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Thumbnail-Photo: Weekly groceries almost delivering themselves to your doorstep...
09.01.2023   #online trading #e-commerce

Weekly groceries almost delivering themselves to your doorstep

LOXO presents Europe's first autonomous delivery vehicle for last mile delivery

Lack of staff and processes with optimization potential in retail? LOXO kills two birds with one stone and releases the brand new LOXO Alpha on the streets of Switzerland already at the beginning of this year: an innovative answer to the dynamically ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Schnucks launches Schnucks Now 30-minute delivery in all markets...
31.10.2022   #app #smartphone

Schnucks launches Schnucks Now 30-minute delivery in all markets

A new virtual storefront for fast delivery in partnership with Instacart

As Schnuck Markets, Inc. continues to expand its digital convenience offerings for customers, the company, in partnership with Instacart, is introducing “Schnucks Now” – delivery in as fast as 30 minutes. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online grocery shopping during COVID-19
24.10.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Online grocery shopping during COVID-19

NITC study about barriers, access and what happens next

When the COVID-19 pandemic first swept across North America and led to emergency shutdowns during the spring of 2020, the way people acquired food and household necessities was dramatically impacted. As stay-at-home orders minimized personal travel, ...

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26.09.2022   #Tech in Retail #food retail

U.S. food industry is investing heavily in customer experience

Food retailers pursue strategic differentiation strategies as inflationary pressures increase costs and impact shopping behaviors

Despite a challenging year marked by a persisting pandemic, historic inflation, supply chain bottlenecks and labor shortages, the food industry is making significant investments to meet shoppers’ evolving tastes, according to FMI – The ...

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23.09.2022   #digitization #coronavirus

Food retailers missing out on revenue opportunities

OSF Digital releases 2022 Grocery Omnichannel Retail Index with insights to accelerate growth and increase loyalty

OSF Digital, an award-winning provider of digital transformation services to companies worldwide, announced the release of the 2022 Grocery Omnichannel Retail Index (ORI) findings in partnership with FMI, the Food Industry Association, and NRF, the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Instacart announces ‘Connected Stores’ technology...
22.09.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Instacart announces ‘Connected Stores’ technology

New technology to help grocers seamlessly unify the online and in-store shopping experience

Instacart, a grocery technology company in North America, unveiled Connected Stores – a bundle of six new Instacart Platform technologies that layer on top of existing offerings, helping grocers bring together the best of online ordering and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cimcorp to showcase its bakery solution at IBIE 2022...
16.09.2022   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Cimcorp to showcase its bakery solution at IBIE 2022

Automated order fulfillment solutions help bakeries minimize lead times and maximize product freshness

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces it will be exhibiting at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2022, scheduled for Sept. 17-21, in Las Vegas. Cimcorp ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Uber and Nuro announce 10-year partnership for autonomous food deliveries...
12.09.2022   #Tech in Retail #delivery

Uber and Nuro announce 10-year partnership for autonomous food deliveries

Multi-year, multiple market partnership will begin with deliveries in Mountain View, California and Houston, Texas

Uber and Nuro, a leading autonomous vehicle company, have announced a multi-year partnership to use Nuro's autonomous, electric vehicles for food deliveries in the United States. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How convenience stores can drive shopper loyalty in 2022...
08.09.2022   #customer satisfaction #app

How convenience stores can drive shopper loyalty in 2022

Convenience, prices, loyalty programs – how to retain customers

According to this year’s Convenience Store Trends Report from Intouch Insight Ltd., convenience does not trump brand loyalty for today’s consumers. For example, when it comes to their cup of joe, 70% of shoppers would seek out their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online grocery has plateaued as a part of the shopper’s total...
17.08.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Online grocery has plateaued as a part of the shopper’s total repertoire

Curbside pick-up and delivery of digital orders continue to shrink as retailers return to boost in-store performance

The number of retail customers using buy online pickup in-store (BOPIS) “all the time” declined by one-third (45% down to 32%) last year and is expected to shrink further in 2022. Shoppers relying on home delivery of groceries purchased ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app...
18.05.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app

Grocery shopping, ordering, recipes – all in one app with connection to local grocery stores

Grocery shopping can be fun. For a five-person household with a baby and a dog, including allergies and favorite dishes, it quickly becomes a mammoth task. The developers of the app Jow want to simplify this very process and are teaming up with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch The Ice Cream Shop Robomarts...
17.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #app

Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch "The Ice Cream Shop" Robomarts

Pilot partnership introduces ice cream delivery – arrives in as little as two minutes

Robomart, the world’s first store-hailing service, has announced a partnership with Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream producer, under its virtual storefront, The Ice Cream Shop. Unilever will deploy a fleet of Ice Cream Robomarts ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Grocers miss opportunities by not showing alternatives as...
10.05.2022   #online trading #Tech in Retail

Grocers miss opportunities by not showing alternatives as “out-of-stock” messages increase

How the pandemic has impacted online grocery shopping and how consumers respond to grocer recommendations and decreased inventory

Lucidworks, a provider of next-generation AI-powered search applications, surveyed consumers in the U.K. and U.S. who shop for groceries online. The survey revealed that only 28% of shoppers are being offered alternative recommendations every ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if its more...
04.05.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if it's more sustainable

Survey finds 86% of consumers willing to wait longer for their orders if it helps the environment, 44% say their interest in shopping sustainably has increased since the start of the pandemic

Blue Yonder has released findings from its 2022 Consumer Sustainability Survey, which revealed retail consumer preferences related to sustainable shopping habits. The survey found that more than three-quarters (86%) of consumers are willing to delay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Picking orders easier than ever with ring scanners...
26.04.2022   #Tech in Retail #omnichannel

Picking orders easier than ever with ring scanners

Walmart Canada invests in wearable tech: over 1,500 ring scanners arrive in-store

Fingers are flashing as more than 1,500 Ring Scanners arrive to help Walmart Canada associates pick online grocery orders faster and more easily. This investment will benefit more than 130 stores and is one of the first pieces of wearable technology ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robotic pick-up points as solution for increase in demand for last mile...
07.04.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Robotic pick-up points as solution for increase in demand for last mile delivery

Consumers expect fast and easy 24/7 order collection, says Retail Robotics

Retail Robotics shares new insights on robotic innovations, which can solve problems of so-called "last-mile" and revolutionize global delivery infrastructure for e-commerce and e-grocery. It addresses big challenges the market is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Instacart unveils shoppable recipes
29.03.2022   #Tech in Retail #digital marketing

Instacart unveils shoppable recipes

Evolving grocery shopping from transactional to inspirational

Instacart, an online grocery platform in North America, announced shoppable recipes, new product integrations that will allow food creators to make their recipes shoppable on Instacart via strategic integrations on TikTok and Tasty, as well on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Visibility and control are consumers’ priorities for last-mile delivery...
25.03.2022   #customer satisfaction #delivery

Visibility and control are consumers’ priorities for last-mile delivery

Consumer demand: tracking deliveries via GPS and redirecting deliveries

Anyline announced findings of its “Last-Mile Delivery: Customer Perception Report 2022.” The survey, conducted on behalf of Anyline by Researchscape, highlights the major pain points of last-mile delivery that have surfaced since the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Electronic shelf labels - electronically labeled...
15.03.2022   #digitization #Tech in Retail

Electronic shelf labels - electronically labeled

On the way to becoming a standard: Digital prices conquer the space

More and more retailers are trying out electronic shelf labels. Why? More speed in price changes and less manual work for staff are only two of the many reasons. EuroCIS, The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, from 31 May - 02 June 2022 in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The iXtenso editorial team was hungry ...
28.02.2022   #delivery #online food retailing

The iXtenso editorial team was hungry ...

