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5 things the quick commerce sector must do to survive

September 21, 2022

Via: Charged

The rapid grocery delivery sector came to fruition during the pandemic, when traditional bricks-and-mortar grocers couldn’t keep up with the delivery demand which had climbed as Covid-19 swept through the world. The concept of ordering and receiving goods in under […]


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Do grocers need a new approach for selling plant-based protein alternatives?

September 21, 2022

Via: RetailWire

The growth in plant-based foods is not being driven by vegans or vegetarians, but consumers who want to eat less meat and dairy for health or planetary reasons. New to the segment, they’re in desperate need of education in several […]


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Online grocery sales drop by nearly 9%

August 23, 2022

Via: Charged

Online grocery sales fell by 8.7% in to the four weeks ended 13 August, as UK shoppers spent £3.6 billion on groceries at convenience stores, according to new data. NielsenIQ revealed over the four week period, total grocery sales remained […]


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Amazon halts Fresh store rollout amid disappointing sales

August 22, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon’s aggressive grocery push onto the high street has ground to a halt after poor sales amid the cost-of-living crisis. According to a report from the Sunday Times, Amazon has walked away from talks for dozens of potential sites for […]


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Americans turned to food waste apps as grocery prices rose

August 10, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Cash-strapped customers are looking for new ways to cut grocery costs as food inflation continues to threaten household budgets. Families have begun turning to apps that let them circumvent paying full price by pointing them right to the food that […]


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Grocers and food brands take older consumers for granted

July 27, 2022

Via: RetailWire

In an opinion column for Advertising Age, Pamela Millman, associate director, Integrated Marketing at AARP Media, writes that the over-50 crowd buys 54 percent of all groceries in the U.S. and has become more health-conscious and cooks more frequently since […]


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5 Strategies to Optimize the Online Integration of Your Grocery Store

July 27, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The demand for grocery omnichannel ecommerce has been fueled by the pandemic, specifically consumers’ desire for convenience. According to a recent McKinsey report, click-and-collect and delivery orders increased by approximately 50% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts project that grocery ecommerce […]


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Will more Americans make e-grocery delivery a weekly habit?

July 20, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Online grocery shopping is a weekly habit of a segment of the population, according to a new study. One in six consumers (15.8 percent) said they purchase groceries online and have them delivered to their home weekly, according to PYMNTS’ […]


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Are grocers giving frontline heroes their due?

July 15, 2022

Via: RetailWire

On July 19, Canada will celebrate its third annual Grocery Heroes Day, an industry-backed holiday meant to honor frontline grocery workers. Grocery Heroes Day was launched by trade publication Grocery Business in 2020 and it has received backing from major […]


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Driving the Food Retail Customer Experience with IoT Sensing-as-a-Service 

July 13, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Between staffing shortages, rising labor costs, supply chain disruptions, heightened compliance requirements and record-high inflation, food retailers are facing a myriad of market challenges with ripple effects that directly influence consumer behaviors. Maintaining brand loyalty, for example, has become a […]


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How can grocers reawaken the home cooking bug?

July 12, 2022

Via: RetailWire

An FMI study finds that, while Americans are still cooking at home more than ever before, enthusiasm for doing so has waned to pre-pandemic levels. The organization’s “U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2022” study found the number of Americans who “love” […]


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2 Years Post-Pandemic, the Grocery Industry Remains in Flux

July 1, 2022

Via: RIS News

Though supermarket shelves are no longer bare like they were during the height of the pandemic, the grocery industry hasn’t fully stabilized, and some changes could be here to stay. As we move from pandemic to endemic, the nation’s grocers […]


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Grocery Tech Trends Driving the New Customer Experience

June 28, 2022

Via: RIS News

Grocery shoppers want options. They want options on how to shop, options in assortment, and options for obtaining their purchases. But faced with supply chain disruption, inflation, and labor issues, how are grocers making smart technology choices to give shoppers […]


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Are outsized private label gains in grocery a foregone conclusion?

June 27, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Grocery store brands are expected to be big winners in the near term as inflationary pressures and a potential economic downturn force consumers to trade down. Unlike other challenging periods, however, store brands have more going for them than low […]


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How China’s Missfresh Makes Rapid Grocery Delivery Pay

June 6, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The profit margin at grocery has always been razor-thin, and now, with online grocery growing in popularity, retailers must add the costs of picking individual orders and doorstep delivery to their already tight balance sheets. As grocers around the world […]


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Grocers fret over how to pass higher costs onto customers

May 9, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Thanks to record inflation, price sensitivity at the grocery channel is back. With a vengeance. And all indications suggest it’s only going to get worse. Grocers, however, have been reluctant to pass on recent manufacturer price increases because they know […]


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Ride the Wave of Change: 3 Ways Grocers Can Use Data to Stay Close to COVID-Influenced Consumers

April 29, 2022

Via: RIS News

As we continue riding out the pandemic, it’s important for grocery retailers to understand shopping behavior has been altered forever. E-marketer reports that online grocery sales grew 54% in 2020, exceeding initial pre-COVID projections. In 2021, online grocery shopping is […]


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Report: 1,800 FreshDirect Workers Join the UFCW as Retail Unionization Efforts Heat Up

April 15, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

FreshDirect employees have reportedly become the latest retail workers to unionize after they ratified a collective bargaining agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), according to Supermarket News. Approximately 1,800 employees will be represented by UFCW Local 342. […]


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Solid jobs numbers mean grocers must concentrate on their workforce even more

April 7, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Last week’s jobs report contained both good news and bad for retailers. Yes, it was a sign of a stronger-than-expected economy. But closer to home, retailers understand the increased challenges the positive numbers mean for attracting and retaining good help […]


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Amazon is giving grocery picking gig-economy workers roles at Whole Foods

March 9, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon is offering grocery picking gig-economy workers roles at its Whole Foods subsidiary, according to documents viewed by CNBC. In late February, Amazon told its gig workers who fetch items for delivery that they’ll soon be working for the company’s […]