Tag: food retail

Why Wegmans Was Forced to Abandon Scan-and-Go App

Wegmans, regrettably, has decided its scan-and-go app has got to go. Wegmans is among retailers realizing scan-and-go, which seemed like such a good idea at the beginning of the pandemic when contactless checkout solutions gained …

AI Becoming Key to Customer Retention

As many shoppers trade down brands in the wake of rising inflation these days, what retailers need to do to attract these customers differs based on their usual value proposition.

Grocery Shoppers Weigh Delivery Fees Amid Inflation

As inflation takes its toll on household finances, consumers are weighing their grocery delivery options. “Delivery continues to be very strong—averaging 9-11 percent of total store sales. Grocers are now planning for, and investing in, …

How I Scaled My CPG

In 2018, Michael Pan rolled up his sleeves, cashed out his 401(k), and took on several loans to start Pan’s Mushroom Jerky. Just 2 years and one Shark Tank appearance later, the product finished 2020 …

Come Register for SIAL Paris 2022

Sponsored Content by SIAL Paris SIAL Paris – the global food marketplace where business begins and develops – presents a unique clarification of the trends rocking the food planet in 2022, and seeks out the ...

The Future of Food Retail

In this post-pandemic era, the food retail industry has changed dramatically. Inflation is at a 40-year high, customer loyalty is harder to earn and maintain, and margins are razor-thin as retailers battle increasing cost pressures. ...

FI Live Replay: How I (Re)built The Stuckey’s Brand

When Stephanie Stuckey reclaimed her family’s roadside convenience-store business in 2019, it was a far cry from the 350-store operation run during the company’s peak years. Fast forward to 2022, and the Stuckey’s brand has …

State of the Snack Food Industry & Outlook

The US snack foods industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace. With consumers snacking more frequently, leaning towards a plant-forward diet, and adopting a healthy indulgence mindset, snack food manufacturers have shifted their corporate ...

Retailers Overloaded with Inventory at Summer’s Outset

Who doesn’t love a bargain? Consumers likely will be in luck this summer as retailers, whose inventories have swollen largely due to the pandemic and shifts in buying behaviors, try to rationalize their stocks amid …

Proof of ESG: Blockchain Solutions

What is ESG, and how can food and beverage (F&B) companies apply blockchain solutions to provide transparency to customers, clients, and investors? This topic is addressed in this exclusive Food Institute webinar featuring Marcum and ...
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2021 Food Labeling Summit

Food & Beverage Industry M&A: What to Expect in 2022

This webinar, hosted by the Food Institute, will look at the major M&A trends in the food and beverage industry in 2022, featuring presentations by John Siegler of BMO Capital Markets and David Schoeder of ...

Probiotics: Consumer Perceptions and Opportunities

More than ever, consumers are prioritizing health and finding ways to make positive changes to their lifestyle. To address wellness needs in this health-focused consumer landscape, food processors turn to functional ingredients like probiotics to ...

Inflation Is Surging and Dollar Store Sales are Too

With inflation running at its highest level in four decades, consumers are pinching their pennies and looking to dollar stores to stretch tightening budgets. With inflation currently running at 7.5%, consumers are getting nervous about …

Inaugural Protein & Plant Evolution™ Conference Announced

Interactive & Educational Conference Designed to Meet the Needs of Retailers, Foodservice Operators, Food Manufacturers, Investors, Financial Services and Policy Makers, Scheduled for June 1-3 February 16, 2022/FI Newswire/ – The Food Institute and The Lempert …