Data Visualization

  1. Shopper & Customer
Society is changing rapidly, and retail needs to evolve just as rapidly to keep up, according to the Buying Into Better: The Future of the Consumer Industry report by Deloitte. The headline is that retailers can’t just invest in outside programs or initiatives that focus on diversity and sustainability — changing demographics and customer demands […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
I am pleased to announce our new 2023 Economic Report on U.S. Pharmacies and Pharmacy Benefit Managers, available for purchase and immediate download. Click here to download a free report overview (including key industry trends, the Table of Contents, and a List of Exhibits) New Drug Channels Institute Study Analyzes Impact of Inflation Reduction Act […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
With more people than ever shopping online, digital purchases and e-commerce have boomed dramatically in the past several years. This is a trend that is unlikely to see a significant downturn any time soon, and odds are you’re one of more than 2 billion people worldwide choosing to buy goods and services through digital means. […]
  1. Data & Insights
Sign up for free to explore EASI data and category level trends in Earnest Dash. Powered by Earnest’s Orion transaction data. Access chart in Dash. Earnest Analytics Spend Index powered by Orion transaction data worsened between January and February, as a deceleration in in-store more than offset a slight acceleration in online. Gyms and workout […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
During the early 2000s, while the retail industry was getting battered by e-commerce, grocery stores were seemingly safe. Twenty years — and a pandemic — later, much has changed; e-commerce and delivery services have transformed grocery retail. Today, when consumers visit a store, they enter with much higher expectations. A convenient and smooth, seamless shopping […]
  1. Data & Insights
Marketers see the value of data-driven marketing. The first steps towards data-driven marketing are easily made, but the journey towards complete data maturity is way tougher. There are certainly some speed bumps on the road to data-driven marketing success. It is worth it though. A recent study from McKinsey showed that fast-growing companies drive up […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
If your eCommerce business uses a warehouse for storage and distribution of goods, optimizing the warehouse is essential. By implementing the right technology, design, and processes, businesses can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their warehouse operations, resulting in cost savings, improved customer satisfaction, and increased competitiveness. The eCommerceFuel Forum has more than 300 threads […]
  1. Department: HBC
On March 14, 2023, Drug Channels Institute will release The 2023 Economic Report on U.S. Pharmacies and Pharmacy Benefit Managers. This report—our fourteenth edition—remains the most comprehensive, fact-based tool for understanding the entire U.S. drug pricing, reimbursement, and dispensing system. 12 chapters, 480+ pages, 241 exhibits, 900+ endnotes: There is nothing else available that comes […]
  1. Media & Marketing
In today’s fast-paced and competitive marketplace, many consumer brands and digitally native DTC brands are fighting to stand out and chart a path to sustainable growth. To fully understand the dynamics shaping this area of the retail industry in particular, we sat down with Jenny Fleiss, Senior Advisor for Volition Capital, who is most known […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Think you know Generation Z? Think again. Much has been said about this generation, but amid the facts are plenty of myths, so we’re here to set the record straight with 7 Gen Z characteristics, according to real consumer data. Who are Generation Z? If you’re in uncharted territory, and aren’t so familiar with Gen […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Decoding Google’s AI Ambitions (and Anxiety) Anyone who’s experimented with ChatGPT can get a sense of the potential of generative AI—even in the technology’s earliest stages. The hype around AI was rising throughout 2022, and has reached a fever pitch today. We’ve seen hype cycles swell around specific technologies before. Blockchain, Metaverse, NFTs, the list […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
When a company evolves in a competitive market, it must constantly adapt to changes in the market and its competitors. This adaptation requires continuous monitoring in order to follow the evolution of the market and adapt its positioning accordingly. To ensure the sustainability of a company, it must have a balanced portfolio of products or […]
  1. Data & Insights
All eyes were on Amazon this week as it announced its latest quarterly earnings report. As usual, there’s a lot to unpack. Here’s our take on the latest earnings report, and what it means for advertisers. In Q4 2022, net sales were up by 9% YoY on a guidance of 2 to 8%, with North […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Can I share this graphic? Yes. Visualizations are free to share and post in their original form across the web—even for publishers. Please link back to this page and attribute Visual Capitalist. When do I need a license? Licenses are required for some commercial uses, translations, or layout modifications. You can even whitelabel our visualizations. […]
