Category: FMCG products

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Amazon to launch 3 new high-tech physical “Fresh” stores

January 20, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon has made another major push into physical grocery retail and has announced the launch of three new high-tech Amazon Fresh grocery stores across the US. The online retail giant opened the doors to a new 38,000sq ft Fresh grocery […]

E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Is Amazon on its way to becoming America’s favorite grocer?

January 14, 2021

Via: RetailWire

A new survey finds that has become the preferred source of groceries for the largest number of Americans. The findings, introduced yesterday during a streaming session at the NRF Big Show 2021, were based on a survey of 10,000 […]

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Walmart will test grocery deliveries to a smart cooler on customers’ doorstep

January 12, 2021


Walmart already drops off groceries to customers’ doors and in some cities, it puts them directly inside of their refrigerator. The company said Tuesday that it will soon test another convenient approach: deliveries to a smart cooler on customers’ front […]

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Is it time for retailers to reconsider Instacart?

December 30, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Instacart’s ability to enable grocers to quickly implement or scale up delivery operations has been critical to meeting unprecedented demand throughout the pandemic, but some grocers are finding a weakness in the relationship — they’re not making any money. While […]

E-payment & Data Security, FMCG products, Retail Types, Tech

7-Eleven unveils mobile wallet to enable contactless payments

December 8, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Given this unprecedented pandemic, 7-Eleven created its mobile wallet to give customers a convenient, contactless way to pay, 7‑Eleven president and CEO Joe DePinto, said in a statement. It was also important to bring customers who use cash into the […]

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The Scary Reality Of What Amazon Prime Day Now Means For Grocers

November 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

Amazon Prime Day 2020, by many accounts, appears to have been a smashing success. Amazon broke third-party sales records, and e-commerce overall did quite well across the board. On the surface, it looks like all boats rose with the tide, […]

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Grocery workers continue to be at a high risk from COVID-19

November 4, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Grocery shopping has settled into a rhythm since the tumultuous early days of the novel coronavirus pandemic. A newly released study shows, however, that a significant risk remains for employees, which could have implications for grocers and shoppers as the […]

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Do online grocers have a transparency problem?

November 2, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Just over half (53 percent) of shoppers buying groceries online find it either challenging or extremely challenging to make sure a product meets their diet and wellness goals, according to recent research from Label Insight and FMI, the food industry […]

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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, 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 […]

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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 […]