... and tested the Gorillas and Flink delivery services

Food delivery services in city centers are picking up speed. Drivers with oversized backpacks on their backs are increasingly common, sometimes even late at night. Popular services promise to deliver the groceries ordered via app to your doorstep ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. conventional grocers’ same-store online sales down in 2021 6.8%...
26.01.2022   #e-commerce #omnichannel

U.S. conventional grocers’ same-store online sales down in 2021 6.8% vs YOY

New eGrocery sales performance benchmarks and topline findings

Conventional grocers reported a 6.8% drop in online grocery sales on a same-store basis during the 12 weeks ending September 28, 2021, versus the prior year, according to the Brick Meets Click eGrocery Performance Benchmarking 2021 Wave. A 3.1% ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Let there be light – or not ...
24.01.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

Let there be light – or not ...

Lidl and SageGlass join forces on energy efficiency and lighting

For some time now, discount grocer Lidl has been relying on intelligent façades from SageGlass – for the environment, staff and the right light. We asked both companies what this technology means for lighting, energy consumption ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart to expand in home delivery
17.01.2022   #brick and mortar retail #delivery

Walmart to expand in home delivery

Retailer to hire more than 3,000 associate delivery drivers, establish all-electric fleet of delivery vehicles

It’s a new year and Walmart is resolving to bring the convenience of InHome delivery to even more customers in 2022. Today, the retailer is announcing plans to scale the service, going from InHome being available to 6 million households ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Improving Engagement Among Your Generation Z Retail Employees...
17.01.2022   #personnel management #workforce deployment

Improving Engagement Among Your Generation Z Retail Employees

Changing Pressures in the Retail Industry

Generation Z (Gen Z) is making up more and more of today’s retail workforce, representing around 27 percent of the population, or 72 million Americans. The oldest are in their twenties, and as they continue to come of age, they are taking ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Coco, the remotely-piloted delivery service
23.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

Coco, the remotely-piloted delivery service

New model Coco 1 expands delivery radius and volumes

Coco, the robot based delivery service, announced the official launch of COCO 1, a larger, more advanced version of its signature pink bot.The Coco 1 is a first of its kind delivery robot designed and manufactured in partnership with the micro ...

Thumbnail-Photo: One in five will buy groceries online in 2024...
20.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #food retail

One in five will buy groceries online in 2024

Report highlights need for grocers to improve online experiences

Spryker Systems has launched its U.S. Online Grocery Report 2022. The research finds that almost half (47 percent) of Americans buy at least some of their groceries online. The research surveyed 2,500 consumers from across the U.S. on their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Benefits of Self-Service Payment Solutions & How They Can Help Improve...
20.12.2021   #delivery #supply chain management

Benefits of Self-Service Payment Solutions & How They Can Help Improve Customer Experience

They can also offer convenience, flexibility and some greatly needed assistance in relieving queues.

Self-service checkouts are now commonplace – we see them almost everyday in grocery stores, take-out restaurants and even at entertainment venues like cinemas and theme parks. Not only do self-service checkouts provide an option for those who ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroCIS 2022: Electronic shelf labels – electronically labeled...
04.12.2021   #Tech in Retail #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

EuroCIS 2022: Electronic shelf labels – electronically labeled

Digital prices conquer the space

More and more retailers are trying out electronic shelf labels. Why? More speed in price changes and less manual work for staff are only two of the many reasons.EuroCIS from 15-17 February 2022 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will showcase a wide range ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Independent grocers reach record sales and profits...
16.11.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Independent grocers reach record sales and profits

Independents stepped up during pandemic, building on community ties and employee loyalty

The 2021 edition of the Independent Grocers Financial Survey, a joint study between the National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions, finds record financial and operational performance benchmarks in a banner year for the $253 billion ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 75% of online grocery orders to be fulfilled at grocery stores...
05.11.2021   #e-commerce #food retail

75% of online grocery orders to be fulfilled at grocery stores

Demand for grocery home delivery has plateaued according to 40,000 U.S. customers

Mercatus announced findings from its annual eGrocery survey of U.S. consumers, conducted in collaboration with Incisiv. The report, titled "eGrocery Transformed: 2021 market projections and insight into online grocery's elevated ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Expanding grocery order and delivery service for independent retailers...
19.10.2021   #food retail #delivery

Expanding grocery order and delivery service for independent retailers

Partnership between United Natural Foods and DoorDash

United Natural Foods, Inc. announced it has entered into a reseller agreement with DoorDash to bring on-demand grocery delivery solutions to independent retailers nationwide through the DoorDash marketplace.UNFI’s arrangement with DoorDash ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COVID-19 in brick-and-mortar retail
01.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

COVID-19 in brick-and-mortar retail

Updates on developments concerning COVID pandemic

The Corona pandemic is an ongoing predicament with constant changes and challenges for all involved, people, societies and industries. Here we collect news on the pandemic situation for the retail industry. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide...
10.09.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide

Grocer expands partnership with Simbe to bring thecomprehensive retail management solution to all Schnucks stores

On August 26 Schnuck Markets announced an industry-first chainwide expansion with Simbe Robotics’ to further elevate the grocer’s business operations and customer experience.Building on previous successful expansions, the multi-year ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shoppers are looking for comprehensive meal solutions...
23.08.2021   #customer satisfaction #food retail

Shoppers are looking for comprehensive meal solutions

Findings of the 2021 Power of Foodservice at Retail analysis

FMI, the food industry association, has introduced its 2021 Power of Foodservice at Retail analysis, a comprehensive review of shoppers’ perceptions and behaviors regarding prepared foods in grocery. This sixth-annual exploration underscores ...

