Entries by Chris Kelly

The Future Of Grocery

Earlier this year, Progressive Grocer released a series of articles focused on discussing the future of the grocery industry.  Gina Acosta’s piece, entitled Workforce 2020: A Sneak Peek at the Future of Labor in the Grocery Industry is a spot-on discussion of the key challenges grocers must overcome to be successful in 2020 and beyond.  […]

Sensing the Retail Store’s Pulse

Fresh from NRF2017, PJ Jakovljevic of TEC wrote a great article summarizing the momentum Reflexis Systems currently has in the market.  PJ specifically describes how the Reflexis partnership with Connors Group is a “step in the right direction” and will enhance their ability to compete. Reflexis Overview Founded in 2001, Reflexis is headquartered in Dedham, Massachusetts, […]

Can Supermarkets Be Profitable in the Click and Collect Game?

Traditional brick-and-mortar supermarkets are under siege from competitors across the entire retail spectrum.  Not only have retailing behemoths Amazon and Wal-Mart upped their stakes in the grocery game, but seemingly every retailer now offers “grocery” items.  Walk the aisles of any drug, convenience, office supply or home improvement store and you’ll find a slew items […]