• Cocktails At Kroger? Why Supermarket Bars Are Going National

    21 days ago - By Vine Pair

    Spend 10 minutes in a supermarket the week of any major holiday, and you quickly understand why 52 million Americans embrace food shopping apps. We might hire a TaskRabbit for a one-off pick-up, or enroll in a subscription-based service like Blue Apron. Either way, outsourcing our grocery shopping is a win for consumers and tech VCs.
    It's an enormous loss for retail stores, however, which continue to struggle with digital competition. “The longer you keep someone in your store, the higher chance you have of them spending more money,” Steve Thomas, chief marketing officer for consultant...
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