Fresh or Fail

Grocers are under renewed threat as online retailers ramp up their food options. But traditional food stores still have a vital card to play: freshness. To date, the vast majority of online competitors have focused on dry goods and non-food. Now – led by Amazon Fresh – they are launching an assault on fresh food.


Report: Dining trends among aging millennials

Millennials might be perpetually young in the public’s perception, but the group now ranges in age from 21 to 35 and their dining needs are as diverse as their life stages, writes Datassential’s Mike Kostyo. Still, a survey reveals some common traits: Millennials are more likely than other groups to dine out and order in, especially at lunch, and they’re looking further afield for new grocery options.

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