While COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of online grocery shopping, more than 60% of Americans still shop for groceries in person.1 To remain competitive and attract their share of in-store shoppers, grocers must provide a hygienic and safe in-store experience. Changes inside grocery stores Technology holds great promise for making shopping convenient—and safer. For example, […]Keep reading
Ugly produce gets some love!
Forget farm-to-table. The latest, or at least the most disturbing, food trend is farm-to-landfill. One study estimates that America loses “up to 40% of its food from farm-to-landfill.” The cause? According to multiple research reports, it’s all about cosmetics. This image problem creates an avalanche of waste all along the American food chain. Up to […]Keep reading
4 Essentials Beyond Food for Attracting Supermarket Customers
In a retail world too often beset by bad news, grocery shines as an innovative bright spot – at least, for those who realize that food is only the start. Supermarket chains from Iowa to Italy are innovating the grocery-buying experience in ever-more creative ways. But which of the much-publicized trends will have a lasting […]Keep reading
5 Ways Supermarkets Can Still Clean up in the Age of Amazon
The writing is on the grocery store wall, scrawled by impatient, unimpressed millennials, who now even have their elders nodding along: “It’s easy to get good food from any number of places today – so shopping at your place better be an awesome experience if you want us to keep coming.” Welcome to the age […]Keep reading