e-commerce

Survey sheds light on Australia’s online grocery shoppers

Survey sheds light on Australia’s online grocery shoppers

Published on Nov 25th, 2015

Australians are curious about the benefits of buying their groceries online, but the majority don’t feel the need to make a permanent transition as they remain content with the current offerings provided by the bricks and mortar stores, reports customer satisfaction research and ratings business Canstar Blue.

Spanish supermarkets shift more fruit & veg

Spanish supermarkets shift more fruit & veg

Published on Nov 02nd, 2015

The recovery in prices and good weather have been a boon for retail sales of fruit in Spain, which in the first nine months of 2015 were up 10.2% on the same period last year.

According to a post by Nielsen Spain’s retail services account manager Gema del Castillo, vegetables have also increased their presence in shopping baskets, rising 7% compared to Jan-Sept 2014.

How Spain’s fruit and vegetables market is evolving

How Spain’s fruit and vegetables market is evolving

Published on Oct 13th, 2015

Is there scope to increase retail sales of fruit and vegetables in post-recession Spain? At the AECOC Fruit and Vegetable Congress in Valencia in June, Nielsen’s retail services account manager, Gema del Castillo, shared insights into today’s Spanish consumer and where opportunities for growth lie.

Signs of economic recovery

Inside India’s biggest e-grocer - BigBasket

Inside India’s biggest e-grocer - BigBasket

Published on Jul 15th, 2015

BigBasket says fruit exporters have a big chance to grow their brands in India, the world’s 6th largest grocery market e-grocery

Currently India’s biggest online grocery player, BigBasket clocks an average 12,000 orders a day – 70% of which include fruit and vegetables – and sales growing 10-15% month on month.

What Europe’s new retail landscape means for fresh produce

A look inside China’s premium fruit e-tailer Fruitday

Sainsbury’s to open ‘dark’ store in 2016

Sainsbury’s to open ‘dark’ store in 2016

Published on May 11th, 2015

Sainsbury’s is on track to open a dark store in London next year, says CEO Mike Coupe.

At the May 6 presentation of the UK retailer’s preliminary results for 2015, Coupe said opening the dark store – a warehouse dedicated to fulfilling online orders – is part of a build-up in online business capacity.

Coop Group focused on sustainability and variety – and online sales

Coop Group focused on sustainability and variety – and online sales

Published on Mar 30th, 2015

Switzerland’s Coop Group says sustainability and variety are its leitmotif for 2015

Despite a difficult environment, total sales for the internationally active retailer and wholesaler last year inched up 1.4% on 2013. And this year it aims to repeat the feat.

Increased citrus imports and online sales in China

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