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  • 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?

  • Sugar-Coating Change: Supermarkets Finding Healthier Future in Better Nutrition

    July 15th, 2016

    Several supermarket chains, from Kroger to H-E-B, are incorporating healthy-eating campaigns into their overall store experiences. This move, in advance of changing food label requirements, is causing food manufacturers to change practice. Consumers, so far, are responding positively.