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  1. Media & Marketing
If you could have your audience feel one emotion what would it be? Excitement? Empathy? Surprise? Answering this question and building your next event around your desired emotional response can make all of the difference in how it is valued and what is remembered. Neurologist Donald Calne sums up the power of emotion: “Reason leads […]
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Nisa’s independent retailers are receiving a helping hand to spread the word to shoppers about the range of Co-op own label products available in their stores. To support retailers with their continued commitment to the Co-op range, a bank of new digital assets has been created and made available for use on social channels during […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The rising cost of living is wreaking havoc with consumer spending. And as food, transport, and energy prices continue to rocket, consumers aren’t the only ones cutting back. Tesla recently announced mass layoffs, while buy-now-pay-later giant Klarna has cut 10% of its staff. We see a clear consumer dilemma in our Zeitgeist data – between […]
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Google Cloud has announced a new partnership with H&M Group which will see the Swedish multinational leverage its data analytics capabilities and sustainable global infrastructure to enhance its customer experience and supply chain enablement. The pair will collaborate to develop an enterprise data backbone including a core data platform, data product, and advanced artificial intelligence […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Mark Tritton, who took over as CEO of Bed Bath & Beyond in late 2019 to lead a transformation amid declining store traffic, resigned from his position on Wednesday. Bed Bath & Beyond Board Director Sue Gove, who is taking over as interim CEO, said in a news release that the leadership change occurred because […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Gerrity’s Supermarkets will become the 48th member of the Wakefern retail grocery cooperative. The grocer operates 10 stores in Pennsylvania that will be converted to Wakefern’s The Fresh Grocer banner. “Wakefern will help us save our customers money and provide an enhanced assortment of products to our customers, including high-quality, on-trend private label foods and […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
KEASBEY, N.J. — Pennsylvania-based Gerrity’s Supermarkets, owned by the Fasula Family, has become the 48th member to join the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative. The Fasula family operates supermarkets in Pennsylvania under the Gerrity’s Supermarkets banner. Upon their conversion, the stores will be rebranded as Gerrity’s The Fresh Grocer, a Wakefern trademark. Currently there are 11 […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
In between graduation ceremonies last Friday (as we caught up with the pandemic impacted ceremonies of 2020 and 2021), I was interviewed by Steven Vass of The Conversation about the cost of living crisis and Shopping. The result is a Q&A piece which was published last Friday and which I reproduce from The Conversation below. […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
A new study by FMI-The Food Industry Association finds that price, value, quality and taste are factors involved in consumers’ decisions to purchase private label CPG products. “While we know price and out-of-stocks have led consumers to try more private brands, we’re seeing these factors aren’t the only reasons shoppers continue to purchase private brand […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
If you’ve ever been to a Salesforce event, you probably know that we take our fun pretty seriously over here. We love to host amazing, memorable experiences, but creating those moments of joy takes months of event management and execution.  Events have the power to generate a lasting impact on your audience that extends well […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Dive Brief: Private brands purchasing is growing amid rising grocery inflation, with 41% of shoppers surveyed this spring saying they bought more store brands than before the pandemic, according to a new report from the Food Industry Association (FMI).  Among customers who said they bought more private label products, more than three-quarters (77%) said they […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Sam Walton started what would become the world’s largest company by focusing on small towns where consumers lacked access to a broad range of quality merchandise at low prices. Now, six decades later, Walmart is following his playbook as it looks to expand its reach in health and wellness. The company, in conjunction with Medscape, […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has appointed 11 executives to new leadership roles. Matthew Simonsen has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and development. Simonsen joined Dollar General in 2013, and has held roles in store operations, procurement, pricing, business analytics and merchandising planning. He joined the DG real estate and development […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The world has entered the next frontier of a commerce technological revolution. Move over real life; the metaverse is here. Welcome to the Metaverse Brands are beginning to utilize the metaverse by creating hubs where customers can interact and share experiences, learn about products and services and shop for digital and real-life goods. Savvy retailers will […]
  1. Associates & Employees
