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Supermarket News
A weekly trade magazine that covers all aspects of the Supermarket channel including peopl, technology logistics and non-foods.

DMOZ Food Brokers Page
This links to the Open Directory page that provides links to major food brokers.

Food Logistics
Information for grocery execs on the movement of product through the food supply chain.

Specialty Food Association
A trade association for the specialty foods sector; SFA owns and manages the Fancy Food Shows, the largest US fine foods event.

Convenience Store News
A monthly trade magazine for larger C-store retailers; they also publish a version for the owners and operators of single stores at SingleStoreOwner.Com.

Gourmet News
An independent monthly newspaper covering topics in the gourmet and specialty food channels.

Convenience Distribution Association
Formerly The American Wholesale Marketers Association, CDA is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience distributors in the United States.

Mass Market Retailers – A monthly newspaper that covers happenings within the mass retail channel (supermarkets, discount & drug stores) on a global level.

The Effect of Entry by Supercenter and Warehouse Club Retailers on Grocery Sales
This is a link to a 2005 research paper (in PDF format) that evaluates the effects of entry by supercenters and warehouse clubs on retail grocery sales and the exit of small supermarkets.

Yahoo Finance Major Food Distributors Pages
Yahoo Finance groups public companies into industry pages so you can view stock info on the major players in each segment. This links to the Food Distribution screener – other industry screeners include: Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Department Stores, and Farm Products.

National Association of Convenience Stores
NACS The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, is the trade association for C-store and petroleum retailers; they own and manage the NACS Show, an annual trade for the C-Store channel.