Although Amazon’s offer for Whole Foods dominated headlines, retailers such as Walmart and Kroger also made significant developments in store and e-commerce innovations, according to Planet Retail.
Store experience is seen as a competitive advantage over online retailers and increasingly that means providing shoppers a self check out option.
“Clean label” is a term that’s not part of consumers’ everyday vocabulary. “Clean” encompasses much more than what’s listed (or not listed) on a product’s ingredient label. While the food and beverage industry has latched onto the term, consumers approach the concept from a distinct perspective.
From ketchup to salsa to sriracha, the U.S. market for condiments and sauces is full of the familiar, the foreign, and the fantastic. Consumer demand for these products and the flavors they impart helped the market for condiments and sauces reach $24 billion in 2016.
Strack & Van Til is emerging from the ruins of bankrupt wholesale distributor Central Grocers with a new supplier partner that’s expected to make the family-owned northwest Indiana retailer more competitive on price and selection.
A study by research firm Gordon Haskett found AmazonFresh groceries generally are 16.1% higher than those found at Walmart stores.
Weis Markets announced Donna Banks-Ficcio has joined the company as VP of center store sales and merchandising.
The global market for bakery products is projected to exceed US$570 billion by 2024, driven by transforming health, indulgence, and convenience needs of consumers across the world and the resulting popularity of healthy, organic, and all natural baked goods.
What a flavorful world. From posh fine dining restaurants to trendy food trucks to aromatic residential kitchens, flavors and ingredients originating from lands far and wide are spicing up meals in every corner of our nation.
While 55% of trips to the grocery store did not include a produce purchase during the opening quarter of 2017, the average basket price rose $22 to $63 when fruits, vegetables or other qualifying selections were part of the transaction.