The Future Of The Supermarket: Fresh Is King

E-commerce is disrupting the arena of the traditional supermarket industry. Old moguls, like Walmart and Costco, have initiated their own online businesses to survive this seismic shift. Walmart’s net sales from e-commerce grew 60% and 50% in Q2 and Q3 of 2017 respectively, while total sales grew just 1.8% and [...]

2018-02-26T17:46:38+00:00February 26th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Goldman warns on grocers: Customers are becoming ‘comfortable’ with ordering food online

Online e-commerce will exacerbate the already-competitive supermarket backdrop and spells uncertainty for grocers down the road, according to Goldman Sachs. While dollar stores may be more “immune” to the growing challenges, analyst Christopher Prykull assumed cautious coverage on a slew of supermarket names, including a sell rating on Sprouts and [...]

2017-11-15T23:18:16+00:00November 15th, 2017|Tags: , |

An aggressive bid to better compete in e-commerce

Dissenters were quick to react when ModCloth, an online seller of trendy women’s clothes and accessories, was acquired by retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last month. “You have disappointed us all,” one reader commented under a blog post by ModCloth co-founder Susan Gregg Koger announcing the sale — the notion [...]

2017-04-10T17:53:25+00:00April 10th, 2017|Tags: , |
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