When Target recently released a limited-time retail selection from designer Lilly Pulitzer, problems started immediately. Target's website became overwhelmed, denying access to many shoppers. And stores were no better option — lines formed early in the morning, and...
The Whole Foods chain's marketing celebrates a more wholesome past. Heirloom tomatoes, GMO-free products and organic fruits, vegetables and meats recall an earlier, more innocent time when family farms, not modern agribusiness, put food on the American table.
Holograms are the next big thing. First, Microsoft showed off its Hololens in the recently concluded E3, and now supermarkets are using holograms to advertise products.
For those who've wondered what the Internet of Things is, let alone how they can leverage it to benefit their business, the June 9 FMI Connect Learning Lounge presentation "The Internet of Things," held on the exhibit floor, was a must-attend event.
Kroger's new click-and-collect offering, now going by the name of ClickList, is "off to a flying start" at pilot stores in Cincinnati, according to an analyst.
Inventory shrink due to shoplifting and employee theft was lower in 2014 at supermarkets than for the retail industry in general, according to a national retail security survey conducted by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida.
Go to the supermarket and you may notice canned food bearing the label "BPA-free." It doesn't mean those products are any better than others — although they may be more expensive. Environmental activists spawned the nonsensical demand for Bisphenol A-free packaging...
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