Our wrap-up from the show floor at Groceryshop 2019 includes a stellar roundtable discussion between Sylvain and Jeff Baskin of Radius Networks and Jack Record of ShopperKit. The three of them offer their perspectives on this year’s conference and tradeshow. A recurring theme for both Jeff and Jack is how personal food and food buying remains for so many U.S. consumers. Both advocate that grocers should avoid getting sucked into technology rabbit holes but instead fight the battle their comfortable with on the grocer’s terms.
Bigger customer base portends more growth for U.S. online grocery market
Despite a drop-off from a June peak, U.S. online grocery sales are nearly five times what they were a year ago, according