Grocery Store Marketing

e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of grocery store marketing trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Subscription Services Market Penetration [CHART]

Chart: Subscription Services Market Penetration

Media subscription services for video, music and software have become so ingrained in our routines that for many, monthly fees are just a part of life. But consumers can only budget so much for these conveniences. Are media budgets squeezing out meal kits and other subscription box services?

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Grocery Store Omnichannel Services [TABLE]

Chart: Grocery Store Omnichannel Services

Keeping up with technology isn’t the most pressing concern among grocers (that would be labor issues or competitive threats), but it’s definitely on their minds. In fact, it was the third most cited concern in the annual Progressive Grocer survey, up from ninth place last year.

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Word-Of-Mouth Drives Consumer Sales [CHART]

Chart: Word-Of-Mouth Drives Consumer Sales

Word-of-mouth has time and again been shown in research to be the top influencer of consumer’s purchase decisions. Now, a new study from Engagement Labs quantifies the extent to which word-of-mouth drives sales, finding that an estimated 19% of consumers sales are the result of online and offline conversations.

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Industry Reputations [CHART]

Chart: Industry Reputations

It’s hard to sell to a public that doesn’t view you well… Yet that’s the task faced by the advertising and public relations industry, which continues to rank towards the bottom of all industries in public perception.

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