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Food Lion Donates 5.4 Million Meals to Families in Need

December 29, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Food Lion and its customers helped provide 5.4 million meals to families in need through the supermarket’s annual Holidays Without Hunger campaign. The campaign is part of the Food Lion Feeds initiative, which benefits hunger-relief organization Feeding America through 33 […]


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Hormel Foods Adds Data Platform to Improve Communication with Retailers

December 13, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Hormel Foods has partnered with open-data retail platform Crisp to expand its data capabilities. Hormel plans to use the platform to share and leverage historical and real-time data insights from retailers in Google Cloud in order to help the brand […]


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Amazon prices 13% cheaper than competitors for essential items

November 16, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon prices are 13% lower than other retailers for everyday essential items such as food and beverages, according to a new report by global eCommerce analytics company Profitero. The study says there are “stark” online price differences across 15 leading […]


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Instacart pulls plug on IPO due to volatile market

October 24, 2022

Via: Charged

Instacart has reportedly pulled the plug on its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) amid uncertain market conditions that has left investors concerned, Reuters reported. The US grocery delivery app had aimed to go public by the end of the year, […]


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Deliveroo reduces sales expectations amid ‘ongoing economic uncertainty’

October 21, 2022

Via: Charged

Deliveroo has exercised caution that its full-year sales growth will come in at the lower end of expectations as tries to manage “ongoing economic uncertainty”. The online food delivery giant said growth in gross transaction value (GTV) was now expected […]


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Amazon Fresh slashes prices by up to 20%

October 4, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon has reduced over 200 product lines as part of a major price reduction campaign across all of its 19 UK-based bricks-and-mortar stores. The 200 products, which come from both Amazon’s own-label ranges and third-party products, have been reduced in […]


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Analysis: How grocers are making the most of retail tech developments

September 28, 2022

Via: Charged

The grocery retail tech sector has come on leaps and bounds in recent years, with the introduction of everything from autonomous checkouts to clever uses for AI and emission-free delivery trucks. In a fast-moving, highly competitive industry, as new problems […]


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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 […]