Articles by tag: grocery
Adapting the SLR Magic of Anamorphic Filmmaking to the Panasonic Lumix Ecosystem Creates Endless Filmmaking Possibilities
The Panasonic Lumix System revolutionized independent filmmaking through the convergence of a handheld DSLR style body, larger than video camera sensors for a narrow depth of field, and the versatility and utility of interchangeable lenses. By being mirrorless and with the use of adapters, a broad gamut of vintage and modern lenses became available for […]
AV is Bridging the Gap Between the Real World and the Metaverse at Industry Conferences
How is AV helping bridge the gap between the real world and the metaverse? Some of the best examples can be seen in the midst of large-scale trade shows and industry events. For example, ETHDenver, an annual blockchain conference held in Denver, Colorado, hosts more than 20,000 technologists every year to innovate and develop […]
Why Authentic Content Should Be at the Forefront of Your Company’s Marketing Strategy
Media today is the most powerful it’s ever been, and with the introduction of new channels to consume it daily, the consumer can become easily overwhelmed with a plethora of choices. How does your channel stand out? Authentic media might be the clickbait. With the likes of TikTok, YouTube, and streaming services like Spotify, […]
Self-Driving Robots Deliver the Goods for Several Retailers. Should It Become an Industry Standard?
More and more retailers, from apparel outlets to grocers and c-stores, are experimenting with robot delivery methods for last-mile customer convenience in order to solve delivery inefficiencies. According to reporting out of Restaurant Dive, gig delivery company Postmates found that over the course of seven years, the company delivered 90% of its orders by car […]
Self-checkout: The Expansion of Machines
Shoppers may not like them, but self-checkout machines aren’t going anywhere soon. That market is growing and expanding beyond the grocery store. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the number of cashiers will fall by 10% over the next decade due to a competitive labor market and the expansion of self-checkout machines. Fewer cashiers […]
Grocery Giant H-E-B Launches New Brand: How They Diversified Using Top Retail Trajectories
H-E-B’s latest brand launch might be the new fore-front of customer loyalty. Building customer loyalty has never been so easy – so long as you know what you’re doing. For one supermarket chain, the answer to customer loyalty is built into their latest brand launch. H-E-B, a chain based in San Antonio, Texas but operating […]
Retailers and Grocers are Merging: How Can Consumer-Targeted Merchandising Help?
Accredited to consumer-targeted merchandising, sportswear and apparel are not uncommon to see in your typical grocery stores today. In fact, companies like H-E-B have gone so far as to even begin opening their own Brand Shop for the ultimate superfan. This business model will become increasingly important, as McKinsey & Company has seen a […]
Consumers Want More Grocery Store Prepared Meals. How Should Grocers Adapt?
The consumer dollar has spoken: the best thing since sliced bread is sliced turkey. A new FMI report, the FMI Power of Foodservice at Retail, seems to show that deli-prepared food purchases are up 9.3% compared to 2019 numbers and up 2.4% year-over-year in unit sales. It’s clear that consumer appetite for grocery store prepared […]
AI is Driving Market Personalization
When Gary Hawkings first started his career in retail, he didn’t know exactly where the road might take him. Rightfully, he has carved his own path and now sits down with host Christine Russo as the founder and CEO of CART, the Center of Advancing Retail and Technology to discuss CART’s purpose and the driving […]
How Grocers, Producers and Importers Should Maneuver Rising Meat Prices
US families are gearing up for another holiday season of turkeys, hams, and seasonal feasting. Even though consumers planning to shop during the Thanksgiving weekend has gone up by 1.7 million according to NRF, inflation is adding an extra layer of strain to the rebound grocers are hoping for, with U.S. dollar inflation making its […]
Can H-E-B’s Digital Strategy Compete with Kroger and Walmart?
The texas-based grocery chain, H-E-B, looks to open two new stores in the North Texas area by the Fall of 2022. With targets for Frisco and Plano, they seem to be planning to dominate market share in these Dallas suburbs, similar to what they do in other major Texas cities such as San Antonio […]
Cooler News: Ecommerce Grocery Go Live Challenges
A June 2020 survey from BMC (Brick Meets Click) and Mercatus USA found that 45.6 million U.S. consumers were online grocery shoppers, a 6% increase from the previous month. With this new COVID environment, the demand for eCommerce solutions in retail and grocery, specifically, appears to be increasing with no signs of stopping. How […]