Barbara Sax

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Barbara Sax is a contributing editor to Progressive Grocer. She has more than 30 years experience covering a variety of consumer packaged goods categories in the supermarket and drug store retail channels. 

 

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

08/12/2022

Groundbreaking HBW Products Meet Emerging Consumer Needs

Smart retailers expand their selection in key categories that are experiencing the most product transformation
04/21/2022

Mollie Stone's Markets Prioritizes Sustainability

Indie's efforts in this area span the entire store — even including living walls
04/18/2022

Retailers, CPGs Ramp Up Efforts in Sustainability

What companies are doing to make operations more sustainable in terms of sourcing, food waste, energy use and packaging
03/23/2022

Interest in Housewares Remains High

Consumers are still testing new and inspiring recipes and looking for tools that make the experience easier
02/18/2022

Functional Water Continues to Inundate Beverage Category

Innovative formulations and packaging attributes have become key drivers for water with health benefits
11/10/2021

Growth in Snackable Fruits and Vegetables

When it comes to healthy snacks, retailers and consumers don’t have to confine themselves to the produce section
09/22/2021

Consumers’ Stepped-Up Cleaning Habits Poised to Outlive Pandemic

Disinfectants, sanitizers likely to outperform traditional all-purpose cleaners for some time
08/16/2021

How Can the Cereal Aisle Reclaim Breakfast?

Sales drivers evolve to include mix of health, taste, indulgence and sentimentality
07/22/2021

Housewares Sales Still Up Significantly

As consumers transition from cooking for themselves at home to welcoming guests once more, housewares show no sign of slowing down
05/17/2021

Innovative Trends in Sweet Treat Categories

In an Instagram-obsessed age, new product launches tempt consumers with unique flavors, textures and colors, and keep shoppers returning to snack aisles