Displaying items tagged: Food Marketing Institute

Sunday, 02 August 2020 18:00

Though ‘late to the game,’ food retailers undergo major AI-powered shift

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, major grocery retailers were already shifting to a more futuristic shopping experience in which customers either pre-order online and pick up at the store or act as their own clerk by scanning items as they go. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 11 November 2018 19:58

Reacting to consumer demands, Meijer ramps up tech initiatives

DETROIT — Meijer Inc. largely functions as a brick-and-mortar operation, but the supercenter retailer increasingly is taking cues from tech companies as it implements new ways of serving customers.

Published in Economic Development
Saturday, 04 August 2018 15:00

West Michigan grocery retailers shift to tech-driven marketing initiatives

Spurred on by changing consumer shopping habits, West Michigan grocery retailers want to make the task of shopping less of a “chore” by leveraging new technology-driven initiatives.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 15 October 2017 20:00

SpartanNash enters high-growth prepared foods market in deal for Indianapolis firm

For its first acquisition following the transformational deal that created SpartanNash Co., the grocery retailer and distributor opted to buy a company that positioned it in a related high-growth market.

Published in M&A Award Profiles
Sunday, 03 April 2016 15:39

Kalamazoo healthy snack food startup raises $500K for expansion, R&D

KALAMAZOO — Ernie Pang’s goal to produce healthier snack foods didn’t quite pan out at first.

Published in Food/Agribusiness