Articles by tag: grocery stores

Amazon Grocery Stores Are Struggling. Experts Say They Were Unprepared to Handle Grocery’s Thin Margins.

Amazon went big and bold with its diversified brick and mortar strategy when it bought Whole Foods and launched cashier-less Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go stores across the U.S. Turns out this may have been a miscalculation for the e-commerce giant. Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, speaking on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, revealed that […]

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Is Predicting Demand Through Data Retail’s Secret Weapon?

GroceryShop 2021 is right around the corner and the finest retail minds are gathering at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas to examine the lessons learned over the past 18 months as well as look ahead into the future. What does a grocery store in 2030 look like? Will grocery stores leverage external delivery […]

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What Grocery Store Operations Look Like In The New Normal

Grocery Stores Adjust Facility Management Strategies as New Normal Ramps Up  The world we live in has changed drastically in just a few months. Society is operating by a completely different set of norms in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ways we work, eat, shop and interact may never return to what they were […]

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Building Management
The Art of Waiting: Queuing Systems Support Essential Businesses During COVID-19 Outbreak

Coronavirus is shutting down local economies across the nation and the world. Unless your business is “essential,” it’s likely the doors are locked. Those essential businesses, though, often include important legal offices, some government buildings, grocers and pharmacies, and medical care environments. Many of those industries, especially when overwhelmed with customers, rely on queuing […]

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Food & Beverage
Impossible Burgers Hit Grocery Stores in California with Professor H.G. Parsa

Disrupting something as large and enduring as the beef industry may seem like an impossible task. Alternative meat provider Impossible Foods is planning on doing just that. Today the company’s burgers will be sold in grocery stores for the first time. They can be found at 27 Gelson’s locations in California, and plans are […]

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One-of-a-kind shopping experiences
The Resurgence of Brick-and-Mortar Stores: One-of-a-kind Shopping Experiences Are Turning Customers into Brand Ambassadors
April 24, 2024

In the convenient world of e-commerce, big box stores are seeing a resurgence. Chains like Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, and Target are experimenting with one-of-a-kind shopping experiences that can turn casual shoppers into loyal fans. In a recent Experts Talk roundtable, Allen Adamson, Co-Founder at Metaforce, highlighted how one-of-a-kind shopping experiences make for exciting […]

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digital augmentations
Revolutionize Customer Engagement Through Digital Augmentations in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

The digital transformation of retail experiences in physical stores has become crucial as big-box retailers strive to maintain their relevance and competitive edge in a digital era. These retailers are embedding interactive features and digital augmentations in their physical locations to offer unique, engaging customer experiences. This approach merges the tactile allure of in-store […]

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Enthusiastic and Trained Employees can Enhance Experiences and Drive Success in Physical Retail
April 24, 2024

In today’s retail landscape, big-box retailers are emphasizing the importance of their physical locations, even as the digital marketplace continues to expand. Stores like Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart are not just maintaining their brick-and-mortar presence but are actively enhancing it with features like interactive elements and new store openings. This reassertion of the […]

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The Coexistence of Big Box and Small Retail Relies on Synergistic Relationships
April 24, 2024

Despite being long time competitors, big box retailers and small local businesses can both coexist in ways that benefit the other. Of course, both retail formats are different but by maintaining their core business models, the two can bank and leverage their strengths and still be open to synergistic relationships. During an episode of […]

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