Category: Blog

Category: Blog

Walmart’s backroom robots tackle grocery
September 4, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Walmart’s backroom robots tackle grocery The big-box retailer will start piloting new automation technology at a U.S. location by the end of 2018 By Canadian Grocer staff  |  August 16, 2018 In retail there is a need for speed. Consumer expectations for a fast, convenient e-commerce experience is at an all-time high (thanks, Amazon) and
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XPO and Nestlé to create ‘digital warehouse of the future’
September 4, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

XPO and Nestlé to create ‘digital warehouse of the future’ By JAMES HENDERSON . Jun 18, 2018 Supply Chain Digital Nestlé and XPO Logistics are to work together to create the ‘digital warehouse of the future’, which will be situated in the UK. The companies are co-creating a 638,000-square-foot distribution center at the new SEGRO East Midlands Gateway
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Private Brands Make a Big Comeback
September 3, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

New FMI and IRI Report Reveals Private Brands Make a Big Comeback Jul 11, 2018 FMI and IRI Launch the First Half of a Four-Part Series Examining Consumer and Business Insights in Private Brands CHICAGO and ARLINGTON, VA – Private brand performance within the grocery channel dramatically increased in the past year, posting annual sales of
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A no-go for keto? New study finds low-carb diets increase mortality
September 3, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

A no-go for keto? New study finds low-carb diets increase mortality. Cathy Siegner Aug. 30, 2018 Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found low-carb diets — which replace carbohydrates with plant-based protein and fats — were linked to a lower risk of mortality when compared to those that replace carbohydrates with animal-based proteins
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Is online grocery really going to explode in the US?
August 31, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Viewpoint: Is online grocery really going to explode in the US? David Rogers | Aug 24, 2018 Editor’s note: This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management at Supermarket News.  The online grocery business is said to be “exploding” and has become the focus of investment efforts by most of the large
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Finding Drivers and Higher Costs Are Issues Keeping Supply Chain Leaders up at Night
August 31, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Finding Drivers and Higher Costs Are Issues Keeping Supply Chain Leaders up at Night May 08, 2018 By: Pat Walsh, Chief Business Development Officer and Vice President, Supply Chain, Food Marketing Institute The backbone of any sustainable supply chain relies on a performing and reliable transportation network. Those who lead in the supply chain will
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Shipt Expands Reach Of Same-Day Delivery In Texas
August 31, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Shipt Expands Reach Of Same-Day Delivery In Texas Date: August 23, 2018 Shipt soon will begin same-day delivery of an assortment of groceries and household essentials from H-E-B and Target across 10 Texas metro areas. Shipt originally launched in the state of Texas in 2015, and this launch gives more than 200,000 additional households across Texas access to products delivered by
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Getting the most out of eSourcing
August 30, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Getting the most out of eSourcing By DANIEL BALL, DIRECTOR, WAX DIGITAL . Aug 21, 2018, 6:37AM Today’s procurement professionals are no strangers to the cost savings and efficiency gains that eSourcing enables. In fact, our survey of 200 procurement professionals found that 68% already benefit from the eSourcing module. According to our research, of all the eProcurement
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Amazon Canada launches monthly Prime plan
August 30, 2018 Blog Chantal Tremblay

Amazon Canada launches monthly Prime plan New program allows for greater flexibility, according to the e-commerce giant By Canadian Grocer staff with files from The Associated Press  |  August 28, 2018 Amazon Canada has introduced a monthly membership option for Prime members as an alternative to its existing yearly plan. Prime members now have the option
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Best Practices for Increasing Health & Beauty Care and General Merchandise Sales in Grocery Stores
August 29, 2018 Blog,Uncategorised Chantal Tremblay

New Study from Acosta and Food Marketing Institute Reveals Best Practices for Increasing Health & Beauty Care and General Merchandise Sales in Grocery Stores Aug 20, 2018 Jacksonville, Fla. & Arlington, Va. — With the grocery channel challenged for growth, the Health & Beauty Care (HBC) and General Merchandise (GM) departments offer high development opportunities, attractive
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