Interestingly, consumer trends toward both indulgent and healthy eating are driving increased snack consumption, and the food industry supply chain is struggling to keep up.
Americans spend about 12% of their packaged food budget on savory snacks, according to Euromonitor, … Read more
Everyone knows there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but shoppers have come to expect free shipping for their e-commerce purchases.
However, direct-to-consumer sales have a supply chain cost up to three times as high as in-store sales, Fast … Read more
Shoppers increasingly want their orders delivered promptly to their homes, but many don’t want to pay for shipping, and an increasing number are seeking similar treatment on product returns. Retailers, wanting to meet customer expectations, dip into bottom-line profits to … Read more