How Fresh Produce Will Save the Brick and Mortar Grocery Store
Despite conflicting media portrayals, many American consumers are becoming more concerned with their health, and grocery stores must adapt to meet demand. The widened interest in healthy food is partly driven by cultural trends like organic, gluten-free, GMO-free, and others, but fresh produce is also on the rise for customers.> Read more
Will Online Grocery Shopping be the End of Brick and Mortar Stores?
The future is here for consumer shopping and spending: widespread Internet access and use have paved the way for online shopping, and customers have responded. According to Nielsen research, in the United States, 8.1% of retail sales in the first three quarters of 2016 were online sales, and this number is projected to grow.3> Read more
The New Premium Grocery Shopping Experience
With brand loyalty on the decline, grocery stores must continually find new ways to differentiate themselves and earn their place in customers’ shopping routines. A clear trend in the current retail environment is experiential stores: grocery retailers incorporating unique, premium-feeling experiences into their business models to lean into the idea that grocery shopping can and should be fun.> Read more