Tag Archives: amazon

Creating Loyalty

Has the good ship Loyalty set sail? A nationwide study recently concluded what many of us had suspected, some loyalty programs—such as those offering … Continue reading

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Wegmans Unseats Amazon To Claim Top Corporate Reputation Ranking

Wegmans Food Markets, the Rochester, NY-based grocer with just 85 stores and one-tenth of Amazon’s revenues, edged past the online retailer to reach the … Continue reading

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From the publisher: Besting Amazon

With new marketing strategies, Best Buy has provided a blue print for brick-and-mortar retailers to succeed in the digital world. Take that Amazon.com. That … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Columns

From the Publisher: Keeping ahead of Amazon

Grocers can fend off Amazon.com’s advances by doing what they do best, offer good products at good prices. The hubbub around Thanksgiving about Amazon.com … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 02 Article Archives, Columns, Upfront

Coupon redemption is giving me a headache

Ok, so I know the New Year is supposed to be all about being more positive about what’s to come, but I just have … Continue reading

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Amazon Enters the Retail Mainstream

For the first time, leading consumer packaged goods manufacturers ranked Amazon among the Top 10 in this year’s Kantar Retail PoweRanking study. The survey, … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Feeding the shark

Amazon’s foray into fresh groceries poses a potential threat to traditional grocers. If there is one truism in retail it is that customers always … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 08 Article Archives, Columns

Surviving the jungle

Amazon.com has just started to make a dent in the grocery business, but there is no doubt that supermarkets are at the top of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 12 Article Archives, Columns

Future Forces: The Amazon effect

Center store profits could be at risk as consumers do more of their research and buying online. By Patrick Kiernan As our industry continues … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 01 Article Archives, Columns