Thumbnail-Photo: On-demand meal pick up and delivery from popular restaurants...
13.08.2021   #food retail #delivery

On-demand meal pick up and delivery from popular restaurants

New delivery experience provided by Kroger and Kitchen United

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and Kitchen United announced a partnership to offer customers freshly prepared, on-demand restaurant food. "Our customers' appetite for fresh, on-demand meals continues to accelerate, and we remain focused on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online ordering and delivery for member Co-ops...
30.07.2021   #food retail #delivery

Online ordering and delivery for member Co-ops

National Co+op Grocers Partners with Mercato

Mercato, the e-commerce platform created for America's independent grocers and specialty food stores, announced that it has partnered with the National Co+op Grocers (NCG), an organization that works to foster growth and efficiency within the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In the age of online shopping, shoplifting has gone digital...
26.07.2021   #security #online food retailing

In the age of online shopping, shoplifting has gone digital

Popularity of online shops on the rise, and with it the number of digital fraud cases

The pandemic has forced shoppers to dramatically alter their behaviour. In no sector is this more obvious than in food shopping. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Transformation of supply chain network
23.07.2021   #food retail #logistics

Transformation of supply chain network

Kroger and KNAPP expand the Great Lakes Distribution Center

The Kroger Co. and KNAPP, provider of intelligent automation and specialized software solutions, announced their agreement to deploy, expand, and enhance the capabilities and capacity of the retailer's existing Great Lakes Distribution Center in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How can automation bolster margins?
12.07.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

How can automation bolster margins?

Counteracting growing margin pressures on retailers with technology

Competitive and price pressures are steadily increasing. Technologies that automate processes can help companies remain profitable. Here are a few examples.Retailers are facing unprecedented margin pressures in the current times. Increased raw ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Improving the Retail Customer Experience with Appointment Booking...
24.06.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Improving the Retail Customer Experience with Appointment Booking

Retailers are adapting to this new paradigm by providing customers with more ways to shop at stores

COVID-19 has forever changed the way that customers shop at retail stores. Many are still concerned about becoming sick while shopping, anxious about navigating crowds and narrow aisles while attempting to social distance. These obstacles are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fundamental changes in grocery shopping
07.06.2021   #brick and mortar retail #food retail

Fundamental changes in grocery shopping

2021 U.S. grocery shopper trends: new era of at-home meals

For the past four decades, FMI—The Food Industry Association has tracked the grocery shopping habits of U.S. customers through the U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report. The 2021 edition, prepared in partnership with The Hartman Group, explores ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Grocery delivery by drone
07.05.2021   #retail #digitization

Grocery delivery by drone

Kroger and Drone Express transform e-commerce in grocery retail

The Kroger Co. and Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, Inc. today announced a pilot to offer grocery delivery via autonomous drones, expanding the retailer's seamless ecosystem and providing customers with anything, anytime, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics...
24.03.2021   #logistics #delivery

Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics

Micro-fulfillment as big challenge for retail industry

AutoStore unveils its Innovation Hub, a pioneering new center located in Karmøy, Norway dedicated to testing and replicating diverse in-store and warehouse environments.As the suppliers of robotic storage and fulfilment technology for many ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain...
15.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #food retail

First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain

Young shoppers interested in skipping checkout lines with cashier-less tech

With the first Amazon grocery store opening in Britain, latest research from Mintel reveals that three quarters (76%) of Brits say they would shop at one.When asked what would encourage them to shop at a physical Amazon grocery store, almost two ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service...
03.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service

Total U.S. online grocery sales grew 15% in 2021/01 vs. 2020/11

The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ahold Delhaize USA companies expand micro-fulfillment capabilities...
25.02.2021   #e-commerce #omnichannel

Ahold Delhaize USA companies expand micro-fulfillment capabilities

Readying an omnichannel supply chain

Peapod Digital Labs, Ahold Delhaize USA’s digital, e-commerce and commercial engine, announced a new micro-fulfillment technology pilot with The GIANT Company in the Philadelphia market.Part of an e-commerce fulfillment center (EFC), the pilot ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Rapid click & collect service in Australia
19.02.2021   #brick and mortar retail #customer satisfaction

Rapid click & collect service in Australia

Coles to launch 90-minute Click&Collect Rapid offer on supermarket range

Coles is the first major retailer to launch 90-minute click & collect in Australia, making it even easier for busy Australians to shop with Coles Online. Now available at more than 400 Coles supermarkets nationally, Click&Collect Rapid ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service...
11.01.2021   #coronavirus #food retail

Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service

Albertsons Companies debuts kiosk at Jewel-Osco store in Chicago

Albertsons Companies announced that it is the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk. The kiosk, located at one of its Jewel-Osco stores in Chicago, demonstrates continued expansion of the company’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First South Asian local food and grocery marketplace in U.S....
27.11.2020   #online platform #online food retailing

First South Asian local food and grocery marketplace in U.S.

Based in Chicago, Quicklly expands to San Francisco Bay Area

Quicklly, the first and only South Asian local food and grocery marketplace in the US, announced its first expansion city – the San Francisco Bay Area. Customers throughout the city of San Francisco extending south through to San Mateo have ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Contactless robotic grocery delivery service...
06.10.2020   #delivery #food delivery service

Contactless robotic grocery delivery service

Save Mart’s flagship store in partnership with Starship Technologies

Save Mart has announced the launch of an on-demand grocery delivery service to its guests at the flagship store in Modesto, California in partnership with robot delivery company Starship Technologies. Marking the one-year anniversary of its opening ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ALDI to trial click and collect
29.09.2020   #food retail #delivery

ALDI to trial click and collect

The supermarket is testing its first UK click-and-collect services

The supermarket is currently running a trial of the service for Aldi colleagues from a store in the Midlands and plans to extend that to customers in the coming weeks.During the current trial, Aldi colleagues can choose from a full range of grocery ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SPAR grocery store embraces new technologies...
23.09.2020   #digitization #app

SPAR grocery store embraces new technologies

The store has implemented Delfi Technologies' cloud solution and mobile app to manage the store's electronic price tags

This year, the co-operative association Tikøb could celebrate its 100th anniversary. Today, the SPAR grocery store in Tikøb is one of the stores in the chain that is at the forefront when it comes to implementing new technology. Most ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Getting a taste for grocery deliveries
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Getting a taste for grocery deliveries

What are the best online grocery delivery options?

Bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, pasta, butter ... Brick-and-mortar stores are no longer the only place where consumers turn to for their groceries. The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a boom in food delivery services. So how do groceries end up in your ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Door-to-door delivery and returns service
13.08.2020   #online trading #delivery

Door-to-door delivery and returns service

Asda trials George parcel returns via home shopping deliveries

Starting last week, Asda has launched a two-store trial allowing customers to conveniently return George parcels at the same time as they receive their weekly shop.Customers in York and Milton Keynes can now return George online purchases for free ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Supply chain: Know what’s on your retail shelves...
15.07.2020   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

Supply chain: Know what’s on your retail shelves

What should bricks-and-mortar retailers pay attention to in their supply chain management?

