A flurry of flavor activity has taken place in the ready-to-eat cereal category. Yet cereal formulators could become even more imaginative.
The report found coupons continue to drive traffic and sales, and alter shopper behavior. Customers with coupons buy more, sooner and purchase brands they might not otherwise.
The German discounter’s first TV spot pokes fun at conventional supermarket executives, which it depicts as wealthy, out-of-touch and determined to waste consumers’ money.
SUPERVALU will sell its 38 Farm Fresh stores as it focuses on its wholesale business. The company already has plans for 21 of the stores, with eight being sold to Kroger, 10 to Kroger subsidiary Harris Teeter and three to Food Lion, in deals worth $43 million total.
Dollar General expects to open 900 stores and remodel 1,000 locations during the year, with approximately 400 locations in the Dollar General traditional plus format, which includes an increased perishable selection.
Toys”R”Us planning to close or sell all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S. creates a new opportunity for food retailers to pick up a larger share of the toy business.
Two months after opening its Amazon Go concept store in Seattle, Amazon is reporting that the location is seeing many repeat customers, proving its popularity among consumers on the go. Popular items in the store include chicken sandwiches, fresh fruit and meal kits, Amazon Vice President Gianna Puerini said.
Nielsen’s global Private Label Report shows how the food industry across the world will be affected over the next five years as retailers develop and market their own products.
Retailers are rushing to grow their abilities to deliver groceries via online orders, as recent moves by Walmart, Kroger and others show. Such moves could accelerate the trend into a $100 billion segment by 2022, three years faster than was anticipated, according to a report from Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen.