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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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Online retail and grocery traffic take a tumble in 2022 as cost of living crisis intensifies

July 8, 2022

Via: Charged

UK ecommerce and online grocery shopping has sharply declined in 2022, according to a new study by digital intelligence platform Similarweb. The research reveals that the online retail market has taken a hit in 2022, hinting that the cost of […]


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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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Amazon to double size of online grocery business to $26bn in next five years

July 16, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is set to nearly double its online food sales globally over the next five years seeing it overtake the US’ largest retailer Walmart. Amazon’s online grocery sales business is expected to top $26.7 billion by 2026, nearly double its […]


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Retailers Aren’t Leveraging Frontline Management Properly — Here’s How to Unlock Their Potential in a Dynamic Environment

July 6, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

The retail landscape has changed dramatically since the very first COVID-19 outbreaks. Online sales grew nearly 50% at their peak, with much of that activity taking place in one particular sector: grocery. Just this past June, online grocery sales in […]


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Chinese online grocer MissFresh shares drop 26% on Nasdaq debut

June 28, 2021

Via: Charged

Chinese online grocery delivery company MissFresh saw its share price tumble 25.7 per cent from the IPO price, closing at $9.66 a share. The MissFresh IPO was one of the largest US offerings in 21 years however its debut has […]


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Marks & Spencer ‘Turbocharges’ Online Business with 46 New International Websites

March 10, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

In one fell swoop, British retailer Marks & Spencer has doubled the number of international markets where it has a pureplay online presence with the launch of 46 new flagship websites. M&S currently operates 1,400+ stores in 57 countries, and […]


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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 […]


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Online to make up 21.5 percent of grocery’s sales in five years

September 18, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Grocery sales made online are expected to grow more than 60 percent from pre-pandemic levels to $250 billion in 2025, accounting for 21.5 percent of the industry’s total, according to a new study. More than 60,000 Americans were surveyed for […]


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The Radical Changes Coming To The Grocery Business

September 8, 2020

Via: Forbes

The pandemic and shutdown have caused the online grocery business to explode with growth. Earlier this year before Coronavirus, the online grocery business was well below 5% of total grocery sales. Now it appears to be well above 10% and […]


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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 […]


News & Trends

7 Predictions For How COVID-19 Will Change Retail In The Future

May 19, 2020

Via: Forbes

Big shifts are already in motion as society evolves from a care-free world to one under lockdown. Even as economies reopen, social distancing may become a way of life until there is a vaccine for COVID-19. New consumer behaviors formed […]


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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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Walmart, Amazon continue to lead online grocery

December 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon continue to make moves to position themselves ahead of one another as online grocery offerings mature and consumers get more comfortable with the concept. Amazon and Walmart are outperforming supermarkets when it comes to complete orders. About […]


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Walmart to Pilot Autonomous Grocery Delivery

December 11, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As Walmart looks to further its foothold in the booming online grocery arena, it is embarking on an autonomous home delivery pilot in Houston. The pilot with autonomous delivery innovator Nuro, is the latest in Walmart’s pursuit of human-less, last-mile […]


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Report: Walmart now has more e-grocery shoppers than Instacart

August 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is making major strides in online grocery in part because of its unparalleled brick-and-mortar footprint. The retailer has more existing store locations throughout the U.S. than any other retailer, giving it an advantage when it comes to offering pickup […]


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Giant Foods to open its first e-commerce hub next month

January 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The new online grocery pickup outlet would check off a lot of boxes for Ahold Delhaize and its Giant Foods banner. For one, the strategy opens up a new way to repurpose underperforming stores in key regions. It also puts […]


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Report: Walmart favored over Amazon among online grocery shoppers

November 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon have been in a fierce battle over grocery dollars this year, showing just how much the omnichannel experience has evolved as a brick-and-mortar giant challenges an e-commerce behemoth. Last year, Retail Feedback Group found that Amazon was […]


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Report: Amazon captures 30% of online grocery spending

October 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has a clear lead in the online grocery wars, and the marketplace giant has shown no signs of slowing down as it expands services on its site and at Whole Foods stores. Just over a year since Amazon acquired […]


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Amazon captures 18% of online grocery

January 18, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

Amazon accounted for 18% of all U.S. online grocery orders in 2017. According to One Click Retail’s annual report, Amazon brought in $2 billion for food and beverage sales, with cold beverages growing 65% year-over-year. Other categories that topped the […]