The grocery sector has been among the most interesting to analyze during the pandemic. Some brands grew, while others struggled. And even when looking at the continued visits, consumer shopping patterns changed significantly.
Whether it be by category or by region, or even in some cases by brand, it is becoming increasingly clear that the return of offline retail is going to be staggered.
The short term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the primary focus, and with good reason. But, with states beginning to loosen restrictions and retail showing signs of a recovery, there are changes to consumer behavior that could have potentially long-lasting ramifications.
There are two major questions when looking at current data in the Grocery industry. Who is performing well during the crisis and what could it mean long term?
In times of crisis, we tend to look to the past to see if there are any lessons we can apply to the current situation. So, how have we recovered from significant falls in the recent past, and what could this mean for the coming months?
Between the build-up to Christmas and the annual supermarket holiday that is Turkey Wednesday, grocers and general merchandise retailers have much to be excited about when Q4 rolls around.
Late last month, we stumbled upon the retail craze that is Turkey Wednesday, the grocery sector’s answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
But is a holiday really a thing if it doesn’t repeat? Of course not. So we dove back into the data to see if Turkey Wednesday truly is a thing.
We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, with Giving Tuesday even finding its way into the Zeitgeist. But what about Turkey Wednesday? While
Join the Club? There may be a myriad of reasons why Sam’s Club is rebounding, but the strength should be seen as anything but a
The Grocery and General Merchandise sector is a critical component of the wider retail landscape. How did the space perform in Q2? Our latest Retail Index breaks it down.