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  • IGA Partners with Wounded Warrior Project® in Fifth Annual IGA Donation Initiative by IGA NewsIGA today announced that it has joined forces with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in its fifth-annual IGA Exclusive Brand donation initiative. During this national campaign—running in participating IGA stores from Memorial Day (May 25) through Labor Day (Sept. 7)— a number of WWP co-branded IGA Exclusive Brand products will be available for purchase in participating IGA stores.
  • Do You Want to Increase Basket Size by Four Times? by Wayne AltschulWhen we started the Performance Insights program we said we were going to mine the data to learn what your customers were looking for to: 1.) create the best possible Performance Insights offers, and 2). learn more about the customers who are shopping your stores each and every day.
  • Your Picture PAW-fect Pet Photo ComPETition is Going Strong! by Megan TracyHere we are just half way through your month-long IGA-exclusive Picture PAW-fect Pet Photo ComPETition, and already things are going great! IGA shoppers all across the country are going online at and IGALink retailer websites to submit entries of their four-legged family members...
  • Exciting Things Coming for Dairy Month by Jamie LiebichDid you know, according to the US Department of Health and Human Services, 85 percent of Americans fall short of the recommended daily intake of three servings of dairy per day? And yet, not only do dairy foods taste great, they are also good for your health and your budget.
  • Getting Social through New Features in The Independent View by Mark BatenicEach day in The Independent View Perspective, your IGA editorial team works to present stories that are interesting to you as an Alliance, whether it's an important industry announcement, a best practice from an IGA retailer, or retailer accomplishments within the community or the industry as a whole. Today, I'm pleased to unveil a new feature that will make it easy for you to spread this good news to your friends—and their friends and others—using new social media buttons for Facebook and Twitter.
  • IGA Hometown Fest is Here! by Heidi HuffWhat does HOMETOWN mean to you? What does it mean to your community? With IGA Hometown Fest—IGA's second community marketing event of the year—you have a full trimester (from May through August) to work with your team and your community to celebrate your community pride. Whether your event is focused on summer holidays, community kids, or hometown heroes, it's sure to be a success with just a little planning on your part.
  • Introducing a Paw-fect Month for Purina Promotions! by Kara IngramI was thrilled to learn that IGA already had an extremely successful, IGA-exclusive annual event locked and loaded to kick off May's National Pet Month in the IGA Picture PAW-fect Pet Photo ComPETition. Today, as your new Red Oval Representative, my first order of business is to share with you that the contest is now live.
  • Share Your Stories with Us! by Jim WalzThe IGA Red Oval is more than a logo for a store selling food. More accurately, it is the symbol of a PROMISE to shoppers that the IGA store is different and better than any other alternative in the community.
  • Register Today for IGA's 4th Annual Golf Outing Benefitting WWP by Wayne AltschulIt's that time again. Time to sign up to join us in our fourth annual Golf Outing benefitting Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). In our first, second and third years, we've had IGA retailers, Red Oval partners, Exclusive Brand suppliers, and a number of IGA Licensed Distribution Center (LDC) members in attendance, all joining together for a great day of golf.
  • Spires IGA Market Celebrates 125 Years in the Community by Jim GriffinThe people of Lake Butler, Fla., and surrounding Union County are pretty familiar with Spires IGA Market's popular parking lot gatherings. They've been lining up with their fellow community members at Spires to buy hotdogs and cold drinks at fundraisers, celebrations, and social events for as long as anyone can remember.
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