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FMCG products, Retail Types

Grocery Retail Is Going To Be Permanently Disrupted By Coronavirus

March 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

For the first two months of the year, American retailers were enjoying a boom, with retail and food service sales up 6.5% year-over-year. Come March, the boom went bust as the coronavirus took root here, resulting in massive mall and […]


FMCG products, Others, Retail Types, Tech

Amazon’s new grocery stores to feature hidden robotic “microfulfillment” areas for online orders

February 24, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon is planning to launch a new chain of grocery stores complete with high-tech automated “microfulfillment” centres to streamline online-order picking. Online orders will be fulfilled by robots in a dedicated hidden space on the perimeter of its new chain […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Why are so many organic grocers landing in bankruptcy court?

February 10, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Reckless expansion and heightened competition for natural and organic foods were factors behind the recent bankruptcies of Fairway, Earth Fare and Lucky’s Market, but each chain faced unique challenges. Fairway, a New York institution known for its wide selection of […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Three Supermarkets Collapse in a Week: Turmoil Ahead for Grocers

February 5, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Three regional grocers declared bankruptcy in the last week – Earth Fare, Lucky’s Market and Fairway. Here’s why this turmoil will likely spread to the big national chains. Earth Fare announced it will liquidate merchandise in all of its 50 […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

NY grocer Fairway says no plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

January 22, 2020

Via: CNBC

New York-based grocery chain Fairway Market said Wednesday morning it has no plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, following a report that said it was preparing to do so. “Despite reports, Fairway Market has no intention to file for […]


E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart, Amazon continue to lead online grocery

December 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon continue to make moves to position themselves ahead of one another as online grocery offerings mature and consumers get more comfortable with the concept. Amazon and Walmart are outperforming supermarkets when it comes to complete orders. About […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart to Pilot Autonomous Grocery Delivery

December 11, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As Walmart looks to further its foothold in the booming online grocery arena, it is embarking on an autonomous home delivery pilot in Houston. The pilot with autonomous delivery innovator Nuro, is the latest in Walmart’s pursuit of human-less, last-mile […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

The Grocery Store of the Future Is Here, Are Retailers Ready?

October 7, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Online shopping has changed retail forever. Most of us wouldn’t know what to do without it. But the e-commerce revolution seems to have missed an industry – grocery. Why aren’t we making our most important shopping trip easier? The issue […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Online Grocer Farmstead to Expand After Partnering with Lowes’ Parent Company

September 18, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Online grocer Farmstead is expanding to the Carolinas after inking a first-of-its-kind partnership with Southeast grocery company Alex Lee – the parent company of grocer Lowes Foods and grocery distributor Merchants Distributors (MDI). The partnership enables Farmstead and Alex Lee […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Target looks to Good & Gather to define its grocery business

September 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

LAS VEGAS — When Target entered the grocery space just over a decade ago, the company saw incredible potential for growth and quickly turned it into a $15 billion business. But the rapid expansion into fresh food and beverage left […]