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at-home health and wellness and fresh is a big
part of that. What will likely evolve is safety
around fresh. Shoppers are looking for more
pre-packaged Fresh product because they are
concerned about open-air and the number of
human touches in the store. So, fresh variety
will be in demand but packaging and possibly
merchandising (how product is displayed) will
play an increasingly important role."
So what factors are driving current strategies
for item count for fresh foods?
"If you are not going to be the price leader,
fresh is one of the few areas that differentiates
a store," he explains. "So, fresh variety is very
important. However, as more volume continues
to shift on-line, expect fresh variety to pull
back a little, at least in the near term. There is
less browsing and shopping online today than
in a store and therefore we do see less variety
purchased online. This shift could impact variety
which largely will depend on where ecommerce

orders are fulfilled, e.g., micro-fulfillment center
vs. directly from the store. While ecommerce
in theory allows for the endless aisle and ability
to expand assortment, this hasn't played out yet
for today's online Fresh shoppers. This could
change as more households shop online."
What are some fundamental changes you
expect fresh food supplier industries will need
to embrace?
"Today, most groceries use curbside programs
because they can use the inventory already in the
store, but store pick and pack models are very
costly," Hertel explains. "Centralizing inventory
in micro-fulfillment centers and automating
pick & pack is receiving more attention as e-grocers look to drive greater operating efficiencies. 
This will have an impact on in-store demand
and inventory which ultimately will affect
variety. Managing in-store inventory levels and
shrink will increase in importance. Localizing
assortment will become more important.

Additionally, expect more use of cellophane
and a reduction of open-air items."
Any other factors to consider?
"The number of trips a household makes to
their stores and the number of outlets shopped
are down, while basket sizes are up. Purchases
are more planned and impulse sales are down
significantly.  Consumers have more defined
shopping missions today and that will have
an impact on variety.  As far as a longer-term
outlook goes, online shopping will continue
to grow, and more routine purchase will shift
online and more inventory will be centralized.
Fresh, to a lesser extent. This ultimately will
require grocers to rethink center store space and
the overall shopping experience. This could
lead to expanded fresh space and ultimately
more fresh variety as fresh plays an even greater
role, i.e. destination. It will all depend on foot
traffic and a retailer's ability to re-invent the
in-store shopping experience."

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