancies on its Board of Directors. Additionally, the organization named Mike Stigers, […]

National Grocers Association announces former speaker of the House John Boehner as the keynote speaker for 2017 NGA Show

ARLINGTON, VA, 2016-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced today that former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner will deliver the opening keynote address, sponsored by The Kraft Heinz Company, during the 2017 NGA Show held February 12 – 15 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in […]

The National Grocers Association comments on the Senate passage of National GMO Disclosure Legislation

Arlington, VA, 2016-Jul-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Peter J. Larkin on the Senate passage of a bipartisan bill that creates a national labeling standard for all foods made with genetically engineered (GE) ingredients and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). “On behalf of […]

The National Grocers Association welcomes Senate vote for advancing national, uniform food labeling standard

Arlington, VA, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today applauded the U.S. Senate for invoking cloture on S. 764, a bill that includes important reforms to biotechnology labeling by creating a national, uniform labeling standard for all foods made with genetically engineered (GE) ingredients and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). A vote […]

National Grocers Association launches new education program for independent supermarket operators to develop strategic business plan

Arlington, VA, 2016-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA) today announced a new education program that will provide in-depth training to develop a strategic business plan that addresses multifaceted business issues faced by independent supermarket operators. The Sustainable Business Growth Strategies program, sponsored by Unilever, is designed to provide independent supermarket operators with […]

National Grocers Association Welcomes Senate Nutrition Legislation

Arlington, VA, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jan 20, 2016), the National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, praised the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee for its work on the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act, a bill to reauthorize a number of nutrition […]

National Grocers Association announces the promotion of four staff members

Arlington, VA, 2016-1-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Grocers Association (NGA), the national trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, announced today the promotions of four of its staff. Greg Ferrara has been named Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs. Ferrara will continue in his role overseeing the government relations and communications […]

National Grocers Association joins organizations representing employers and employees to launch the More Time for Full-Time initiative

Arlington, VA, 2014-9-22— /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the National Grocers Association (NGA) joined with several organizations representing hundreds of thousands of employers and tens of millions of employees to launch the More Time for Full-Time initiative. The initiative, which includes the International Franchise Association, the National Restaurant Association, the American Hotel & Lodging Association, the […]