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Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

Social listening enabled Kroger's speedy pandemic marketing response

By: Peter Adams
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: October 7th, 2020
Focusing on the channel helped America's largest grocery chain develop a three-pronged playbook that's kept it reactive to continued volatility, executives said during Advertising Week.
roger’s Kristal Howard shares the blueprint for thriving amid disruption - PR Daily

Kroger’s Kristal Howard shares the blueprint for thriving amid disruption

By: Diane Schwartz
Source: Ragan's PR Daily
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
The head of corporate comms for the grocery chain casts a wide net with media to deliver key messages during a time of intense disruption and innovation for her industry.
Coca-Cola bottlers are feeling flat, even as U.S. grocery sales sparkle

Coca-Cola bottlers are feeling flat, even as U.S. grocery sales sparkle

By: Richa Naidu, Martinne Geller
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
Williams’ business is one of nearly 70 U.S. Coca-Cola “bottlers” - third-party, independent companies that put Coke and other beverages into cans and bottles and deliver the drinks to retailers and restaurants in every corner of the country. The future of such companies is not only critical for their owners and employees, but also key for their main supplier - Coca-Cola, the world’s No.1 soft drink maker - which needs them to flourish to help it recover from a slump in sales.
Factbox: Americans on lockdown pay more for groceries, clothes and appliances

Factbox: Americans on lockdown pay more for groceries, clothes and appliances

By: Richa Naidu, Siddharth Cavale, Nick Carey
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
U.S. shoppers have been paying more than last year for a range of consumer goods during the COVID*19 pandemic, from eggs and deli meat to running shoes, according to a Reuters analysis of the latest pricing and sales data.
Coffee, ketchup and Nike Air Max: it's the COVID consumer economy

Coffee, ketchup and Nike Air Max: it's the COVID consumer economy

By: Nick Carey, Richa Naidu, Siddharth Cavale
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Instant coffee, ketchup, Lululemon yoga pants and Nike Air Max sneakers are all in. Bottled water, pricey diapers and Burberry luxury trench coats are out.
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Sharing What We’ve Learned: A Blueprint for Businesses

Source: Kroger
Date of Publication: July 15th, 2020
Kroger’s Blueprint for Businesses is intended to be a resource for businesses of all sizes and sectors of the economy, providing recommendations, insights, best practices and downloadable creative assets to help businesses navigate the next phase of this unprecedented pandemic.
How a Chicago restaurant’s mobile app doubles as contactless payment and delivery - NCR Corp.

Social Distancing & Face Coverings - Publix

By: Publix
Source: Publix
Publix wants to work together with it's customers to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by requiring face masks in their stores starting July 21.
Walmart results expected to show improved margins, online sales

Walmart results expected to show improved margins, online sales

By: Aishwarya Venugopal, Melissa Fares
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 17th, 2020
Walmart Inc’s (WMT.N) margins and online sales are expected to benefit in the second quarter as the largest U.S. retailer cashed in on shoppers using government stimulus checks to buy higher-priced products like sneakers and toys along with daily essentials.
There's a shortage of Dr Pepper due to the coronavirus

There's a shortage of Dr Pepper due to the coronavirus

By: Maura Hohman
Source: TODAY
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
The popular Dr. Pepper beverage brand said it was working to keep shelves stocked amid a shortage.
Inside the Story of How H-E-B Planned for the Pandemic

Inside the Story of How H-E-B Planned for the Pandemic

By: Dan Solomon and Paula Forbes
Source: Texas Monthly
Date of Publication: March 26th, 2020
The grocer started communicating with Chinese counterparts in January and was running tabletop simulations a few weeks later. (But nothing prepared it for the rush on toilet paper.)