Online shoppers view supermarkets for stock-ups

Supermarkets that also offer online shopping options are generating larger per-order online rings than their “pure-play” e-commerce counterparts, suggesting shoppers view them as “stock-up” solutions as opposed to the more-narrowly focused shopping missions served by virtual competitors, an industry consultant told SN.... Read more

Is It Closing Time For Macy's?

Cincinnati-based Macy’s Inc. announced plans in August to close about 100 as-yet-unidentified stores due to declining sales. Media speculation ramped up in October that downtown Minneapolis might be one of those stores.... Read more

Startups offer Thanksgiving in a box

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have used meal kit delivery services in the hopes that, yes, they can. Meal kits are disassembled dinners: Recipes and pre-portioned ingredients delivered directly to your home. (But they still require all the chopping and sauteing before you can actually enjoy the meal.)... Read more


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