Wes Schroll runs Fetch Rewards, a company that seeks to leverage the built-in features of mobile phones to create a shopping experience with the immediacy and connectivity that Millennials have come to expect.
While food retailers continue to struggle figuring out how to make online grocery ordering more convenient for their customers and profitable for themselves, Blue Apron has already taken it to the next level.
Consumer concerns about the healthfulness of carbonated soft drinks — along with a growing interest in locally made products, innovative flavors and more natural ingredients — are playing right into the hands of the craft soda industry.
Industry trends around convenience, flavor and authenticity are converging in the skillets of the nation’s home cooks, where a seemingly endless array of new, shelf-stable sauces is making it easier to prepare a sophisticated meal.
Disposable baby diapers may be ideally suited for the fast-growing e-commerce economy, but retailers are working hard to retain share with sharp pricing, membership clubs that encourage loyalty, and other incentives tailored to attract young parents to the store.