Meanwhile, 23% once subscribed to meal kits but no longer do.
June 5, 2019
Good Eggs, Oakland, Calif., announced the results of its Family Food Fix Survey, which takes a pulse on the perspectives and behaviors of today's consumers when it comes to the necessary task of grocery shopping.
Much of the cold storage sector’s growth is likely to occur in gateway markets like Los Angeles and the New York area as well as leading food production states, such as California, Washington, Florida, Texas and Wisconsin.
June 5, 2019
The growth of online grocery sales has the U.S. market for cold storage warehouses poised for strong growth, potentially creating demand for up to 100 million square feet of industrial cold storage space over the next five years, according to a new report from CBRE, Los Angeles.
Shopping exclusively online is still relatively rare, so optimizing in-store experiences can help retain customers who might otherwise prefer digital options.
June 4, 2019
The report, “Personalization in Digital Food Retail – Shoppers Expect More,” conducted by IDC Retail Insights, Framingham, Mass., and commissioned by Precima, Chicago, casts light on the current state of digital food retailing and what food retailers need to do now to drive success.
Halla will use the funding to scale its I/O platform, onboard new customers and further develop AI technology.
May 16, 2019
Halla, a Los Angeles-based artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced a $1.4 million seed round, led by early stage food industry investor E&A Venture Capital, San Francisco, with participation from multi-stage technology investor SOSV, Princeton, N.J.
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.
More than six out of 10 (63%) supermarket shoppers interact with their supermarket digitally, up from the 56% found in 2017.
April 9, 2019
Online grocery shopping use varies widely across different consumer segments, according to the “2019 U.S. Supermarket Digital & Social Engagement Study,” presented by the Retail Feedback Group (RFG), Lake Success, N.Y.
U.S. convenience stores sales overall surged 8.9% to $654.3 billion, while in-store sales increased 2.2% to a record $242.2 billion.
April 3, 2019
U.S. convenience stores experienced a 16th straight year of record in-store sales in 2018, according to new data published in NACS State of the Industry report, presented by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), Alexandria, Va.
Online sales of groceries more than tripled between 2013-2018, but still accounted for only 2% of total grocery spending.
March 22, 2019
Increased mobile/smartphone usage, better website and mobile app interfaces and expansion of crowdsourced business models to shopping and delivery are key factors creating the perfect environment for growth in the online grocery market, according to a report published by Packaged Facts, Rockville, Md.