Randy Hofbauer

Digital and Technology Editor

Author Profile

Randy Hofbauer is the former digital and technology editor of Progressive Grocer. He has more than a decade of experience as a content strategist, researcher and marketer, almost all of it covering CPG retailing. His insights and work have been cited in a number of media outlets, including The New York Times, the Associated Press and the Chicago Tribune, and he was named a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's 2018 Emerging Leader Awards. Follow him on Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn.



12 Top Grocery Retail Transformation Takeaways From Day 2 of Shoptalk '19

Albertsons CEO Jim Donald, Ahold Delhaize CEO Frans Muller just 2 speakers at event

7 Key Grocery Retail Transformation Takeways from Day 1 of Shoptalk '19

Execs delivering insights include digital innovators from Albertsons, Ahold Delhaize USA

Is Amazon Planning a Full-Blown Grocery Chain?

News follows reports that it's testing cashierless Go tech in larger-format store

Kroger Stops Accepting Visa Credit Cards at Another Banner

Grocer first stopped accepting the cards at Foods Co. stores in CA last August

Whole Foods Converting All 365 Stores to Namesake Moniker

News comes after grocer announced plans to discontinue concept's expansion

Kroger Names Next 2 Locations for Ocado-Powered Automated Fulfillment Centers

Grocers revealed 1st location, in Cincinnati suburb, last November

Amazon Takes Next Step Toward 1st Go Store Outside U.S.

Ecommerce giant secures prime real estate to build first location abroad

Amazon Cancels Plans for New York HQ2

Ecommerce giant faces backlash, still plans HQ2 development in VA