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: , , |

Top 50 food and grocery retailers by sales

Source: Supermarket News The SN Top 50 Retailers report is compiled in partnership between Supermarket News and research partner IGD, a leading UK-based analysis and insight organization for the food and consumer goods industry. The following table includes the rankings of the Top 50 food and grocery retailers and wholesalers in [...]

2021-07-07T22:27:54+00:00July 7th, 2021|Tags: |

Retail industry groups push for pharmacy DIR reform

By Michael Browne Source: Supermarket News Hundreds of organizations representing the pharmacy industry, including supermarket pharmacies, are pushing for legislation that they say would stop the abuse of pharmacy price concessions charged by third-party middlemen — known as direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees — which have increased 91,500% in [...]

2021-06-21T20:59:26+00:00June 21st, 2021|Tags: , , |

Grocery retail to lead restaurants in food market share post-pandemic

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Grocery retailers will hold an edge in food spending market share over the foodservice sector as the nation heads into the post-pandemic period, according to FMI-The Food Industry Association’s annual U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends study. At the same time, within grocery retail, mass merchants have [...]

2021-06-15T23:34:17+00:00June 15th, 2021|Tags: , , |

A timeline of how the pandemic hit retail

Witnessing the pandemic’s impact on retail has been like watching a series of waves wash over the industry. When the pandemic began, and retailers weren’t sure exactly how long-lasting the crisis would be, Retail Dive kept a tracker that evolved into a living journal of how retailers were responding to [...]

2021-01-19T16:22:06+00:00January 19th, 2021|Tags: , |

What 2020 Was Like for People in the Retail Industry

The retail industry was in the midst of a transformation before 2020. But the onset of the pandemic accelerated that change, fundamentally reordering how and where people shop, and rippling across the broader economy. Many stores closed for good, as chains cut physical locations or filed for bankruptcy, displacing everyone [...]

2021-01-04T22:56:03+00:00January 4th, 2021|Tags: , |

We’re heading toward a hybrid retail model

The way we are shopping now is shaping how we will shop in the future when the coronavirus crisis has passed. The pandemic, which has fueled a surge in online shopping and in-store and curbside pickups, is accelerating a trend toward a hybrid retail model. Stores are adopting high-tech fitting [...]

2020-12-30T16:46:00+00:00December 30th, 2020|Tags: |
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