Seventy percent of consumers will be grocery shopping online by 2024.
That's just one of the astounding revelations contained within the latest edition of The Digitally Engaged Shopper, a collaborative analysis by trade association Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and market researcher Nielsen into current and future digital shopping behaviors within the food retail marketplace
Topics: online grocery shopping
Mobile commerce is growing, in a big way, so if you think your business isn't ready to take the plunge, think again.
E-commerce has been a hot topic for quite a few years now, but with more and more consumers ditching their desktops for their smartphones, mobile commerce—also known as "m-commerce"—is picking up steam, with little indication of slowing down any time soon.Read More
Already bestowed the distinguished honor of being named one of the "Best of 2017" applications by global tech titan Apple, grocery app developer Grability is currently receiving high praises from multinational retail giant Walmart for its efforts building the award-winning 'Superama a domicilio' app and helping pave Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica's route to e-commerce preeminence.
E-Commerce Director at Walmart Cui Arroyo recently detailed the history and many successes of the Walmart-Grability partnership in a piece titled "Walmart Mexico's Path to E-Commerce Dominance in a Budding Industry" published on customer story site Upshot.Read More
Topics: grocery app
Mobile apps aren't just for big brands anymore. In fact, they've become so important to businesses of all sizes, that globally, mobile app revenues increased from $69.7 billion to $88.3 billion between 2015 and 2016—a $18.6 billion climb—and are expected to reach a projected $188.9 billion by 2020. That's an estimated $100.6 billion spike from 2016's whopping figures, in just four years, according to a recently published report by Statista, an online statistics, market research and business intelligence portal.
What does all of this mean for your grocery store?Read More
Attracting more customers and increasing sales—these are the age-old conundrums affecting every retail business in the world, and grocery stores are no exception.
Supermarkets do have a notable advantage, however. Everybody needs to eat, right? Not so surprisingly, it's convincing grocery store customers to stay loyal that can be the biggest challenge. In fact, according to a recent study by the Food Marketing Institute: "Shoppers increasingly rely on a broad number of retail channels for grocery shopping, claiming no single retailer as their primary source for food."Read More
So you finally decided to integrate a mobile solution into your grocery store’s business model. While this is most certainly a smart business move, it may leave you feeling a bit wary at first, especially if you’re not familiar with application development. This is due to the many questions you will need to address as the process begins, one of them being:
What features should the final product even have?