With travel once again nearing its pre-pandemic peaks, both customers and companies face a very different landscape - lingering economic uncertainty, increased safety concerns and an ever changing set of rules and restrictions to navigate. In addition to their reservations, tickets and passports, travelers must now contend with masks and vaccination cards, all before reaching the airport security checkpoint or hotel front desk. The stresses encountered before enjoying a relaxing trip or delivering an important client pitch have become overwhelming, not to mention the fact that a majority of travelers are completely out of practice.
The supermarket has been more or less immune to the often repeated calls predicting the death of the physical store but all of that changed over the past 18 months when quarantine prompted a majority of shoppers to experiment with buying their groceries online. Suddenly, consumers who never would have considered digital options for their […]
UK grocery store will offer refill stations, produce lines sold loose and unwrapped, an area for local vendors and "comprehensive" recycling.
Grocer's incubator identifies fresh food producers that can expand their local and regional offerings across the country.
Digital shoppers are savvy and sophisticated. Whether shopping entirely online or browsing prior to visiting a store, consumers are using an expanded range of digital channels and tools to discover, research and buy products. Brand websites are often only one stop in a customer’s shopping journey as they turn to social media and other sources […]
After a prolonged period of uncertainty, the gradual reopening of cities and borders coupled with greater feelings of comfort and safety has spurred consumers to reclaim lost vacations and explore new travel opportunities. With travel once again on the rise, the entire industry is finding its footing, albeit in a slightly altered landscape. The biggest […]
From physical and mental health to sustainable lifestyle choices, personal, family and community well-being is a guiding force for consumers today, informing their preferred brands and ultimately driving purchase decisions. While growing awareness of the connection between well-being and food choices has shifted consumer interest towards more nutritional grocery options, a lack of accessibility, affordability […]