The Hartman Group’s weekly food and beverage industry newsletter delivers the latest data, insights and thought-provoking analysis about the trends and consumer behaviors reshaping todays – and tomorrow’s food and beverage culture.

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Future of E-Commerce

New report explores the growth of e-commerce food sales and takes a deep dive into how online food shopping may accelerate faster than current data suggest

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The good, old-fashioned grocery store goes online: will it deliver the goods?

The Hartman Group’s research finds most online grocery services tap into pure convenience, but there is something more at play

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Cultural Tension: Technology, Transparency and Quality Food Experiences

Ever seen a two-inch-high, medium-rare filet mignon cooked perfectly evenly edge-to-edge that then melts like butter in your mouth? Hint: this cannot be achieved on a grill or in a pan.

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Food as Food: Digital Private Label and the Future of Online Snack Delivery

Why manage a collection of packaged food brands when you can manage the relationship between the food and the consumer directly?

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Ask The Hartmans:

After our recent HartBeat on Instacart and the Sharing Economy, a reader wrote to us asking, Is anyone making money doing this picking from brick & mortar grocery stores?

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Innovation and Digital Food Landscape, Part Two: Home Meal Delivery

Industrialization led to the creation of an entire category of household appliances, and labor-saving devices, tools and gadgets, all designed to make domestic life easier and less burdensome.

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Innovation and Digital Food Landscape, Part One: Lessons of Dinosaur Entertainment Industries and Digital Food Start-ups

Digital-based food start-ups (currently the media darlings of the investment community) generated more than $200 million in venture capital investments in Q1 of 2014 alone.

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FOOD SHOPPING IN AMERICA 2017

As leaders in the study of American food culture, The Hartman Group has been tracking how Americans shop for food since the 1990s. From one-stop shopping to multichannel shopping to online markets and click-and-collect, we continue to track consumers’ evolving perceptions, needs, habits and relationships with food retailers. New to the 2017 report is a special section on the expansion of the discount grocery channel, the emerging fresh-format channel and smaller-footprint retail formats.

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