The Fresh Market

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  1. Channel: Grocery
  Looking for a meal for one or two at a price you can afford that is good!  Well it seems that many consumers are doing the same thing and that they are doing that with gusto at Trader Joe’s.  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® “In the minds-eye […]
  1. Department: Food
  Regular readers of this blog know that Winsight grocery magazine is being rolled into Supermarket News.  Last week Russell Redman wrote another very good article for about grocery stores that are offering mix and match bundled grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat meal deals that save the consumer both time and money.  According to Steven […]
  1. Channel: Grocery - Natural
  Wondering what to eat tonight?  You are not alone according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® consumers have a hard time deciding simply what’s for dinner tonight.  Let’s look at some of the numbers: Recent Grocerant ScoreCards found 82.3% of consumers don’t know what’s for dinner at Noon, and […]
  1. Department: Beverage
    [[“value”:” Here are the results of this week’s SN News Quiz! 1. How much money did Walmart just say it planned to invest into its 1400 existing stores? $3 billion $6 billion $9 billion (woohoo) 2. Which grocery is launching an “exclusive” wine club? The Fresh Market Gelson’s (good job) Harris […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Fair trade is not just a way to do good – it is a way to transform businesses, meet sustainability goals and build resilient and transparent supply chains. Fair trade products are found across several industries including coffee, consumer packaged goods, produce, floral, seafood, apparel, and home goods.  What is fair trade?  Fair trade is […]
  1. Department: Food
  Mother’s Day is a bonanza for restaurants and a key reason that May restaurant sales are among the highest of the year.  With restaurant reservations beginning to become hard to fid this year, Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® suggest “consumers can find restaurant quality meals and meal components at […]
  1. Holiday & Events
  Families, food, and fun are all top of mind when most people think about Easter. Families gathering around the table, telling tales, and taking photos are all apart as well. Then of course if you still have little ones around the house there is the Easter Egg Hunt.  However according to Steven Johnson Grocerant […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart has introduced new digital marketing tools designed to help retailers create more affordable, personalized experiences for their customers and build brand loyalty, the company said on Monday. Retailers of all sizes can leverage Instacart Marketing Solutions to create marketing campaigns that help increase sales by engaging customers through tailored promotions, including […]
  1. Department: Food
In episode 393 of Total Retail Talks, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Kevin Miller, chief marketing officer of The Fresh Market, a specialty grocery retailer based in North Carolina. Listen as Miller discusses the business’ vision to become one of America’s most-loved brands (0:50), his professional background in marketing (2:18), and The Fresh Market’s launch of the […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart has expanded the offerings under its Instacart Platform umbrella, a suite of enterprise-grade technologies designed to help grocers with their digital transformations. New capabilities include online and in-store solutions to capture new ad revenue, the ability to bring more of the store online and seamless end-to-end fulfillment solutions. These new capabilities are now available […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Instacart announced this morning a number of platform innovations that build on its evolution from a retail delivery provider to a business that enables greater connectivity and integration of various technological components. Among them, just in time for the National Grocers Association (NGA) Show in Las Vegas this weekend, is the announcement that there will […]
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  1. Department: Food
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When Valentine’s Day approaches, the world’s craving for fresh roses reaches its peak. Swissport, a leader in the global logistics arena, orchestrates the movement of over 9,000 tons of these love tokens through its acclaimed Flower Corridor, spanning from the Kenyan highlands to Europe.
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Here’s today’s news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. The Sky Bridges Standalone walled gardens are transforming into an interconnected network of fortresses. It’s not that walled gardens are opening up, exactly, but individual platforms are now actively partnering to allow one-to-one user targeting and other use cases among themselves – but […]
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ZAANDAM, The Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported solid results for its fourth quarter and 2023 fiscal year, with full-year sales and earnings per share in line with expectations. Fourth quarter net sales were €23.0 billion ($24.65 billion), up 1.9% at constant exchange rates and down 1.4% at actual exchange rates. Comparable sales, excluding gas, increased […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
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The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walmart is shopping in the TV aisle to help grow its advertising business.  The retail giant is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The move would give Walmart more places where it can sell ads and pitch […]
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We just launched the YipitData Consumer Spend Index (YCSI),  a measure of overall and category-level non-seasonally adjusted US retail sales as observed in a large transaction panel.  In January, YCSI showed consumer spending Y/Y growth (ex-gas stations) decelerated slightly from December. Y/Y growth in core retail sales was relatively stable over this period. YCSI saw […]