Category: FMCG products

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” […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Aldi turns up the heat in already competitive supermarket industry

August 15, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

German discount grocer Aldi is jumping into home grocery delivery. The retailer announced a pilot program with Instacart, the on-demand grocery delivery service. Starting later this month, the service will be available in Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles, with potential […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Gallup survey: U.S. grocery shoppers buck online shopping trend — for now

August 9, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Shopping for groceries online has a long way to go before it catches on with the vast majority of U.S. consumers. Nine percent of U.S. adults report that their household shop online for groceries at least once a month, including […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart well positioned for grocery battles

August 3, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

The arrival of German discount grocer Lidl and Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Markets have ratcheted up the already intense grocery wars and put new pressure on existing players, including Walmart. But one analyst thinks the discounter is well-positioned for […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Competition is stiff in $5B meal kit delivery market

July 19, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

Meal kit sales have “mushroomed” to $5 billion, according to a report from consumer marketing research firm’s Packaged Facts unit, thanks to entry from traditional grocers as well as disruptive delivery players like Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s subdued initial public offering last […]

FMCG products, Retail Trends, Retail Types

Millennials drive convenience shopping

July 5, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

Millennnials are the driving force behind the demand for new grocery, takeaway and restaurant delivery services, according to research from Attest. While 50% still visit grocery stores to do their weekly shop, 14% go online and 36% spend sporadically with […]