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Issue 06-22-2015

New platforms open door to growth in online food sales

Food and beverage is the largest retail category in the United States at $600 billion a year, but online sales of these same items are less than 1%. While books, electronics and apparel have seen significant sales shift online, the food and beverage industry has not. Food and beverage is the largest retail category in

Keep eye on Albertsons-Safeway

The retailer to watch in 2015 is the new Albertsons-Safeway organization, the combination recently assembled from parts of the Safeway and Albertsons grocery retailers. The retailer to watch in 2015 is the new Albertsons-Safeway organization, the combination recently assembled from parts of the Safeway and Albertsons grocery retailers. Many reasons lie behind this assessment, most

‘Better for you’ could be better for food retailers

One of the more compelling presentations at the recent FMI Connect conference in Chicago was made by Hank Cardello, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and head of its obesity solutions program. One of the more compelling presentations at the recent FMI Connect conference in Chicago was made by Hank Cardello, a senior fellow

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