The new campus will feature an approximately 1 million-square-foot refrigerated/frozen warehouse.
July 22, 2019
Publix Super Markets, Inc., Lakeland, Fla., selected LEO A DALY, Omaha, Neb., and its subsidiary engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), Houston, Texas, to design a new refrigerated and frozen foods distribution campus in McLeansville, N.C.
When brands are better able to predict what new products will interest shoppers and where to place these innovations in store, they have the data to power a more efficient supply chain from warehouse to checkout.
Despite this surge in multichannel behavior, the physical store still remains king, with 50% of consumers in all countries surveyed saying that the bulk of their shopping activity in the past year was in store.
April 9, 2019
Periscope By McKinsey, New York, announced the findings of a survey conducted of 2,624 consumers in France, Germany, UK and the United States.
55% are more likely to shop at a store with self-checkout vs. a store without, and 57% will choose a store offering automated returns to avoid human interactions and speed the process.
February 8, 2019
Nearly 32% of consumers are likely to shop at a store offering an augmented reality (AR) experience over a retailer that doesn’t offer AR and 29% would like a virtual reality (VR) experience as part of their shopping environment, according to a study released by BRP, Boston.
Panelists rated the pungency of the blue cheese significantly higher in the cow barn setting than in the sensory booth or the virtual park bench.
October 4, 2018
Food scientists from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., used virtual reality (VR) to show how people’s perception of real food can be altered by their surroundings, according to “Dynamic Context Sensory Testing–A Proof of Concept Study Bringing Virtual Reality to the Sensory Booth.”
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.