Amazon launches low-cost grocery delivery subscription plan in US

Source: Yahoo! Finance Ecommerce giant Amazon.com launched a new grocery delivery subscription on Tuesday in the United States for members of its Prime program and customers who are recipients of the government food assistance benefits. The subscription plan would allow Amazon's Prime members to get unlimited grocery delivery at $9.99 [...]

2024-04-23T09:19:20-07:00April 23rd, 2024|Tags: , , |

The state of grocery in North America 2023

Source: McKinsey & Company After a tumultuous 2022, grocery executives hoped rampant inflation and snarled supply chains would soon recede, signaling the return to a more traditional landscape. In some ways, they got their wish: inflation has fallen significantly, and supply shortages have moderated. Yet the lingering effects of these [...]

2023-12-04T08:46:44-08:00December 4th, 2023|Tags: , |

The state of grocery retail around the world

By: Bill Aull, Dymfke Kuijpers, and Daniel Läubli Source: McKinsey & Company Changes to the global grocery retail market are happening fast. Trends that emerged during the pandemic are persisting, reshaping the industry. Consider this: in December 2019, the percentage of e-commerce grocery sales in the US market was slightly under [...]

2022-10-10T23:00:49-07:00October 10th, 2022|Tags: , |

Supply chain, labor woes dominate retailer concerns for 2022

By Michael Browne Source: Supermarket News While grocery retailers entered 2021 brimming with optimism and confidence for the year ahead, riding high from record-setting sales in 2020 and the anticipation of widespread vaccinations against COVID, a new set of challenges arose last year as supply chain issues and labor shortages [...]

2022-01-07T16:25:56-08:00January 7th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Retailers need to solve the new shopper behavior equation

By Patrick Spear Source: Supermarket News Consumer confidence and purchasing behavior regained momentum throughout the summer months as businesses began opening their doors and vaccinations became more prevalent. While Americans are now eager to spend, many retailers are not prepared to capture the pent-up demand. Faced with labor shortages, adjusted [...]

2021-09-07T15:35:10-07:00September 7th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Grocery-Store Boom to Outlive Pandemic?

Source: Bloomberg Supermarket prices are rising, restaurants are reopening, but Americans keep stocking up on groceries. Quicktake's Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Bloomberg Checkout reporter Matthew Boyle on why the grocery-store boom is poised to live on even as the pandemic fades. View the video

2021-08-23T15:34:53-07:00August 23rd, 2021|Tags: , |
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