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U.S. Online Grocery Sales Remain Strong as Volumes Increase But New Users Slow

A new customer survey shows that repeat users drove $8.1 billion in sales, but new user adoption rate slows, putting more pressure on retailers to retain shoppers.

Nonfood

Pet Product Trends Mirror Human Lifestyle Trends

Sales of treats—and those deemed "better for your pet"—increase, reflecting consumers’ desire to pamper their furry campions.

Shoppers in the category also gravitate toward the vitamin aisle.

Food-at-home prices in October are up by 4% year over year, down from 4.1% in September, according to the Consumer Price Index.

Incisiv’s 2020 Grocery Digital Maturity Benchmark study reveals the uneven distribution of the e-commerce bounties and calls for a comprehensive reset of operating models.

Nielsen's Global Consumer Business division becomes NielsenIQ—a stand-alone tech-forward company with a new brand identity.

Dunnhumby survey reveals 91% of U.S. consumers closely watching grocery prices, and nearly half report poor personal finances.

While retailers and suppliers believe collaboration between them is improving, they give a mediocre assessment to elements of their partnership and reveal lots of room to improve shopper-centicity, the author says.

An analysis of location data from Placer suggests that ‘mission-driven’ shopping that came with the COVID outbtreak built loyalty for conventional food stores at the expense of some fast-growing alternatives.

The 71st annual Speaks report details growing sales but slowing industry profits in 2019—and major revisions to food retail perception in a pandemic-impacted 2020.

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