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  1. Corporate Strategy
ORLANDO – FMI – The Food Industry Association announced on Monday its 2023 board of directors elected at the association’s annual Midwinter Executive Conference in Orlando. The new slate will guide the implementation of FMI’s 2023-approved strategic plan during a time of rapidly evolving industry challenges and opportunities and reflects the breadth of the product […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Ahead of the NRF Big Show taking place this week in NYC, Alphabet’s cloud division announced the development of a new machine vision algorithm capable of accurately taking stock of on-shelf inventory via cameras mounted on ceilings or used by employees (either the human or robotic). The system draws on a database of over a […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Grove Collaborative, which offers a range of sustainable household and personal care items, faces delisting on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) if its share price doesn’t rise within six months. The NYSE, which alerted Grove about the problem in a Dec. 14, 2022 Securities and Exchange Commission filing, requires companies to maintain a share […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
As another tumultuous year ends, we eagerly anticipate what’s to come in the following twelve months. Here are the top CPG and retail trends we predict will be top-of-mind for retailers, brands, and consumers in 2023: 1. Direct-to-consumer Direct-to-consumer (DTC) is a retail model where brands sell directly to new customers, eliminating the need to […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
Coborn’s, the Minnesota-based supermarket chain, announced yesterday that its CEO-chairman, Chris Coborn, “has joined the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion coalition. The organization is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to drive measurable action and meaningful change in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. “In signing this commitment, Coborn’s, Inc. joins a partnership […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
The July Brick Meets Click/Mercatus Grocery Shopping Survey is out, concluding that “total U.S. online grocery sales for July jumped 17% year over year to $7.8 billion, driven by inflationary pressures and strong demand for Delivery and Pickup services triggered by ongoing COVID concerns.” According to the survey, “During July, more than 68 million households […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Grove Collaborative is further boosting the omnichannel presence of Grove Co., its flagship homecare brand, by launching products at Kohl’s, Giant Eagle and Meijer. Additionally, the sustainability-focused retailer has more than doubled the product assortment available at Target since its launch in 2021, with a broader selection of scents, room spray concentrates, reusable dish cloths […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
There are a lot of people making a good living forecasting what’s going to happen in retail. Things like ecommerce will soon eclipse brick-and-mortar, retail is facing an apocalypse or delivery to home will become the norm in grocery shopping. None of these is true, but it doesn’t stop people from predicting them, and others […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Accomplished executives will accelerate Cooler Screens' mission to transform the consumer experience and solidify its role as a strategic digital media platform for retail. 
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Cooler Screens, which is creating the world’s largest in-store digital media platform, unveils a partnership with Place Exchange for programmatic ad buying opportunities of in-store media for omnichannel ad campaigns.
  1. Channel: Grocery
Dive Brief: Peapod Digital Labs, the e-commerce, digital and commercial arm of Ahold Delhaize USA’s banners, announced Tuesday that Ian Prisuta is its new senior vice president of private brands. Prisuta, who most recently worked as a senior advisor at the Boston Consulting Group, brings to his new role roughly 20 years’ experience at Giant Eagle, where he served […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Seattle based co-op PCC Community Markets said yesterday that it is collaborating with Target-owned Shipt to offer customers same-day delivery, sometimes in as little as one hour. The announcement says that after building their PCC order online, “customers will schedule their delivery, and a Shipt Shopper responsible for fulfilling and ensuring accurate delivery will bring […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  The price, value, service equilibrium within the grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh food space seems to be constantly moving forward according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Johnson stated, constraints on consumer time continue to increase and waiting in line a grocery stores, convenience store, or restaurant is […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Lawyers from Lake and Trumbull Counties in Ohio will begin delivering their opening statements to a federal jury in Cleveland in a case alleging that pharmaceutical companies, drug distribution businesses and major retail chains are responsible for the opioid epidemic that has destroyed a large number of lives in their communities. CVS, Giant Eagle, Walgreens […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ten ‘future of retail systems’ deployments from the past seven days, including autonomous shopping technology, Q-commerce offerings, QR codes, and virtual try on experiences. 1. Oh Polly Fashion brand Oh Polly has signed up to InPost’s QR code-based Instant Returns service. This was launched earlier in the […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
  Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh food fast is driving customer adoption in all channels of retail foodservice today.  Frictionless shopping within the C-store sector both edifies relevance for Gen Z and Millennials it elevates the incremental food and beverage offerings a convenience store had to offer according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
US retailer Giant Eagle is working with Grabango on the installation of autonomous shopping technology at four more of its GetGo Cafe+Market convenience stores in the Pittsburgh area. This builds on its initial deployment of Grabango’s tech at a single GetGo location last year. “As we continue doubling down on creating the best in-store experience […]

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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–Ian Scott, Martin Newman, Melissa Gonzalez, Melissa Minkow, Nikki Baird, Ron Thurston, Stewart Samual, and Thomas […]