Oct 08 2018
Total Digital Maturation In Online Grocery Shopping Is Only Five To Seven Years Away by Doug Baker, FMI
The “acceleration path” for online book and music sales was 15 years. That’s how long it took to move from 20 percent of consumers shopping online to what experts consider maturation, 70 percent.
After that, things sped up. The next industry to go online, banking, only took 10 years to reach that point.
Recent research prepared for […]
Oct 01 2018
Gov. Scott: Publix To Create 700 New Jobs By Expanding Lakeland Corporate Office by Publix Super Markets
LAKELAND, Fla.– Governor Rick Scott and Publix CEO & President Todd Jones announced today that Publix will expand its headquarters in Lakeland and add 700 additional jobs by the end of 2027. Since construction on Publix’s current corporate office was announced in 2001, Publix has entered three additional states, more than doubled its annual sales, […]
Sep 24 2018
Emerging Segment Of Grocery Shoppers Focus On Environmental Impacts Of Packaging by Evergreen Packaging®
MEMPHIS, Tenn.– Evergreen Packaging®, a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions, today released a report based on data from the annual EcoFocus Trend Study, which forecasts key trends that will shape the U.S. food and beverage industries in the year ahead. Now in its ninth year, the EcoFocus Trend Study examines how consumer attitudes, actions, […]
Sep 17 2018
Although that may be good news for brick-and-mortar supermarkets, most food manufacturers and retailers have to perform back flips for in-store grocery data. For years, Michael Sloan, the co-founder and CEO of New York City soft serve fruit shop Chloe’s Fruit had to do it manually. He and his team would contact grocery stores to […]
Aug 24 2018
Meal prep kits were supposed to make the supermarket obsolete. The opposite has proven true. Now the companies that make the kits may need to partner with a grocery chain to survive. Early leaders like Blue Apron and Plated quickly declined as competitors and grocery stores replicated their service. And Amazon, which dabbles in meal […]
Aug 06 2018
Millennials Are Ditching The Pantry For The Fridge With Fresh Snacking On The Rise, According To New Mintel Report: The Future Of Fresh
SAN DIEGO — New data from global market intelligence agency Mintel spotlights the developments and future outlook of the refrigerated-CPG space, now labeled “Fresh Snacking,” in its report: The Future of Fresh. Sponsored by Perfect Bar, LLC (www.perfectbar.com), makers of The Original Refrigerated Protein Bar, and independently researched and written by Mintel in collaboration with […]
Aug 03 2018
This year, FMI has focused on providing education and information around e-commerce for its retailers. We’ve hosted a webinar series with Rosie, an online grocery shopping service, on the advantages, challenges and opportunities surrounding e-commerce for the grocery industry. In the third webinar of this series, Leading Retailers: E-commerce as a Competitive Advantage, FMI and […]
Jul 30 2018
Food retailers increasingly offer a wider variety of private brands options in their stores and are strengthening their private brands value proposition. But it all comes down to which private brands categories shoppers actually purchase. That’s what we examined with IRI in Power of Private Brands: At the Register 2018 report.
In general, private brands are […]
Jul 23 2018On paper, I’m the definition of an online grocery shopper: I’m a millennial mom with a four-month-old daughter; I live in an urban area; and juggle the responsibilities that go with being a working mom.