Department: Beverage

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Starbucks and the Workers United union have agreed on a framework for collective bargaining discussions for the nearly 400 stores represented by the union. They also have aligned on how to resolve litigation between the union and the company and are seeking to establish a fair process for workers to organize. As a sign of […]
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We’ve posted a lot of commentary and emails against the Kroger-Albertsons deal, so it is important to point out that not everybody feels that way, as one MNB reader wrote: Throughout the saga of the Kroger-Albertsons deal I’ve definitely felt I carry the minority opinion.  I work for a large CPG and engage with Kroger’s […]
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CNN reports that Kellogg’s CEO Gary Pilnick is in a bit of hot water with people frustrated with how inflation has driven up food prices. The story points out that Pilnick recently “said the company was advertising cereal for dinner to consumers looking for more affordable options. ‘Give chicken the night off,’ the ad’s cheery […]
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I got several reactions to yesterday’s breaking news about the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filing suit to block Kroger’s proposed $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons. MNB fave Glen Terbeek wrote: So much mass marketing mentality.  We are past the 1960’s.   What about maximizing market performance of each local store and its shoppers through creating […]
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  On average, grocery shoppers buy approximately 260 different items at the grocery store throughout the year, with just over 100 of them food items. It’s interesting to note that grocery store typically stock, a much larger variety of products, with an average of 35,829 items.  According to Steven Johnson grocery stores understand just how […]
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Amazon.com U.S. retail sales will total $641.3 billion in 2024, an increase of 19.9 percent or $106.6 billion from 2023, according to a new report from digital retail consultancy Momentum Commerce that tracks Amazon’s U.S. retail sales as well as hundreds of Amazon product categories. According to the report, the following top-level, physical goods categories […]
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From the Associated Press: “Inflation has changed the way many Americans shop. Now, those changes in consumer habits are helping bring down inflation. “Fed up with prices that remain about 19%, on average, above where they were before the pandemic, consumers are fighting back. In grocery stores, they’re shifting away from name brands to store-brand […]
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Grocery stores have been in a state of flux in recent years, influenced broadly by the economy and supply chain issues and, at the store level, by how consumers want to shop. This year, grocery bills are expected to exceed $300 a week, which in turn will impact the choices consumers are making at the […]
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  Retail foodservice operators and restaurants specifically are operating at the intersection of yesterdays branding templates, and tomorrows customer focused interactive, participatory experiences according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “The Vision Pro Headset has elevated every brands relationship with every customer making it a one-on-one immersive personalization […]
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Laying claim to being the first European national stadium to use frictionless technology, Wembley Stadium and Delaware North are introducing Bar Tap at the Carabao Cup final this weekend. The Delaware North team oversaw the project from conception to implementation, with the aim of promising a seamless experience for shoppers. Upon entry, customers tap their […]
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Rockstar Energy has unveiled a complete rebrand, including refreshed packaging and an integrated marketing campaign, to elevate its visibility and help drive retailers’ energy drink sales. The newly designed 500ml cans offer simplified branding and enhanced graphics on zero-sugar varieties to align with current consumer… This story continues at New look for Rockstar Or just […]
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CVS Pharmacy has partnered with Grubhub to make thousands of beauty, household, wellness and convenience items available for delivery from its 6,000+ stores in 48 states. The companies are kicking off the relationship with a collection of Daylight Saving Essentials designed to address the grogginess that often follows the time change, which will take place […]
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Are you hungry to carve out a niche in the bustling food industry but not quite sure where to dig in? Get ready for some food for thought! We’re about to explore ten tantalizing types of food retail businesses that might just align with your entrepreneurial appetite and spice up your life.  From the sweet […]
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  At the intersection of getting the consumers interested in your brand and elevating meal bundling options Casey’s General Stores is focused on consumer messaging that they are about more than just gasoline and pizza according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. ·         Did you know that: 1.       Casey’s has […]
