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The Fight for Food Stamps

It’s really no surprise that an outcome of the Recession is an increase in Food Stamp enrollment. It's difficult to find a job, and for many wages are falling.

Oct 22, 2013 Watch Video

Supermarket tweets

Twitter’s influence is undeniable, and their pending IPO is exciting Wall Streeters, who’ve seen Facebook and LinkedIn attract billions of dollars in new capital from similar offers.

Oct 21, 2013 Watch Video

What's next for loyalty programs?

There are two big ideas at play in the supermarket industry on the utility of loyalty programs.

Oct 18, 2013 Watch Video

Time for Supermarkets to get some style

When you hear 'stylist' you probably think fashion. As we look at customer shopping habits the use of such stylists puts a 'tick' in the brick and mortar box.

Oct 15, 2013 Watch Video

Marketing lessons for Chipotle

Chipotle has been in the news lately for a very controversial new ad, a video, about a scarecrow who works at an industrial food-processing factory.

Oct 14, 2013 Watch Video

Millennial males hitting the supermarket

According to a new eMarketer report, Millennial Men are using their digital smarts to get more involved in family shopping.

Oct 11, 2013 Watch Video

Seeking Data Savvy Shoppers

The future of shopping is digital and online sellers are increasingly powerful. As a result, retail competition is always changing.

Oct 08, 2013 Watch Video

Technology vs. Waiters

Tabletop computer screens that take menu orders, accept payments by credit card and let diners play video games are about be more widely used.

Oct 07, 2013 Watch Video

Getting to know your customers

To stay relevant, you need to know who your customers are, and what they want. Seems a simple enough idea, right?

Oct 04, 2013 Watch Video

Shopping for Genes… what’s the future?

Imagine how our supermarkets will have to change operationally, physically and experientially with foods and beverages that can deliver regenerative nutrition, enhanced metabolic health, longer lifespan, and are targeted to ward off genetically predetermined diseases that are personalized to an individual’s taste buds.

Oct 01, 2013 Watch Video

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