How Mobile Ordering Apps Stack Up

Mobile ordering apps are poised to be a major sales driver for fast casual restaurants, but not all apps are built the same.

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To compete with Amazon, retailers must focus on mobile experience

The beverage alcohol industry in particular might fall victim to Amazon's takeover of Whole Foods.

Amazon's Whole Foods deal proves the 'retail mullet' is the future of grocery

ForeSee's Eric Feinberg provides his take on Amazon's multi-billion dollar acquisition of Whole Foods. As he writes, surprisingly not much has been said about the real logic behind the deal, which has far more to do with Amazon expanding into an area it knows it can win, and far less to do with battling rivals such as Walmart.

Amazon's Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market is yet another sign – the biggest to date – that retail is being redefined by multiple shopping channels.

IoT proving valuable in driving customer experience, savings and operational efficiencies

Retailers not using Internet of Things technology may soon want to investigate its potential given big opportunities to boost the customer experience and save big bucks.

Target's strategy is all about creating a hassle-free customer experience

From all indications 2016 is going to be a busy year for Target and the prime focus will be on the consumer.

New York company debuts pure mobile-only grocery checkout

While AmazonFresh, FreshDirect and Peapod have offered consumers varying degrees of online and mobile grocery ordering for several years, the in-store experience could use some help.

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Deliver a flexible solution for merchandising a wide range of products. The gravity-feed design utilizes integrated rollers for a smooth self-facing shopping experience, keeping product front and center at all times. The system is available for cooler, gondola upright, and warehouse racking applications.


Power Zone® FlexRoller™ System for Yogurt

Increase sales and provide savings on labor and shrink costs. The gravity-feed design utilizes integrated rollers for a smooth self-facing shopping experience keeping product front and center at all times. Clear retainers maximize product visibility and allow packages to be shopped from any angle.


P.O.P. Security™ Invisi-Shield® System

Protect high-value, high-theft product, while allowing customers access to product for purchase. Clear sliding panels prevent “shelf sweeping” theft while maintaining an unobstructed view of product. Panels are available for narrow or wide product and feature contoured edges for comfortable shopping.


Spiral Anti-Sweep Hook™

Provide a secure solution for high-theft pegged products while maintaining product availability for self-serve to the customer. Each knob turn draws product forward and releases a single package. Its intuitive design alerts store personnel when multiple products are being dispensed at once.


Amazon, Google facing off in a retail delivery service battle

E-commerce giants clearly see big bucks in retail delivery services, primarily food and drink, and announce new strategies on the same day.

How grocers, food retailers can keep up with restaurants

Grocery retailers, armed with unprecedented levels of insights and technology, have the opportunity to provide consumers with the experiences and products they demand.

From stock options to oranges: Whole Foods Rewards is a natural for growth

Whole Foods is enjoying the fruits of its marketing labor these days, but its long-term success may rely more on its affinity for workers than affinity with shoppers.

Three micro-trends of the retail customer experience

There are several ways the retail customer experience is actually becoming smaller, and it seems to be a good thing for sales and customers.

Whole Foods’ paycheck may hinge on prices

People buy at Whole Foods because it stands for more than food, so simply dropping prices doesn’t solve its perception issue.

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One of the few things all humans share is the need for sustenance, making the supermarket one of the rare universal shopping experiences. But smart grocers can differentiate themselves by making the experience spectacular — few retailers have a product that is so well loved and needed by everyone, and intelligent use of marketing, ambiance, store design and aroma can make it an experience people are eager to have.

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