The Cha-Ching sound of the cash register rings up sales – that’s music to a retailer’s ears. Satisfied customers and happy employees are the key to increasing sales. What role does effective supply chain management play in this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Uber & Cornershop: introducing grocery delivery...
14.07.2020   #delivery #online food retailing

Uber & Cornershop: introducing grocery delivery

New grocery delivery features planned for customers and merchants alike

In collaboration with our partner Cornershop, customers in select cities in Latin America and Canada can order groceries through both the Uber and Uber Eats apps. And starting later this month, grocery delivery will be available in Miami, FL and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Surge in dual channel grocery shopping
03.07.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Surge in dual channel grocery shopping

Supermarkets show strongest online grocery shopper growth during pandemic

Overall, 50% of in-store supermarket shoppers in the last 30 days also ordered groceries online. This shopping behavior is more common with Gen Z and Millennials, and to a lesser degree Gen X, followed more distantly by Boomers and the Silent ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated delivery services sprang up during China’s Covid-19 lockdown...
03.06.2020   #coronavirus #delivery

Automated delivery services sprang up during China’s Covid-19 lockdown

Retail technologies at Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020)

In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, China’s retail giants JD.com and Meituan both deployed their smart deliver robots/vehicles in heavily locked down cities, such as Wuhan and Beijing. Insiders believe automated delivery technology will be ...

Thumbnail-Photo: As pandemic spreads, most consumers retreat
12.05.2020   #coronavirus #food retail

As pandemic spreads, most consumers retreat

How will today’s uncertain times affect consumer behavior?

As a global health crisis potentially morphs into an economic one, Deloitte is conducting a series of biweekly surveys around the globe to better understand the interplay between personal safety and economic vulnerability as a driver of purchase ...

Thumbnail-Photo: US retail spend set to decline 5.1 % this year...
08.05.2020   #retail #coronavirus

US retail spend set to decline 5.1 % this year

More than double the fall of 2009’s financial crisis

As the second largest retail market in 2019 (behind China), the US is set to experience the steepest slump of all other countries this year (in terms of value) declining over 200 billion dollars versus 2019. Spend is forecast to fall 5.1 percent ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Growth of online grocery sales in 2020
30.04.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Growth of online grocery sales in 2020

New research by Mintel

The latest research from Mintel reveals the online grocery market is forecast to grow by 33 percent in 2020 to reach an estimated value of £16.8 billion, up from £12.7 billion in 2019. This phenomenal rise follows four consecutive years ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumer product demand in wake of Covid-19 crisis...
29.04.2020   #coronavirus #food retail

Consumer product demand in wake of Covid-19 crisis

Newly launched IRI CPG demand index

IRI® released the IRI CPG Demand Index™, a proprietary metric measuring weekly changes in consumer purchases, by dollar sales, against the year-ago period across departments, categories and retail formats.“The COVID-19 pandemic has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: March retail sales plummet during coronavirus pandemic...
21.04.2020   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

March retail sales plummet during coronavirus pandemic

New data by the National Grocers Association

Retail sales saw their biggest monthly drop on record during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced restaurants, bars and many stores to temporarily close across the nation and stay-at-home orders also impacted gasoline sales, the National Retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: All hands on deck in food retailing due to the coronavirus pandemic...
15.04.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

All hands on deck in food retailing due to the coronavirus pandemic

How online retailers and delivery services are reacting to changing user behaviour

For a long time, online food retailing was the problem child for German e-commerce. In many other countries, order rates for food were consistently higher than in Germany. Various initiatives by bricks-and-mortar German food retailers to enter the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumer survey: social distancing is changing shopping habits...
10.04.2020   #brick and mortar retail #payment systems

Consumer survey: social distancing is changing shopping habits

Touchless or self-checkout options preferred for instore shopping during COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly two-thirds of consumers are changing their grocery shopping habits in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent consumer survey from Shekel, pioneers in advanced weighing technologies. And 87 percent of shoppers say ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food waste in the supply chain: what to do?
02.04.2020   #food retail #delivery

Food waste in the supply chain: what to do?

How can real-time visibility in the supply chain contribute to less food waste?

In today’s market, consumer demands have not only driven supply chain efficiencies for greater speed and convenience but are increasingly now forcing retailers to address expectations of improved sustainability. ...

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26.03.2020   #logistics #delivery

Blockchain guideline for companies

Guideline offers overview of foundational data elements and standards to enable supply chain visibility

GS1 US has published a new guideline titled "Applying GS1 Standards for Supply Chain Visibility in Blockchain Applications," an educational resource that can help industry enable supply chain visibility in blockchain implementations by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital tool helps MENY in the fight against food waste...
13.02.2020   #sustainability #app

Digital tool helps MENY in the fight against food waste

Printing discount labels directly from the app

After a convincing test, Dagrofa rolls out the food waste app ‘Whywaste’ in all the Danish MENY stores. At MENY in Solrød, the store has already managed to achieve a significant reduction in food waste. In addition to the app, the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven pilots cashierless store concept
11.02.2020   #brick and mortar retail #app

7-Eleven pilots cashierless store concept

First cashierless store opens at company headquarters

7-Eleven, Inc. is pushing the technological envelope once again, testing a cashierless store at its corporate headquarters, in Irving, Texas. During the pilot, the 700-square-foot non-traditional store is available to 7-Eleven employees."Retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Successful local grocery store: Here is the recipe...
10.01.2020   #food retail #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

Successful local grocery store: Here is the recipe

Fast price adjustment with electronic shelf labels

Many small local grocery stores have difficulty getting a profitable business, but in the Danish cottage area between Nymindegab and Hvide Sande, the local Min Købmand store in Bjerregaard has found the recipe to be successful. Now, the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative ICA store triples revenue
22.08.2019   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labels

Innovative ICA store triples revenue

Automatic price updates and product information at the shelf

Since ICA merchant, Jan Sikström, took over the ICA Ettan store in Sundsvall (Sweden) in 2016, he has almost tripled the turnover from SEK 15 million to SEK 40 million. Today, the store has 15 employees and approximately 5,000 different items ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart begins pilot with autonomous vehicle company Gatik...
08.08.2019   #logistics #delivery

Walmart begins pilot with autonomous vehicle company Gatik

Self-driving cars for customer delivery and transporting goods between stores

Walmart announced a new pilot with autonomous vehicle company Gatik. The company has been exploring a few pilot projects with self-driving car companies that include both customer delivery as well as transporting goods between locations.Tom Ward, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Silver Surfers: Older adults ride the wave of mobile technology and shop...
01.08.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Silver Surfers: Older adults ride the wave of mobile technology and shop online

