TOPICS & ANALYSIS

Sustainability Vital for Retailers

Sustainability Vital for Retailers

Grant Thornton report gauges attitudes and strategies of food retailers toward sustainability efforts.…

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Electronic Wallets Attract, but Raise Concerns

Electronic Wallets Attract, but Raise Concerns

Two surveys gauge attitudes toward electronic payment systems and credit security in general.…

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Looking Ahead: Mobile, Omnichannel in 2015

Looking Ahead: Mobile, Omnichannel in 2015

Analytics will be necessary to help target customers.…

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New Features


Discounter Profits in Russia’s Hard Times

Discounter Profits in Russia’s Hard Times Magnit, which has surged recently to become Russia’s top grocer by sales volume, plans to open more than 2,000 new…
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Two Startups to Deliver Groceries in Australia

Two Startups to Deliver Groceries in Australia Australia, where the grocery market is dominated by the two biggest players, has seen two grocery-delivery startups announced in the…
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Industry News
image Industry Leaders Share Thoughts at FMI

The Midwinter meeting of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) offered some opportunities for Progressive Grocer, a sister publication of Retail Leader, to chat with industry leaders. 


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Industry News
image Hershey Plans to Adapt to POS Tech

Technology has shortened or eliminated time spent at cash registers to such an extent that Hershey will be trying out alternative in-store merchandising for impulse buying.


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International Business
image Tesco Names Stores Destined to Close

Tesco has identified 47 stores in Great Britain earmarked for closure, as it struggles toward profitability.


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Trends
image Shoppers Want Healthy C-Store Options

Consumers are increasingly looking for healthier foods and beverages from convenience stores, according to a new survey from Technomic.


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Industry News
image Kroger Gives Flint, Mich., a Water Break

Kroger is lowering the price of bottled water and increasing supplies in response to a drinking-water crisis in Flint, Mich.


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Trends
image Food Staples Have Reached Peak: Study

A majority of the world’s main foodstuffs have reached peak production and are slowing in growth, perhaps permanently, according to a new international study.


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Research
image ECRM Enhances Website Capabilities

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) has enhanced its data and analytics website, www.ECRMData.com, with added functionality and increased retail coverage.


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