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  At the intersection of branded food sales and consumer demand grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat food continues to resonate with consumers.  While new avenues of distribution continue to open-up driving customer trial, the frozen food court is increasingly playing a larger and larger role for many families according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Dixons Carphone is introducing hybrid working at its North Acton, London HQ as it makes plans for a post-Covid world. “We’ve listened to our colleagues and made a decision: hybrid working will be the future at our North Acton site,” the retailer said in a LinkedIn post. “Although traditional office working is now possible, we’re […]
  1. Channel: Club
Uber Technologies is continuing to scale its massive logistics buildup with two new retail partnerships. The ridesharing service will now provide same-day grocery delivery for Costco in Texas, and will help Mercari take its “no-meetup garage sale” marketplace nationwide. The Costco pilot will begin at 25 warehouse stores in Dallas, Austin, and Houston, with seven […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Raydiant’s Future of Workspace Series featured interviews with experts and professionals to learn more about how the workplace experience will evolve. Here are some of our favorite responses: What will the workplace of the future look like? Nick Iovacchini, CEO of KettleSpace Hybrid is here to stay! This is a true sea change moment in […]
  1. CPG: Food
What’s more fun than grabbing a mini Cone out of the freezer for a sweet, chilly thrill? As with most things, the answer is making sure that even more folks can join in on the fun. With Trader Joe’s private brand Hold The Dairy! Chocolate Mini Cones, now that fun isn’t just limited to those […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
ARLINGTON, Va. — Food retailers are investing to turn their stores into community health and well-being destinations, according to a new report from FMI – The Food Industry Association. Eighty-four percent of respondents in a poll of grocery retailers said their company has an established health and well-being strategy, and this same share of retailers report that […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
NEW YORK — Former CVS Health executive Maly Bernstein has been named named  chief executive officer of Bluemercury, a Macy’s Inc. retail brand, effective September 13. Maly Bernstein   She will oversee the growth and strategy of all aspects of Bluemercury, from its digital platform to stores. She will report to Tony Spring, chairman and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In the post-pandemic era, health has become one of the hot topics of the day, and Chinese consumers’ concern for their own health has risen to a new level. Experts in what consumers want and why, Mintel predicts that the Chinese in-home food and health supplements industry will see a boom in consumption.  According to […]
  1. Channel: Apparel
Nordstrom has seen customer traffic pick up in stores with the relaxation of public health restrictions. Jamie Nordstrom, president of the department store retailer, is looking for a big jump in sales during the company’s annual anniversary sale as its customers refresh their wardrobes. Mr. Nordstrom expects athleisure, casual and denim clothing to continue selling […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting wellness days at about 4,700 of its stores on Saturday. The retailer said the free events will offer customers access to screenings, immunizations and health information. The goal is to help people get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over the past year, especially […]
  1. Department: HBC
JCPenney is putting its stake in the inclusive beauty movement with the launch of a new in-store and online beauty experience. The core mission of JCPenney Beauty is to create a “hyper-inclusive,” omnichannel experience that “exemplifies [the retailer’s] commitment to amplify diverse and inclusive beauty brands.”   Launching in select retail locations and on October 2021, JCPenney Beauty will go to market with Thirteen Lune as […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
TAMPA, Fla. — TRxADE Health’s Bonum Health unit has signed a Telemedicine Service Distribution Deal with Southeastern Grocers Inc., which operates Winn-Dixie, Harveys Supermarket and Fresco y Más grocery stores in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi. Bonum Health will provide affordable telemedicine services and prescription discount savings to the patients of all Winn-Dixie, Harveys […]
  1. Stores & Formats
In today’s tech-driven world, retail leaders are focused on using online media and marketing to drive customer engagement. To stand out and scale in an increasingly competitive environment, marketing and CX leaders believe that having a comprehensive digital strategy is key. But in the word of CAMP, the primary goal is to have their customers put their devices down and play.   So far, the experiential retailer for families has […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Inclusion Companies LLC, in partnership with The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and festival co-founder Jewel announced the lineup of talent, events and experiences taking place at The Wellness Experience by Kroger on Aug. 20-21 in Cincinnati, OH….
  1. Stores & Formats
In our latest webinar, we sat down with RetailNext’s Senior Retail Expert,  Jacobo Rey and Hadrien Beacco, Head of Solution Engineering from YOOBIC to talk about why retail automation is critical for store performance. We covered a lot of ground and touched on some fascinating topics, but this post will hone in on the 3 […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Discount retailer Dollar General announced today the expansion of its private brand Believe Beauty which originally launched in 2019. The new range will be called Believe Skin and will include 11 vegan and cruelty-free products priced at $5 or less. The line was developed by Maesa and features a moisturizer, cleanser, exfoliating pads, and more. […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Nature’s Truth recently partnered with both LeSEA Global Feed the Hungry and Convoy of Hope to donate over $3.5 million in vitamins and supplements to those in need. As part of the wellness brand’s ongoing mission to share good health, Nature’s Truth said it is striving to get vitamins and supplements into […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The media landscape has been inundated with sympathetic messaging around COVID-19 – support for healthcare workers, families reuniting and long-time friends catching up on Zoom calls. While these messages of positivity have been well received, there’s an element that’s been forgotten.  Brands need to be real with women. Even in the best of times, our […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
We had a story yesterday about how Amazon is likely to double its e-grocery sales in the next five years, leading one MNB reader to write: Just a short example of Amazon power. I needed a figurine light replacement. Could find it at the local Lowes for $4.19 My wife found it on Amazon for […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BOSTON, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Plant-based meat has increasingly been making headlines in recent years, as product sales swell and industry investment continues to reach dizzying heights. Alongside growing consumer awareness around the issues facing the global meat industry and the…
  1. Channel: Grocery
BOISE, IDAHO – Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it is adding new COVID-19 services designed to help its customers to stay well this summer. These offerings build on the company’s leading efforts in administering 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date through its 1,700 pharmacies nationwide. “As front-line healthcare providers, our pharmacy teams have been heroic […]

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