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  • 6 Ways For Retailers To Survive The Cannibalism Of Grocery Delivery

    November 6th, 2017

    Costco’s venture into grocery delivery assures that major food retailers are jumping online in full force. However, the $21-billion-and-growing sales generated from online grocery will surely take a bite out of in-store purchases.

  • Gaining Shopper Trust Through Advisory Panels: The Nordstrom Way

    September 28th, 2017

    Influential retailers are turning to shoppers to provide direct feedback on products and services in return for sharing their opinions and special offers. Shopper panels also have a hidden bonus: They enable merchants to gather further data from their most influential customers.

  • Does Whole Foods Need The Middle Aisle? What The Shift Toward Fresh Means For Retail

    September 14th, 2017

    Consumers are eschewing the middle aisles of supermarkets in pursuit of healthier foods, including prepared meals. When they do venture into the packaged-food aisle, it’s often for private labels. With Amazon about to buy Whole Foods, this trend could shift into hyperdrive.

  • Kroger’s Meal Kits Could Make A Meal Of The Industry

    May 23rd, 2017

    Kroger’s test of meal kits is small but noteworthy. The meal-in-a-box industry, while relatively small when compared with supermarkets, meets a burgeoning need. Kroger might prove that supermarkets can own this service, but that means balancing a few sweet and sour notes.

  • Can Supermarkets Profit From Delivery? The Challenges Of Groceries On The Go

    March 31st, 2017

    Supermarkets are pressured to offer grocery delivery or pickup to meet competition and demand. However, these services are nibbling at their cracker-thin margins. Can supermarkets offer groceries on the go without raising prices?