6 Grocery Predictions for Second-Half 2021

Manufacturers and retailers have differing forecasts for dollar sales and where those sales will come from, but they do agree on the importance of digital commerce, Advantage Sales' Outlook June 2021 survey finds.


Ocado Settles With Co-Founder Over Trade Secret Theft Claim

Two former high-ranking executives of the U.K. e-grocer settle claims that they misappropriated information to set up a rival company.

This year's Prime Day emphasized small businesses, many of which are makers of grocery products from chocolate to pet treats and coffee.

Vivek Sankaran says digital engagement, e-commerce and remote work are three sticky trends that "could be very positive” for the industry.

As grocers continue to streamline their e-commerce infrastructure and offerings, grocery retail solutions provider StrongPoint is bringing its high-speed picking technology to the U.S. market.

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.

After partnering with DroneUp on delivery of at-home COVID-19 test kits, Walmart is investing in the Virginia Beach, Va.-based drone services provider.

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.

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

The association's Power of Health and Well-Being in the Food Industry report examines consumers' growing interest in health and wellness, as well as retailer progress and support.

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