Tag: Grocery

Grocery shopping is forever changed by the coronavirus

While shopping for books and electronics online and ordering dinner through delivery apps have become staples of American life, most customers still prefer to purchase their meat and vegetables at the store. Last year, just 4% of grocery sales in the United States came online, according to Nielsen.

However, with shoppers stuck in their homes in the wake of the virus, online grocery shopping is exploding. Downloads of Instacart, Walmart’s grocery app and Shipt increased 218%, 160%, and 124% respectively last Sunday compared with a year prior.

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Online Grocery Shopping Will Continue Post-COVID Says Data From Online Grocer Good Eggs

Yesterday Good Eggs announced the results of a nationwide grocery shopping survey conducted in August, 2020, amongst 2,598 consumers beyond their own customers and operating geography in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Results showed that two-thirds of people have bought groceries online, compared to only 13% of households surveyed one year ago (August 2019, by Brick Meets Click), representing a five-fold increase. The bigger news—and opportunity—is

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You can now buy shoes from DSW while grocery shopping at some Hy-Vee locations

Shoe retailer DSW, which has more than 500 stores nationwide, is opening 1,200 square foot mini shops inside the regional grocery store chain.

The first two DSW shops opened this month in Minneapolis. A total of six are expected to launch in the city by the end of September, with plans to roll out dozens more in 2021, DSW owner Designer Brands said Monday. The company first announced the partnership in April.

It’s the latest example of retailers adding locations in or near grocery stores to reach consumers where they are shopping the most. Last year, Kohl’s piloted an Aldi
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The Future Of Grocery Stores

Everybody eats – the act of buying food will never go away – but how we buy food will certainly evolve. The future of shopping will focus more on experience and creative more seamless experiences. This doesn’t necessarily mean a robotic cashier-less check-out process, but an experience customers want to have. The future of grocery is all about customer-choice – giving customers the options they want at every stage of their lives.

The future of grocery is here but it’s not evenly distributed. The future of grocery will be impacted by innovation in technology, and other

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It’s a new scene for grocery shopping

The arrival of coronavirus in the United States upended Americans’ grocery shopping habits, triggering more store visits and online purchases as consumers tried new ways of shopping and shifted to eating at home, according to the FMI-The Food Industry Association’s annual U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends study.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. grocery shopping kept to a familiar pattern, noted FMI’s report, prepared by The Hartman Group and released this week. Household food shopping frequency has remained high, at 2.7 trips weekly, and customers use several retail channels (4.1) and store banners (5.0) to meet their monthly grocery needs. But in

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