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Connected kitchen platform Drop

Connected Kitchen Movement Gathers Momentum

Food retailers poised to benefit from eventual integration

Nestlé division now ships to 60 countries.

Sales continue to sizzle in highly promoted category.

Food retailers have regained ground against big tech and major retailers in the battle for consumer goods companies’ shifting ad budgets.

The escalating war on plastics has a powerful ally in Walmart.

Too many retailers are shutting down: 2019 just hit its halfway point, but already the number of planned retail store closings has exceeded the total for all of 2018. How can retailers prosper rather than shutter? It starts with knowing the pulse of their lifeblood: the ever-changing consumer.

When a customer walks into one of the 154 Kroger-flagged stores that house The Little Clinic, she can have her sore throat examined steps away from the cooler full of ice cream that may soothe that throat. "The convenience offered by The Little Clinic, including being open seven days a week and

If you think offering the right products at the right prices in the right location is enough to be successful these days, think again. That strategy might get you started in retail, but it won't protect you from the competition.

What's your biggest challenge?

What's really behind the scarcity of women in retail leadership positions?

The proliferation of new and increasingly digital touchpoints on the path to purchase has transformed how retailers and brands inspire, engage and activate shoppers.

"Trapped in footprint malaise, traditional grocery stores are closing stores, capitulating's time for a new view, and new business model–the grocerant model." In one sentence, Steven Johnson, the "Grocerant Guru" at Foodservice Solutions, sums up the plight f

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