The increasing importance of e-commerce for senior citizens

You are wrong if you think it’s mostly young people who spend time online. Older adults are also increasingly embracing online shopping with enthusiasm.In this interview, Spencer Hinzen, Director of Sales, Central Region, Ruckus Networks, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Why marble countertops are the right choice for your shop...
15.07.2019   #shop building #shopfitting

Why marble countertops are the right choice for your shop

A guest contribution by Emmy Noel

When you think of marble countertops, you probably think about the beautiful natural stone countertops adoring a kitchen or a bathroom.Time to change our perspective.Marble countertops are the perfect addition for any business. Whether you run a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Postmates: available to over 70 percent of U.S. households...
24.04.2019   #delivery #food delivery service

Postmates: available to over 70 percent of U.S. households

One thousand new city launches

Postmates, the leader in delivering anything you want on-demand, announced today that is has launched a thousand more cities in the U.S. bringing the current total to more than 3,500 across all 50 states. Postmates now serves more than 70 percent of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable delivery routes in neighborhoods...
22.03.2019   #sustainability #delivery

Sustainable delivery routes in neighborhoods

Farmstead plans with customer groups and delivery windows

Farmstead, an online grocer, announced the launch of its weekly Sustainable Routes to reduce the amount of vehicles on the road, reducing carbon emissions and Farmstead’s delivery costs. The savings are passed on to customers in the form of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed...
27.02.2019   #online trading #online food retailing

Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed

The startup company myEnso from Bremen shows how an online supermarket can be successful

Modern pioneers: At myEnso, customers have a say in the store’s product selection. The online store continues to evolve with its customers and focuses on quality, sustainability and an innovative spirit.We spoke with Isabella Henrichs and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IRI finds consumer confidence making big impact on e-commerce growth...
06.02.2019   #e-commerce #omnichannel

IRI finds consumer confidence making big impact on e-commerce growth

64 percent of omnichannel growth due to e-commerce

While 2019 got off to a rocky start, with a partial government shutdown and trade challenges attributed to tariffs, consumers at the close of 2018 were buoyed by their strong household financial health and were spending accordingly. The latest IRI ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand...
16.11.2018   #delivery

Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand

Guaranteed next day delivery of letters and parcels

Starting from today, you can get your mail delivered at more than 3,000 7-Eleven stores in Bangkok. The service is a joint venture between CP Group, Thailand’s largest grocery retailer and local delivery company Dynamic Logistics. Next day ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Forecast 2020: Asia’s leading large format retailers...
28.08.2018   #retail #marketing research

Forecast 2020: Asia’s leading large format retailers

IGD expects sales growth of 3.3 percent a year

Asia’s large format retailers are set to grow 3.3 percent a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth from large format players over five years, according to global research organisation ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Amazon launching Whole Foods Market delivery service...
13.02.2018   #online trading #delivery

Amazon launching Whole Foods Market delivery service

Prime members will be able to tap free 2-hour delivery

Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over 35 Dollar from Whole Foods Market; Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach Last week, Amazon ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Unrealized potential in online food retailing...
30.01.2018   #food retail #delivery

Unrealized potential in online food retailing

Fresh delivery service coverage primarily in metropolitan areas

Prior to the launch of Amazon Fresh in Germany, many e-commerce observers expected brick-and-mortar grocery retailers to do everything in their power to fight back with their own offers and services. This prediction has not come true. Several of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sainsbury’s launches its first in-store Zizzi pizza counter...
18.12.2017   #brick and mortar retail #services

Sainsbury’s launches its first in-store Zizzi pizza counter

Hot pizzas to go

The move is part of Sainsbury’s commitment to offer customers a distinct and differentiated choice of quality food for every occasion and follows the successful introduction of Sushi Gourmet counters, Patisserie Valerie products and a Crussh ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Organized retail crime on the rise
18.12.2017   #retail #marketing research

Organized retail crime on the rise

Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 67 percent of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year

The 13th annual ORC study released  by the National Retail Federation found that 96 percent of responding companies had experienced ORC in the past year. Losses averaged $726,351 per $1 billion in sales, an increase from $700,259 last ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lokaso.Siegen: Siegerland’s online marketplace celebrates its one-year...
27.11.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

Lokaso.Siegen: Siegerland’s online marketplace celebrates its one-year anniversary

An asset for the region, but also a benefit for retailers?

It has been one year since the Lokaso.Siegen online marketplace has gone live. That’s why we headed for the scenic Siegerland again and asked for feedback. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shopping with voice command
26.09.2017   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

Shopping with voice command

Voice commerce more than just another customer touchpoint for retailers

Their names are Cortana, Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa: the digital voice assistants of Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Amazon, respectively. They respond to your verbal commands or answer your questions. What’s more, you can also control ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ocado becomes the UK’s first supermarket to launch app for Amazon Alexa...
29.08.2017   #online trading #voice commerce

Ocado becomes the UK’s first supermarket to launch app for Amazon Alexa

Online-only grocery retailer introduces app for voice-controlled shopping

Grocery shopping just got even easier thanks to Ocado. The online-only grocery retailer today announces it will be the first supermarket in the UK to launch an app for the voice-controlled Amazon Alexa. The Ocado app for Amazon Alexa, the voice ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NRF: Focus on new ways of shopping keeps biggest retailers big...
11.07.2017   #retail #multichannel commerce

NRF: Focus on new ways of shopping keeps biggest retailers big

The annual Top 100 Retailers list released by the National Retail Federation’s STORES Magazine and Kantar Retail

The nation’s largest retailers have held onto their top spots by focusing on value and embracing new ways consumers are shopping. “Retailers will always be measured by sales numbers, and ranking the leaders is important,” STORES ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UK smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018...
10.07.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

UK smartphone shopping to overtake tablet spend by 2018

Spend via smartphones will outperform spend via tablets, accounting for 51.5 percent of the UK mobile and tablet market in 2018, says research

According to the company’s latest report, sales of tablet devices are declining as consumers choose to spend more time on smartphones. Consequently, spend via these devices is set to grow 112 percent in the next five years. Key sectors aiding ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent...
11.05.2017   #logistics #supply chain management

Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent

Retail customers readily taking advantage of the option to have their everyday grocery needs delivered to their home within a defined time slot.

