Category Archives: Food Retailing

How Supermarkets can Win-Back their Market Share Willard Bishop recently published its annual The Future of Food Retailing report. As expected, the supermarket channel continued to lose market share to non-traditional formats such as mass/club, drug, and convenience stores. As illustrated below,... View Post
Competitive Edge is a monthly journal providing actionable insights into the ever-changing world of consumer goods retailing. Topics focus on a variety of challenges currently facing retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers including growth strategies, new product launches, pricing,... View Post
Supermarket executives admit to spending more on price strategy and price communication than ever before. Yet shoppers still believe prices are too high. Download this month's edition of Competitive Edge to learn about the pricing traps that may be pushing your shoppers away. Go to... View Post
It seems there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the layout and design of supermarkets. What does supermarket design entail and why does an old Dominick’s have to be gutted before a Whole Foods can move in? We get some answers from grocery store consultant Jon Hauptman and Dan Phillips... View Post
Jon Hauptman shares his views on Aldi's growth plan. Re-posted with permission from Chicago's WBEZ, 91.5. The article, originally published on February 4, 2014, was written by Monica Eng. When Whole Foods promises a new store in impoverished Englewood and Aldi thrives in posh Lincoln Park,... View Post