Grocery Business

Winsight Grocery Business is tracking the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the grocery industry. Please check back often for round-the-clock updates.

Retailers

Some Good Grocery News: H-E-B Stands Up for Racial Equality, Save Mart Donates Truckloads of Food

As navigating crises becomes the new norm, we can all use Some Good Grocery News, such as H-E-B's $1 million fund to address racial injustice and Save Mart's fourth truckload donation to local food banks.

Technology

Can Your Online Grocery Platform Support a Barrage of Customers?

The rapid increase in e-commerce demand from the coronavirus crisis caught many grocery retailers off guard, but solutions are available, the author says.

Featured News

From Pandemics to Protests, Retailers' Crisis Readiness Put to the Test

From wild weather to contagions and civil unrest, increasingly it seems the new norm in grocery retailing will require heightened disaster preparedness and response.

Retailers

Don't Worry About High Prices, Worry About the Recession That May Lower Them

Extraordinary demand, supply restrictions and a softening in promotions have seen prices creep higher, but conditions are otherwise right for deflation, the author says.

Industry Partners

PLMA Names Peggy Davies Acting President

Her appointment follows the death of Brian Sharoff, who passed away last month after a brief illness. The association's executive board is conducting a search to determine a permanent successor.

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

As navigating crises becomes the new norm, we can all use Some Good Grocery News, such as H-E-B's $1 million fund to address racial injustice and Save Mart's fourth truckload donation to local food banks.

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted supply chains across markets, few more visibly than the food industry.

Two of the five CBD subcategories experiencing the highest growth are beverages, Nielsen data shows.

The company, which has increased its retail footprint nearly 20-fold since the start of the year, is making its plant-based burger available in family-size quantities for two-day home delivery.

Pandemic shopping is still boosting demand for dairy, but consumers shy away from service bakery and deli products.

The new facilities will support the retailer's e-commerce initiatives in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest and West areas.

The pandemic has shifted grocery retailing online, and CBD products are no exception.

Produce sales started to level off in May, with fresh regaining some ground that had been lost to frozen and shelf-stable.

Consumer response to the pandemic triggered consumption patterns that could be "sticky," Mark Clouse said, but will require stores and suppliers to rethink the soup category.