For the chain stores, online retail activities involve a vast effort in terms of logistics, with much to lose, but also much to gain.  A team of mathematicians at the Alpen-Adria-Universität, assembled by optimisation expert Philipp ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Best UK retailer of the public at GlobalData’s 2017 customer...
05.05.2017   #award #electric appliances

Best UK retailer of the public at GlobalData’s 2017 customer satisfaction awards

The electricals retailer beat John Lewis and Asos, who came second & third respectively

Ao.com, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer dominated proceedings at GlobalData’s 2017 Customer Satisfaction Awards, held on 27 April at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London. Sponsors included global textile group Indo Count Industries; Lithium, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: APG Cash Drawer partners with EET Europarts for strengthened global...
02.05.2017   #cash management #cash handling systems

APG Cash Drawer partners with EET Europarts for strengthened global distribution strategy

International cash management solution manufacturer boosts response time with new distribution partner

APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, announced today a new European distribution relationship with EET Europarts. The new partnership extends APG’s reach across EMEA matching the increased consumer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail replenishment and price optimization: Machine Learning solutions...
27.04.2017   #artificial intelligence #replenishment systems (software)

Retail replenishment and price optimization: Machine Learning solutions for retail

… and what the retail industry has learned from particle physics

In the old days, it entailed gut-level decisions. Meanwhile, artificial intelligence and algorithms assist with replenishment and price optimization today. Dunja Riehemann, Director of Marketing at Blue Yonder, which collaborates with retailers such ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cash as a Service Opportunity
13.04.2017   #cash management #cash handling systems

Cash as a Service Opportunity

It is not going away - that much is now sure

Now in this new era, retailers are beginning to move from looking at cash as cost of business to a customer service tool. The newly combined companies of APG and Cash Bases are engaging retailers and channel partners to allow the greatest ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & Collect: the future of online grocery shopping...
05.04.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

Click & Collect: the future of online grocery shopping

Smart services and techniques are constantly improving the customer experience

Click & Collect is a smart solution for both busy shoppers and profit-seeking retailers. It solves many of the problems that have prevented online shopping for groceries from taking off, such as costly deliveries and the small range of available ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on innovation: technological eye candy in the halls...
29.03.2017   #printers #visual merchandising

Spotlight on innovation: technological eye candy in the halls

Highlights shown in our photo gallery

EuroShop 2017 presented a vast variety of technological innovations. Exhibitors introduced POS solutions, which will impact design, day-to-day operations and even customer service. We are presenting some of these highlights in our photo ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers and manufacturers take responsibility...
21.03.2017   #sustainability #EuroShop

Retailers and manufacturers take responsibility

Retail sector in a great mood to invest

The term “sustainability” increasingly becomes a buzzword. Especially in the retail sector, it is difficult to reach a consensus on what sustainability truly means. Is it referring to the sustainable production of materials, recycling ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fast-growing multicultural influence across grocerys...
17.02.2017   #brick and mortar retail

Fast-growing multicultural influence across grocery's

Multicultural consumers are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population and the growth engine for fresh food categories within the grocery space

With the rapid growth of multicultural households in America and their unparalleled influence on the marketplace, there is a strong need for retailers to revise their in-store strategies to include a wider range of fresh food products and flavor ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders...
31.01.2017   #supply chain management #packaging technology

Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders

World’s largest online-only grocery retailer working with prestigious universities in Europe to develop innovative robotic solutions

Ocado Technology announced a major development in the pursuit of creating robotic grocery picking solutions for Ocado's highly-automated warehouses. The Ocado Technology robotics team has created a robotic arm capable of safely grasping a wide ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital transformation strengthens brick-and-mortar retail...
16.01.2017   #e-commerce #retail

Digital transformation strengthens brick-and-mortar retail

The development in the relationship between “brick-and-mortar and online” in retail is not a one-way street

Brick-and-mortar retail will continue to score with customers with digital services for consulting, purchase and delivery. With new and intelligent concepts, smaller stores also give large competitors ranging from Amazon to Zalando a run for their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The future of the grocery store
10.01.2017   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

The future of the grocery store

How it holds up to e-commerce and changing customer behaviours

A grocery store is so much more than a place to buy food. It can also be a bank, a pharmacy, a postal office, a restaurant, and so on. At the same time, customers are increasingly buying their groceries online and in many places, they are starting ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail 4.0: Scale and Data Management in Modern Grocery Stores...
01.01.2017   #data management #scales

Retail 4.0: Scale and Data Management in Modern Grocery Stores

Digital traders with a customer-centric strategy turn out to be successful

The retail business has already arrived in the middle of the digital revolution. This entails more than just a transformation from static to digital trade or strategies for online marketing and e-commerce. Basically, the success model is not new, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How Digital Signage promotes visual marketing...
28.11.2016   #digital signage #trend research

How Digital Signage promotes visual marketing

Until recently, retailers addressed customers at the shop window or point of sale primarily with posters, displays or other eye-catchers

Yet media overload makes it increasingly difficult for these traditional, static advertising formats to assert themselves. New interesting presentation platforms that inform and entertain consumers increasingly prevail. They are summarized under ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers see increase in organized retail crime...
02.11.2016   #security #marketing research

Retailers see increase in organized retail crime

Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 83 percent of merchants surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to a study by NRF

Organized retail crime is continuing to grow, with 83 percent of merchants surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 12th annual ORC studyreleased by the National Retail Federation. “Retailers continue to deal ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Well-executed supermarket websites attract more customers and dollars...
03.08.2016   #online trading #customer satisfaction

Well-executed supermarket websites attract more customers and dollars

In a perfect grocery-shopping world an online presence that perfectly mirrored its bricks-and-mortar store, with the same selection of products and a minimal online-offline price difference

In a perfect grocery-shopping world, the supermarket where you usually shop would have an online presence that perfectly mirrored its bricks-and-mortar store, with the same selection of products and a minimal online-offline price difference. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The way groceries are delivered is evolving
28.04.2016   #online trading #e-commerce

The way groceries are delivered is evolving

Raley’s launches new digital customer experience

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has partnered with Unata, the award-winning leader in 1-to-1 Omni-Commerce solutions, to launch an improved web and mobile eCommerce platform, E-Cart. The new system will replace Raley’s current online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New system for eCommerce-enabled locations
27.04.2016   #e-commerce #mobile shopping

New system for eCommerce-enabled locations

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has partnered with Unata to launch an improved web and mobile eCommerce platform, E-Cart.

Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has partnered with Unata, the award-winning leader in 1-to-1 Omni-Commerce solutions, to launch an improved web and mobile eCommerce platform, E-Cart.  The new system will replace Raley’s current ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ”Many customers are willing to try online grocery shopping“...
30.03.2016   #online trading #e-commerce

”Many customers are willing to try online grocery shopping“

Interview with Marcel Fuhlmann, CEO of diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH

Marcel Fuhlmann, CEO and Manager of the Business Unit Platform Online Food Retailing at diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH, explains which criteria successful online grocery stores should meet.

