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+00:00October 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+00:00January 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Tags: , |

3 ways grocers can unlock new value in a digitally driven world

By Dave Conroy Source: Supermarket News There has been a dramatic shift in how consumers expect to interact with their grocer, including how they pay for their purchases. Consumer demand for omnichannel experiences and advanced digital commerce solutions, including curbside pickup, online ordering with delivery, scan-and-go and touchless payment options, [...]

2021-07-12T22:04:56+00:00July 12th, 2021|Tags: , |
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