Why Amazon Buying Whole Foods Might Not Shake Up the Grocery Industry Like You Might Expect

Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com‘s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business. Shares in Kroger, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, have tumbled 40% from this year’s highs on [...]

2017-10-18T17:13:11+00:00October 18th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Beyond baggers: Grocery jobs evolve with the times

Someone cuts produce into long, thin matchsticks, while another employee explains the details behind the different supplements on the shelves. Another employee teaches a cooking class using healthy products. Wondering where all this can happen? Look no further than the grocery store. The grocery industry as a whole is in the [...]

2017-08-23T18:57:50+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Tags: |

What’s Happening In The U.S. Grocery Landscape?

Read any retail headlines over the last few months and you’ll have been painted a bleak landscape. Absent strong growth, retailers are closing stores, brands are trimming marketing budgets and ultimately, we’re seeing bankruptcies filed at a rate not seen in close to a decade. But, it’s not all doom [...]

2017-05-05T16:50:09+00:00May 5th, 2017|Tags: |
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