Thumbnail-Photo: Customer approach becomes more digital – and practical...
04.02.2016   #customer satisfaction #digital signage

Customer approach becomes more digital – and practical

Fresh ideas for retailing at the BMWI joint booth at EuroCIS

Lifeless mannequins with whom customers cannot identify could soon be a thing of the past. At least, if it’s up to new entrepreneur Mesut Yilmaz. He has developed a digital marketing concept for retailer’s store windows which he will be presenting at EuroCIS.

Thumbnail-Photo: Who’s afraid of Amazon Fresh?
01.02.2016   #mobile payment #smartphone

Who’s afraid of Amazon Fresh?

NCR Power Picking prepares for the growing pressure in grocery retail

Many believe that Amazon’s new grocery delivery services will put food retailers under pressure and will see a huge increase on in-store fulfillment. As analysts have estimated that more global consumers will give online shopping a shot in 2016.

Thumbnail-Photo: FMI reaffirms supermarket industry support for common sense bill...
03.12.2015   #consulting #retail

FMI reaffirms supermarket industry support for common sense bill

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has reaffirmed the supermarket industry’s strong support for legislation (H.R. 2017). Introduced by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), that is being marked up by the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online grocery delivers huge potential
29.10.2015   #consulting

Online grocery delivers huge potential

Many shoppers would really enjoy today’s online grocery experience

More than four in 10 (42% of) grocery shoppers in the UK could potentially be converted to online shopping, according to research being unveiled at IGD’s Online & Digital Summit this week, offering huge opportunities for growth in this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Topshop takes the top spot in fashion omni-channel survey...
17.09.2015   #multichannel commerce #fashion

Topshop takes the top spot in fashion omni-channel survey

John Lewis and House of Fraser are also ahead of the average

Topshop is the best omni-channel fashion retailer according to results of a survey by Kurt Salmon to find out how well businesses are performing  across multiple channels.  Topshop, John  Lewis and Marks & Spencer have the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Instacart gives shoppers new employee option...
29.06.2015   #online trading #cross channel solutions

Instacart gives shoppers new employee option

Grocery delivery service rolls out option to personal shoppers in Chicago

Instacart, the fast-growing grocery delivery service whose workers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today that after a successful pilot in Boston, the company is now giving its Personal Shoppers in some ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The impact of mobile technology on purchasing patterns...
05.05.2015   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

The impact of mobile technology on purchasing patterns

Nonstop shopping on the go

How many websites have you clicked on recently that haven't converted their format to mobile, frustrating your efforts to get the information you need in an effective and timely way? Now researchers from Northwestern University have unearthed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spar boosts service levels to 99.5% through more effective daily planning...
09.10.2014   #data warehouse management #product classification systems

Spar boosts service levels to 99.5% through more effective daily planning

Takeing a more proactive approach to supply chain planning

As a consequence of huge fluctuations in demand and extensive product ranges, for many retailers, consistently meeting the needs of their customers can be a real challenge. In order to take a more proactive approach to supply chain planning, Spar ...

07.08.2014   #online trading #multichannel commerce

Morrisons begins online deliveries in London

Morrisons has begun making its first grocery deliveries across North London

Its distinctive yellow vans began delivering groceries to homes across the capital from 6.00am this (Wednesday) morning following a successful trial in Ruislip. The service will set new standards for the delivery of fresh food. The new coverage ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mobile solutions play an important role in increasing the motivation and...
04.07.2014   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

"Mobile solutions play an important role in increasing the motivation and productivity of employees"

Interview with Paulo Magalhães, CEO of Tlantic and José Fortunato, COO of Sonae

By reaching the customer on his won mobile device, a retailer can be close to his customer and give him an extended shopping experience. But there are also mobile in store solutions, enabling such diverse usages as receiving and stock counting, ...

14.05.2014   #retail #store branding

Grocery shopper insight survey

The playing field in the grocery space has gotten even more competitive - retailers in the dollar, drug and mass channels are flooding shoppers with offers to draw shoppers away from traditional grocers for key food events, weekly stock-up trips, as ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The customer makes his food buying decision when he plans the meals...
05.05.2014   #online trading

"The customer makes his food buying decision when he plans the meals"

Interview with Silvan Dolezalek, Zaunz Publishing and Robert Walters, Cookbutler

No question about it, e-Commerce is booming, but it doesn’t apply to all industry sectors the same way. While books, clothing items or consumer electronics are already being sold online to a large extent, online food retail is still in its ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics decides the future of online food sales...
05.05.2014   #online trading

"Logistics decides the future of online food sales"

Interview with Dr. Bernhard Albert, Foresight Solutions

The eCommerce story is a success story. More and more products are being bought online. Yet one area online retail has not been able to conquer is food retailing. Dr. Bernhard Albert from the Foresight Solutions Institute for Future Research assists ...

16.12.2013   #multichannel commerce #mail-order business

Instacart Brings Same-Day Grocery Delivery Service to Boston

Customers Can Order From Shaw's Initially; Other Stores to Be Added in Coming Weeks

Instacart, the only service that can deliver groceries from multiple local stores within an hour, announced today that it has expanded to Boston. Beginning today, items from Shaw's can be ordered and delivered by an Instacart Personal ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Overview of Zumtobels autumn 2013 product innovations...
07.11.2013   #lighting systems #lighting concepts

Overview of Zumtobel's autumn 2013 product innovations

Zumtobel presents the Light Fields evolution LED luminaire range for use in modern office environments involving a variety of requirements. Light Fields evolution com-bines clear design with innovative technology: the result is an LED luminaire ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Going to the heart of the retail opportunity...
21.10.2013   #retail #management consultancy

Going to the heart of the retail opportunity

World Retail Congress Africa will take place in Johannesburg

New to Sub-Saharan Africa and created in response to the rapidly changing and diversifying marketplaces across the Continent, the World Retail Congress Africa goes to the heart of the retail opportunity: servicing and understanding the new African ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Harris Teeter Selects Paydiant for Mobile Wallet...
27.08.2013   #mobile payment

Harris Teeter Selects Paydiant for Mobile Wallet

Harris Teeter is working with Paydiant to pilot a cloud-based mobile wallet in Matthews, N.C.

Paydiant, provider of a cloud-based mobile wallet, cardless ATM access and offer redemption platform, today announced that Harris Teeter, Inc., a Mid-Atlantic grocery chain that operates over 200 stores in eight states and the District of Columbia, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “Consulting our customers is our top priority”...
01.07.2013   #shop building

“Consulting our customers is our top priority”

iXtenso-Interview with Torsten Eichinger, Managing Director of MCS Group

Convenience stores pop up everywhere in Germany these days. Not every shop however is able to stand up to the strong competition. Many store operators overprice their items and in doing so, price themselves right out of the market. This is why eight ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Customer Prefers Comfort
01.07.2013   #customer satisfaction #shop building

The Customer Prefers Comfort

Convenience is More Important than Price

To keep up with the ever more powerful competition from online retailers, brick-and-mortar stores have to turn shopping into an adventure for the customer again – this is the mantra that storeowners as well as shopfitters are currently ...

