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The Sprint to Last-Mile Grocery: Examining the E-Grocery and Delivery ...

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 11.19.2020
  • Blog
Customers' increasing desire for speed, convenience, and contactless grocery shopping options is driving a huge surge in third-party delivery and eGrocery usage.  What was once new and uncommon is now becoming an expected shopping option, especially as pandemic-related lockdowns and social ...


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Five Retail Holiday Shopping Predictions for 2020

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 11.12.2020
  • Blog
2020 has been a year of unknowns and the fast-approaching holiday season is no different. Thanks to COVID-19, retail doesn’t resemble what it did in years past. Instead, retailers have been trying to serve evolving and increasingly anxious customers, keep employees safe, and continue operating in ...


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How to Identify and Reduce Self-Checkout Fraud and Theft

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 10.29.2020
  • Blog
Nearly every major retail grocery brand now has self-checkout as a self-service alternative to traditional cashier-staffed checkout for their shoppers. About 90% of Americans have used self-checkout and their popularity is only growing as consumers seek contactless options in the wake of a global ...


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Agilence Recognizes SpartanNash with 2020 Visionary Award

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., October 28, 2020 - Agilence, Inc. the industry leader in operational analytics and prescriptive actions for retail, grocery, restaurant, pharmacy, and convenience organizations recently announced that grocery retailer, SpartanNash is the recipient of their annual Visionary ...


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Four Steps to Creating Profitable Retail Promotions

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 10.22.2020
  • Blog
Discounts and promotions have become more important than ever for retailers trying to bounce back after a year of trials and uncertainty. Our research shows that most retailers depend on promotions to generate a significant percentage of their sales. Although promotions are a powerful method for ...


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Agilence's Catherine Penizotto Wins Stevie® Award for Executive of ...

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., October 13, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Agilence’s VP of Customer Success, Catherine Penizotto has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year category among businesses with up to 2,500 employees in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in ...


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3 Unexpected Ways Instacart May Be Costing Grocers Profits

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 10.08.2020
  • Blog
In the past six months, online grocery shopping has become a must-have for grocers of any size. Online sales were already building momentum before COVID-19, but since the start of the pandemic, it has exploded into the forefront. Now, no grocer can afford to not offer online shopping, and yet very ...


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How to Minimize Produce Shrink: 3 Sources Every Grocer Should Monitor

  • Pedro Ramos
  • 09.24.2020
  • Blog
Grocery stores constantly experience inventory shrinkage, or shrink, and produce shrink in particular is one of the most vexing problems operators regularly deal with. Produce shrink occurs when store inventory is wasted and cannot be sold, thus costing the store profits. While some level of waste ...


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Restaurants After COVID-19: How to Thrive in the ‘New Normal’

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 09.10.2020
  • Blog
As restrictions on dining slowly begin to lift across the country, it’s time to take a look at how COVID will continue to impact the foodservice industry. From customers' fears and avoidances to employee safety and concerns - What can restaurants do to meet these needs while flourishing in a New ...


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The New Restaurant Customer: 9 Impacts of COVID-19 on Foodservice ...

  • Brian Donnelly
  • 08.20.2020
  • Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way that we all interact with each other. Unsurprisingly, industries centered around social connections and gatherings have been hit the hardest during lockdown. Even as restaurants begin to reopen, consumers are anxious and have new expectations ...


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