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  1. Technology & Innovation
Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott has joined Shopify’s board of directors. Shopify President Harley Finkelstein, said: “Kevin is a titan of innovation. His fingerprints are all over the best teams in tech and some of the best products. He’s a leader in emerging tech and the future of AI.” “He is a natural fit to help […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
NEW YORK — The first Whole Foods Market Daily Shop location is set to open on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, at 1175 Third Avenue, this fall. The company also announced today the second future location for the Whole Foods Market Daily Shop format, at 301 West 50th Street, in Hell’s Kitchen. An additional New […]
  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is launching Nice! For You, a new tier of its popular owned grocery brand, Nice!, to help customers find food choices that help support their journey to a healthier lifestyle. Nice! launched in 2011 and offers a range of everyday food and beverage products at an incredible value. While all Nice! products meet national brand […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
HOLMDEL, N.J. — Market Performance Group (MPG) has acquired Wodika Devine, a renowned boutique manufacturers’ representative company. The acquisition is a natural progression for MPG, which continues to expand its retailer-specific capabilities to drive success at grocery retailers nationwide. Under the leadership of former Wakefern executive Chris Skyers, MPG’s Grocery team now has more than […]
  1. Data & Insights
The requirements for retail success don’t get much more basic than the ability to accurately forecast customer demand. Even a mom-and-pop bodega should be able to gauge how many people will order a breakfast sandwich and coffee each day. For larger-scale retailers, the ability to develop an accurate forecast only gets complicated, and re-complicated, as […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Batteries Plus has been selected for a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant of more than $7 million to support a comprehensive nationwide initiative for increasing battery recycling. The DOE’s Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains chose Batteries Plus based on its extensive franchisee network of 700+ stores and its specially trained battery professionals, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Hello, fellow food enthusiasts and industry insiders! It’s Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® here, ready to dive deep into the grocery landscape and explore what might happen if the much-anticipated Safeway-Albertsons merger doesn’t go through. Success does leave clues. So, buckle up for a fact-filled ride as we examine the […]
  1. Data & Insights
CHICAGO — Circana has launched Liquid AI, the next generation of Liquid Data, empowering clients to make better, more informed decisions faster than ever before. Circana’s artificial intelligence journey began five years ago with Emiri, a digital teammate that converses in natural language to improve both speed and ease of use. Emiri was trained over […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Let’s talk about our little friend, content marketing. We’re sure you’ll agree that a content marketing strategy is something every brand needs, but getting it right is easier said than done. Not every marketing team will take the same approach, but we’ll let you in on a secret – all the best content marketing strategies […]
  1. Data & Insights
Women’s sports are having more than just a moment. Thanks to a confluence of forces, elite womens’ sports are enjoying unprecedented highs across interest, viewership and attendance.  This is a boon for everyone: the fans who love sports, the brands who want to sponsor them and the arenas and platforms that make the viewing happen. […]
  1. Department: Food
  Ah, watermelon! The summertime delight, the picnic staple, the fruit that makes you wonder if nature really did stuff an entire swimming pool into a green-striped ball. The team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® and the Grocerant Guru® says, hold on to your seeds (unless you’re one of those sophisticated types who only […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Unlike many DTC brands that were born online and later found their way into physical retail, Monica + Andy has had a strong brick-and-mortar presence almost since its 2015 founding. Beginning with a single “guide shop” in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, the babywear retailer “actually had 18 physical retail locations in our first three years,” […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
While other retailers launch competing sales around Amazon’s Prime Day in the hopes of riding the ecommerce giant’s coattails, for Bookshop.org, Amazon’s annual sale event highlights bigger existential concerns. The platform’s sole mission is to keep independent bookstores alive amid the threat of digital convenience instigated by Amazon itself. Despite expanding well beyond its early […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Two brands known for their commitment to sustainability, Grove Collaborative and Blueland, are marking Plastic-Free July with new tools and a fun consumer campaign, respectively. Grove has launched its Beyond Plastic Impact Tracker, which discloses the amount of plastic avoided and recovered in each order, with the goal of engaging customers more directly in the […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Jill Pavlovich, SVP of Digital Shopping Experiences at Albertsons Companies. Follow Jill Pavlovich on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jill-pavlovich/ Follow Albertsons Companies on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/albertsons/ Follow Albertsons Companies online at: https://www.albertsonscompanies.com/  Jill answers these questions: Would you share with us some of the most relevant ones that […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
