Online Retail http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27805/more en 2016 Retailer of the Year: The sleeping giant awakens http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens <div class="field-deck"> In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a year where momentum was tough to come by, a food-first turnaround by Wal-Mart Stores shook the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/2016-retailer-year-sleeping-giant-awakens#comments Bakery Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Center Store Private Label Online Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000 554581 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Greg Foran, Walmart&rsquo;s U.S. CEO, is an avowed &ldquo;Fresh Food Person,&rdquo; which is reflected in the company&rsquo;s major push to improve the quality of its consumables.</p> Jon Springer Peapod rules basket size in online grocery study http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-rules-basket-size-online-grocery-study <div class="field-deck"> Instacart, Amazon leading growth race </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Maturing e-commerce providers FreshDirect and Peapod are not growing nearly as quickly as their younger competitors but they maintain an edge in metrics like basket size, according to a new study of customer spending data.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-rules-basket-size-online-grocery-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-rules-basket-size-online-grocery-study#comments News The New Consumer Online Retail Registration Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:01:00 +0000 554371 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Photo: Bet_Noire/iStock/Thinkstock</p> Bet_Noire/iStock/Thinkstock Self-checkout app adds convenience at California Fresh Market http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/self-checkout-app-adds-convenience-california-fresh-market <div class="node-body article-body">Earlier this month California Fresh Market announced the self-checkout app would be available in its newest location in San Luis Obispo. Will it catch on? </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/self-checkout-app-adds-convenience-california-fresh-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/self-checkout-app-adds-convenience-california-fresh-market#comments News The New Consumer Online Retail Registration Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:46:00 +0000 554291 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>California Fresh Market co-owner Alfred Holzheu says the FutureProof Retail app is &quot;radically different&quot; from other self-checkout concepts.</p> Kroger testing new strategies at Fred Meyer http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/kroger-testing-new-strategies-fred-meyer <div class="field-deck"> 'Spokane Project' emphasizes food, new rewards program </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co. is testing a new go-to-market strategy at select Fred Meyer stores in Spokane, Wash. and Coure d'Alene, Idaho, including a greater emphasis on food, and the introduction this month of a new rewards loyalty program called "My Freddys."</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/kroger-testing-new-strategies-fred-meyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/kroger-testing-new-strategies-fred-meyer#comments News Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Marketing Organic & Natural Online Retail Registration Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:21:00 +0000 553791 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Robb out as Whole Foods co-CEO, Safeway acquiring Andronico’s and other trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-robb-out-whole-foods-co-ceo-safeway-acquiring-andronico-s-and-other-trendin <div class="node-body gallery-body">SN newsletter readers also clicked on stories about the top 10 priorities for 2017, the prediction of an online grocery boom, Amazon, Kroger, Target, Wegmans and Walmart. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-robb-out-whole-foods-co-ceo-safeway-acquiring-andronico-s-and-other-trendin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/gallery-robb-out-whole-foods-co-ceo-safeway-acquiring-andronico-s-and-other-trendin#comments News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Deli Online Retail Prepared Foods Registration Mon, 07 Nov 2016 18:35:00 +0000 553711 at http://supermarketnews.com Online could boom in 2017 as baskets, frequency grow http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/online-could-boom-2017-baskets-frequency-grow <div class="node-body article-body">Online grocery is poised for a major boom in 2017 as an increase in "click-and-collect" options from U.S. retailers like Kroger and Walmart facilitate a consumer shift from buying specific items online infrequently to buying large baskets more frequently.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/online-could-boom-2017-baskets-frequency-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/online-could-boom-2017-baskets-frequency-grow#comments News Retail & Financial The New Consumer Online Retail Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:45:00 +0000 553421 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Walmart and Kroger are aggressively adding click-and-collect locations for shoppers.</p> LDProd/iStock/Thinkstock Walmart testing vending machine to distribute pickups http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-testing-vending-machine-distribute-pickups <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As Wal-Mart Stores continues to explore ways to facilitate online pickup, the retailer this week said it was testing a massive storage locker at a store in Rogers, Ark. that can distribute packages to online shoppers in the manner of vending machine.</p></div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-testing-vending-machine-distribute-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/walmart-testing-vending-machine-distribute-pickups#comments News Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Registration Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:44:00 +0000 553361 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart Amazon mum on stores, but bullish on grocery http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/amazon-mum-stores-bullish-grocery <div class="field-deck"> Analyst: Whole Foods, Kroger vulnerable amid Amazon expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon officials late Thursday declined to address recent reports that it was looking into building grocery stores, but reiterated that groceries were a key part of its offering, and that it was exploring different ways of getting products to customers. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/amazon-mum-stores-bullish-grocery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/amazon-mum-stores-bullish-grocery#comments News Retail & Financial Online Retail Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:22:00 +0000 553341 at http://supermarketnews.com Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images News/Getty Images Peapod partners with cookbook author on recipes, meal kit http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-partners-cookbook-author-recipes-meal-kit <div class="node-body article-body">Peapod is expanding its selection of shoppable recipes and adding a new meal kit thanks to a partnership with Skinnytaste blogger and cookbook author Gina Homolka. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-partners-cookbook-author-recipes-meal-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/peapod-partners-cookbook-author-recipes-meal-kit#comments News Online Retail Prepared Foods Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:04:00 +0000 553231 at http://supermarketnews.com Peapod Research: Americans use mobile devices in-store, just not to pay http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/research-americans-use-mobile-devices-store-just-not-pay <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. shoppers rank relatively high on a global scale when it comes to mobile device use during trips to brick-and-mortar stores, with 37% participating, yet just 2% of U.S. shoppers use a mobile device to make a payment in-store, show the findings of GfK shopper research. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/research-americans-use-mobile-devices-store-just-not-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/research-americans-use-mobile-devices-store-just-not-pay#comments News The New Consumer Marketing Online Retail Registration Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:58:00 +0000 553191 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>American shoppers use their phones to compare prices and read online reviews, but few use them to pay for purchases.</p> Rasulovs/iStock/Thinkstock