Retailing

Alcohol accounts for 4.7% of brick-and-mortar grocery sales in the US - and just 0.7% online. Diageo's Distill Ventures explains why.

Digital natives? ‘Drink brands are behind the times’

By Rachel Arthur

Mainstream culture has seen huge changes with the rise of social media, the internet, ecommerce and smartphones. Innovation and disruption has turned many industries upside down when it comes to retail and marketing, but to date the drinks industry has...

Over 130 billion pounds of food is lost or wasted every year in the US. Image: © Getty Images / Daisy-Daisy

Could e-Commerce boost food waste vs conventional retail?

By Stephen Daniells

The ease of buying food online may diminish the sense of psychological ownership, which may ultimately make it easier for people to discard food, suggests a new analysis with implications for retailers.

Confectionery is most purchased category in travel retail with over half of items brought on impulse. Photo: HRG

Guest Article - Trend Report

Digital tech to change confectionery travel retail space

By Tina Thompson, digital projects director from retail marketing agency HRG

Technology is set to enrich the travel retail segment, where confectionery is already the most purchased category, says retail marketing agency HRG.

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