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The Google-Walmart Deal Is Bigger Than You Think

By GrocerKey Team | October 4, 2017

(This is a guest post contributed by Matt Gutermuth, who was recently named a strategic advisor to GrocerKey. Matt was the CEO of Safeway.com and later served as a senior executive at Winn Dixie and Sysco. This article first appeared in PROGRESSIVE GROCER on October 2, 2017.) Apple introduced the iPhone 10 years ago with much…

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Join Us for a Free Webinar October 25th!

By GrocerKey Team | October 2, 2017

Learn How Operational Best Practices Deliver Superior eCommerce Experiences FREE WEBINAR: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT Stop looking over your shoulder at Amazon.com and start looking your shoppers straight in the eye. Would they say you are delivering the eCommerce experience they expect and deserve? Whether you are just exploring…

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How Regional & Independent Grocers Should React to the Amazon/Whole Foods Deal

By GrocerKey Team | June 20, 2017

Mark down this date: June 16, 2017. That was the day it became even more critical for regional and independent grocers to become digitally focused. The Amazon announcement that it will acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion — its biggest acquisition ever — certainly heightens the need for grocery retailers to move faster in their…

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3 Ways eCommerce grocery improves your in-store experience

By GrocerKey Team | April 19, 2017

In this post, I want to talk about the benefits of eCommerce that go beyond what you normally think. Typically, retailers look at eCommerce strictly as a way to make a sale. But there are many ancillary benefits to an eCommerce store that are often overlooked. eCommerce touches several departments within your organization, including marketing, operations,…

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Why Grocery Stores Should Think Like Startups

By GrocerKey Team | March 10, 2017

With studies predicting as many as one-third of consumers will order groceries online in 2017, it’s time for brick & mortar grocery retail chains who aren’t yet taking advantage of eCommerce to realize they can no longer ignore this trend. The question is, how do you as a traditional grocery executive start to address it?…

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eCommerce Grocery Is About More Than Technology

By Grocerkey Team | February 9, 2017

Often, when grocery retailers begin thinking about an eCommerce business, they start with strategizing over technology solutions. Despite running a company that offers an eCommerce grocery technology solution, I would argue that this thought process is fundamentally flawed. Don’t get me wrong, user experience absolutely plays an important role in the success of any eCommerce…

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We’re Off to a Fast Start in 2017 at GrocerKey!

By Grocerkey Team | February 9, 2017

Hello, Jeremy Neren here again. It’s been a busy year so far for us! I thought I’d provide a rundown on just some of our recent accomplishments: • We finalized part of our third round of funding • We began expansion of ShopWoodmans.com to additional Woodman’s locations • We hired a Director of ShopWoodmans.com to manage our…

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Welcome!

By Grocerkey Team | February 8, 2017

Glad you found our blog — post number one! I’m Jeremy Neren, Founder & CEO of GrocerKey. We’re excited to have you here as we launch our all-new, upgraded online presence. At GrocerKey, we’re all about helping you understand and navigate the world of grocery eCommerce. It’s an exciting time to be focused on digital…

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