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Online Older Grocery Shoppers Matter Too

Those 50 years old and older are an important online shopping segment. Even if retailers and their suppliers don’t realize this. Online older grocery shoppers matter too! As Krista Garcia reports for eMarketer: One study “found that these shoppers who … Continue reading

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Online Grocery Shopping by Age and Location

Online grocery shopping is still in infancy; but it is consistently growing — especially with the same-day delivery services expanding rapidly. According to  Monica Melton, writing for eMarketer: “With Amazon, Walmart, and other big players jockeying for a position in … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Self-Service in Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

As retailers weigh the pros and cons of self-service shopping (see this post, for example), a lot of exciting things are happening in this area. Self-Service World and Kiosk Marketplace report that: “Thanks to the adoption of self-service technology at grocery … Continue reading

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Grocery Stores Shifting Much More to Social Media

With the continuing decline in their long-time favorite advertising medium (newspapers), many food retailers are planning to do a lot more promotion through social media over the next 5 years. Click the eMarketer chart to learn more.

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Globally, How Important Is Price in Grocery Purchases?

Nielsen recently conducted a major study of consumer grocery shopping behavior and attitudes in 56 countries around the world. The Nielsen online survey provides “insights into how 16 various factors have impacted grocery purchases in the last year. Manufacturers and … Continue reading

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Grocery Retailing in Developing Markets

As Euromonitor International reports: “The landscape of grocery retailing is changing with more consumers shopping at modern grocery shops as opposed to traditional stores. However, independent small grocers are still important in many smaller markets.”    

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The U.S. Versus Chinese Grocery Markets

In this video clip, supermarket guru Phil Lempert, discusses the emergence of the Chinese grocery market. It will dwarf the U.S. grocery market.

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