Tag: groceries

FMCG products, Retail Types

Will $100 Be the Sweet Spot for Free Amazon Fresh Deliveries?

October 12, 2023

Via: RetailWire

In February, Amazon hiked the minimum purchase Amazon Prime members have to make for free grocery deliveries from $35 to $150. Last week, the threshold was lowered to $100. Amazon said in a press release, “We’re always looking for ways […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Will selling groceries help restaurants ride out COVID-19?

April 9, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Grocery stores are slammed with customers and restaurants are closed for dine-in patrons as the coronavirus pandemic continues to play havoc with business operations. For restaurants, the loss of dine-in sales has been devastating. Some are looking for other options […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Whole Foods Investigating Credit Card Breach At Some Stores

September 29, 2017

Via: Consumerist

Have you eaten at or enjoyed an adult beverage at Whole Foods this year? If you paid with a credit card, your information might have been leaked. Whole Foods is investigating a possible credit card breach at some of its […]

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 […]

Retail Types, Stores

Costco Raising Membership Fees Starting In June

March 3, 2017

Via: Consumerist

As predicted earlier this year, it was about time for Costco to do it’s once-every-five-years-or-so price increase on membership fees, and we were right. The warehouse club has confirmed a 10% cost increase for most of its members. Costco announced […]

Retail Types, Stores

Report: Kroger Entertaining Idea Of Buying Whole Foods

October 10, 2016

Via: Consumerist

The largest grocery store chain in the country could be getting a bit bigger and a lot more organic, as the rumor mill began churning that Kroger is exploring the idea of buying Whole Foods. News of a potential acquisition by […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Online grocery sales top $48 billion worldwide

October 7, 2016

Via: Internet Retailer

Growth in online grocery sales worldwide is far outpacing overall online grocery sales, a new report finds. Total worldwide sales of fast-moving consumer goods—called FMCGs, which include processed foods, soft drinks and toiletries that sell quickly and at relatively low cost—grew […]

Retail Types, Stores

Why Are Millennials Flocking To Aldi Over Whole Foods?

June 22, 2016

Via: Consumerist

Despite opening a new, hipper version of its typical stores, Whole Foods doesn’t appear to be making much headway in turning around its slumping sales. In fact, customers are actually heading to discount retailer Aldi. But why? Bloomberg reports that […]

Editorial, FMCG products, News & Trends

Do you love shopping for groceries online?

April 21, 2016

Via: Olivia Foster

Shopping for groceries online is a habit that fits both our busy lives and the retail trends. The dedicated e-commerce websites come forward with virtual product lanes where the customers can digitally browse their offers – some even provide chat […]

FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart Expands Grocery Pickup Option To Eight Additional Cities, Doubles Effort In Others

April 13, 2016

Via: Consumerist

Consumers in eight additional cities will soon be able to order their groceries online and head to their local Walmart to pick them up later. Read More on Consumerist

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Whole Foods Market Expands Instacart Grocery Delivery To Orange County

April 1, 2016

Via: Innovative Retail Technologies News

Whole Foods Market and Instacart have expanded their partnership, launching this week in Orange County, building on the 17 existing metros where consumers use Instacart’s delivery service to order from Whole Foods Market stores. Using Instacart, Orange County residents can […]

News & Trends

Study: Which grocery app do customers prefer?

February 10, 2016

Via: Chain Store Age

Consumers are generally willing to use mobile apps to assist with grocery shopping, and there is one retailer whose app is the clear favorite. According to a new study from Blackhawk Engagement Solutions,’ “How Grocery Shoppers Shop: Changing Trends in […]