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Red Bull has launched a new Summer Edition Curuba Elderflower. The new Red Bull Summer Edition aims to tap into the growing demand for flavoured energy, with 41% more flavoured energy drinks sold per store in the last two years. With 85% of shoppers agreeing… This story continues at New Red Bull summer edition Or […]
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There’s a terrific piece in The Atlantic that essentially is writer Anna Kramer’s ode to her Kitchen Aid mixer. An excerpt: “My KitchenAid stand mixer is older than I am. My dad bought the white-enameled machine 35 years ago, during a brief first marriage. The bits of batter crusted into its cracks could be from […]
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Nearly every retailer is heavily investing in improving their online and in-store channels. However, not every retailer is considering the scenarios in which online channels are being used in a retail store. In fact, nearly half (46 percent) of global in-store shoppers reported using a smartphone to enhance their most recent shopping journey. Despite this […]
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Milk and dairy products are an important staple in the convenience store and with limited refrigeration space it is vital to get the stock right. In dairy spreads, the ‘lighter’ sub-category is continuing to grow its share of trade. In the past 15 years, it… This story continues at Churn a profit In focus: Dairy […]
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CHICAGO — Grubhub said that it’s now offering thousands of wellness, beauty, household and other convenience items from CVS Pharmacy on its Grubhub Marketplace. More than 6,000 CVS locations are available on Grubhub across 48 states. With daylight saving time around the corner on March 10, Grubhub surveyed consumers to better understand the implications of the time […]
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  Success does leave clues and regular readers of this blog know that Texas Born has had success with grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food.  They are now rolling out their latest selection of limited-time foodservice selections that can be enjoyed throughout the day.  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA […]
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Hospitals and medical campuses typically look at retail as an essentially insignificant element in their patient, visitor and employee experiences. That translates into gift shops and cafeteria spaces that are often sterile environments featuring the same mediocre-quality products and pre-packaged foods. Marie Kloor and her firm, Hydra Health, are focused on changing that. “Our mission […]
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SpartanNash yesterday announced ” the launch of its new private label brand, Finest Reserve by Our Family. The collection is currently a curated offering of artisan-crafted frozen pizzas, upscale pastas, sauces, dressings and marinades, premium spices, salts and seasoning blends, chocolate and wine – with more products to come. Featuring elevated flavors and attainable indulgence, […]
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  Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee chain, has recently announced a new loyalty partnership with Bank of America, one of the leading financial institutions in the U.S. The partnership aims to offer millions of Bank of America cardholders and Starbucks Rewards members the opportunity to earn more benefits by linking their accounts. This is an […]
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Hot beverage brand Horlicks is returning to TV screens for the first time in 20 years via AdSmart from Sky. The first month-long campaign will launch today with the commercial airing in 30-second slots. Utilising Sky Media’s addressable targeting technology, the campaign will reach specific audiences in Sky… This story continues at Horlicks makes TV comeback Or just […]
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Heineken UK  has launched Birra Moretti Sale di Mare (4.8% ABV) an unfiltered, medium-bodied premium lager made with a hint of sea salt harvested from Sicily. Sale di Mare translates as ‘salt of the sea’ and entices consumers to explore and discover new beer tastes.… This story continues at Birra Moretti presents lager with a […]
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Testing for Ships in Product Packaging compatibility often involves “a series of drops and vibrations,” a packaging innovation team leader said. Sellers can expect fee discounts for program participation. Amazon is pulling back the curtain on how it’s teeing up more packages to arrive on doorsteps without Amazon logos. Last week, the Ships in Product Packaging program expanded by […]
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Walmart this morning released its final results for Q4 and the just completed fiscal year, saying that Q4 revenue was $173.4 billion, up 5.7 percent from the same period a year ago.  Q4 operating income was up 13 percent to $7.3 billion. US same store sales for the quarter were up four percent. Global e-commerce […]

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