PEAK 2020 Non-essential retail dealt ‘crippling blow’ by fresh Covid-19 closures, the effect on footfall and logistics as ports close; plus we look ahead to Boxing Day

InternetRetailing rounds up the latest news, insights and trends on how retailers and customers are responding to a very different peak trading season this year. This year the pre-Christmas shopping period has been changed by Covid-19, with non-essential retail closed during lockdowns in England and Wales during much of November,…

The Fresh Market names former Winn-Dixie exec as merchandising chief

Get great content like this right in your inbox. Subscribe The fresh-focused specialty grocer is appointing a 35-year industry veteran as chief merchandising officer. The Fresh Market has named Dan Portnoy as chief merchandising officer, reporting to president and CEO Larry Appel. Portnoy brings more than 35 years of experience…

Guest Column: How intelligent systems can enhance sustainability for fresh retailers

This year, the millennial generation will overtake baby boomers as the largest adult population group in the U.S.  And millennials will bring their demands for sustainability to the front of every grocery checkout aisle. Fresh retailers, or retailers in the business of providing highly perishable foods like produce and meat…