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  Now that Dollar General operates more than 17,408 stores in 46 states you would think they would act like most legacy brand retailers but they don’t. Dollar General since its inception has sought after a product and price point differentiation that consumers have been migrating too according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, […]
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What’s more fun than grabbing a mini Cone out of the freezer for a sweet, chilly thrill? As with most things, the answer is making sure that even more folks can join in on the fun. With Trader Joe’s private brand Hold The Dairy! Chocolate Mini Cones, now that fun isn’t just limited to those […]
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From the Boston Globe this morning: “Maine Governor Janet Mills this week signed the nation’s first extended producer responsibility (EPR) law, effectively holding the corporations accountable for the packaging waste they create. Now, nearly a dozen states, including Massachusetts, are on track to follow Maine’s lead. “Think about it: A company that sells you a […]
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When we ponder the future of retail, the store is always involved in discussions. In fact, experts and practitioners across the retail spectrum largely agree that the store is a crucial vehicle for customer retention, engagement and loyalty.   Even once-digital only brands like Warby Parker have doubled down on their store investments. In fact, the eyewear darling plans to open another three dozen locations […]
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As the industry gears up for NACDS Total Store Expo, which this year will be held virtually from August 23 through August 25, Video Forum talked with four executives about ways to get the most out of the event. Jim Whitman, senior vice president of member programs and services at NACDS; Lisa Paley, general manager […]
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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. will host its third quarterly “Best of Local Brands” summit in September, the retailer said on Monday. The virtual event is intended to allow the regional grocery chain to discover new local brands that can expand and enhance the product offerings at its more than 280 retail stores […]
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Trader Joe’s has introduced a new private brand promotion designed to encourage shoppers to engage with the retailer and its private brand range. The retailer invites shoppers to “Mix up a memorable “milk” shake. Photograph your unique blended beverage. Post it to Instagram along with the hashtag #TJsMilkshakeContest for the chance to win a TJ’s […]
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., July 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) will host its fiscal 2021 third quarter earnings call on Monday, August 9, 2021. The earnings call will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time (8 a.m. Central time). The company will issue a press release reporting its fiscal 2021 third quarter results […]
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Despite the growing interest in CBD (Cannabidiol), the FDA’s current stance is that it is illegal to market CBD by adding it to a food or labeling it as a dietary supplement. If officially allowed to innovate with CBD, brands need to be mindful of product positioning as many consumers will be looking to them […]
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BATTLE CREEK, Mich.— Ahead of the theatrical release of MGM’s animated sequel “The Addams Family 2” on Oct. 1, Kellogg Co. is teaming up with the studio with limited-edition cereals and snacks and in-pack giveaways. The limited-edition cereals — Kellogg’s Froot Loops, Kellogg’s Chocolate Frosted Flakes and Kellogg’s Apple Jacks — have been transformed for […]
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“In this new digital, visually centered environment, the rules have changed, and what I mean by that is [an] image has now become both the gateway to consideration, as well as the most powerful virtual sales force at driving conversion.” — Jehan Hamedi, Founder and CEO, Vizit Consumers often make their purchasing decisions based on […]
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With more than 800 stores and another 250 to 300 pop-up locations during its Halloween high season, as well as a strong DTC site, Party City has a pretty solid presence on the U.S. retail scene. Nevertheless, in 2018 the party goods retailer went a step further and began selling on Amazon as well. The […]
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BOISE, Idaho — Former PepsiCo executive Jennifer Saenz has been named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of Albertsons Cos. She is responsible for all areas of merchandising, including own brands. She will also be responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with its brand partners. Saenz reports to president and chief executive officer Vivek […]
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Faris Yakob wrote an interesting piece last year on what motivates consumers to buy, particularly in the few seconds a consumer spends at shelf.  He wrote: “In 2005 P&G coined the term “first moment of truth” to describe the importance of packaging in their marketing model. The first point of contact is encountering an advertisement, […]
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As the number of shoppers for treats and chew toys has blossomed, for PetSmart, it meant it was time to unleash the right customer experience (CX) technology to remove friction from the shopping process. This includes accelerating investments in same-day delivery, appointment scheduling, and personalized emails. Pet parents turned to PetSmart’s 1,650 stores across North […]
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The Domino Effect for Category Management COVID’s domino effect on shopping behavior didn’t just show up at the cash register, it also made its way to the top of the supply chain. With shoppers stocking up on pantry staples and making fewer trips to the store, retailers focused on keeping their shelves filled with reliable, in-demand […]
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  When industry professionals ask me what I think about Starbucks my response is fast and clear, they are a food marketing juggernaut. Starbucks is that best at consumer-focused interactive participatory marketing.  Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® says, “Amazon wants every employee every day think like it is day one. […]
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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 269 is a recap of Amazon and Instacart news as well as other industry news. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? Breaking News: Instacart has appointed Facebook executive Fidji […]
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Sainsbury’s has become the first UK grocer to introduce fully electric refrigerated trucks to its delivery fleet. The trucks will use new technology that adds charge back into the battery… The post Sainsbury’s becomes first UK grocer to introduce fully electric trucks to its fleet appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
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Shekel Brainweigh has announced a second Paris-based autonomous store opening with Monop, part of French retailer Casino Group.  Located in Rue De Marseille, this features an autonomous section, which is part of a standard store during working hours, but once it closes, the section remains open with unique access control.  Shoppers use a mobile payment app […]
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George Jenkins and Joe Blanton turn on the power in the Lakeland Dairy Manufacturing Plant. Publix Premium ice cream is one of the retailer’s most beloved private brand ranges. Whether customers enjoy it from a bowl, on a cone, or with a favorite baked good, kids and adults of all ages just can’t get enough […]
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In May, online grocery sales slipped to their lowest level in a year, falling to $7 billion, according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey. Bricks Meets Click co-founder Bill Bishop said the decline in online grocery shopping is to be expected because more people are vaccinated and returning to stores.  The data, however, […]

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Here’s what was interesting in Retail today: Coca-Cola spurs 42% revenue growth (now $10.1B) after returning to pre-pandemic marketing spend (which doubled YOY). They invested in innovation, quality, and targeted allocation with their increased spend and beat earnings and revenue expectations in Q2. Target, Bed Bath and Beyond Open Doors To Third-Party Boutiques. The Store-within-a-store […]
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Here’s what the RetailWit crew is reading today: Salesforce projects retailers will pay extra for goods in the second half—to the tune of $223B (+62%) YOY. It’s expected to come from a staggering increase in logistics (+$163B), suppliers (+$12B), and wage expenses (+$48B). Uber partners with Albertsons to expand grocery delivery. It is their biggest […]

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