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Randy Hofbauer

Digital and Technology Editor

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.

Blog posts by this author

March 2019

Mar
04
Albertsons CEO Jim Donald, Ahold Delhaize CEO Frans Muller just 2 speakers at event
Mar
03
Execs delivering insights include digital innovators from Albertsons, Ahold Delhaize USA

February 2019

Feb
13
But Millennials, online shoppers show stronger demand for technology that eases grocery ecommerce experience
Feb
07
Because most currently find online grocery shopping inconvenient
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Articles by this author

March 2019

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

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

February 2019

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

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

Ecommerce giant secures prime real estate to build first location abroad

Ecommerce giant faces backlash, still plans HQ2 development in VA

Grocers teams with Food Runners to help quarter of residents struggling with food insecurity

Move comes 8 months after retailer ends ties with Uber, Lyft

1st-to-market feature comes as Kroger expands kits to 500 more stores

Most also prefer digital shelves over traditional counterparts

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