retail execution enough to succeed against competitors who are investing
in shopper data? The debate plays out in real time now that it looks like Jewel food stores in Chicago are discontinuing their loyalty program, but while
we're debating is important work going undone? We talk with Lynn
Olsen about the investments retailers need to be making to make data work for them. more
What are the broader implications of Tesco's decisions to take an £800m write-down on the value of real estate it no longer believes is worth developing? We asked Marc de Speville, Food Retail Research Partner at Redburn in London. more
Technology and new retail analytics are transforming even basic parts of the retail business - from reducing wait times at checkout to managing out of stocks. In this interview with Jan Davis, we dig into pedestrian tracking - one of those “behind the scenes” operations that's being transformed by new technology and analytics. more
Relay Foods has created a virtual food marketplace that is economically
viable on a per order basis, complete with network pick-up locations, great
customer retention, and a surplus of local suppliers clamoring to get into
their system. We talked with President and Co-Founder Arnie Katz about his
food experiences and how Relay is winning over shoppers. more
Offering shoppers "solutions" by combing complimentary items (a.k.a.
bundling) is a powerful tool to increase transaction size, and it's
already driving sales for both online and brick and mortar retailers.
Done effectively, bundling can have a big impact on top-line growth. Do the math: How
much would your sales increase if shoppers added just one more item to half of their
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