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  1. Channel: Grocery
Albertsons Companies has teamed with DoorDash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 Albertsons banner stores across the US, including Safeway, Vons and Jewel-Osco, via the DoorDash marketplace app. Albertsons will offer more than 40,000 grocery items, including fresh and prepared foods and core grocery, floral and convenience items at select stores. Additionally, in some markets, […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Do you have a solid retail store operations strategy? According to McKinsey’s Future of Retail Operations report, “Brick-and-mortar retail stores need to up their game. Technology could give them a significant boost.” 
  1. Channel: Mass
It’s no surprise that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we shop, especially when it comes to groceries. Grocery delivery apps experienced a record number of downloads in March 2020, and by the following month, Walmart Grocery (which is now integrated into the Walmart app) surpassed Amazon as the No. 1 shopping app on […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Lidl has reached the milestone of 860 stores in Great Britain and says it remains on track to have 1,000 stores in its portfolio by the end of 2023. The discounter has published its annual list of desired locations across the country where it is interested in acquiring sites for potential store developments. All stores […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Retailers including Amazon, CVS, Dell, Kroger, Macy’s, Nike, Nordstrom, Sephora, Target, Victoria’s Secret and Walgreens have added buy now, pay later capabilities from AfterPay via the payment provider’s app. Select customers can shop at these and other merchants by choosing a brand in the Afterpay Shop Directory and then paying for their purchase in installments. […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Prime Day 2021 sales grew relatively modestly compared to last year’s Prime Day, up 6.1% to $11 billion across both days according to data from Adobe Analytics. Overall ecommerce spending fell 1% compared to Prime Day 2020, according to data from Salesforce. However, third-party Amazon sellers and certain retail categories achieved their own success stories, […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Online sales surpassed Cyber Monday and Amazon benefited the most, but the early summer event got shoppers into stores, too. Dive Brief: As retailers piggy-backed onto Amazon’s Prime Day sales this year, U.S. e-commerce surpassed $11 billion ($5.6 billion on day one and $5.4 billion on day two), according to number-crunching from the Adobe Digital Economy […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. on Thursday announced the opening of its 400th store and newest location in Hailey, Idaho. “We are incredibly proud to celebrate the opening of our 400th store, a momentous number 75 years in the making,” said Grocery Outlet CEO Eric Lindberg. “Since our founding, Grocery Outlet has built […]
  1. Department & Category
While every food delivery company is trying to get an edge on its rivals with discount codes, faster service, and a turn into the realm of spooky with ghost kitchens and dark stores, a startup built on a lighter, social concept — letting people see what their friends are chomping on, making it possible to […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of ecommerce, with the U.S. Census Bureau reporting a 36.7% increase in online sales in Q3 2020 compared to the same time in 2019. This shift has naturally led to conversations among retailers, real estate developers and property landlords about where brick-and-mortar retail fits this “next normal” of […]
  1. Merchandising
How Digital Shelf Contributes to Omnichannel Marketing Retail isn’t what it used to be. We used to solely rely on brick and mortar stores a few decades ago, but now, we have physical stores, online stores, mobile phones, text message marketing, and so much more. With the rise of the Internet and mobile technologies, these […]
  1. Media & Marketing
By Sacha Michaud, Co-Founder, Glovo It has been more than a year since Italy announced the first of Europe’s coronavirus lockdowns. Across the continent countries began to follow suit, slamming the shutters down on public life in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. Slowly and then all at once the world changed.  The […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Bed Bath & Beyond today launched Wild Sage, a new private brand of stylish, eclectic, free-spirited bedding, decor, furniture, bath products and table linens created for young adults (and the young at heart) who want to express their unique personality in their space. Just in time for ‘back to college,’ Wild Sage’s globally inspired designs […]
  1. Stores & Formats
As Stores Reopen: 5 Points of Consideration Sometimes out of crisis, there arises opportunity. COVID-19 forced a shutdown for most retailers across the nation. Now, as many brick-and-mortar stores plan their reopenings, they’re realizing just how much of a whole The post New Norms/New Pathways to Purchase appeared first on Medallion Retail.
