Startup Grocemania passes funding target, is expanding same-day service

Officials at London-based Grocemania, a same-day grocery delivery startup that serves Budgens, Nisa, Londis and Costcutter and a number of independent retailers, said it has raised more than £170,000 on the crowdfunding platform Seedrs.  Looking to roll out its services nationwide, Grocemania said it surpassed its funding target of £100,000 at a valuation of £2.4 million. More […]

Brakes unveils Help for Hospitality campaign to help businesses recover from pandemic

Foodservice wholesaler Brakes is offering significant discounts to hospitality sector businesses in the continued wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new campaign promises to not only help customers weather the next month or so as vaccines roll out across the UK but also over the next few months as companies look to rebound from an […]

NY Produce Show Discussion: Cornell’s Ed McLaughlin Sees Smaller Format Stores With Secondary Warehousing, JIT Delivery, Changes In Retail-Buyer Relationships

Amsterdam Produce Show: Disruption at retail - What Whole Foods, Amazon, Lidl, Aldi and Wal-Mart mean for the produce industry

This column first appeared on The PerishablePundit.com One of the advantages of having done a virtual edition of The New York Produce Show and Conference was that we came out of it with an all-star collection of incredible industry insight. Today, we share with the broader Pundit audience a conversation with Ed McLaughlin of Cornell University. Ed is widely […]