Food retail and e-commerce

Blue Apron explores a sale… but who’s buying?

Blue Apron explores a sale… but who’s buying?

By Elaine Watson

While Blue Apron lost less money in 2019 (-$61m) than it did in 2018 (-$122m) and some customer metrics are improving, bosses at the meal kit co have conceded that they can’t execute a turnaround strategy without raising more capital, and are looking...

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Gen Z drives the future of unattended retail, study finds

By Mary Ellen Shoup

As members of Gen Z enter the workforce in greater numbers, their shopping habits are influencing the retail industry in non-traditional ways including fueling the growth of unattended retail channels such as cashierless checkouts and smart vending machines,...

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Keto diet best in small doses, suggests mouse study

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Touted as an effective weight loss regimen, the keto diet has gone from niche to mainstream, with CPG products clamoring to align themselves with the trend. But are its immediate results outweighed by longer-term negative effects?

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