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The complex nature of defining “Healthy”

Retailers are under constant pressure to diversify and emphasise their product offering through a health lens. However, differentiating “healthier” products is highly complex, requiring data-led nutrition and demanding attention from regulatory framework, nutritional guidelines, and product label knowledge.

Are you confident in the results and coverage of your product search? Think again.

One of the most important aspects of a food retailer’s site is its search functionality. Without a robust system in place, you inhibit your customers’ ability to shop for the products they need. With the correct indexing customers can find what they’re looking for with ease.

The Modern Shopper: Nadia El Hadery, YFood

Since founding YFood in 2013, Nadia El Hadery has gained some unique insights into grocery & food tech. She spoke to Phil Lempert about consumer trends, technology, and the ongoing evolution of grocery.

Sugar – the ingredient with many names

There’s a lot of uncertainty around which types of foods and drinks are the ‘healthier’ choices. With ingredients like sugar going by over 50 different names, it’s hard for consumers to make well informed purchase decisions.

The Modern Shopper: Zeeshan Idrees, IndustryGeniuses

Zeeshan Idrees is the CEO of digital innovation platform, IndustryGeniuses. He has 20 years experience in digital strategy, and is a consumer trends champion, tech investor, digital transformation leader, global go to market strategist, and editor in chief of B2B industry newsletters. In this great episode he spoke to Phil Lempert about reinventing grocery with emerging technology & nutrition science. 

The supermarket customer journey is changing

It’s no secret that we are seeing multiple economic and political issues that are affecting food retailers on an unprecedented scale. The issues that retailers face are not compounded to a single source, but a magnitude of factors. Economically, the imminent impact of rising energy costs has seen shoppers make fewer shops in recent months, with […]

People, Planet and Price Part 2: The Climate Crisis

In the second of our two-part series looking at helping consumers in the midst of a combined health, financial and climate crisis, we concentrate on climate and how retailers can help shoppers eat better without it costing the earth.

Personalization and Privacy – A Paradox

Personalization requires data collection and analysis, and data privacy regulates these practices. AI is the future of eCommerce personalization, ensuring individual identities are protected while helping to generate higher sales.

People, Planet and Price Part 1: The Health Crisis

We are currently in the midst of a combined health, financial and climate crisis. Not only is this stressful for consumers, it can also prove to be challenging for retailers who may be struggling to meet all of their shoppers’ complex and rapidly evolving needs. In the first of our two-part series we take a look at the current health crisis, and how retailers can help shoppers eat more healthily on a budget.