Trader Joe’s is killing grocery delivery program even as Walmart, Whole Foods and Kroger spend billions to win the online grocery wars

Trader Joe's is ending its New York-area grocery delivery service, and the company has no plans to roll out delivery in other markets. The grocery chain offered delivery in New York for 10 years. Trader Joe's is ending the program on March 1, in part because it was too costly, [...]

2019-01-30T16:38:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|Tags: , |

Trader Joe’s ranked top US grocery store chain

Trader Joe’s is the preferred grocery store destination for U.S. consumers for the second consecutive year, according to an analysis by consumer data science firm Dunnhumby. Using survey data from 7,000 U.S. households, the firm ranked the country’s top 55 grocery store chains based on seven criteria points – price, [...]

2019-01-12T00:23:41+00:00January 12th, 2019|Tags: |

More People Choose Whole Foods Over Trader Joe’s Thanks to Amazon Prime Deals

Amazon’s purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods seems to be paying off, with a Bloomberg report suggesting the online retail giant is diverting customers away from other grocery chains, including Trader Joe’s. The organic-leaning grocery store reportedly gained customers at over 100 Whole Foods locations — at the expense of [...]

2018-08-29T14:20:38+00:00August 29th, 2018|Tags: , |

Trader Joe’s former president launched an even cheaper grocery store and has a huge vision for changing how Americans buy food

Former president of Trader Joe's Doug Rauch has had a lasting impact on the lives of the famous grocery store chain's customers. Hired in 1977 by the company's founder, Joe Coulombe, Rauch was tasked with developing the company's private food label — a main factor in why the store's prices [...]

2018-05-21T16:46:15+00:00May 21st, 2018|Tags: , |

Americans are starting to shop more like Europeans — and that should terrify Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Kraft

Aggressive retail expansion over the past 10 years and increased consumer access to online grocery options have led shoppers to have more choices than ever before — and it’s contributing to a “new retail revolution.” According to a recent Nielson report, private label products created for stores like Aldi, Lidl [...]

2018-03-13T16:34:33+00:00March 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The most popular grocery store in every state

Americans are passionate about their grocery stores. But some of the most popular chains in the nation only exist in particular regions, so it’s likely you’ve never even heard of some of them. The mobile search-and-discovery app Foursquare put together a list of the most-visited grocery stores in each state across the US, [...]

The real reason Trader Joe’s is so cheap

Customers love Trader Joe’s because of its relatively low prices. During a recent trip to a Trader Joe’s location in New York City, the cheapest available ground beef cost $4.99 a pound, compared with $9.99 at a New York Whole Foods location, which was selling only organic. The lowest price [...]

2017-05-09T18:29:59+00:00May 9th, 2017|Tags: |