A three-year undertaking by Food Marketing Industry (FMI) and Nielsen called the Digitally Engaged Food Shopper explores the growing phenomena of the digitally engaged shopper. These shoppers are shaking up the grocery store industry. Key findings indicate grocers will reach digital maturation and saturation faster than any other industry before them, including publishing and banking.
Evoking feelings of comfort, familiarity, and confidence, experiential design in retail is staging a profound comeback. CEOs spanning the retail continuum concur that a more nuanced approach to experiential design will connect with shoppers on a new, welcoming plane. Reaching customers in the midst of their frantic, task-oriented lifestyle, is the challenge retailers face in today’s marketplace.
Mobility and technology have drastically changed the retail landscape. No less affected is the area of processing payments. A once simplistic, personal exchange of money and goods between shop owner and neighborhood patron has become a complex series of digital processes that often involve very little human interaction. Today’s shop owners, midsize businesses, and major retailers are finding themselves somewhere along this spectrum.
Millennials, despite years of scrutiny, are growing up and becoming quite conscientious of more adult matters.
Etsy headlines have been peppering news feeds over the last few weeks for several reasons. Even in the face of last week’s 20% market share drop, Etsy is positioning itself to continue its overall march toward record sales in 2017. In February, Etsy announced the upcoming launch of Etsy Studio, an online marketplace for arts and crafts supplies.
Rockville, Maryland's Botanero is a unique locally owned restaurant specializing in tapas-style fusion cuisine with influences drawn from Peru, Spain and the Americas. An affordable wine list, ceviche, flatbreads, cheese and charcuterie plates are a few of its most popular items.
We are proud to announce a new ground-up development in Chantilly, Virginia. The Field at Commonwealth, will occupy nearly 180,000 square-feet of exceptional retail, anchored by a 120,000 square-foot Wegmans Food Market. Construction of the development has begun, with an estimated 2018 completion.
The days of standing in a grocery store line waiting for the patient mother of three to finish sorting through her coupons she painstakingly gathered and clipped the night before, may be approaching extinction. Last year, digital couponing for the first time ever surpassed the use of print coupons. As retailers search for ways to gain new customers and increase sales through current and newshoppers, they must set their sights to the changing world of coupons and discount shopping.