TOPICS & ANALYSIS

Consumers’ E-Commerce Expectations Evolve

Consumers’ E-Commerce Expectations Evolve

 UPS study looks at alternatives to home delivery for online purchases.…

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Hispanic Shoppers: Together and Mobile

Hispanic Shoppers: Together and Mobile

Survey reports that Hispanics are more likely to involve family members in grocery shopping and to use mobile devices. …

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The Price is Right

The Price is Right

Retailers can learn a thing or two from the winning promotional strategies of grocery’s leaders.…

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Fresh Food Disappoints Online Shoppers

Fresh Food Disappoints Online Shoppers More than half of shoppers who bought groceries online over the past year were disappointed in the quality of fresh…
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Zabar’s Pairs with Instacart in N.Y.

Zabar’s Pairs with Instacart in N.Y. Zabar’s, a New York City specialty food store famous for products like fresh bagels and smoked fish, is partnering with…
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Industry News
Sprouts Fills 2 Key Positions on Management Team Sprouts Fills 2 Key Positions on Management Team

Shawn Gensch has joined Phoenix-based retailer Sprouts as chief marketing officer, and Dan Sanders has joined the company as executive vice president of store operations. 


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International Business
image Europe to Consider Food Waste Law

The politician who got France to pass a law requiring grocery stores to give unsold food to charity is trying to extend that law to the European Union.


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Government
image Hawaii Bans Disposable Bags Statewide

Hawaii became the first state to ban disposable plastic bags for most food and other purchases.


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Trends
Consumers’ E-Commerce Expectations Evolve Consumers’ E-Commerce Expectations Evolve

 UPS study looks at alternatives to home delivery for online purchases.


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International Business
Walmart Expands Click & Collect in Canada Walmart Expands Click & Collect in Canada

Walmart will expand its online grocery pickup service to 11 stores in the Ottowa, Ont., Canada, according to the Financial Post.


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Capital Management
image Albertsons, Safeway to Open 8 Stores, Remodel 115

Albertsons and Safeway are set to open eight new/replacement stores in 2015, according to Retail Leader sister publication Progressive Grocer.


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Consumer Insights
Price Perception of “Staple” Items Critical Price Perception of “Staple” Items Critical

Eighty percent of U.S. shoppers choose their primary grocery store based on everyday prices, with the two thirds stating that the everyday prices of staple items such as milk and eggs most influence their price perception of a grocery retailer, according to research by data analytics solution provider Precima.


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