Progressive Grocer’s 90th Annual Report and The PG 100 ranking of the top food retailers in North America show that the nearly $3 trillion highly competitive grocery industry is at a crossroads, facing extraordinary challenges on various fronts, including expenses, labor, supply chain, profits and consumer shopping patterns. To thrive over the next year, grocers will need to focus on cutting costs, maximizing efficiencies and improving customer loyalty with technology. Join the Progressive Grocer editorial team for an in-depth discussion of the annual report research, including:
- Grocers’ 12 imperatives for driving growth
- Top technology and merchandising trends
- The industry and consumer shifts changing food retail
- Deep dive into retail media, intelligent chat and asset protection
In addition to the Annual Report research results, Brandt Beef will be sharing an inside-the-industry perspective on the rising importance of responsible practices in the meat sector, offering a case study on sustainability that impacts the retail space, including emissions reductions, renewable initiatives and single-source supply chain.