Winsight Live: Mergers, Effecting Change and Local Focus
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert offers insights into the Price Chopper and Tops Market merger; Kroger’s decision to offer a vaccine incentive and additional hero pay bonus; grocers who are effecting long-lasting change with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion; Whole Food’s goal to convey in-store its commitment to local; and more.
Grocery Stores See Job Gains in January
Food and beverage stores added more jobs in January than they did in December, according to BLS data, while warehousing and delivery jobs declined for the month.
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert discusses how Kroger is rivaling Amazon with its testing of souped-up shopping carts in Cincinnati; how Walmart’s pilot of smart, refrigerated boxes outside customers’ homes could lead to 24/7 delivery; what’s behind Albertsons’ robust third-quarter financial results; and more.
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert examines Dunnhumby’s annual Retailer Preference Index, which Amazon topped; Amazon’s plug for Amazon Fresh as it ditches its Pantry business; Wawa’s drive-thru-only location that operates much like a restaurant; a policy adviser turned grocery operator’s reflections on the breaching of the Capitol on Jan. 6; and more.
The latest Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert explores the heightened contentions with wearing masks in-stores; the progress Trader Joe’s has made with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion; why mushrooms are having a moment, and other retail and restaurant food trends for the new year; and more.