Getting the right visibility into how products are performing at the shelf depends on how brands collect in-store data. In this blog, we look at the state of in-store data collection in the CPG industry, and what methods can improve the "shelf health" of brands.
Although brick-and-mortar retail has been the focus of The Kroger Co. from the very beginning, omnichannel strategies are changing the future of how consumers are shopping. Since there is now a greater need for suppliers to collaborate even more closely with their retailer partners, Kroger created Program Mercury to seamlessly blend together the traditional in-store experience with digital, into a truly omnichannel consumer experience.
The agreement marks Walmarts return to the CPG industrys information-sharing model. The majority of U.S. food, drug, mass, convenience and dollar store retailers already provide Nielsen with sales information.