As more retailers turn to tech, Macy’s store employees score victory in challenging self-checkout in mobile app

Source: Stumble Roblox When Macy's introduced a self-checkout option in its mobile app in 2018, the department store bragged about how shoppers could peruse stores without having to wait in line to pay. However, for several store employees, that raised red flags, raising fears that it might endanger their [...]

2023-02-13T19:34:27-08:00February 13th, 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: , |

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: , , |

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 [...]

2021-07-07T22:27:54-07:00July 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 [...]

2021-06-21T20:59:26-07:00June 21st, 2021|Tags: , , |
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