Food/Grocery


 

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Measuring online grocery's true impact on in-store sales

A lot of retailers wonder if offering an online shopping option will simply cannibalize their brick-and-mortar sales – and by how much. Andrea Pozzi has been studying this question, and he documents the positive impact of online sales in an original article published in the RAND Journal of Economics. It’s good to get some answers, and some of them are surprising.
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The CMO Guide to Omnichannel Personalization

The CMO Guide to Omnichannel Personalization Find out how leading CMOs are meeting the changing needs of their more empowered customers in this new report.  It clearly illustrates the connection between customer retention and engaging the unique needs of customers, and then shows how a range of retail verticals achieve this goal.
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Discussing the future of product data in food retail

FoodEssentials is assembling and organizing food product information in some interesting new ways. It's going to help shoppers who want more accurate and objective data for making food choices – but their business model also illustrates some of the new thinking about data that’s beginning to show up in the marketplace. Listen in while we talk to co-founder and CEO Anton Xavier.
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Family Dollar's text-in coupon program

Family Dollar's text-in coupon program “Text. Save. Simple.”  is the message from Family Dollar. Just text a five-digit code to receive a digital coupon on your cell phone. No mobile browser required, and the shopper's in the driver's seat – this is slightly different approach from the usual opt-in sign-up that most retailers require for mobile offers and seems to be FD's way to broaden the appeal and use of offers by more shoppers.
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Hiku: another grocery list helper arrives

Hiku: another grocery list helper arrives Many ways currently exist to help customers build grocery lists, but new ones keep arriving. Hiku is the latest entry, a puck-shaped device that eliminates the need to write or type anything. Is ease of entry the key to the perfect list assistant?
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Door to Door Organics: Engaging grocery shoppers via contextual commerce platform

DTDO basketI think it is important to continuously explore the new visions and concepts for food retailing that business leaders are championing in the real world.  One of those leaders is Chad Arnold, CEO of Door to Door Organics, and this week we talk to him and Kristin Lindquist, VP of Product Development, about their philosophy and approach.
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