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U.S. Grocery Consumers To Spend Less on Food This Holiday: Dunnhumby Study

The sixth wave of dunnhumby’s Consumer Pulse Survey also finds that one-third don’t plan on buying any of their holiday meals in-store.

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NGA, FMI Applaud Bipartisan Pandemic Relief Proposal

The package, which still needs Congress approval, includes liability protection provision for retailers, as well as state and local funding.

Retail Feedback Group’s fall survey indicates shopper satisfaction with food e-commerce has improved overall since April, but the market has inched toward Walmart and Amazon.

Association President and CEO Leslie Sarasin says business that have followed government guidance to keep associates and shoppers safe amid the pandemic “should not have to face lawsuits that second guess after the fact those directives.”

The holiday season will look different this year, including an expected rush in pickup orders that retailers should prepare for, the author says.

The Lempert Report: Authors of a New York Times column suggest the department should be “the people’s department,” with responsibility to everyone in the nation.

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.

The foundation is putting resources behind a campaign that seeks to help workers displaced from other industries due to the pandemic find new careers in grocery.

The Lempert Report: A suggestion to allocate $1 billion to purchase carbon credits at $20 per ton could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 megatons each year.

The produce marketer and former retail buyer/merchandiser will retire Dec. 31 after 20 years with Stemilt and a 40-year career in produce.

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