Thumbnail-Photo: It should be fresh and ready
01.07.2013   #customer satisfaction #shop building

It should be fresh and ready

Convenience shops in tune with the times

Sandwich in hand and coffee to go: today’s customer likes things quick and easy. Aside from the need for healthy convenience products, consumers also want an adventure when they shop for groceries. In our interview, Angela Krause from the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Trends in Store Design: Making the Basket Bigger...
02.05.2013   #shop building #shopfitting

Trends in Store Design: Making the Basket Bigger

"Today we are dealing with a highly informed digital savvy consumer"

David Stain from global technology provider, Zebra Technologies, has unrivalled knowledge and expertise when it comes to retail store design and technology deployment. As EMEA Head of Market Development for retail and hospitality, David is in the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tesco launches online shopping service in Thailand...
10.04.2013   #online trading

Tesco launches online shopping service in Thailand

Tesco has launched an online grocery shopping service in Bangkok as part of its Tesco Lotus business in Thailand. The supermarket said the new service would enable customers to order from over 20,000 grocery, fresh food and non-food products online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Eyeing Retail Trends in the Mall Through Kiosk Business...
03.04.2013   #kiosk terminals #kiosk applications

Eyeing Retail Trends in the Mall Through Kiosk Business

by Aldynai Yumbuu, Senior Commercialization Manager Retail Property Management, Jones Lang LaSalle

The Specialty Leasing program is one of those unique tools that lets a mall owner be the first to sense upcoming trends in retail business. Kiosks, with the benefit of low-risk, relatively low-investment commitment for entrepreneurs, are providing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative corner shop multi-channel retailing...
29.11.2012   #online trading #multichannel commerce

Innovative corner shop multi-channel retailing

Emmas Enkel is enjoying growth and success

A German start-up retail convenience store is enjoying growth, success and recognition for its family-inspired values and modern approach to food retailing. Emma’s Enkel is trialling a polytouch all-in-one multi-touch system to close the gap ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tesco debuts online shop aimed at busy commuters...
06.11.2012   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

Tesco debuts online shop aimed at busy commuters

Mobile phone shopping portal opens special zone for Commuters in London

Tesco this week stepped up its battle to win over mobile phone shoppers, with a new online portal aimed at commuters. The new Commuter Zone on its grocery website brings together a targeted list of products that the retailer claimed would give ...

03.07.2012   #supply chain management #branch systems

Heinen’s Deploys Next Generation Aldata Direct Store Delivery 26.06.12

Centrally-managed solution allows retailers to improve quality, reduce costs, control errors, and accurately reconcile invoices

Heinen’s Deploys Next Generation Aldata Direct Store DeliveryAldata, a global leader in retail and distribution improvement software, today announced that Heinen’s Fine Foods in Cleveland, Ohio has deployed Aldata Direct Store Delivery ...

08.12.2011   #mobile data capture #mobile terminals

Good choice: Hoeft & Wessel wins follow-up order from tegut…

Supply of mobile terminals and management software

A tried-and-tested collaboration is set to continue: the grocery retailer tegut… has ordered the latest skeye.allegro LS handhelds as part of a follow-up order placed. Hoeft & Wessel will be delivering the mobile terminals starting next ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Distribution Degrenne selects Aldata Pack to Light to streamline order...
19.09.2011   #franchise management (software) #warehouse management

Distribution Degrenne selects Aldata Pack to Light to streamline order preparation

Distributor gains a 31% improvement in productivity and an extra 90 minutes per employee, per day, for order preparation with Aldata Pack to Light.

Degrenne Distribution“As a business we were faced with the need to pick and dispatch an increasing number of orders, particularly for fresh goods, with a limited number of order preparation clerks. We had also decided against warehouse ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New mobile opportunities in digital marketing...
01.09.2011   #customer satisfaction #digital marketing

New mobile opportunities in digital marketing

Retail is able to achieve more and more, particularly by reaching younger consumers via cell- and smartphones. That’s why applications – so-called apps – for the new mobile gadgets played a very big role at the EuroCIS. Yet also in existing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The rolling temptation during a shopping trip...
01.06.2011   #shopping carts #coin deposit systems

The rolling temptation during a shopping trip

Discount stores and grocery stores have them. Electronics stores and home improvement stores have them, too. Shopping carts are a part of shopping just as much as store shelves and the checkout counter. But often they are confusingly similar to each ...

Thumbnail-Photo: London: Lighting technology of the future in a historic environment...
22.02.2011   #lighting concepts #lights

London: Lighting technology of the future in a historic environment

London's "Union Market" is a new and unique food retail concept located in a restored London Underground ticket hall dating back to 1925. The market is equipped with state-of-the-art 21st century lighting technology from BARO. The brief was to ...

13.10.2010   #mobile data capture #mobile terminals

Hoeft & Wessel receives follow-up order from Rewe

2,000 mobile Skeye terminals for data recording

Rewe supermarkets have placed a follow-up order with Hoeft & Wessel for 2,000 mobile terminals. The new Skeye terminals will be deployed for data recording purposes for ordering and receipt of merchandise and for stock-taking in the supermarkets ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SPAR, the world’s largest food retail chain, pilots NCR self-checkout...
08.03.2010   #self-checkout systems #kiosk terminals

SPAR, the world’s largest food retail chain, pilots NCR self-checkout in Slovenia

NCR self-checkouts to save shoppers at SPAR Slovenia stores time and money SPAR, the world’s largest food retail chain with nearly 126,800 stores in 32 countries, has signed an order with NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) to install NCR ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lekkerland returns to Hoeft & Wessel
02.12.2009   #mobile data capture #mobile terminals

Lekkerland returns to Hoeft & Wessel

Skeye supplies mobile terminals for merchandise orders in shops

Skeye, the business division for mobile solutions of the Hoeft & Wessel Group, will be supplying the latest generation of mobile terminals to convenience wholesaler Lekkerland starting in November 2009. The skeye.dart type devices are deployed ...

04.05.2009  

Henderson Selects ALDATA G.O.L.D. for Store Replenishment and Mobile Inventory Management

Henderson Group, the owner of the Spar, Eurospar, Vivo and Vivoxtra franchises in Northern Ireland, has selected Aldata, a leading provider of software solutions for the retail industry, to automate store replenishment and manage inventory in ...

29.07.2008  

NCR Announces 2008 Second-Quarter Results

Total revenue growth of 13 percent versus Q2-2007 Double-digit revenue growth across key geographies GAAP EPS from continuing operations was $0.26 per diluted share; non-GAAP EPS from continuing operations was $0.40 per diluted share(1) ...