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  1. Media & Marketing
URBN, parent company of Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People and FP Movement, will adopt Stripe as its primary payments infrastructure for both online and in-store sales, consolidating the majority of its North American payments volume onto the solution provider. “Payments are a critical link between our brands and millions of URBN customers who expect checkouts […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
According to statistics, the global lifestyle retail market is forecast to reach $10.06 billion by 2027. So standing out in such a competitive marketplace requires more than eye-catching visuals and competitive prices. Instead, lifestyle retailers need to connect emotionally with customers to foster a sense of community and belonging; this is where storytelling plays a […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
Spritzal Cookie Company Co-Founder Taylor Elizabeth Walker leaves no stone unturned when it comes to growing her brand. Each morning at 8AM she’s on RangeMe checking out her profile insights to see what’s trending with buyers, and also seeing which retailers are conducting reviews in her category and what immediate retail opportunities are available. She’s […]
  1. Media & Marketing
MGA Entertainment, the company behind L.O.L. Surprise!, Little Tikes, MGA’s Miniverse and other beloved toy brands, has launched its own direct-to-consumer (DTC) site and rewards program to get closer to its customers.  Although MGA products will still be available through major retailers, the new shopping destination, aptly named The MGA Shop, is designed to provide […]
  1. Stores & Formats
99 Cents Only Stores announced last week that it had filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, days after it said it was closing all of its 371 locations. Founded in 1982, 99 Cents Only Stores currently operates stores in California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Number Holdings, Inc., the parent company […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Albertsons has joined the growing list of retailers revamping their loyalty programs. The supermarket chain will now use a single points currency for its “for U” program and give members two months to earn and redeem their points before they expire. Additionally, an automatic cash-off option that converts points into cash discounts at checkout will […]
  1. Department & Category
  There is no doubt that Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food aka grocerant niche retail food offerings are driving top line growth in every sector of retail food service today. According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® grocerant niche products are increasing top line revenue, customer continuity, bottom-line profits […]
  1. Data & Insights
Online retail and e-commerce providers are struggling to meet shopper expectations amidst ongoing inflation, higher costs and lingering supply chain woes. A new independent survey that queried nearly 2,000 global shoppers found that 88 percent of U.S. and 79 percent of U.K. shoppers said that online retailers delivered poor experiences at least once in the […]
  1. Data & Insights
Join YipitData’s Peter Martin and Ryan Fick on 4/4 at 11:30AM ET for a webcast on the launch of our new Home Improvement Retailer dashboards (HD, LOW, TSCO, FND), followed by a live Q&A where you can get all your questions answered directly from our analysts. The team will discuss: New coverage capabilities for HD, […]
  1. Media & Marketing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Supermarket operators have sold nonfood products for decades, but they still aren’t getting their fair share of the business. Despite the frequent trips that shoppers make to the grocery store, the channel only accounts for 8% of volume in the health and beauty care, household products and general merchandise categories, according to […]
  1. Owned Brands (Private Label)
NEW YORK — Kristal Sevcik, vice president of business development at AmeriQual Group LLC, has been elected chairperson of the board of directors of PLMA, the trade association for the global store brands industry. Sevcik, who most recently served as first vice chairperson, was chosen on March 21 at PLMA’s 2024 annual meeting and leadership donference […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Insights of consumers are a tool that every marketing team can benefit from. In the case of Progressive Grocer, they go directly to shoppers to explore not only what they’re buying in supermarkets, but also why they’re making certain decisions.  In a great article by Jenny McTaggart the insights are easy to absorb. Steven […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
ARLINGTON, Va. – FMI, The For Industry Association, announced it is promoting key staff members to elevated roles. Krystal Register is promoted to vice president of health & well-being for her dedication and expertise in advancing initiatives that help connect the science of food and nutrition to overall health. Register has been especially instrumental in FMI’s […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and its 501c3 educational arm – the Health In Hand Foundation – today announced the election of new board members to both organizations during the association’s annual Self-Care Leadership Summit (SLS) in Amelia Island, Florida this week. “CHPA is fortunate to have top industry leaders […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Most of the conversations I have with retailers these days are about strategies to improve the performance of their tried-and-true triggered marketing campaigns — e.g., abandon browse, search and product campaigns. Retailers are aware that having triggers for shoppers who abandoned their cart, abandoned a search or browse is now pretty commonplace, and so the […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) awarded its Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award to longtime industry leader Jeff Needham at the opening session of its annual Self-Care Leadership Summit (SLS)today in Florida. The Combe Award is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. consumer healthcare industry. It recognizes the outstanding work and contributions of individuals whose lifetime of achievements […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The New York Times had a piece over the weekend about how young people, largely because of the impact of TikTok and other social media sites, have turned Sephora into a “retailer of choice.” According to the story, “Teenagers in the United States have said Sephora is their favorite beauty retailer, surpassing Ulta, according to […]
  1. Data & Insights
Struggling to keep up with the pace of modern retail? You’re not alone. The retail landscape is evolving rapidly, and maintaining productivity can feel like chasing a moving target. Enter Artificial Intelligence (AI) – your new strategic partner. Retailers are discovering that AI can do more than just data analysis. It’s time to harness AI […]
  1. Channel: Mass
Strategic brand partnerships and collaborations can help merchants raise brand awareness and expand into new markets. Target is partnering with Hudson’s Bay to bring its popular kids apparel brand, Cat & Jack, to Canada. Target made its official exit from Canada in 2015, with CEO Brian Cornell reporting that area of the business was “losing […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
  While the acquisition of Whole Foods by Amazon in 2017 brought potential benefits, there have also been criticisms of Amazon’s approach, including our own Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions. Here are 8 points often mentioned: 1.       Branding: Buying Whole Food aka ‘Whole Paycheck’ Amazon missed an opportunity to reposition […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Kroger said that its Q4 total sales, excluding fuel, declined 0.5 percent to $37.1 billion, from $34.8 billion during the same period a year ago.  Same-store sales for the period were down 0.8 percent. However, operating profit grew to $1.19 billion from $826 million in the prior-year period, while Kroger digital sales grew more than […]
  1. Department & Category
  Panda Express excels at customer focused interactive participatory engagement and it is one of their success clues that they continually build upon according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. The Panda Express and NRG partnership will drive interactive and participatory customer trials according to Johnson.  The collaboration offers several […]
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Using event-driven architecture (EDA), retailers must link essential data at speed and scale throughout their ecosystems near and far to come to grips with now essential environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting in three key areas. 1. Dead Heading — Optimizing Transportation/Emissions on Every Journey When it comes to transportation within the retail sector, any […]
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It recently emerged that Amazon’s Just Walk Out offering is being dropped from Amazon Fresh stores. However, it’s not checkout-free tech that’s failing, it’s the fact that Amazon’s checkout free solution doesn’t work, especially in grocery retailers, argues Will Glaser, Founder and CEO at Grabango. In the dynamic grocery retail landscape, a transformative wave is […]