Department: Beverage

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RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, deployments and pilots from September, including Walmart, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Kwik Trip, Marks & Spencer, Currys, Boots, Lowe’s, Ikea, and Aldi. Lowe’s is tapping NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise to create interactive store digital twins in Mill Creek, Wash,. and Charlotte, N.C. “We are always looking […]
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Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland, are now wrapped in packaging with 30% recycled plastic. The company has started to roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars. This […]
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Beyond Meat, the plant protein, traditional meat alternative brand, has a value equation problem. A value equation is the internal mind-set that customers have when assessing the worth of a brand. A value equation is a mental perception that assesses value prior to a purchase. A customer-perceived value equation is what you get for what […]
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DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is supporting storm relief efforts in communities across Florida, Puerto Rico and other areas impacted by Hurricanes Ian and Fiona, with $1 million in donations announced on Monday. The donations include $500,000 each to the Florida Disaster Fund and the American Red Cross Hurricane Fund. The American Red Cross donation goes […]
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Got the following email from an MNB reader responding to Michael Sansolo’s column last week about classical music groups playing a popular repertoire as a way of expanding Appeal: Last Saturday evening my wife, a friend and I went to a candlelight concert in Chicago at a nearby Episcopal church – Taylor Swift songs played […]
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  Success does leave clues and if you want too garner the attention of Gen Z consumers you had better start thinking like a QSR according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated “David Portalatin and his team at NPD left plenty of success clues on how to garner […]
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Hi all! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly sum up some of the most read TechCrunch stories from the past seven days. The goal? Even when you’re swamped, a quick skim of WiR on Saturday morning should give you a pretty good understanding of what happened in tech this week. […]
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  Recent Grocerant Scorecards reveal that 34.7% of customers at your restaurant are first time visitors.  If you want to garner new customer you must extend a branded invitation with customer relevance according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. A new report from Intouch Insight Ltd. found that convenience does […]
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JW Filshill, one of Scotland’s oldest independent food and drink wholesalers, saw turnover increase to £200m – up 4.4% from £191m – in the year ending January 31, 2022. Glasgow-based Filshill, a fifth-generation business that supplies KeyStore convenience stores across Scotland and the north of England and national accounts including the Scottish Prison Service, also […]
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Sponsored by: Soft Drinks Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners The Coca-Cola brand is worth nearly £1.6bn a year in retail in Great Britain, more than double the size of its nearest competitor. Those sales are thanks in no small part to the brand’s ongoing programme of diversification into new sub-brands and variants. Coca-Cola Zero Sugar […]
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Molson Coors, Chicago, announced the expansion of its exclusive agreement with Atlanta-based The Coca-Cola Co. to develop and commercialize Topo Chico Spirited, a line of spirit-based, ready-to-drink cocktails inspired by some of America’s most beloved tequila and vodka-based beverages. The deal marks another milestone in the relationship between Molson Coors and The Coca-Cola Co., following […]
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As inflation hikes up the prices of raw food ingredients for restaurants, eating out is getting more expensive for consumers. Menu pricing across the restaurant industry has been accelerating rapidly since last year. Coffee has seen the most significant growth with >12% increase in July 2022 YoY. This increase is just ahead of pizza, up […]
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  Edifying its relationship with consumers, Panera Bread announced updates to its industry-leading MyPanera Loyalty Program, giving more choices to guests when redeeming loyalty rewards. Interactive and participatory Panera’s reward program will reap long term benefits from these new inclusive changes according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.   So, starting October […]
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As food and beverage businesses announce their participation in the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health Wednesday (Sept. 28), many are using the opportunity to unveil not only environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives, as one might expect, but also features to drive customer acquisition and loyalty with nutrition-minded shoppers. These efforts […]
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Walmart is diving into the metaverse with two immersive experiences on the Web3 platform Roblox, the retail giant announced Monday. In Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, Roblox users can shop in a virtual store of merchandise, go on a Ferris wheel, and unlock tokens and badges by playing various games and competitions. The […]
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  Retail foodservice is evolving faster than most legacy restaurants can understand or keep up with according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. New grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresher and faster food platforms are garnering customer attention and migration. Have you heard of PizzaForno? It is one of North […]

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Retail vacancies in the United States dropped to 6.1% in the second quarter, a 15-year low, as Americans continued to resume in-store shopping. Asking rents for shopping center spaces during the quarter were 16% higher than five years ago, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Tuesday (Oct. 4), citing figures from commercial real estate broker […]
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Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets. By replacing the double layer of foil and cellulose with a paper wrap, Quality Street will remove more than two billion […]
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The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]

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