Industry Conferences and Events

Industry Conferences and Events

  1. Trends & External Forces
With our Editors Perspectives column, you’ll get insights and opinions from the Retail TouchPoints editorial team as they dig into the latest trends in retail, marketing and tech. “Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The continuing goal of “The Innovation Conversation” is to explore some facet of the fast-changing, technology-driven retail landscape and how it affects businesses and consumers. It is, we think, fertile territory … and one that Tom Furphy – a former Amazon executive who led the team that developed Amazon Fresh, and currently CEO and Managing […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Acosta Group is out with its annual online grocery shopping study, concluding that there has been “a slight uptick in online grocery shopping over last year, with 55% of grocery shoppers buying groceries online at least some of the time. This upward trend is driven by more consumers who are shopping online regularly but still […]
  1. Media & Marketing
As you read/watch this, I’m on my way to GroceryShop in Las Vegas, which is great for so many reasons. One of the best things about it – the MNB party that we’re doing on Wednesday night.  Details below – I hope you can join us! The post FaceTime with the Content Guy:  Nomad Feet […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, Kroger, Albertsons may sell off stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers in anticipation of merger deal. Kroger and Albertsons could be close to selling an undisclosed number to C&S Wholesale Grocers, as a means towards cinching regulatory approval for the […]
  1. Data & Insights
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Walid Benchama, Global Director of Shopper & Channel Insights at the Coca-Cola Company, Follow  Walid Benchama on LinkedIn at: Coca-Cola on LinkedIn at: Follow Coca-Cola online at: Walid answers these questions:1)  Walid, your career journeys crosses countries and has both brand management and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Gen Z and their younger counterparts in Gen Alpha are often referred to as “digital natives.” But what exactly does that mean? And more importantly, how does this “native” status impact the methods brands use to engage these current and future consumers? A panel at the June 2023 Retail Innovation Conference & Expo provided answers […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
I’ll be at GroceryShop 2023 in Las Vegas next month and am planning to host a get-together of MNB readers on Wednesday evening, September 20.  If you’re going to be there and would like to join me, send me an email and I’ll start to pull together a list.  I’ll send you details as we […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“The role of the image as the first moment of truth in the gateway to consideration has never been more powerful.” — Jehan Hamedi, Founder and CEO, Vizit Product detail pages (PDPs) feature vital information customers need to make an informed buying decision, from product descriptions to pricing details. Many of these page elements produce […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Joining us for the second of three episodes recorded live at last month’s Lead Innovation Summit is Brie Olson, CEO of PacSun, a leading lifestyle brand that sells apparel and related items designed for teens and young adults.  In a wide-ranging interview we explore how to be remarkably relevant with GenZ customers. In particular we […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Adult entertainment site Pornhub’s e-commerce venture, Pornhub Apparel, has launched a Model Spotlight section, in which it chats to star performers about their top products and style tips, and offers people the chance to shop their favourite merch. The latest interview is with Jada Kai, aka Melissa Bulanhagui, a former Team USA figure skater who […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The National Grocers Association (NGA) yesterday said that it was heartened by a bipartisan discussion of competition policy that took place during a House Judiciary Committee meeting last week at which Federal Trade Commissioner Chair Lina Khan testified. According to NGA’s statement, “Key Republicans and Democrats found some rare common ground in their lines of […]
  1. Department & Category
In today’s era of booming e-commerce, the significance of efficient packaging cannot be overstated. As we strive towards a greener and more sustainable future, it’s essential for companies to address this issue by implementing right-sizing strategies. By customizing packaging to fit each shipment precisely, businesses can enhance customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and mitigate the environmental […]
  1. Retailer Media
In this MPG Wrap Up, Bryan Gildenberg talks with MPG omnichannel leader Heather Campain to get her takeaways on the evolution of retail media measurement, and the need for end-to-end planning in the ever-evolving omnichannel marketplace. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for the latest from Market Performance Group.
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The CPG Guys co-hosts PVSB 2nd Bryan Gildenberg are joined by Allume Group CEO and #Fresh4 co-host Andrea Leigh recording in Chicago at the Path to Purchase Institute Retail Media Summit 2023. Follow Andrea Leigh on LinkedIn at: Allume Group on LinkedIn at: Allume Group online at: the Path to Purchase Institute […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Broadly speaking, a customer effort score measures how easy or difficult it is for a customer to resolve a given issue with a company’s customer service team. Have you ever waited your turn to speak to a customer service representative, only to be transferred to another agent? Have you ever waited on hold so long […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  Diane Adam  recently wrote: “Grocery stores are like people—they come in all different shapes and sizes. And here at The Local Checkout, I’ll be taking a closer look through a wide lens of independent grocery stores. Because just like people—they all matter” The team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® home of the Grocerant […]
  1. International
The increased price of food shopping is the number one reason behind higher living costs, with 95% of households feeling the strain when it comes to their groceries, according to recent ONS data. With this in mind, CIA Landlord Insurance has looked into which cities across the UK offer the cheapest grocery shop, when buying […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Scott Galloway had an interesting take on Apple’s Vision Pro announcement last week: “It will officially be the most elegant final nail in the coffin of this sort of headset-driven VR consensual hallucination.” If it’s a “headset-driven VR consensual hallucination,” it includes not only the tech players, but all of the brands that jumped on […]

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  1. Channel: Grocery
  2. Channel: Mass
  3. Department: Adult Beverage
  4. Department: Beverage
  5. Department: HBC
  6. ESG
  7. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  8. Media & Marketing
  9. Retailer Media
  10. Agencies & Vendors
  11. Retail Ecosystem
  12. Data & Insights
  13. Shopper & Customer
  14. Trends & External Forces
  15. Retail Operations
  16. Operations & Supply Chain
  17. Stores & Formats
Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
  2. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
  3. Channel: Grocery
  4. Channel: Grocery - Natural
  5. Department: Food
  6. Acquisitions, Divestitures & Mergers
  7. Corporate Finance
  8. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  9. Shopper & Customer
  10. Start Ups
  11. Technology & Innovation
  12. Trends & External Forces
  13. Associates & Employees
  14. Operations & Supply Chain
  15. Stores & Formats
Instacart saw its share price erode in the two days following its initial public offering, after it rose 12.7% in its first day of trading on the NASDAQ exchange. The stock settled down to just slightly over its IPO price of $30 per share on Wednesday, its first full day on the exchange, then ranged […]
  1. Retailer Media
#30DaysofRetailMedia | Day 21: Retail Media Metrics Metrics help brand advertisers measure retail media effectiveness. Key performance indicators (KPIs) span the full marketing funnel, as consumers can enter anywhere. Brand advertisers: 🎯 Choose KPIs according to their objectives📊 Measure baseline results for meaningful comparisons🌟 Review their metrics for data insights to optimize their processes and […]
  1. Holiday & Events
  2. Trends & External Forces
  3. Holiday & Events
Experts predict slow growth in 2023 holiday sales as consumers tighten their belts in a tough economy, but e-commerce will remain a bright spot. Stores are filling with displays of holiday decorations and holiday-themed merchandise as retailers eagerly prepare for the annual shopping surge, but consumers may not be as excited. Forecasts for 2023 holiday […]