  1. Data & Insights
It’s no secret that data crime has developed on an industrial scale. Measured in terms of damage done, it comes third in the world ranking of economic crimes, behind corruption and drug trafficking. In 2020, data security specialist Varonis calculated that close to 10 billion data records had been lost or stolen since 2013 — […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
  In the two-week lead-up to Prime Day, customers spent $1.9 billion on small business products during the Spend $10 , Get $10 promotion period, more than a 100% year-over-year increase compared to the Prime Day October 2020 promotion More than 250 million items were purchased by Prime members
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Nordstrom will open 21 INDOCHINO store-in-a-store shops across the U.S. by early July 2021, expanding INDOCHINO’s physical presence to nearly every major market in the country. The locations will offer personalized fitting and suiting services for shirts, chinos and outerwear. The experience of shopping at the store-in-a-store will closely mirror the experience of INDOCHINO’s 50 […]
  1. Channel: Mass
As Target refines its assortment with up-and-coming brands and new private labels, the big-box retailer has partnered with two more DTC brands: Jinx, a dog wellness startup, and Stojo, a sustainable homewares brand, the companies announced via email to Retail Dive. Jinx currently has partnerships with Petco and Rover online, but Target is the pet wellness […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The best brick-and-mortar stores have always prided themselves on giving consumers reasons to return. From store design and layout to product selection and customer service, it’s been about creating an experience that surprises and delights enough to drive return visits. The post 5 Reasons In-Store Signage Is More Important Than Ever appeared first on Medallion […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
In 1902, Reverend Edgar Helms began collecting used goods that were being discarded in wealthy Boston neighborhoods and redistributing them to people in need. Helms quickly realized that by employing those same people to repair and resell the products, he could give them something much more valuable than a handout — he could give them […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Seeking to provide the same depth of product information that’s available online in a brick-and-mortar environment, Purina has partnered with Perch to create interactive endcaps in the pet sections of 200 Meijer stores. The solution provider’s “lift-and-learn” computer vision technology senses when a shopper picks up an item, and this triggers displays of videos and […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value With summer now underway, Columbus, Ohio-based Big Lots is rolling out a newly expanded apparel assortment – its biggest to date – for the entire family. The expansion includes the new private brand Weekend Soul as well as Reebok, One World, and Como Vintage. “There can be no denying that the past 18 months […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As Accenture notes, the retail industry is quickly reaching the peak of the AI hype curve, as 86% of retailers are experimenting with it to forge new paths to growth. We are now seeing the boldest of retailers tackle a new frontier when it comes to AI adoption: data-scarce demand forecasting. Forecasting in situations with […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Imagine driving to an arboretum, walking through a botanical garden and observing the slow movements of students in a Tai Chi class. You walk past a farmers market and make a mental note to pick up some locally grown peaches The post Shopping Mall Adaptive Reuse: The Phoenix Will Rise appeared first on Medallion Retail.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
As a result of the COVID pandemic, the digital experience has become more important for almost every industry over the last year. Lockdowns and social distancing have driven more and more customers to interact with brands via their apps, dramatically accelerating digital transformation. However, 2020 was an inflection point for one sector in particular: ecommerce. […]
  1. Channel: Department Stores
HBC will spin off the ecommerce operations of Saks OFF 5TH into its own independent entity through a partnership with Insight Partners. This is the second such separation made by HBC in recent months. The department store retailer took a similar route by dividing Saks Fifth Avenue into distinct ecommerce and brick-and-mortar companies — a […]

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  1. Trends & External Forces
Retail recovery is proceeding at different rates in various parts of the US. In May 2021, we adjusted our retail recovery heat map model to include the following factors: Economic sentiment — based on household expected loss of income in the next four weeks Change in cases — 14-day percentage change in cases Saturation of […]