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FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Grocers are primed to compete with Amazon’s free grocery delivery

September 22, 2020

Via: RetailWire

In October 2019, months before the coronavirus crisis hit, Amazon.com made a strategic decision to offer free grocery delivery to those in the U.S. with a Prime subscription. This step was another sign that Amazon was actively working to establish […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Can Trader Joe’s continue thriving without delivery and curbside pickup?

September 21, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Trader Joe’s, with no e-commerce presence or curbside pickup, missed the pandemic-driven e-grocery surge and doesn’t seem to mind. The limited-assortment grocer is also experiencing challenges because its smaller stores are harder to reconfigure for social distancing. Long lines outside […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Online to make up 21.5 percent of grocery’s sales in five years

September 18, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Grocery sales made online are expected to grow more than 60 percent from pre-pandemic levels to $250 billion in 2025, accounting for 21.5 percent of the industry’s total, according to a new study. More than 60,000 Americans were surveyed for […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Tech

Amazon Fresh grocery store opens touting low prices and cashier-free checkout

September 17, 2020

Via: RetailWire

The first Amazon Fresh grocery store is officially open to the public in Woodland Hills, CA, and the retailer is promising low everyday prices across the store on a mix of national, local and private brands as well as “delicious […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

The Radical Changes Coming To The Grocery Business

September 8, 2020

Via: Forbes

The pandemic and shutdown have caused the online grocery business to explode with growth. Earlier this year before Coronavirus, the online grocery business was well below 5% of total grocery sales. Now it appears to be well above 10% and […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Whole Foods’ e-grocery business headed down a dark path?

September 3, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Amazon.com could be entering a new phase of its e-grocery business as it opens its first dark store dedicated to Whole Foods’ e-grocery fulfillment. Amazon will be opening the location in Brooklyn, NY, according to USA Today, but will not […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Amazon opens its first ever Amazon Fresh physical grocery store

August 28, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon has opened the doors to its first ever full-size grocery store in Los Angeles marking its most significant venture into physical retail to date. Its new Amazon Fresh Store opened its doors yesterday morning to a select number of […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

How should grocers prepare for a possible pandemic stockpiling redux?

August 25, 2020

Via: RetailWire

New research by Acosta suggests 53 percent of shoppers plan to stock up on groceries if another pandemic shutdown occurs. “As COVID cases continue to rise, most shoppers believe we’re headed for another shutdown and plan to respond accordingly, so […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Tech

Amazon Go to launch in UK by 2021 as it enters talks to open 30 stores

August 3, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon Go grocery stores will hit the UK high streets by the end of the year as the online giant enters negotiations for 30 sites across the country. Amazon has reportedly finalised a deal to open 10 of its high-tech […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Online grocery spend more than doubled in June

July 14, 2020

Via: Charged

Online grocery spend shot up more than 100 per cent in June as demand for home deliveries stayed strong despite retailers reopening their doors. According to Barclaycard’s latest data, online grocery spending jumped 105.9 per cent year-on-year in June, aided […]