Category: FMCG products

FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart ramps up grocery delivery to head off Amazon

March 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Most major grocers have quickly fortified their e-commerce positioning to deal with Amazon and its recently acquired Whole Foods stores. But Walmart is also proving a force to be reckoned with. The low-price retailer has the scale and resources to […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

2% gap between Walmart, Amazon grocery pricing

February 27, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

It seems that the gap between prices of grocery items at Amazon and Walmart is closing, with only a 2% difference separating the two retailers. According to a new study by global retail analytics firm Profitero, which looked at products […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Amazon captures 18% of online grocery

January 18, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon accounted for 18% of all U.S. online grocery orders in 2017. According to One Click Retail’s annual report, Amazon brought in $2 billion for food and beverage sales, with cold beverages growing 65% year-over-year. Other categories that topped the […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

The New Whole Foods Adopts One Of Old Grocery’s Most Condemned Practices

January 17, 2018

Via: Forbes Markets

Among the many criticisms leveled against grocery stores that rely on slotting allowances and other supplier fees to operate their businesses is that these charges result in higher prices to consumers and a degree of sameness — a sort of […]

Featured, FMCG products

The art and value of packaging design

January 5, 2018

Via: Olivia Foster

Packaging is part of marketing. It is also the visual welcome mat that the eyes of potential customers tread on when coming in contact with the product. Although part of the plethora of crucial elements that define merchandise, packaging design […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

The fine print in leases could derail Amazon’s grocery strategy

October 25, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Dealing with the fine print of lease agreements is uncharted territory for Amazon, which is pretty much accustomed to writing the rules in the virtual retailing world. Now competitive retailers are leaning on legal entitlements written into rental leases, which […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Amazon sells $1.6M in Whole Foods’ private brands

October 2, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Online sales of Whole Foods’ private label items have been more robust than Amazon anticipated. According to reports, the e-commerce giant ran into supply issues after its first week at the helm of the natural and organic grocer, and saw […]

Customer Experience, FMCG products, Point of Puchase, Retail Types

Study: Shoppers keen for element of control over automated grocery

September 25, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

Automated grocery shopping replenishment, where commodities are automatically delivered to a customer’s home before or as they run out of that item, would be embraced by consumers – but they still want some element of control. That was one of […]

Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart Wants To Deliver Groceries Straight To Your Fridge While You Watch From Afar

September 22, 2017

Via: Consumerist

Ever wish your refrigerator would just magically restock itself? Walmart hasn’t cracked sorcery yet, but it is testing a grocery delivery service that would bring food right into customers’ homes — while they watch remotely. Going to the store? No […]

FMCG products, In-Store Media, Retail Types, Tech

Consumers Continue to Choose Physical Over Digital for Groceries

September 11, 2017

Via: Business Wire

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Consumers have a variety of options when it comes to buying groceries, and they continue to choose physical grocery stores to make their purchases. Today, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) released “The State of Grocery Shopping” […]