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

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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The New Shopper: Changes to Grocery Shopping Behaviors Post-Pandemic

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery shopping kept to a familiar pattern, which meant that shopping behavior was fairly predictable.  During the pandemic, that familiarity went out the window as the pandemic brought unprecedented disruption to the world of food retailers and the lives of millions ...


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The Future of Grocery Store Cleanliness and Safety Post COVID-19

Historically, cleanliness in supermarkets, warehouse clubs, and other grocery stores meant bright lighting, shiny floors, gleaming glass counters, and organized displays.  In a post COVID-19 world however, these won’t be enough and grocers who fail to meet customer expectations for cleanliness and ...


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The Pressure to Replenish Grocery Inventory during COVID-19

The stakes have never been higher when it comes to grocers keeping inventory on shelves.  As the world rushed to stock-up on essentials, grocers faced the challenging task of accurately predicting the seemingly unpredictable demand for their inventory.  However, when forecasting is no longer ...


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Getting to Know the Online and Third-Party Grocery Customer

While the vast majority of grocery shoppers still prefer to buy in store, the Food Marketing Institute estimates that online grocery sales will reach $100 billion by 2025, or about 20% of the grocery retail market.  So, the race is on for food retailers to capture the online grocery shopper.  Many ...


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Grocery Technologies to Keep an Eye on in 2019

As we’re winding down from NRF’s Big Show last month and gearing up for The NGA Show, it’s become clear that there are technology trends on the rise in the grocery industry.  In an ever-changing retail environment, grocers are faced with the challenge of sifting through various emerging ...


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How Grocery Stores are Boosting Deli Sales with Data Analytics

  • Keneavy Krenzin
  • 04.19.2018
  • Grocery
Remember the days when you’d saunter into the supermarket for some freshly sliced deli meats and cheeses? You’d approach the friendly butcher, ask for a pound of your favorite ham, and chit-chat about the weather while he sliced your order. Back up on the scale, your ham weighs in at 1.03 lbs and ...


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