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  In a new partnership Wendy’s wants to re-fresh its messaging, re-focus on summer, and renew its goal to garner a larger share of this target market Gen Z and Millennials to drive new electricity according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. In case you had not head, Wendy’s has […]
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Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to garner customers, drive top-line sales, and bottom-line profits. Regular readers of this blog have been reading about the continued success that Casey’s General Stores have had ever since the first test experiment they had with pizza.  What a 15-year run it has been. According to […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — After a professional finance career spanning more than three decades and nearly nine years in key leadership positions at Tennessee-based Dollar General, John Garratt begins his planned retirement on June 2. DG’s president and former chief financial officer is fondly looking back, and ahead, with his ever-present smile and pleasant demeanor that […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Recorded May 16, 2023. The New Consumer‘s founder and editor-in-chief, Dan Frommer, shares key takeaways from his latest consumer trends report, including the state of online grocery, TikTok’s role in driving commerce, and the rise in popularity of celebrity brands. Dan Frommer on the increasingly popular concept of food as medicine: “We’ve seen, of course, […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Aldi will open 120 new U.S. stores this year, maintaining aggressive growth despite many retailers slowing down their expansions in the face of economic uncertainty. The additions will bring Aldi’s U.S. store total to more than 2,400 by the end of 2023 and will span the entire continental U.S., with an emphasis on the Southeast. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Tapcart has announced a collaboration with UNINTERRUPTED, a brand within The SpringHill Company founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter, to build its no-code mobile app. “As we grow the direct-to-consumer business at UNINTERRUPTED, our focus is anchored in the three pillars of product, content, and community,” says Steve Friend, General Manager and Vice President […]
  1. Channel: MealKit
  There is no doubt that time starved Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z continue seeking food discovery.  Without doubt Blue Apron is an avenue of fresh food distribution that not only provides discovery but edifies that discovery with full flavored meals and meal components that are easy to prepare.  Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Boxed, which describes itself as “an e-commerce technology company that provides bulk pantry consumables to business and household customers,” said yesterday that it will wind down its retail business and sell its Spresso software business to its first lien secured lenders as it “initiated voluntary proceedings under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.” Spresso […]
  1. Retailer Media
The digital ad industry loves to talk about retail media, and it should. It delivers for commerce platforms (i.e., retailers, marketplaces) and advertisers, while ticking all the right boxes in terms of identity, attribution and privacy-safe signal. For commerce platforms, it’s high-margin revenue that can even be accretive to GMV and a positive user experience. […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Walmart is reportedly eliminating hundreds of jobs at five ecommerce fulfillment centers, according to Reuters and CNBC. Affected employees have been asked to find jobs at other Walmart locations within 90 days as the company makes cuts “to better prepare for the future needs of customers,” according to a company spokesperson. “This decision was not […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Walmart is reportedly eliminating hundreds of jobs at five ecommerce fulfillment centers, according to Reuters and CNBC. Affected employees have been asked to find jobs at other Walmart locations within 90 days as the company makes cuts “to better prepare for the future needs of customers,” according to a company spokesperson. “This decision was not […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Rapid delivery big hitter, DoorDash, has added Lush Cosmetics, Victoria’s Secret, and Party City as retail partners, and also announced new shopping features. These include more options that will allow consumers to schedule ahead with delivery windows or have their essentials delivered faster with express delivery. DoorDash has also improved the search and discovery experience […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
At the intersection of What’s for Dinner and Food Sales is the United States Department of Agriculture SNAP Program.  So just what is SNAP: SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency. Focus o Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was FTC turns to competition about Kroger / Albertsons merger. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the FTC wants to know how retailers
  1. Media & Marketing
E-commerce pricing startup BlackCurve has secured £750,000 in new funding from investors including Nauta Capital and ACF Investors, bringing its total raised to £3.7 million.  Founded in 2017, BlackCurve’s technology enables retailers to evaluate and optimise their product pricing decisions. They can tap its platform to set rules that automatically change prices in reaction to […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Domino’s and Papa John’s saw their sales tail off in the fourth quarter as consumers prepared more meals at home to stretch their food dollars in an inflationary environment. The pizza chains have also been limited by a shortage of delivery drivers, who have been siphoned off in many cases by third-party services like DoorDash […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Aldi has entered a partnership with DoorDash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly all 2,278Aldi locations across 38 states. Customers can shop for fresh produce, meat, seafood, dairy, bread, household essentials and even home goods through the ALDI Finds collection. Shoppers can place their orders through the DoorDash app or website. All participating Aldi […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
DoorDash Partners with ALDI To Expand On-Demand Grocery Delivery Propelling DoorDash’s growth in grocery forward, the new partnership brings same-day delivery to more than 2,100 ALDI locations nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 23, 2023 – DoorDash (NYSE: DASH), the local commerce platform, and ALDI, the grocery price leader for six years running*, today announced […]

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Bloomberg has a story about how “a slew of retailers are beefing up their grocery investments to lure in consumers cutting back on non-essentials like clothing and electronics. But as they lay out plans to improve their food offerings and supply chains, the big question is how does one compete with the mighty Walmart Inc. on […]
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CHICAGO – Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group, has released its 2022 New Product Pacesetters, the 28th annual report revealing the top new product launches across food and beverage and nonfood sectors. The report illustrates the enduring power of CPG innovation, revealing that consumer spending on new product offerings remained elevated last year despite challenges […]
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From Advertising Age: “Walmart Connect, which has made huge gains in recent years through digital advertising, is testing ways to bolster in-store pieces of its retail media network. “For the first time, Walmart Connect is selling ads on its revamped in-store radio network and integrating sampling programs with online offerings. While aspects of Walmart Connect’s […]
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Several years after opening its last Joe V’s location, H-E-B is reigniting the banner with two locations set to open in Dallas by 2025. Dive Brief: H-E-B announced Tuesday it is opening two Joe V’s Smart Shop by H-E-B stores in Dallas, marking the first time the grocer’s discount format will appear outside of the Houston area. […]
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The platform leverages the chain’s loyalty program, bringing personalized ads to shoppers in-store, in-app, on social media and elsewhere, said Damian Scott, who heads up the grocer’s retail media and front-end digital operations. Dive Brief: Giant Eagle announced on Wednesday the debut of Leap Media Group, an in-house retail media arm that leverages the regional […]