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Grocery stores are becoming one-stop destinations
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Understanding why in-store dining, culinary experiences and other services are proving so successful for grocers

 

Grocery stores are no longer just a place to pick up the weekly shop. Far from it. Alongside the expected shelves of products, in today’s stores consumers have the option to dine in-store at a restaurant or bar, participate in tasting experiences and even hire a handyman to install their new purchase. Services like this are now part-and-parcel with the grocery shopping experience but what are the drivers behind them?

 

The rise of the ‘Grocerant’

Whether buying food for the home or eating-out, consumers now have an almost overwhelming choice when it comes to getting fed. Both grocers and restaurants are having to meet the demands of increasingly pressurized and time-poor demographics who are feeling the strain of demanding careers, raising families, longer commutes and brimming social calendars. Knowing this it’s clear why convenience plays a central role in retail strategy. Grocers are embracing the challenge and to gain a slice of the convenience-pie for themselves, have begun to push products aside and make way for dining services within their walls. Now customers can eat, drink and do their grocery shopping under one roof.

Understanding why in-store dining, culinary experiences and other services are proving so successful for grocers

 

Grocery stores are no longer just a place to pick up the weekly shop. Far from it. Alongside the expected shelves of products, in today’s stores consumers have the option to dine in-store at a restaurant or...

Latest whitepaper

The line between Private Label and National Brands is blurring. Traditionally, National Brands and Private Labels were very distinct, both in the minds of the retailer and consumer. Yet nowadays both National Brands and Private Labels have to fight it out on a shifting battlefield where the consumer is king. The notion of brand loyalty is changing...

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Whilst browsing around the vast choice of delicious food options in today’s supermarkets, it’s probably fair to say that most of us don’t think about where the food has come from and how it got to the store.

A few generations ago, exotic foods like avocados and mangos for example, hadn’t even been heard of let alone winning a space in our...