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    [[“value”:” Big Y Foods has revamped its myBigY Rewards loyalty program to offer shoppers more flexibility in the way they use their rewards points. It also appears to compete more directly with the Stop & Shop GO Rewards program offered by Big Y’s main rival in the region. Related: How Big Y’s […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
    [[“value”:” Uber Eats said it would begin accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for groceries beginning next year, following the nationwide rollout of SNAP acceptance at Instacart. “We know that online food delivery can have a meaningful impact in reducing barriers to fresh groceries, especially for the most vulnerable – including people […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
With the popularity of online shopping, it’s critical for retail brands to have a strong online presence and make their products easily accessible. However, many consumers still prefer an in-store shopping experience. A dual approach capturing all retail channels allows brands to reach the widest possible audience of consumers. For retail brands, the concept of […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
  1. Data & Insights
In today’s digital age almost all of us have experienced the thrill of clicking “add to cart” and the subsequent anticipation of our purchases arriving. Yet many of us may not reflect on the multitude of interactions and emotions that succeed that singular moment. Underlying these experiences is the invisible hand of artificial intelligence, steering […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital announced on Monday that its next Prime Day sale will be held Oct. 10-11, promising deals as often as every five minutes during the 48-hour event. This is the second Prime Day event the online retail giant has held this year. During the July Prime Day event, the top-selling deal categories included home, fashion and […]
  1. Data & Insights
Over the last few years we have witnessed shopping patterns take many twists and turns. This week, we’ll look at the latest insights on shopping trends and how they impact holiday forecasts and Predictions for 2023. THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS Carbon neutral: Eco-friendly online shopping to top $100 Billion.Doorcounts is becoming Click HERE to learn […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Acosta Group is out with its annual online grocery shopping study, concluding that there has been “a slight uptick in online grocery shopping over last year, with 55% of grocery shoppers buying groceries online at least some of the time. This upward trend is driven by more consumers who are shopping online regularly but still […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Drug Channel Institute is pleased to announce The Drug Channels 2024 Video Webinar Series. Join Dr. Adam J. Fein for three live video webinars during 2024. These live, interactive events will be broadcast via Zoom from the Drug Channels Video studio in beautiful downtown Philadelphia. During these events, Dr. Fein will address the latest issues […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Physical and digital retail have largely remained separate, with purchases made either offline or online. But consumer behaviors are changing; we scan QR codes in physical stores to make payments or learn more about a certain product; we use mobile apps to redeem offline discounts on our frequent purchases. And now, brands are increasingly embracing […]
  1. Data & Insights
Loyalty is big business. In the U.S., research has shown that there are over 3.3 billion loyalty memberships. Programs span across almost all markets, from supermarkets and restaurants to beauty and hospitality. For organizations, a loyalty program that resonates with consumers can set them apart from competitors. Last year, for example, Starbucks told investors that […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
[[“value”:” More recently, retailers have begun using beacon technology to create personalised shopping experiences. Credit: Prostock-studio/Shutterstock. In recent years, the retail industry has experienced a challenging environment following unforeseen events and consumers’ lifestyle changes. High inflation and the increased cost of living are limiting consumer spending as shoppers re-evaluate their priorities and cut back on […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The back-to-school season signals change and growth for students and presents a significant sales opportunity for retailers. It’s not just about selling basic school supplies anymore. The emergence of eCommerce has transformed traditional shopping habits, with a growing number of parents and students turning to online platforms to fulfill their annual back-to-school shopping needs. This […]
  1. Retail Operations
“RGM [revenue growth management] teams have become really essential drivers [of profitability] … they started off as analytic and consultative support, and I think we’re seeing now leaders really moving them forward into a real seat at the table.” — Peter Leech, Managing Director of Retail and Omnichannel Commerce, The Partnering Group (TPG) Brands are […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Fast fashion refers to clothing that is mass-produced in short order to capitalize on current fashion trends. This usually entails using cheap, synthetic materials that lack durability in order to keep prices low, hence the items are generally not worn very often or kept very long and ultimately, commonly end up in landfills. Fast fashion […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
