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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 […]


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Starbucks Latest Retailer Requiring Customers To Wear Masks

July 9, 2020

Via: Forbes

Coffee behemoth Starbucks said Thursday that it will require customers to wear masks inside their stores beginning next week, becoming the latest retailer to require the face coverings that have become a political hot button as the coronavirus pandemic rages […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, FMCG products, Retail Types

How can grocers hold onto their new most valuable customers?

July 1, 2020

Via: RetailWire

It’s long been argued by Target, Walmart and other retailers that their most valuable customers shop in both their stores and on their websites. If that’s true for other retailers that sell groceries, then recent research shows that the ranks […]


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Are large grocery chains putting profits before people?

June 24, 2020

Via: RetailWire

America’s largest supermarket chains have stepped up during the COVID-19 pandemic with added safety measures, pay and benefits to support frontline workers in stores and warehouses. For all they’ve done, a new analysis by Oxfam concludes, they haven’t done enough. […]


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Whole Foods continues to open online-only ‘dark’ stores

May 21, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Whole Foods is being very selective in the stores it’s choosing to convert to dark locations, making sure it isn’t turning away too many customers who prefer in-person shopping. Three of the six stores were not yet open to the […]


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Grocers’ fulfillment struggles are a windfall for online startups

May 15, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

The explosion of e-commerce demand during the pandemic has caught brick-and-mortar grocers by surprise. As they labor to add workers, open up fulfillment slots and, in some cases, come online for the first time, many of their shoppers are drifting […]


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Should grocers keep paying their associates like heroes?

May 14, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Since the novel coronavirus pandemic began, low-paying frontline positions in grocery have been recognized by the public as some of the most indispensable and dangerous in the country. Many grocers praised the heroism of their workers and offered bonus pay […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, FMCG products, Retail Types

Grocers add live events, online classes and other virtual content

April 22, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Whether they’re buying groceries in-store or online, the personalized service and community feel of grocery stores is currently second to the survival mode that most consumers and associates are engaged in amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Even with the significant increase […]


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Is America’s food supply chain nearing its breaking point?

April 20, 2020

Via: RetailWire

The massive strain placed on the nation’s grocery supply chain as a result of the coronavirus pandemic may be revealing some shortcomings in the system. The challenges include: Escalating demand at food retail: The shortages at retail of staples such […]


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Walmart Is Setting A Smart Example For The Rest Of The Grocery Industry To Follow

April 10, 2020

Via: Forbes

Ever since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, Walmart WMT has been impressive. Walmart has waived April rent for its in-store tenants, it has speed rushed contactless payment systems into operation, installed plexiglass barriers to protect employees and customers, and […]