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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead.
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Veho, a startup applying technology to next-day package delivery, aims to solve the last mile of delivery — how packages get from fulfillment centers to the customer’s door. It also wants to do it with a unique flair: providing transparency into deliveries that starts with the option of when, where and how customers want their […]
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  Can Robots be ‘fresh’?  If you want to grow, your food brand today you have to think outside the box. Regular readers of this bold know that the restaurant business model has evolved with consumers.  Consumers are dynamic not static and according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®“restaurants need […]
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Wonder, the upscale, made-to-order food truck business that is majority-owned by serial digital entrepreneur Marc Lore, is “planning a massive expansion, with hundreds of millions of dollars from investors, to go from 60 trucks today to more than 1,000 by the end of 2022,” the Washington Post reports. Lore, of course, is known as the person […]
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  At the intersection of being time-starved and lacking the skill-set to cook a holiday meal from scratch, The Honey Baked Ham Company has a great set of solutions for anyone that is looking for a great holiday meal any time this holiday season according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger on Thursday reported increased sales in the third quarter. Identical store sales (excluding fuel) increased 3.1% compared to the prior-year quarter, and were up 14% on a two-year stacked basis. The two-year stack for digital sales increased 103%. Total company sales were $31.9 billion in the third quarter, up 7.2% versus the same […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its third quarter 2021 results and will update investors on how key initiatives are positioning the company for long-term sustainable growth.
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This is the second in a linked series of posts.  The next one reflects on existing out-of-town developments and what we need to do about them.  The first was on the draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).  In that post the sequential test and the impact assessment of retail development was mentioned.  The latter issue […]
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Partnerships that edify a brand with its customers make a difference.  In the competitive meal kit space, it is nice to see that Home Chef is getting back to its roots, within the grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared space adding options that are customer focused with customization and personalization according to Steven Johnson, […]
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Snapchat is adding another element to its ‘Scan’ feature with the addition of ‘Food Scan’ in partnership with Allrecipes, which will help Snap users find recipe recommendations by simply scanning in the ingredients that they have available at any given time. As you can see in this example, the new integration will provide recipe recommendations based […]
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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 281 is a discussion with Mark Mahaney Senior Managing Director at Evercore ISI and author of Nothing but Net: 10 Timeless Stock-Picking Lessons from One of Wall Street’s Top Tech Analysts. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google […]
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  There is nothing more iconic this time of year than a Butterball Turkey stacked sandwich and 7-Eleven is leveraging that knowledge too drive new electricity into its grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat food product line according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  That’s right this year 7-Eleven is getting into the […]
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Ahold Delhaize held its 2021 Investor Day yesterday, and in a series of presentations laid out its plans and targets for the next several years.  Among them:  “Ahold Delhaize expects to accelerate net sales growth with €10 billion ($11 billion US) in incremental sales from 2023-2025. Net consumer online sales are planned to double between […]
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LANDOVER, Md. — Ahold Delhaize’s Giant Food chain, which serves the greater Washington D.C. market, will hold the grand opening of a redeveloped store in Fort Washington, Md., on Friday. “We have recognized the need for a new top of the line grocery store for the residents of Fort Washington, a neighborhood we have served […]
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  Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any brand, product, or meal solution.  We asked Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® if Kroger’s Home Chef had plateaued? Recently Home Chef announced that it had reached a major milestone in meal solutions, with the brand surpassing $1 billion in annual […]
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HelloFresh closed out its third quarter with a 45% increase in group revenue on a constant currency basis and a 51% increase in U.S. revenue growth compared to the third quarter of 2020 as the German food solutions company continued to expand its service internationally and broadened production capabilities and offerings in key markets. The […]
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The Bronx Times reports that “Ahold Delhaize-owned e-grocer FreshDirect and “its charitable partner, NY Common Pantry (NYCP), announced the launch of a new mobile pantry last week … Made possible by FreshDirect customer donations, the fully equipped vehicle, which will travel the streets of New York City, is the latest innovation in reimagining the pantry […]
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  Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Heat are top of mind with consumers every November and December as consumers continue looking for a fresh fast alternative too cooking from scratch yet without going without their favorite’s flavors according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Regular readers of this blog know that […]

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