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  1. Channel: Grocery
Albertsons Companies has teamed with DoorDash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 Albertsons banner stores across the US, including Safeway, Vons and Jewel-Osco, via the DoorDash marketplace app. Albertsons will offer more than 40,000 grocery items, including fresh and prepared foods and core grocery, floral and convenience items at select stores. Additionally, in some markets, […]
  1. Data & Insights
Concerned Shoppers Are Taking Control During the lockdown months, many shoppers had limited options when it came to their health routines. Some gyms and fitness classes were closed, while plenty of people didn’t feel comfortable returning to in-person workouts anyway. Between those restrictions, a desire to stay healthy (and out of the doctor’s office), and […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Driving customer frequency is more important today than ever.  Building a brand with a loyal following requires that your brands price, value, service equilibrium reflects what customer want according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. At the intersection of dinner, technology, and any restaurant brand today there is a […]
  1. Stores & Formats
Imagine driving to an arboretum, walking through a botanical garden and observing the slow movements of students in a Tai Chi class. You walk past a farmers market and make a mental note to pick up some locally grown peaches The post Shopping Mall Adaptive Reuse: The Phoenix Will Rise appeared first on Medallion Retail.
  1. Media & Marketing
  Our work suggests Lowe’s is working to rearrange its organizational structure to more closely match other big box retailers like Walmart, Target, and Home Depot. Contrary to in the past, online and brick & mortar merchants seem to be aligned on goals versus in competition against each other. These types of changes at the […]
  1. Department: Food
The New York Times weighs in on the great tuna mystery – which has been created by the filing of a lawsuit in California last year charging that the tuna fish sandwiches sold by Subway “are completely bereft of tuna as an ingredient.” Subway says that “there simply is no truth to the allegations in […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Google is now facing a fresh EU investigation into its advertising platform, two years after regulators closed down nearly 10 years of investigations into its practises. The European Commission said… The post Google under fresh Antitrust probe into its Ad Tech Services appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  If your house is anything like our house, I’m sure you have heard the words, ‘turn off the computer and come to dinner’.  There is more than one family meal in America that has been eaten cold when a child or errant adult just could not get off the computer while playing games. Gamification […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
If leaving the office was hard to do, returning will be fraught with more difficulty. Just like a champagne cork once removed expands and does not fit, it will be hard to put work back in the office. Both, the decisions on what a “return to the office” means and how the decisions are made […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Times of crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic present an excellent opportunity to drive innovation, according to the Connecting The Dots: Driving Change Through Innovation webinar, hosted by NetElixir. Jerry Wind, Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, laid out three steps retailers should follow to focus their efforts as they develop […]
  1. Channel: Mass
As Walmart advances its on-demand delivery capabilities with plans to launch a drone delivery pilot at a Bentonville, Ark. store, the retail giant has made a strategic investment in drone startup DroneUp. “Conducting drone deliveries at scale is within reach” said John Furner, CEO and President of Walmart U.S. in a statement, citing the retailer’s […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  KIZER & BENDER’s 360 Degree Pass-By exercise To keep things in balance we recommend that you do our 360 Degree Pass-By each morning before you unlock the doors for business. This exercise should take about five minutes to complete. The first few times you won’t notice much, but the more you do it the more […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
  Consumers are on the move no more so than Gen Z and Millennials in search of food discovery, an integrated mobile lifestyle, with a meal’s on demand mindset according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Did you know that SpotOn is integrating with Order with Google, so it’s even […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Late last week The Kroger Co. reported its first-quarter 2021 results and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital initiatives are positioning Kroger for long-term sustainable growth. “Kroger is even better positioned to connect with our customers than we were prior to the pandemic as a result of our relentless focus […]
  1. Channel: Drug
  Back in the day Walgreens was the largest chain of restaurants in the U.S. with lunch counters serving hot meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Walgreens was the first to offer the ‘fourth meal’ serving coffee and pie all day as a meal or a snack.  The ability to expand its speed of service […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Building sales requires inviting new consumers to try the brand.  Jack in the Box is focused on building top-line sales and bottom-line profits at each store by inviting a new generation of consumers by sending out a new message / invitation with the assistance of Jason Derulo, his fans and followers, according to Steven […]
  1. Corporate Finance
Friday is here, and we’re reading: Prime Day Spending Expected To Top $11 Billion, Adobe predicts. Seven years running, other retailers and brands have adopted Prime Day-like promotions. Adobe indicates those who do get a “halo effect” – large retailers (>1B online revenue) see a 24% lift, small retailers (<$10M online revenue) see a 14% […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
  At the intersection of yesterday’s grocery shopping, a time consuming chore, and grocerant niche fresh prepared food, Amazon Fresh pays employees well and is a step by step guide to the future of grocery shopping according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. There is however a problem.  The Amazon […]
  1. Department & Category
Online pet food retailer Chewy has introduced a new range of fresh pet food products in its premium private brand Tylee’s. Chewy executives announced the new products in the retailer’s first-quarter 2021 letter to shareholders. The new Tylee fresh pet food range will feature innovative packaging developed and patented by the Chewy team to be both sustainable and preserves […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. today reported its first quarter 2021 results and will update investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital initiatives are positioning Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.
  1. CPG: Food
I got the following email yesterday from Yin Woon Rani, CEO of MilkPEP. (Just for context, MilkPEP – which stands for Milk Processor Education Program – is. Washington, DC-based organization that describes itself as “funded by the nation’s milk companies, and dedicated to educating consumers and increasing consumption of fluid milk. MilkPEP activities are led […]
  1. Department & Category
  At the intersection of food discovery and successful food sales is the ability of a company to invite, introduce, and engage consumers looking for a personal connection that both satisfies their appetite and edifies them to a brand according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. QuickChek focusing on their […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Prost Beverage Company, RF Kettle Company and Two Trees Distilling Company announced today they are merging under a newly formed parent company, Two Trees Beverage Co. Inc. with headquarters in Fletcher, NC. The companies merge to combine taste and technology to offer unblocked creativity to beer, wine and spirits innovation for private label, third-party manufacturing […]
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  1. Trends & External Forces
Retail recovery is proceeding at different rates in various parts of the US. In May 2021, we adjusted our retail recovery heat map model to include the following factors: Economic sentiment — based on household expected loss of income in the next four weeks Change in cases — 14-day percentage change in cases Saturation of […]