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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 […]


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22 Online Ordering Statistics Every Restaurateur Should Know in 2022

February 16, 2022

Via: Lightspeed POS

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: the popularity of online ordering is on a meteoric rise. From giants like Amazon to small startups, direct-to-consumer delivery and pickup options have swept the country and restaurants are no exception. […]


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What’s in Store for Grocery in 2022?

February 15, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Inflation, product shortages and economic uncertainty are on everyone’s mind, from the White House to your house. Even for an industry that has been characterized by change over the past two years, it feels like grocery — and especially digital […]


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Should grocers leave delivery to third-party providers or do it themselves?

February 7, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Only the major players — Walmart, Safeway, Kroger, Amazon and Target (through its Shipt subsidiary) — along with a handful of others have brought grocery delivery in-house. But some industry observers think it might be time for others to join […]


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Amazon was the top US grocer last year, according to survey

January 18, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon was ranked as the US’ top grocer last year for the second year running, in a survey conducted by the Dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index. The index is a nationwide study of the roughly $1 trillion US grocery market. Amazon […]


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Tesco to expand Whoosh rapid grocery delivery service to 600 stores

January 14, 2022

Via: Charged

Tesco chief executive Ken Murphy revealed that the company’s one-hour grocery delivery service, Whoosh, will be available from at least 600 stores by the end of next year. Whoosh, which offers faster grocery delivery than its conventional home delivery service, […]