Opportunities for Blockchain in the Food and Grocery Industry

With the market being extremely competitive, more and more retailers are hoping to boost their numbers by offering a smooth shopping experience and automating their back-end operations. Old-line mega-chains, eCommerce giants and technology startups are working on minimizing the possibility that the customer will procrastinate, forget about the need to make the purchase, go elsewhere […]

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How Blockchain Technology Will Transform Grocery Retail

Here, we discuss the retail market, the ongoing crisis and a change in consumer preferences. Next, we explain the blockchain technology in a plain and easy to understand manner, and explore practical use cases for it within the retail industry and groceries, in particular. Our scope is focused on the following areas: transactions and paperwork; […]

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The Grocery 2.0: Direct to Consumer Story

My grandfather was one of the first direct-to-consumer manufacturers in Russia. After the collapse of the USSR, the retail industry was virtually non existent, so he and his associates went to market stalls across the country to sell packaged rice, flour and cereals. They controlled pricing and margin, knew their customers intimately and even personalized […]

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INS Ecosystem At British Brands Group Meeting

Consumer preferences and values are quickly evolving nowadays and the world’s leading brands such as British American Tobacco, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Mars, Philip Morris International, Henkel and many other British Brands Group members are gathering in London on February 20–21 to discuss the trends in the industry. The meeting is taking place […]

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Peter Fedchenkov Interviewed By Retail Week

INS Ecosystem plays an important role in introducing the Direct-to-Consumer model into the grocery and consumer goods industry, being one of the most important trends in retail industry in 2018 according to Forbes. As DtC continues to gain momentum, retail magazines, such as Retail Week are increasingly interested in discussing what’s around the corner for the […]

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A Brief Guide to Everything ‘Coin’ in eCommerce and Grocery Retail

Here, we explore various programs offered by major eComms and grocery retailers. Starting with those that are closest to having their own “coins” or virtual currencies, we discuss how old-line retailers adapt their mobile experiences and review startups that are carving out their slice of the pie. eCommerce giants are almost there A couple of month ago, […]

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