Groceries

Organics used to be a niche category—former indie brands like Burt’s Bees and Odwalla are now owned by Clorox and Coca-Cola—but Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods in August 2017 brought further mainstream attention to natural goods. It’s also bringing mainstream business practices.
2/8/2018by Krista Garcia
In the latest episode of eMarketer's "Behind the Numbers" podcast, analysts Patricia Orsini and Yory Wurmser discuss how consumers' shopping data is informing how grocery retailers are managing the customer journey.
2/6/2018by eMarketer Editors
Two consumer behaviors are driving brands’ ability to gain insights into purchase behavior: the rise of pre-shopping research on products, and the adoption of ecommerce.
1/23/2018by eMarketer Editors
CPG manufacturers are starting to express some reservations about the retail sector’s 800-pound gorilla: Amazon.
1/19/2018by Krista Garcia
Grocery retailers have more work to do to entice consumers to change their shopping behavior. Many can start by offering an ecommerce option.
12/19/2017by Andria Cheng
New data from RBC Capital Markets reveals that while online grocery shopping is gaining momentum with consumers, not everyone is sold on it.
12/5/2017by Rimma Kats
A majority of grocery executives in North America are looking to prioritize their online, mobile and omnichannel capabilities within the next 18 months, a study finds.
11/3/2017by Rimma Kats
Amazon’s widely reported price cuts at its newly acquired Whole Foods unit appear to be driving foot traffic to the store—and away from some competitors. A new study found that the closer a competitor is to a Whole Foods, the more foot traffic was drawn away.
10/10/2017by Patricia Orsini
Amazon’s $13.7 billion Whole Foods buy has put the grocery industry on its toes, igniting fears of a heated price war in the $800 billion industry. A month after their Aug. 28 tie-up, it turns out some of those fears may have been overblown.
9/29/2017by Andria Cheng
Walmart and Amazon unveiled plans for new services that could further expand the way consumers think about grocery and restaurant-food delivery.
9/22/2017by Andria Cheng