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — For the first time in three years, Walmart staged a full-fledged version of its annual celebration for associates, and the event did not disappoint. Thousands of employees from around the world descended on northwest Arkansas for a week of activities, culminating in a gathering at the Bud Walton Arena. The vociferous crowd […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission said it will ramp up enforcement against any illegal bribes and rebate schemes that block patients’ access to competing lower-cost drugs. The enforcement policy statement issued Friday puts drug companies and prescription drug middlemen on notice that paying rebates and fees to exclude competitors offering lower-cost drug alternatives can violate […]
  1. Data & Insights
NEW YORK — Revlon announced that it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Chapter 11 filing will allow Revlon to strategically reorganize its legacy capital structure and improve its long-term outlook, especially amid liquidity […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
CINCINNATI — Kroger reported first quarter sales and earnings that beat expectations, and the company raised its outlook for the full year. Kroger said that total company sales in the first quarter were $44.6 billion, compared to $41.3 billion for the same period last year. Excluding fuel, sales increased 3.8%. Identical Sales without fuel increased […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
"Kroger achieved strong first quarter results as we successfully executed on our strategy of Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital. We are incredibly proud of our associates who continue to put the customer at the center of everything we do. Our team is doing an outstanding job managing costs in an inflationary environment, which is allowing us to continue to invest in our associates while providing our customers the freshest food at affordable prices when and where they need it. We are delivering everyday value through personalized experiences, trusted Our Brands products, data-driven promotions, and seamless e-commerce solutions. Looking ahead, we are well positioned to continue delivering for our customers, investing in our associates, and driving sustainable returns for shareholders."
  1. Trends & External Forces
Bad actors sought to evade Amazon’s detection by listing generic products in Amazon’s store while purposefully promoting counterfeits on social media SEATTLE –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 15, 2022– Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Cartier today announced two joint lawsuits against a social media influencer and
  1. Channel: Mass
BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 14, 2022 — Today, Walmart announced its latest exclusive home collaboration with reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and three-time GRAMMY winner Miranda Lambert. Wanda June Home by Miranda Lambert is now available only at Walmart.com.Inspired by three generations of warm and sassy Southern hospitality, Wanda June Home is designed to help […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The UK grocery market is set to grow by 11.3% – from £216.8 billion to £241.3 billion – between 2022 and 2027, according to IGD. While inflation will underpin the majority of growth in 2022, with a 3.5% value increase predicted, this will moderate from 2023 onwards. With the war in Ukraine impacting the UK […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Many retailers today face two major problems: supplier cost increases and overall supply shortages that are driving inflation rates higher than have been seen in at least 40 years. As a result, retailers are experiencing a daunting dilemma: to choose between absorbing cost increases or to pass those costs on to consumers — neither of […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Last week, Walmart and Medscape released the Healthcare Professionals’ Perspectives on Healthcare in Rural America survey, the first and largest study to assess barriers and solutions to care delivery from the perspectives of those on the front lines of health care in rural and non-rural communities. More than 10,000 primary care Health Care Professionals […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Last week, Walmart and Medscape released the Healthcare Professionals’ Perspectives on Healthcare in Rural America1 survey, the first and largest study to assess barriers and solutions to care delivery from the perspectives of those on the front lines of healthcare in rural and non-rural communities.More than 10,000 primary care Health Care Professionals (HCPs) shared their […]

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What do you get when you combine one of the largest shopping events of the year with historic levels of inflation, stock shortages, and labor issues? We’ll tell you exactly what you get… You get the 2022–23 Back to School (BTS) shopping season. As noted in Field Agent’s Back to School Success Kit: How Brands […]
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Kohl’s is off the sales block following the end of talks with Franchise Group (FRG), which has been the highest bidder for the company since the retailer began seeking a buyer in January 2022. When exclusive acquisition negotiations began in early June, FRG proposed $60 per share for Kohl’s, a valuation of $8 billion, eventually […]
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Today, the Underground Donut Tour, the World's Best Donut Tour, is launching their first tour within the European Union, specifically, in Dublin, Ireland. The Underground Donut Tour has been running for 7 years across the US and the UK, including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Nashville, New Orleans, London and now adding Dublin to our roster. Hosting thousands of guests from around the world and showcasing the best doughnuts each city has to offer.

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