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The Bestway group this morning reported that it has taken a £193m stake in Sainsbury’s and might buy more shares in the supermarket. Bestway, which operates Costcutter, Best-one and Bargain Booze in the independent convenience sector, now has a 3.45% stake in Sainsbury’s. It has indicated that this is purely an investment and is not […]
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Before you launch your brand in the United Kingdom, it’s important to know what’s going on in today’s U.K. retail market as it may differ from the markets your brand currently has a presence in. Whether the British market is familiar territory or completely new, here’s a deep dive into understanding the U.K.’s marketplace, retailers, […]
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Sam’s Club is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its physical footprint, beginning with five new fulfillment and distribution centers opening this year — the first, in Georgia, in Q3 2023. The club retailer also plans to open more than 30 larger-format stores, most of which will include enhanced perimeter departments, bigger healthcare spaces and […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Buoyed by record membership growth, Sam’s Club on Thursday announced plans to open more than 30 new clubs across the country, starting with a unit in Florida that is slated to open next year. The Walmart division also revealed a multiple-year plan to invest in and modernize its supply chain through new […]
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In my previous post, I boldly predicted that we’re on the verge of a whole series of martech innovations: AI, composability, AR/VR, even, yes, “Web3”. While I agree with the pessimists that 2023 will be a challenging year for a lot of martech vendors, I believe this is more of a business cycle bump in […]
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Carling is becoming the official beer partner to the Emirates FA Cup and Vitality Women’s FA Cup. The partnership has been announced ahead of the fourth round of both the men’s and women’s competitions, which takes place over the weekend of Saturday 28 January 2023. As part of the deal, which will run until at […]
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Got the following email from MNB reader Cindee Lolik: Just wanted to comment on the comment about employers taking on the cost of ServSafe certification.  Our Co-op has always picked up the cost of certification for our Food Service Managers, but when I read the article, I immediately looked for an alternative to the National […]
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, 1-800-Flowers.com has launched a “Gifts & More” marketplace designed to provide shoppers with a wider range of gift options. The site will initially include a curated selection of products from more than 200 brands across 15 categories, including home décor, spa gift baskets, party supplies and DIY activities. Additionally, […]
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Artificial intelligence has made huge strides in the last decade, transforming almost every aspect of life. One area where artificial intelligence has helped add real value is the way businesses operate.  However, many business people are still skeptical about the role of AI in business, thus losing out on a resource that could make a […]
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Business groups including the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) and the British Independent Retail Association (BIRA), have written to the Business Secretary, calling on him to rethink plans to slash the support provided to shops, pubs and other local businesses amid fears […]
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Axios reports that “Fat Tire Ale, the iconic craft brew that inspired a generation of independent beer fans, is getting a new recipe and a new look meant to attract climate-conscious consumers … The prior easy-drinking amber is now a crisper golden ale meant to appeal to the tailgate crowd — but the brewer says […]
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  Bojangles new brand messaging with a real kick! In an effort to drive brand awareness, brand relevance, and internet buzz all with edifying the Bojanglesbrand with some new electricity, according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. So, that’s why Bojangles and Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) have partnered to brew […]
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“A Heart That Works,” by Rob Delaney, is, I think, a remarkable piece of writing. The book, by a writer and comedian perhaps best known for “Catastrophe,” is a memoir about Delaney’s son, Henry, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age one and – spoiler alert – passed way just before his third […]
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The National Retail Federation reported that in the past five years, shrinkage has increasingly become a $100 billion problem for retailers.   Now, tech companies are getting involved to help fight theft in the retail industry.   As we start the new year, this week we release our Q4 Benchmark and look into four trends […]
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It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including H-E-B, AutoStore, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat, Wakefern Food Corp., and Trigo. 1. H-E-B taps AutoStore tech for ‘world’s most […]
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Retail sales fell 1.1 in December and one percent in November, but online sales were up, according to a variety of sources. Jim Monkmeyer, president of transportation for DHL Supply Chain, North America, said, “E-commerce is continuing to boom.” Mr. Monkmeyer pointed to food and high-end consumer products and spirits among fast-growing categories online.
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[[ Getty Images The market did not like what it saw from the final retail holiday sales numbers for 2022 which sets up a tough year for retailers, but e-commerce is continuing to boom, including in areas outside the core retail consumer. Trucking data shared by DHL with CNBC shows that while the core consumer […]
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Responding to last week’s In Conversation piece with David Friedler, president and managing partner of Simpactful, about the current state of vendor fees and deductions, one MNB reader wrote: Congratulations for having this conversation about vendor fees and deductions.  Over the years, I felt that you were ALWAYS siding with the trade because you never […]
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, has announced plans to open three new Winn-Dixie stores to support economic growth in its communities. The first Winn-Dixie store was opened shortly before Christmas in the rapidly growing Grand Cypress neighborhood in a […]
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Returning to screens today (16 January) is Casillero del Diablo’s most recent ad campaign, The World’s Greatest Thief, featuring Chilean-American actor Pedro Pascal.  The Chilean wine brand’s campaign coincides with the launch of Pascal’s latest drama series The Last of Us on Sky Atlantic, and will be shown during the series’ transmission until 21 March.  Pascal […]
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  Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to be in high demand from consumers driving topline sales and bottom-line profits according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Let’s look at some interesting facts about meals: IRI’s Jonna Parker at the ‘Fresh Center’ found, “What we’re seeing happen […]
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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called on the government to legislate to allow the use of technology to verify customers’ age for sales of alcohol. According to the association, digital age estimation technology would make retail stores “a safer place to work and shop”, with the hope it would reduce the risk of violence or abuse associated with […]
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Food & Wine has an interesting piece about black limes, a product that, to be honest, I’d never heard of before. An excerpt: “Black limes, also known as dried limes or black lemons, are often used in Middle Eastern and North African cooking. They add a sour and salty flavor to stews, tagines, and other […]
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It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Walmart, Salesforce, Rohlik Group, Halfords, Amazon, and Oxbotica. 1. Walmart and Salesforce team up to offer local fulfilment […]
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA) (NYSE:BFB) announces the appointments of Larry Combs to the newly created role of Chief Information Officer and Director of Supply Chain Integration and Strategy, and Melvin Keebler to the role of General Manager, Jack Daniel Distillery Supply Chain, effective immediately. Larry Combs “Supply chains across the globe have been under […]

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In a year when holiday spending on gifts, travel and entertainment was down 1 percent from the year prior, one age group bucked that trend in a huge way. Millennials, perhaps aided by increased incomes due to “The Great Reshuffle,” told us it would spend a whopping 11 percent more than it did in 2021, […]
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While some trends come and go, there were a few trends that have stayed with consumers throughout the year.   As online shopping continues to be a popular choice for consumers, physical stores can offer shoppers perks that e-commerce can’t replicate.    This week we look at trends to increase foot traffic and customer loyalty. […]

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