After years of skepticism in an industry that’s been long underpenetrated by e-commerce, grocery retailers made strides in the rollout of curbside pickup and same-day grocery delivery.
July 15, 2019
CommonSense Robotics, Israel, released a study that analyzes some of the biggest drivers of e-commerce growth and explores factors that will pose particular challenges for grocery retailers in the future.
TruCommerce is a cloud-based bridge connecting MY CLOUD GROCER to POS software and back office solutions.
July 9, 2019
TRUNO, Lubbock, Texas, announced a partnership with MY CLOUD GROCER, Brooklyn, N.Y. This partnership leverages TRUNO’s TruCommerce platform to provide brick-and-mortar grocers the opportunity to compete in the online grocery space.
Of those who shop online for groceries from brick and mortar or pure-play online grocers, 16% order their food and beverages for delivery.
July 8, 2019
The percentage of U.S. consumers, ages 18 and above, who shopped online for groceries within a 30-day period, whether for delivery or pick-up in store, increased from 17% in the quarter ending November 2018 to 20%, or about 51 million consumers, in the quarter ending February, according to National Eating Trends Omnichannel Scorecard., produced by the NPD Group, Chicago.
Plant-based options are on the rise across America, and this trend is infiltrating home delivery services as well.
June 27, 2019
Grubhub, Chicago, launched “State of the Plate,” report, which checks in on the popular food trends, predicts what the industry can expect to see more of in the second half of the year and provides an update on where some of the “trendier” foods actually stand.
Shoppers see the process of shopping across channels and banners as a personalization strategy.
June 19, 2019
Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., released the 45th edition of “U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends,” prepared by The Hartman Group, Inc., Bellevue, Wash., which studies what consumers want from their retailers when personalizing grocery shopping.
While shoppers are still shopping mainly in brick-and-mortar, online shopping will continue to have a role in the future.
June 19, 2019
E-commerce food sales have been growing at a rate of about 22% per year, and are expected to make up close to 10% of the overall food and consumables market by 2023, according to data presented by Inmar, Winston-Salem, N.C.