Amazon Falls to H-E-B after Two Years as Top U.S Grocery Retailer, dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index Concludes

January 31, 2023 dunnhumby

dunnhumby, the global leader in customer data science, today released the sixth annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), a comprehensive, nationwide study that examines the approximately $1 trillion U.S. grocery market. Three years after the pandemic upturned the grocery industry, H-E-B has regained its leadership position from Amazon with Costco following closely behind in second place. Amazon fell to third while Wegmans took the fourth spot for the third year in a row.

Americans Believe Food Inflation is 22.8%, Nearly 10 Points Higher than Reality, dunnhumby Consumer Trends Tracker Finds

October 5, 2022 dunnhumby

Americans believe that food-at-home inflation has hit 22.8%, 9.7 points higher than the 13.1% annual rate reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics according to the latest dunnhumby Consumer Trends Tracker (CTT) released today. The perceived rate of food inflation is 5.1% higher than the dunnhumby Consumer Pulse report from February 2022, just after Ukraine was invaded. The dunnhumby study also found that the impact of food inflation varies widely by geography and demographics.

Market Basket Bests Aldi as Top Grocery Retailer for Inflationary Times, dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index Finds

September 21, 2022 dunnhumby

dunnhumby, the global leader in customer data science, today released a special edition of its Retailer Preference Index (RPI), a comprehensive nationwide study of the $1 trillion U.S. grocery market, examining which grocers are winning customers as the economy falters. Market Basket bested Aldi and third-placed Winco as the top-ranked grocer during inflationary times. Grocery Outlet and Save A Lot rounded out the top five due to their superior ability to save customers money at a time when this matters more than ever.

Groundbreaking Tool from dunnhumby and VST Gives Brands Instant Access to Tesco Planogram Publisher Data

July 21, 2022 dunnhumby

dunnhumby – the global leader in customer data science – and retail technology company VST have today announced the recent launch of Planogram Publisher, a consumer-packaged goods (CPG)-focused software product available exclusively in the UK as part of Tesco Media & Insight Platform powered by dunnhumby.

U.S. Online Grocery Shoppers Spend More but Struggle More Financially, According to dunnhumby’s New Consumer Data Tracker

June 28, 2022 dunnhumby

U.S. online grocery shoppers spend more, are less loyal and struggle more financially, according to the dunnhumby Consumer Trends Tracker released today. Omnichannel shoppers spend 1.5x more on groceries than in-store only shoppers but spread their dollars between up to 2x as many different retailers. In addition, households that shop online are 6% more likely to have skipped/cut the size of a meal for financial reasons and 10% more likely to have difficulty covering an unexpected expense.