I did a FaceTime the other day about how employee disengagement actually can be an infection that can ravage an organization.  One MNB reader responded: Businesses that are grounded in higher purpose, mission, values and beliefs offer their customers an opportunity to be part of something greater than themselves. In tandem, these organizations culturally are […]
  1. Data & Insights
Informa Connect’s Patient Support Services Congress November 7-9, 2023 The Inn at Penn, Philadelphia, PA Exclusive Offer – Be sure to use your exclusive promo code 23DC10 to save 10% off* of your registration. The Patient Support Services Congress is a dialogue-driven meeting that arms the industry with innovative trends and next-generation approaches to […]
  1. Data & Insights
In the past few years, browser extensions have transformed the online shopping experience. These online shopping aids offer great value and convenience, allowing savvy consumers to find the best bargains, block ads, and rapidly access product information. Despite their growing popularity, some browser extensions are still met with lukewarm responses from e-commerce professionals, who fear […]
  1. Data & Insights
When times are tight and the future is uncertain, especially amid lingering fears about recession and a sluggish ad market, it’s tempting for marketers to focus on quick wins to get some points on the board and live to fight another day. Those quick wins, however, aren’t what sustain businesses. While helpful for the next […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
There are several stories this morning about initiatives Amazon is making on the logistics and supply chain front.   •  Amazon has announced a new initiative, Supply Chain by Amazon, which it describes as “an end-to-end, fully automated set of supply chain services that will provide sellers with a complete solution to quickly and reliably […]
  1. Data & Insights
Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) has been a long-standing tradition in terms of holiday shopping. Consumers have evolved so much but this tradition seems timeless.  Ever wondered how ‘Black Friday’ came into existence? Back in the 1980s, a large group of suburban tourists would often hit Philadelphia to do their shopping on the Friday […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
On October 10, 2023, Drug Channels Institute will release 2023-24 Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors. This report—our fourteenth edition—remains the most comprehensive, fact-based tool for understanding and analyzing the large and growing U.S. pharmaceutical distribution industry. 9 chapters, 300+ pages, 163 exhibits, 600+ endnotes: There is nothing else available that comes close […]
  1. Stores & Formats
    [[“value”:” Couche-Tard is rolling out its Circle K loyalty program, the Innercircle platform, across various U.S. markets after going live with the initiative across 430 stores in Florida. The Innercircle is a free membership program that offers Circle K loyalty customers rewards on fuel and food, as well as personalized offers. Related: […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Online casinos have risen to prominence in recent years, upsetting the conventional bricks and mortar casino business model. This proliferation provides you with a fresh and practical option to partake in betting on your favourite games. In this article, we will examine the wide ranging effects they have had on the betting industry. So, follow […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Rent the Runway has lowered its revenue expectations for 2023, now saying it plans to at least match 2022 revenues of $296.4 million. This number is approximately 9% to 10% lower than original projections, which forecast 2023 revenue in the range of $320 million to $330 million. While company leadership argued that the adjusted forecast […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Securing product placement in movies and TV shows is a complex endeavor that involves close collaboration with many different people, such as producers, directors, prop masters, set directors, stylists, make-up artists, and marketing teams. The process can be quite challenging due to the highly competitive nature of Hollywood productions.  Numerous factors come into play when […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Look around, and talk to your friends and you will see that, Americans do not want to eat alone.  Don’t want to shop, and don’t want to cook, while man is a social and needs to connect with others and sharing a meal with friends, family, or even a stranger is preferred rather than […]

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Hy-Vee launched the full-scale version of its retail media network, called Hy-Vee RedMedia, at the Groceryshop 2023 conference this week in Las Vegas. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based retailer described the platform as a disruptor in the retail media landscape that will connect brands directly with Hy-Vee’s customer base across multiple platforms, including both online […]
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Instacart saw its share price erode in the two days following its initial public offering, after it rose 12.7% in its first day of trading on the NASDAQ exchange. The stock settled down to just slightly over its IPO price of $30 per share on Wednesday, its first full day on the exchange, then ranged […]
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  1. Holiday & Events
  2. Trends & External Forces
  3. Holiday & Events
Experts predict slow growth in 2023 holiday sales as consumers tighten their belts in a tough economy, but e-commerce will remain a bright spot. Stores are filling with displays of holiday decorations and holiday-themed merchandise as retailers eagerly prepare for the annual shopping surge, but consumers may not be as excited. Forecasts for 2023 holiday […]