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Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Remarkable Retail #podcast, recorded live in Barcelona at Shoptalk Europe. Our guest is the talented and dynamic  Maryam (Mary) Ghahremani, CEO of Bambuser.     Together, we delve into the future of global retail and commerce, focusing on the video platforms and merchandising that is revolutionizing the shopping […]
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CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. posted first-quarter earnings that topped expectations. The retailer reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed its guidance for the rest of the fiscal year and told investors that its “Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital” strategy continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth. “Kroger is off to a solid […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.
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NEW YORK — Retailers have a critical role to play in providing health care products and services in a way that is more personalized, inclusive, accessible and holistic, according to retail executives who spoke earlier this month at a WSL event called “Beyond Wellness. The Future of Health. What Shoppers Really Want.” Andrea Brookhart, director […]
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Arkansas-based grocer Harps Food Stores is adding its 145 stores to the Grocery TV in-store retail media network. Harps will leverage Grocery TV’s end-to-end in-store retail media solution to engage shoppers with digital displays throughout its stores in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi and Oklahoma. The Harps team also will be using Grocery TV’s Content Management System to launch and track in-store digital […]
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The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Brittain Ladd, an independent supply chain consultant working with the world’s largest brands and retailers. He is very popular for his M&A predictions and ability to accurately stay connected with modern trends. Follow Brittain Ladd on LinkedIn at: Brittain answers these questions: 1. Your career […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
MMR held an event in New York this week to honor Mass Market Retailing’s Most Influential Women of 2024. The retail honorees who attended included Alisa Dart of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Lindsay Knoop of Hy-Vee, Jocelyn Konrad of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Jennifer Lambert of Hy-Vee, Jill Pavlovich of Albertsons, Bonita Price of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, […]
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If you search for a waffle weave blanket on Amazon, summer styles at Target or a dishwasher at Best Buy, there’s a good chance that the first search results you’ll see will be sponsored ads. You might also get a promotional banner at the top of the page and a nicely branded video after a […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
In the simplest terms, an innovator is someone who creates or introduces something new. But in the world of retail, innovators have the power and potential to do so much more: they drive cutting-edge tech implementations, unlock new revenue opportunities and help drive a brand into a new era of relevance and impact.   This year’s […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
NEW YORK — Speaking at WSL’s event on Thursday, CVS Health’s Erin Condon talked about how consumer expectations around health care are changing, requiring a more personalized, inclusive and holistic approach. “At the end of the day, health is about living,” Condon said. Condon, who is chief marketing officer of pharmacy and consumer wellness at […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In the first of several episodes brought to you by Bambuser and recorded at Shoptalk Europe, we did our first full episode in front of a live audience. Our topic may at first seem counter-intuitive given the dramatic and continuing growth of e-commerce. But in a world where the role of brick-and-mortar locations has evolved […]
  1. Channel: Club
For the fourth year, Retail TouchPointsand Design:Retailare revealing a new class of emerging leaders worth knowing. The 40 Under 40 Awards and its winners represent the diversity of the retail industry and its various players: brands, technology vendors, agencies and consultancies, and design firms. And at the brand level, we have the honor of spotlighting […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Dive Brief The company, which says it releases hundreds of new styles per week, is testing the New York City market as one of a series of planned pop-ups. Published June 3, 2024 By Howard Ruben DTC activewear brand Halara opened its first pop-up shop in New York City on May 31, 2024. Courtesy of Halara
  1. Trends & External Forces
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has announced the dates for its Nourishing Change Conference, a groundbreaking event this summer that will explore the transformative power of nutrition, consumer product goods, technology, retail, and other health interventions that can improve the well-being of individuals and communities. The conference, which reflects Kroger Health’s vision to help people live […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is expanding its own brand pet food offerings in celebration of National Pet Month, adding new products to its Abound product line and updating the packaging. Kroger says Abound is premium pet food available at an everyday low price, made with the highest-quality, nutrient-dense ingredients and without unwanted fillers. “Pets are […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Our special guest this week is James Reinhart the pioneering CEO of ThredUp, the fast-growing online consignment and thrift store. We learn about James’ fascinating journey from teacher to entrepreneur and how his passion drives one of the most successful purpose-driven retail brands. We go deep on the drivers of the re-commerce market, how ThredUp differentiates […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
ATLANTA — Kroger Health, the health care division of Kroger Co., announced the expansion of value-based care offerings through The Little Clinic (TLC), a move that addresses health care needs of seniors in Georgia. Kroger is collaborating with Better Health Group, a value-based primary care physician group and managed services organization, to launch primary care […]
  1. Data & Insights
In career and in life, a key is to maximize optionality. It is important to ensure that except for a life partner, one is not so dependent on a single platform, company, supplier or approach that we loses agency over our future choices. Optionality also matters across a range of areas in order to remain […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Azita Martin,  Vice President and GM of AI for Retail, CPG and QSR at NVIDIA is our very special guest. She joins us to discuss the ways AI is beginning to transform the retail landscape, and how NVIDIA is helping accelerate retailers’ journeys. We start off by discussing how NVIDIA has grown to become the […]
  1. Department & Category
  In just another example of how Kroger still can’t quite figure out grocerant niche ready-2-eat and heat-N-eat fresh prepared food. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA. based Foodservice Solutions® believes the line between customer relevance and price for a meal fresh prepared, flavorful, and fast meal is very close to $5 once again […]

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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.


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