Merchandising/Marketing

Retailers

Ahold Pulls the Plug on Original Bfresh Location

The experimental, millennial-focused format store, positioned as a hip alternative to its conventional grocery stores, is closing in Allston, Mass., due to poor sales.

CPG

Let’s Put the ‘C’ Back Into Consumer Goods

Actively engaging consumers across the value chain will allow them to enjoy a greater sense of ownership with the brands they love.

Contributor Anne Ryan writes that to continue to succeed and compete with Amazon, food retailers will need to disrupt the disruptor.

When it comes to marketing spending, small changes over time can equate to significant shifts, even for mindful manufacturers.

The specialty grocer has partnered with venture studio 25madison to drive innovation in its stores.

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon lauds the "in your face” presentation of Produce 2.0 and says chain now “matches up” with conventional rivals in fresh.

SKU reductions and "simplified" assortments cause near-term disruption but will position the club chain for long-term growth, CEO says.

Lower bins and wider aisles will showcase fresh improvements, which officials say will make stores easier to shop and stock.

Value and convenience can create distinction in a crowded marketplace.

For every social media post with #meijersimplygive, the retailer will contribute a meal.

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