Tag Archives: grocery

Retail Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs to Keep Reinventing Itself

I read an interesting story this morning from the Business Insider, saying that Amazon is opening up over 100 Pop Up Stores around the US. The irony is inescapable that Jeff Bezos’ business that supposedly was the demise of many … Continue reading

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I Want More From My Countdown App

Countdown showed some real grocery leadership in New Zealand when they created their mobile applicationĀ (which is actually not easy to find on their web site). I thought it was great, but now I don’t use it, or my Onecard. Here’s … Continue reading

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Grocers Planning to Embrace Social Media

According to recent research mentioned in an inBlurbs story this week, grocery industry executives say that they will go from 12% usage of social media to 65% over the next 5 years. A key motivator is trying to stand out … Continue reading

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What Do Social Media, Location and Mobile Have To Do With Your Business?

If your business is a destination for customers to visit, then you will have located it based on a combination of factors. These will include ease of access, such as sufficient car parking, or perhaps access to public transport. You … Continue reading

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