Originally Published in Progressive Grocer: November 8, 2019

The nation’s grocery industry is in the midst of an ongoing tidal wave of change and uncertainty as more and more consumers turn to online shopping, including click-and-collect and direct-to-consumer shipping straight to their homes. Grocers are responding by making sweeping changes to accommodate consumers’ shopping needs. It’s no small feat.

And while the ultra-competitive grocery industry sees a volume of $655 billion per year, it continues to be plagued by paper-thin profit margins. In fact, main-aisle margins hover close to 1%.

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