Dark stores, 15-minute and autonomous vehicle delivery expansions, ghost kitchens and backroom robotics are all changing the world of grocery retail. Your senior management is focused on ways to reduce labor and increase operational efficiencies as grocery prices continue to soar, transportation challenges continue, and front-line worker wages make the headlines.
We all know that consumer shopping patterns have changed over the past two years. The trick is to determine which trends that have emerged will become new behaviors vs. fad away. Consider these three pandemic consumer behavior trends predicted to stick.
During the past two years, most workers have traded their office desks for their dining room tables. While you may not be able to control where we work right now, you can still create a visible presence to corporate leadership. To ensure you’re staying visible to company leaders follow these ideas for demonstrating your engagement, productivity and commitment to your coworkers and company.
The RDBA Virtual Experience is back! Registration is now open for retail dietitians to attend the 2022 RDBA Virtual Experience: Refresh, Reinvigorate, and Renew in 2022, scheduled for April 5-7. The event is exclusive to retail dietitians and retailer verification is part of the registration process.
The continuous expansion of social media is making it more difficult to know which platform is the best for customer engagement. From TikTok to Twitch and old favorites like Facebook and Instagram, retail dietitians need to focus their time on platforms that will provide the best ROI. Here are some of the challenges facing social media marketers in the new year and how you can prepare.
New research conducted by Foodmix Marketing Communications reveals the underdeveloped state of branding within the fresh produce industry and how commodity growers can make a larger profit by leveraging their authentic stories. Interestingly enough the study of over 1,000 regular produce shoppers looked at 4 generations: Boomers, Gen X, Millennial and Gen Z generations.
The past 12 months have been among the most challenging for all grocery retailers – from the mom and pops to the largest of mega stores. Labor and product shortages, combined with a broken supply chain and an ailing truck driver workforce has piled new challenges on all aspects of retail, including those confronting the retail dietitian.