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Retail Business Services – the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA – is proud to announce that Julie Grant, Director of Applications Development, has been named to Progressive Grocer’s 2021 Top Women in Grocery list, which recognizes leadership, achievement and community involvement. In her role, Julie oversees a team of 26 associates who provide IT […]
  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. Channel: Grocery
Supermarket sales fell by 1.6% during the 12 weeks to 13 June 2021, new research reveals. The latest take-home grocery figures from Kantar show that while the number of grocery trips remains lower than in pre-Covid times, since last year there has been a 13.1% increase in the number of shopping visits made each month […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Bloomberg writes that “grocery sales accelerated in late May and early June,” confounding analysts ” who expected robust grocery-store sales to diminish as the year progressed and as vaccinated Americans returned to offices, restaurants and travel. It can’t be explained by inflation, because grocers are also returning to their normal practice of discounting, which partially […]
  1. Data & Insights
Concerned Shoppers Are Taking Control During the lockdown months, many shoppers had limited options when it came to their health routines. Some gyms and fitness classes were closed, while plenty of people didn’t feel comfortable returning to in-person workouts anyway. Between those restrictions, a desire to stay healthy (and out of the doctor’s office), and […]
  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: 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: 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. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Sixteen percent of Prime Day shoppers purchased grocery items, while 28% bought consumer electronics, according to preliminary data from Numerator. Dive Brief: Sixteen percent of consumers who made purchases from Amazon during the retailer’s two-day Prime Day event this week bought groceries, according to preliminary survey data released by market research firm Numerator. Amazon-branded products accounted for […]
  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
New study from Symphony RetailAI highlights benefits of engaging and retaining cross-shopping consumers There’s loyalty to be found in engaged omnichannel shoppers, new research shows. Omnichannel shoppers may be spending their money in more places, but they are engaged and loyal, according to new research from Symphony RetailAI. The provider of artificial intelligence-enabled marketing, merchandising […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Category ranked sixth in purchase share through day one of online sales event. At a time when discretionary purchases are top of mind for shoppers, almost one in five have bought groceries from Amazon so far on Prime Day 2021, according to consumer data specialist Numerator. Prime Day, Amazon’s annual online sales event, runs June […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Simon Hay, CEO of TCC Global, an international marketing company that specialises in creating loyalty platforms and campaigns that change the way shoppers think, act and fee Follow Simon Hay on LinkedIn at: Follow TCC Global online at: Simon answers these […]
  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. 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. Media & Marketing
  Our work suggests Lowe’s is working to rearrange its organizational structure to more closely match other big box retailers like Walmart, Target, and Home Depot. Contrary to in the past, online and brick & mortar merchants seem to be aligned on goals versus in competition against each other. These types of changes at the […]
  1. Channel: D2C
The Routine is Real No matter how nice a grocery store is, at some point the “been there, done that” monotony of shopping trips can be pretty uninspiring…especially when you realize you’ve been contemplating salad dressing for more than five The post Discovery and Disruption: Supermarkets Can Break the Routine with DTC appeared first on […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Prime Day 2021 kicked off yesterday, with Amazon CEO Dave Clark taking to Twitter to label it his “happy place” and a “great day for customers”. You can probably guess what comes next… If only Amazon’s employees could give such positive feedback, the Twitterverse shot back. At my happy place…thanks to everyone who is making […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Albertsons Companies has appointed former PepsiCo executive Jennifer Saenz as EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer. In her new role Saenz will be responsible for all areas of merchandising within the company, including owned brands, as well as strengthening the company’s relationships with its brand partners. She will join the company on July 12, 2021, reporting to […]

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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 […]