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Postmates raises last-mile stakes by adding 100 more cities

July 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

This huge expansion makes Postmates delivery services available to almost half of the U.S. population — a big step in its efforts to scale. The company says it makes millions of deliveries a month and generates over $1 billion in […]

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Traversing the Roadmap of the Everchanging Grocery Space

June 26, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As companies such as Amazon begin dabbling in the produce delivery market, or Hannaford participating in the ‘To-Go’ curbside pick-up program, temperature control best practices have become increasingly more vital. Consumer trends and tastes are becoming more diverse and so […]

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Grocery Goes Digital

May 8, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

According to Supermarket News, about 45% of consumers have shopped for groceries online, but 60% of that group says they rarely do so. The biggest barrier to online grocery shopping is perishables like meat and produce. Supermarket News explains 53.7% […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Natural Channel Grocery Shopping: The Future of Food Retailing – Research and Markets

October 4, 2017

Via: Business Wire

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, and Natural Channel Grocery Shopping: The Future of Food Retailing” report has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. Defined by the number who shop there at least once a month, Trader Joe’s draws […]