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US-based specialty cake company, Nothing Bundt Cakes, has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 600th store in Tampa – Town ‘N’ Country, Florida. This new location marks a pivotal point in the company’s strategic expansion, having already established a strong presence across 40 states in the US and in Canada.
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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is making a bold move to attract the Gen Z demographic. The company is leveraging its affordable fashion line, No Boundaries, to entice this younger generation to not only buy clothes but also fresh food from their stores. According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® “Walmart […]
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AI is revolutionizing retail, delivering substantial returns, enhancing customer personalization, optimizing supply chain management, and streamlining operations. Join us as we highlight real-life examples and best practices from industry leaders who are leveraging AI to transform their businesses and stay ahead of the competition. Today’s Rundown State of the Consumer 2024: What’s now and what’s […]
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Amazon announced that it has replaced plastic air pillows with paper filler across 95% of its delivery packaging in North America and hopes to have the plastic air pillows completely removed by the end of the year. The effort marks Amazon’s largest plastic packaging reduction effort in North America to date, and the company estimates […]
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“Virtual reality is a medium for the extension of body and mind… constructed by the senses and only exists in the minds of users.” You may be thinking this sounds revolutionary, right? But it was actually published all the way back in 1993 by Frank Biocca and Mark Levy. The point we’re making is, like […]
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A third of UK consumers witnessed an instance of retail theft in the past 12 months, according to the latest research by Retail Insight, provider of store operations execution software. With the ONS reporting that more than 402,000 shoplifting offenses were recorded by police in… This story continues at Shoplifting increase just one cause of […]
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Co-op has today (Friday, 21 June) introduced a ‘cool’ way for shoppers to make a difference and change lives with sales of its own brand ice-cubes now funding clean water projects around the world in partnership with The One Foundation. The convenience retailer has worked… This story continues at Ice-cube sales at Co-op and Nisa […]
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Bob’s EMS Holdings, parent company of Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), has filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The retailers, which operate approximately 50 stores and employ nearly 800 full- and part-time employees, generated $131.85 million in net revenue last year, according to CEO David Barton in […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s has announced that Dave Burwick will join the company’s board of directors as a member of the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective immediately. “We are pleased to welcome Dave to our board,” said Bob Eddy, chairman and CEO.  “Dave brings over 30 years of strategic leadership experience in the […]
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BENTONVILLE, Ark — In collaboration with Walmart Global Tech’s Sparkubate, Walmart will work with Agritask to pilot a technology solution program that is geared to enable sourcing managers to make more well-informed decisions on seasonal fruit crop yields such as cherries and blackberries. This first-of-its-kind Agritask initiative aims to secure surety of supply, reduce food […]
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​[[“value”:” Dive Brief The chains, in a “liquidity crisis” since their bank found them to be in default, require emergency funding to make payroll Friday. Published June 21, 2024 A Bob’s Stores location. The retailer and sister company Eastern Market Sports previously filed under Chapter 11 seven years ago. “Bob’s Stores” by Mike Mozart is […]
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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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Steven Johnson the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® believes that, it’s clear that White Castle’s strategic focus on consumer interactive participatory marketing is what sets them apart in the fast-food marketplace. Their latest campaign for the summer season exemplifies this approach, showcasing how they engage with customers in a dynamic and personalized […]
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Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Remarkable Retail #podcast, recorded live in Barcelona at Shoptalk Europe. Our guest is the talented and dynamic  Maryam (Mary) Ghahremani, CEO of Bambuser.     Together, we delve into the future of global retail and commerce, focusing on the video platforms and merchandising that is revolutionizing the shopping […]
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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
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All the packaging for Clover and Country Life Spreadable is now fully recyclable As part of its commitment to ensure all packaging is reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025, the Saputo Dairy UK is removing the non-recyclable cover papers from its Clover, Utterly Butterly and… This story continues at Saputo UK introduces recyclable cover papers […]
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ARLINGTON, Texas — The next milestone in the development of a vibrant community dedicated to nonfoods products within FMI – The Food Industry Association will be reached in September, when the group’s first business conference devoted to such categories is convened here. Held in conjunction with FMI’s Annual Business Conference (ABC), the nonfoods event will […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. — For supermarket operators, the nonfoods business is a riddle. An afterthought for many shoppers — and arguably, in some cases at least, for the retailers themselves — products in the category generally deliver significantly higher margins than food and beverages. Increasing sales would go a long way toward improving the financial outlook […]
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We are thrilled to announce that Trakwell now integrates with Podium! You can now request reviews directly from Trakwell and get customers attention directly after a positive interaction. Podium is a revolutionary review and messaging system that lets you collect and manage your online reviews in one central platform. This means you can rank higher, […]
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Berrios, a furniture and appliance retailer celebrating its 50th anniversary, will deploy SaaS technology from Storis designed to optimize inventory management, improve sales processes and deliver a seamless omnichannel experience to customers. “Partnering with Storis is a significant step forward for our company,” said Douglas Spencer, VP of Berrios in a statement. “We are excited […]
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]

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