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  1. Channel: Drug
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. posted results for the first quarter of fiscal 2022 that fell short of some analysts’ projections although the company’s retail pharmacy segment achieved robust sales and profit growth. Heyward Donigan The reported net loss from continuing operations for the 13 weeks ended May 29 fell to $13.1 million, […]
  1. Channel: Mass
The very meta private brand collection Gap Home is now available to shop on At launch, the collection features more than 400 items across home décor, tabletop, bedding and bath. From super-soft bedding to elevated tableware and more inspired finds, Gap Home offers quality designs and go-to essentials to instantly refresh your living space. […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Albertsons Companies has teamed with DoorDash to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 Albertsons banner stores across the US, including Safeway, Vons and Jewel-Osco, via the DoorDash marketplace app. Albertsons will offer more than 40,000 grocery items, including fresh and prepared foods and core grocery, floral and convenience items at select stores. Additionally, in some markets, […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Do you have a solid retail store operations strategy? According to McKinsey’s Future of Retail Operations report, “Brick-and-mortar retail stores need to up their game. Technology could give them a significant boost.” 
  1. Media & Marketing
If you’re a business owner or if you interface with customers, you’ve probably heard the term “CRM” bantered around. But what is CRM, and what does CRM do? And more importantly, what can a CRM do for your business to help it grow? What is CRM?  CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, and it’s a […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Measurement has long been a critical aspect of efficient marketing practices. That said, marketing technology hasn’t always been as rich in its capabilities as it is today. But as martech has improved over the years, engagement with media has grown increasingly more fragmented, elevating the challenges marketers have in proving the returns on their investments […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
We’ve long heard about the importance of providing consumers with a frictionless commerce experience. This means removing obstacles between someone discovering a new product and becoming a (hopefully repeating) customer such that the journey is organic, streamlined, and delightful. 
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Prime Day 2021 sales grew relatively modestly compared to last year’s Prime Day, up 6.1% to $11 billion across both days according to data from Adobe Analytics. Overall ecommerce spending fell 1% compared to Prime Day 2020, according to data from Salesforce. However, third-party Amazon sellers and certain retail categories achieved their own success stories, […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. on Thursday announced the opening of its 400th store and newest location in Hailey, Idaho. “We are incredibly proud to celebrate the opening of our 400th store, a momentous number 75 years in the making,” said Grocery Outlet CEO Eric Lindberg. “Since our founding, Grocery Outlet has built […]
  1. Department & Category
While every food delivery company is trying to get an edge on its rivals with discount codes, faster service, and a turn into the realm of spooky with ghost kitchens and dark stores, a startup built on a lighter, social concept — letting people see what their friends are chomping on, making it possible to […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the growth of ecommerce, with the U.S. Census Bureau reporting a 36.7% increase in online sales in Q3 2020 compared to the same time in 2019. This shift has naturally led to conversations among retailers, real estate developers and property landlords about where brick-and-mortar retail fits this “next normal” of […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
It takes time to fix privacy problems without hurting ad-dependent websites, the search giant says.
  1. Trends & External Forces
Plan to remove web-tracking technology from Chrome has faced pressure from competition regulators, privacy zealots and the digital-media industry
  1. Media & Marketing
How to Track and Manage Digital Shelf Reviews Amid the pandemic, more and more people turn to online shopping as a way to get their wants and needs in the safety of their home. Not only is online shopping a form of retail therapy, but it has now become more popular when shopping for essentials […]
  1. Merchandising
How Digital Shelf Contributes to Omnichannel Marketing Retail isn’t what it used to be. We used to solely rely on brick and mortar stores a few decades ago, but now, we have physical stores, online stores, mobile phones, text message marketing, and so much more. With the rise of the Internet and mobile technologies, these […]
  1. Holiday & Events
And just like that, Prime Day has been and gone for another year. Hopefully, the event was a huge success for your brand! The results are still settling, and early next week Bobsled will publish a full recap with all the finalized data on our blog. In the meantime, we wanted to share our immediate […]
  1. Channel: Convenience
  Driving customer frequency is more important today than ever.  Building a brand with a loyal following requires that your brands price, value, service equilibrium reflects what customer want according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. At the intersection of dinner, technology, and any restaurant brand today there is a […]
  1. Media & Marketing
By Sacha Michaud, Co-Founder, Glovo It has been more than a year since Italy announced the first of Europe’s coronavirus lockdowns. Across the continent countries began to follow suit, slamming the shutters down on public life in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. Slowly and then all at once the world changed.  The […]
  1. CPG: Food
Joining the trend of linking large restaurant chains and entertainers, Jack in the Box has launched a virtual brand with singer Jason Derulo. For a limited time, customers can order from the One in a Milli Virtual Restaurant in Los Angeles. Meals are being delivered through a partnership with Uber Eats. “I’m pumped to be […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Bed Bath & Beyond today launched Wild Sage, a new private brand of stylish, eclectic, free-spirited bedding, decor, furniture, bath products and table linens created for young adults (and the young at heart) who want to express their unique personality in their space. Just in time for ‘back to college,’ Wild Sage’s globally inspired designs […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
  In the two-week lead-up to Prime Day, customers spent $1.9 billion on small business products during the Spend $10 , Get $10 promotion period, more than a 100% year-over-year increase compared to the Prime Day October 2020 promotion More than 250 million items were purchased by Prime members
  1. Media & Marketing
Want to know how to compete with Amazon? Netflix offered a lesson yesterday, and it was a classic case of not bringing a knife to a gunfight – it signed the ultimate “big gun” in the streaming wars – Steven Spielberg. KC knows that it isn’t an exact comparison, but thinks that the basic premise […]
  1. CPG & FMCG
The CPG Guys, Sri & PVSB, are joined in this episode by Simon Hay, CEO of TCC Global, an international marketing company that specialises in creating loyalty platforms and campaigns that change the way shoppers think, act and fee Follow Simon Hay on LinkedIn at: Follow TCC Global online at: Simon answers these […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
As Accenture notes, the retail industry is quickly reaching the peak of the AI hype curve, as 86% of retailers are experimenting with it to forge new paths to growth. We are now seeing the boldest of retailers tackle a new frontier when it comes to AI adoption: data-scarce demand forecasting. Forecasting in situations with […]

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  1. Trends & External Forces
Retail recovery is proceeding at different rates in various parts of the US. In May 2021, we adjusted our retail recovery heat map model to include the following factors: Economic sentiment — based on household expected loss of income in the next four weeks Change in cases — 14-day percentage change in cases Saturation of […]