A New Approach to Retailer/Supplier Collaboration: How Data Sharing Can Transform Profit Margins

April 4, 2016 | By Ted Moyer, Solutions Consultant, Market6

For grocery retailers, growth has traditionally been slow and hard to come by; in terms of products offered, store formats, shopping experiences, etc., not much has evolved in the space over the past 50 years. The last major inflection point of change was the introduction of big box stores like Wal-Mart and Target (News - Alert), which put even more pressure on traditional retailers to innovate in order to grow their businesses. 

Wolves at the Door

November 26, 2013 | By Barbara Petrocelli, Marketing Director

You wouldn’t think that competition in grocery could get any worse, given it’s already slim margins and cutthroat jockeying for new shoppers and market share gains.  But it is. Walmart for example, opened their 4,000 US store last year and added $10 billion in combined sales from 132 new stores– a figure higher than total annual sales for 80% of US grocers.