As we enter the next decade, convenience stores are at a crossroads as generational turnover and technological advancement change c-stores’ mandate and potential for differentiation. Three issues will dominate c-store trends in the coming decade more than any other: fresh and elevated food to-go, frictionless checkout and automation, and cannabis sales. And fascinatingly, each of these issues seems to pivot on generational segmentations.
TrendSource’s 2018 Grocery Industry Report is centered around omnichannel adoption, asking, to what extent are consumers turning to digital solutions to fill in their grocery shopping gaps, what they like about in-store experiences that digital cannot replace, and how grocer’s can optimize both their in-store and digital operations.
Learn the state of the grocery industry - online & brick-and-mortar - in our 2017 Grocery Industry Report, which covers the following topics:
- The real reason Amazon wants to buy Whole Foods
- How customers find and add items to their digital shopping cart when grocery shopping online
- Statistical deep dives into meal kit, bulk bin, and ethnic aisle shoppers’ purchasing behaviors
- A generation-by-generation breakdown of online grocery shopping (spoiler alert: it’s not just millennials)
- Much more
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