  1. Data & Insights
Charted: U.S. Egg Prices Double in 2022 Eggs are a staple food for many countries around the world, and the U.S. is no exception. Americans eat between 250‒280 eggs a year on average. Eggs are also easy to cook, protein-dense and supply many daily vitamins needed for healthy living, making them a popular meal or […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Fragmented audiences create a unique challenge for brands and retailers Product innovation is one of the most exciting aspects of the health and wellness industry—and it can also be one of the most overwhelming. Within one year, SPINS channels tracked 71,000 new brands, with 65% of them specifically within the health and wellness space. This […]
  1. Corporate Finance
The RETHINK Retail team ventured to NYC from January 14-17th for NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with attendees from our Top Retail Influencer community and learn about their event experience. #TRI members- April Sabral, Andrew Smith, Carl Boutet, Alberto Serrentino, Charles Haseman, Christine Russo, Guy Courtin, and […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The start of the year is always an exciting time. It’s a time for reflection, setting goals, pushing boundaries and trying new things. This year, sellers can win big with us as Walmart Marketplace continues to grow and deliver a top-quality product selection and a world-class shopping experience.Our New Year’s resolution is simple: To be […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
When Nike’s ten business development principles were written by Rob Strasser in 1977 the words marketing, systems, research and planning were all dirty words inside of Nike’s culture. I know, I was there at a critical time in Nike’s growth. During those days Nike had very idiosyncratic, gruff, scruffy but brilliant leaders, who even thought […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – During the final quarter of 2022, even as the U.S. grappled with a “tripledemic” of flu, RSV and COVID-19, unit sales of vitamins and health supplements declined over the prior year while average unit prices rose, according to shopper intelligence leader Catalina. A clear exception was Herbal Immune Supplements, unit sales of […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Inflation may be cooling. But, for most Americans, the price of a cup of coffee or a bag of groceries hasn’t budged. In the months ahead, the big question is whether consumers will start to feel relief, too. Over the past few months, many of the key factors that fueled a four-decade high in inflation […]
  1. Data & Insights
This evening (18 January) I am a member of a panel at an online Royal Society of Arts (RSA) event looking at the topic of female growth and empowerment in the field of e-commerce.  The invitation came from Ann-Maree Morrison who is the co-author of a report on the topic. “This event is open to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In today’s retail environment, few things kill a sale and the customer experience (CX) more than software glitches and 404 error pages. Consumers expect seamless, personalized, on-demand digital solutions. In fact, 86 percent of customers say they would leave a brand after as few as two poor experiences, according to one 2022 study. The pressure […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
I’m going to start the year with a controversial prediction: we are at the beginning of a massive wave of growth in martech. The next 7 years of expansion in our industry and profession will dwarf the past 7 years. I assume that’s a controversial claim because most people think this is going to be […]
  1. Data & Insights
The #1 independent cidery in the country, the Pacific Northwest’s 2 Towns Ciderhouse announces today their chart-topping, The Bad Apple (10.5% ABV, #1 selling single-serve craft cider in the U.S.), is now available in 4-packs of 12 oz. cans (in 15 U.S. states) for the first time since its original launch in 2010 (The Bad Apple is sold in […]

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Supermarket giant Tesco came under fire following the announcement that it will be reducing the value of Clubcard reward vouchers from June 2023. The reduction will come into force after… The post Tesco infuriates shoppers as it slashes Clubcard points value appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
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AI powered shopping platform aisle 3 has completed the sale of its Google Comparison Shopping Site (CSS) service to Product Hero. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, other than it being all cash. The sale consolidates market share for CSS service provider Product Hero, which works with the likes of Rituals and Ikea. […]
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Get ready because the empty truck cabs in motion are coming. Gatik, which is involved in autonomous middle-mile logistics, has announced a multi-year commercial collaboration to transport customer orders within Kroger’s Dallas distribution network. The operations will launch in a few weeks. Under the collaboration, Gatik’s medium-duty autonomous box trucks will transport fresh, customer-favorite products from […]
  1. CPG: Food
  2. Channel: Grocery
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  11. Owned Brands (Private Label)
Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]