Majid Al Futtaim, owner and operator of the Carrefour franchise in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has joined IBM Food Trust, a blockchain-enabled global ecosystem for the food industry. Learn how Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels of transparency to its customers.
Amazon is expanding even deeper into grocery through its physical store plans and a new delivery convenience. Uncover where the behemoth is launching new garage grocery delivery and expanding its Fresh stores to.
Kroger began investing in digital several years ago to build an ecosystem that would deliver anything, anytime, anywhere. Those investments, along with new steps the grocer took during the coronavirus pandemic, led to 92% sales growth in digital channels in its Q1. Find out how if the grocer thinks the trend will keep going.
"This designation is absolutely critical as it will ensure these frontline workers have priority access to personal protection equipment like masks and gloves," Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen and UFCW International president Marc Perrone say. Find out more.
As the lines between supermarket and restaurant blur amid the coronavirus pandemic, Hy-Vee has added a way for shoppers to order meals through a website or mobile app for curbside pickup. Find out more about the grocer’s latest pivot.
An uptick in online food shopping due to the coronavirus is just one of the findings from a grocery shopper survey conducted this week by Path to Purchase Institute. Another might surprise you: The most trusted retailer during this time.
For grocers, the problem of operational shrink is cutting into profits and contributing to food waste, while consumers are growing concerned about sustainability. To get to the bottom of this complex issue, RIS interviewed Heidi Dethloff to discuss how fresh foods impact grocery shrink and what grocers can do.