Grocery Business

Stay ahead of today's rapidly evolving grocery industry with the latest news and insights on Winsight Grocery Business, including updates on COVID-19.

Featured News

Online Shopping Dips in May but Remains Well Above Pre-Pandemic Levels

Consumers shopped less frequently and spent less per order online than they did a year ago as pantry loading slows and multioutlet shopping returns, the latest Brick Meets Click/Mercatus survey indicates.

Retailers

A Whole Foods Forager Provides Sneak Peek of New Portsmouth Store

As Whole Foods Market readies to open its newest store in Portsmouth, N.H., WGB sits down with one of the grocer's local foragers to learn what tastes are on trend.

CPG

Grains Gains: Producer Prices for Grains Soared in May

Prices for grains, beef and veal, and oilseeds climbed in May as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the biggest year-over-year gain in producer prices since November 2010.

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

Albertsons Cos. and DoorDash have forged a new partnership to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 stores, while also launching a digital gaming experience.

Gopuff, the delivery platform for consumers’ everyday needs, has integrated with CitrusAd’s retail media platform to introduce Gopuff Ad Solutions.

Bigger at-home gatherings—and higher prices—helped propel fresh fruit to beat out its dollar sales in May vs. the tough-to-beat year-ago period.

The retailer said comps cycling last year’s COVID boom dipped less than expected behind execution of new strategy, cost controls and alternative revenue growth; margins slip on sales deleverage.

The program aims to support the industry's growing takeout and prepared meals business by providing operational compliance, food waste tracking, equipment calibration and temperature management.

Each manager credited for displaying unparalleled commitment to quality shopper services and experience, generating sales growth, and prioritizing effective workplace communication with both staff and customers.

How We See It

The retailer has added additional benefits for subscribers of the online grocery program, including half-off delivery on orders of $50 or more and monthly bonus savings.

Despite anticipation that the food-at-home trend would slow as the nation moves further from the pandemic, the fiscal year got off to a better-than-expected start, indicating Kroger was executing its strategy.

The displays, newly launched at 200 Meijer stores in the Midwest, use "lift-and-learn" technology that mimics online "clicks" in-stores, drawing new shopper engagement and sales.