Progressive Grocer a Finalist for 2 Prestigious Journalism Awards

Grocery industry news leader honored for profile writing, feature writing

Progressive Grocer has been named a finalist in the Eddie & Ozzie awards. The Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards are the most prestigious recognition program in the publishing industry, recognizing excellence in editorial content and design across all formats.

Progressive Grocer, an EnsembleIQ brand, gained recognition in the “Profile or Q&A, B2B” editorial category for Editor-in-Chief Gina Acosta’s Instacart is Ready for the 'Groceryssance” article.

Progressive Grocer was also honored in the “Feature, B2B” category for its Retailers of the Century report, which honored Ahold Delhaize, Kroger, Publix, Whole Foods Market, Meijer and several other food retailers beloved by shoppers. 

Plenty of EnsembleIQ’s other brands have also been named finalists for the Eddie & Ozzie Awards.

Eddie finalists:

  • Full Issue, B2B, Retail: December 2022/January 2023 Issue, Canadian Grocer
  • Magazine Section, B2B: PEOPLE who you need to know, Canadian Grocer 
  • Full Issue, B2B, Retail: September 2022 Issue, Convenience Store News 
  • Profile or Q&A, B2B: All fired up: Q&A with Stéphane Trudel, Convenience Store News Canada
  • Advertorial, Sponsored Content, B2B: The Transformation of Quick Trips for PepViz (PepsiCo), EnsembleIQ BrandLab/Retail Leader
  • Full Issue, B2B, Retail: September/October 2022 Issue, Path to Purchase Institute
  • Newsletter, B2B: Future of In-Store Experience: H&M’s New Store Concept, Retail Leader
  • Long-Form Feature Content, B2B: Anatomy of a Retail Trend: How social influence has shaped the retail consumer and accelerated in the age of TikTok, Retail Leader 
  • Column, Blog, B2B: Healthcare/Medical/Nursing: Dr. Raj Waghmare’s column, The Medical Post
  • Single Article: B2B: Healthcare/Medical/Nursing: The Focused FP, The Medical Post
  • Full Issue, B2B, Healthcare/Medical/Nursing: The Mistakes Issue, The Medical Post

Ozzie finalists:

  • Feature Design, B2B: CGT Visionaries, Consumer Goods Technology
  • Photography, B2B: Pies in the sky, photography by Lucas Finlay, Canadian Grocer
  • Cover Design, B2B, 25,000-100,000 Circulation: January/February 2023 Cover, Convenience Store News Canada
  • Illustration, B2B: What retail payment trends are here to stay?, Illustration by Gary Neill, Canadian Grocer
  • Visual Storytelling: Meet your new BEE-F-F for Anheuser-Busch, EnsembleIQ BrandLab/Convenience Store News
  • Cover Design, B2B, 25,000-100,000 Circulation: The Change Issue Cover, The Medical Post

Some of the award-winning entries were developed in partnership with EnsembleIQ CPG clients.

“It is a true honor to be recognized by the Eddie & Ozzie awards with 18 finalists, and we’re thrilled that we swept the Eddie Full Issue, B2B, Retail category with our submissions,” said Joe Territo, chief strategy officer at Chicago-based EnsembleIQ. “Through our deep market knowledge and engaging design, we help B2B professionals in the retail, technology, consumer goods and health care markets make informed decisions and gain a competitive advantage. Our success is based on our outstanding team and the impact they make each day on the markets they serve.”

Winners will be announced on Oct. 24 at an awards gala at the City Winery in New York City.

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