Buying Flipkart Gives Walmart an Edge Well Outside of India

By: Nicole Silberstein, Hamutal Schieber Walmart’s recent acquisition of Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart will give the world’s largest retailer a stronghold in one of the hottest growth markets of the moment, but the deal also has the potential to give Walmart...

Amazon’s Fresh Grocery Strategy: Beyond Whole Foods

A new report by OneClickRetail states that Amazon’s grocery sales exceeded $ 1.5bn in 2017. The report attributes much of the growth to Amazon’s June 2017 acquisition of Whole Foods Market. We would like to point out some other aspects of Amazon’s...

Frozen Meals are Hot in the USA

Nestle is piloting a handcrafted-positioned, premium frozen meals brand called Wildscape in the USA, and has acquired Sweet Earth Foods, a plant-based foods manufacturer, in September, in order to enter the plant-based foods segment, which is growing by double digits...

The Keto Diet: Trend or Fad, and What it Means to F&B Marketers

Following the Paleo diet and despite an increased interest in vegan foods, a low-carb diet seems to be all the rage right now: “the Keto Diet” – a ketogenic diet (aimed at limiting carbohydrates to achieve a state of ketosis, and cause the body to...

Amazon Go, Amazon Meal Kits and the Future of Retail

Today, Amazon has unveiled its grocery store concept – Amazon Go. Beyond product variety, this store re-imagines convenience through a completely seamless, digital check out.   This kind of store may hold many benefits for retailers, as it may reduce sales...