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  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ten ‘future of retail systems’ deployments from the past seven days, including autonomous shopping technology, Q-commerce offerings, QR codes, and virtual try on experiences. 1. Oh Polly Fashion brand Oh Polly has signed up to InPost’s QR code-based Instant Returns service. This was launched earlier in the […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Gousto has promised to create at least 250 high-skill technology jobs in the capital by the end of 2022. The recipe box provider has doubled its tech team each year… The post Gousto to create 250 high-skill tech roles in London by the end of next year appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize has appointed Dave Bass to be managing director of its FreshDirect unit, effective September 20. He succeeds Farhan Siddiqi, chief digital officer of Ahold Delhaize, who has served as interim CEO since May.  Dave Bass “I would like to congratulate Dave on his appointment to lead FreshDirect,” Ahold Delhaize CEO Frans Muller […]
  1. RetailWit QuickWit
Walmart and Amazon are on a hiring spree. Most of it appears to be centered around supply chain, which has yo-yo’d quite drastically over the last few years. The Great Labor Shortage hasn’t slowed, especially in an area that’s had a lot of friction, mixed business models (and subsequent results), and key to winning customers. […]
  1. Data & Insights
With consumers fast pivoting to eCommerce in the past few years, particularly during the 2020 pandemic, eCommerce supply chain and logistics are steadily evolving to make the most of the new challenges. To keep up with the competition and growing consumer expectations, it makes sense for eCommerce businesses, manufacturers, and 3PLs to stay in the […]
  1. Department: Food
Online grocer FreshDirect announced today that it will offer shoppers new discounts this fall on a selection of products across a variety of categories, beginning September 1. Fresh Direct has also introduced their parent company Ahold Delhaize’s private brands, including the natural and organic private brand Nature’s Promise and premium tier private brand Taste of Inspirations. […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to be the undercurrent of food, beverage, and snacking success in every retail food channel today according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Gopuff’sunderstanding of the undercurrents driving food consumers channel migration is the best in the industry according to […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Who is your next competitor?  Last week the new entrant in the race for a larger share of stomach is GNC.  They are now selling meals and offering meal delivery.  Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® asks if you are a chain restaurant, C-store, or grocery store why does your […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Stephanie Retcho, who led marketing at Kayak, and Grubhub veteran Alex Weinstein will lead the startup’s effort to reach more shoppers and refine its proprietary technology.
  1. Department: Food
Tired of staying home and cooking from scratch, consumers are seeking and faster fresher way to get a full-flavored meal than cooking from scratch.  Today, consumers are seeking out meal components and meal kits to save time, money, while adding flavor to their menu according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
Retail Aware has launched its newest pilot with meal solutions company Home Chef, which maintains both a retail and online presence, to help serve the grocery banner locations owned by The Kroger Co. that carry Home Chef meals across the United States. “We are proud to work with Home Chef to help drive on-shelf availability,” […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Kiwibot has partnered with food services and facilities management giant Sodexo to bring its robots to US college campuses.  Students and faculty at New Mexico State University, Loyola Marymount University and Gonzaga University now have the option to order fresh meals via robots from Sodexo serviced locations on campuses. It’s a welcome boost for Kiwibot, […]
  1. Department: Food
As part of the ongoing trend of blurring the lines between meal kits, restaurants and grocery stores, HelloFresh is now offering prepared meals and pantry items as add ons in the United States. The company sells fresh produce, snacks, desserts, sides dishes, spice blends and grocery items. “With the launch of HelloFresh Market, we are […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI – The Kroger Co. plans to offer shoppers at select locations access to freshly prepared food from as many as six local or national restaurant brands through a partnership with ghost kitchen start-up Kitchen United. Kroger and Kitchen United Partner to Provide Customers On-Demand Meal Pick Up and Delivery from Popular Restaurants Shoppers will […]
  1. Department: Food
Meal kit company HelloFresh announced the “launch of HelloFresh Market, an online store offering customers a range of delicious add-ons, from quick meals to pantry essentials.” According to the announcement, “The Market gives customers a convenient way to get breakfast options, ready-to-heat meals or everyday items – such as fresh produce, snacks, desserts, sides, spice […]
  1. Department: Beverage
The delivery of booze continues to expand. Online retailer FreshDirect is offering two-hour beer, wine and spirit delivery in the Hamptons and Montauk areas of New York state. The Hamptons and Montauk are exclusive areas where people from New York City vacation in the summer. The move makes sense, as people are willing to pay […]

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Loyalty takes center-stage with WitsNotes Volume 3:  Title: The Tipping Point of Loyalty (2021) Author: Upside Topic(s): Loyalty, Retail Length: 66 pages RetailWit Summary: 2 pages The Summary: The value of a loyal customer has increased—for retailers, the top loyal customers are worth up to 27x of revenue versus your non-loyals. And, shoppers are less […]