ByLisa Maas, principal and practice lead, CircanaJoan Driggs, vice president of content and thought leadership, Circana Who among us hasn’t stopped short in a grocery store aisle, shopping cart wheels screeching, because a new product — seemingly created to fulfill a very specific recent craving, need, or void — suddenly catches your eye. Maybe you […]
  1. Data & Insights
Case study Creator platforms drive emotional connections and brand outcomes Nielsen + Raptive: The power of creator spaces in the digital era Contact us Case study Creator Platforms Drive Emotional Connections and Brand Outcomes Nielsen + Raptive: The Power of Creator Spaces in the Digital Era Contact us Introduction Brand effectiveness in the creator ecosystem […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  Kroger, one of the largest retail giants globally, finds itself in a precarious position. Whether or not the proposed merger with Albertsons comes to fruition, the future appears uncertain for several reasons, according to Steven Johnson, the Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA-based Foodservice Solutions®. Here are ten key factors contributing to this outlook: 1.       […]
  1. Department: Food
Biona has announced the arrival of a new selection of organic ready-to-bake multi-seed bread rolls. Available to retailers from July with an RRP of £3.95, the pack contains three white pumpkin seed rolls and three brown multigrain rolls. Kelly Shaw, senior marketing manager at Biona’s… This story continues at New organic ready-to-bake multi-seed bread rolls […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. awarded $50,000 to minority- and women-owned businesses during the Hy-Vee OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls. During the pitch competition component of the event, 15 companies from across the Midwest presented to a panel of judges and more than 150 event attendees. The […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — KISS Products has debuted their partnership with 2020 Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, Suni Lee, naming her a brand ambassador for the NEW KISS Salon X-tend LED Soft Gel System.  In her role as a Brand Ambassador, Suni will be the face of the Salon X-tend LED Soft Gel System, and will be featured […]
  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.
  1. Media & Marketing
DALLAS — Skincare brand Cetaphil has launched a new digital campaign, “Made for Phil,” seeking to shift the dialogue on male skincare routines. The campaign features two hero videos on Cetaphil’s social channels introducing the “Ceta Six Pack” and the “CetaGrill,”  a 30,000 BTU barbecue grill with custom holders for Cetaphil cleanser and moisturizer. “There is […]
  1. Data & Insights
You know health-conscious customers are reshaping the market, right? This year, it’s all about meeting their evolving needs. From innovative product selections to smart advertising campaigns, you need fresh strategies. Understand your customer base like never before. Offer them exactly what they crave. Boost your sales by keeping up with the latest trends in wellness. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon has teamed up with media investment company GroupM to co-develop original, shoppable content for the new Amazon Live free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, which launched in April 2024 on Amazon’s Prime Video and Freevee streaming TV services. The mobile experience that sits alongside Amazon Live’s streaming TV content. (Image courtesy Amazon) The partners will […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The retail industry has seen a major shift towards automation in recent years. Many retailers are now using chatbots, interactive voice response (IVR) systems, and other forms of automated customer service. While automation has some clear benefits, it also comes with some downsides. In this article, we’ll look at the key advantages and disadvantages of […]
  1. Data & Insights
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – dunnhumby, the global leader in Customer Data Science, along with its corporate venture capital arm, dunnhumby ventures, has launched a new platform designed for early-stage startups, enterprise partners, and investors in Retail and Consumer Goods technology sectors to cultivate strategic alliances across the ecosystem. “The Retail Innovation Network has two overarching goals: (i) […]
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WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation has released its annual list of the Top 100 Retailers. Compiled by Kantar, the list ranks the industry’s largest retail companies by their U.S. sales. “This year’s list of the Top 100 Retailers largely reflects a post-pandemic return to normal,” NRF Executive Director of Research Mark Mathews said. “As […]

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