What’s going to be the *it* factor that sways consumers to break with their usual routine and shop Amazon Fresh instead?
How can retail shake-ups present opportunities for marketers?
This is the first location outside of California for the company, with all the tech bells and whistles you'd expect.
To say it is hard to predict what will happen in the next 12 months is an understatement. With the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, retail settled into about a 10% increase in sales dollars over 2019, but that doesn’t come near to making up for the sales lost in the foodservice and institutional sectors.
Y’all. How are we supposed to convince consumers to buy something premium like this if we’re not even trying?
As we've been publishing the Produce Blueprints November/December feature on convenience stores, I can't help but be a Texan about my favorite convenience store: Buc-ee's.
“I’m dying a slow breakout session death,” is how one industry colleague put it, and I can't come up with a better way to describe my yearning for an in-person event.
It's not surprising that 64% have tried a pomegranate, and more than 50% have tried dates, papayas, and figs, but what about other items?
Turns out it might have backfired to have an amazingly delicious, perfectly tart and ripe Honeyglow compared to the milder flavor of a Pinkglow, which has been described as "cotton candy-like."
Fresh holdings of red delicious, the punching bag of apple snobs (like myself), are down 33% compared to the 5-year average. The pandemic could push that number down further.