Research Perspective and Analysis: E-Commerce: Friend and foe

At the onset of the pandemic, grocery e-commerce jumped forward about five years on its natural growth trajectory. It was the full growth trifecta: more people, more trips and greater spending online. Fresh produce partook, but not to the same extent as center store grocery — a gap that still exists. Across all food and […]

Tesco hopes Better Baskets logos push consumers to eat more healthy

Tesco has launched a new campaign called Better Baskets that aims to help drive more healthful choices in store by UK customers. Typically, supermarket signage and aisles of not-so-healthy choice can draw shoppers’ eyes away from better-for-you food options, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Tesco officials say that 86% of those who shop in their […]

Sainsbury’s adds another convenient tech piece for shoppers

Sainsbury’s has implemented checkout-free shopping at its Holborn Circus convenience store as it looks to improve customer satisfaction and ease of purchasing. The retailer is utilising Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology to allow consumers a better experience. “We’re excited to bring Just Walk Out technology to our first customer internationally with Sainsbury’s,” Dilip Kumar, Amazon’s […]

Tesco opens first checkout-free supermarket in London

Imagine walking into a supermarket, getting all of your groceries and simple leaving without being forced to go through a queue. Tesco has done it. The retail giant has unveiled its first ever checkout-free store in at its High Holborn location in central London, giving its shoppers who utilize the Tesco.com app the chance to […]