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Online Grocery Sales Dip 23% in June, Survey Reveals

The monthly benchmark survey from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus indicates that pickup remains the preferred method of shopping and that consumer intention trends favor mass retailers.

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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.

U.S. consumer spending is roaring back to life and will soon resemble—in most ways, anyway—the pre-pandemic mix, says Jerry Sheldon of IHL Group.

Monthly data from Brick Meets Click and Mercatus charts $8.3 billion in sales—but indicates some shoppers are going back to stores and others are shopping around for better online experiences.

Pickup becomes a “dominant” modality as ship-to-home slips and sales reach $9.3 billion in March, Brick Meets Click/Mercatus survey indicates.

A new poll of registered voters from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations and GBAO Strategies finds that 77% of Americans support the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Ala.

Supermarkets are giving back much of the extra spending power their shutdown peers in the restaurant loaned them during COVID, but both channels could come back stronger than they went in, a Barclays report says.

The February slowdown in online spend was significant but complicated, says Brick Meets Click’s David Bishop, who argues what retailers need to do now is adjust to swirling winds.

Higher prices and increased marketing funds are on the way this year while retailers brace for slower sales, and tighter assortments, an Advantage Sales survey shows

Food retailers have "no option" but to slash costs and develop an operating model for the new normal, McKinsey's Sajal Kohli said in a rapid-fire closing keynote of FMI's annual Midwinter Executive Conference.

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